Derma Elite - Esthetics Academy Advanced Skincare

Courses

2015 Registration NOW OPEN!

Now enrolling for: Basic & Master Esthetics, Waxing, and Nail technician Programs

 

Basic Esthetics | Master Esthetics | Cosmetology | Nail Technician | Wax Technician | Esthetics Instructor

Basic Esthetics

Hour requirement: 600

Overview:
Basic esthetics is the entry-level requirement in the state of Virginia for esthetics. This program covers skin anatomy and physiology, skin types, skin conditions and diseases, and skin treatments. You will learn the process for basic and advanced facials including skin analysis cleansing, steaming, exfoliation, extractions, high frequency treatment, galvanic treatments, and facial massage. You will also learn body waxing techniques, body treatments, and make-up application. Basic estheticians often work in spa and salon setting performing facials and waxing.
See full curriculum (pdf)

Virginia state regulations

 

Master Esthetics

Hour requirement: 600

Overview:
Master esthetics is the 2nd-level esthetics licensing in the state of Virginia. This is an optional, continuing education program. After obtaining a basic esthetician license, you may obtain your master esthetics training and licensing. This programs covers advanced skin care topics including, but not limited to, chemical exfoliation and peels, microdermabrasion, lymphatic drainage, radiofrequency treatments, microcurrent treatments, IPL, ultrasonic treatments, post- and pre-operative care. Master estheticians often work in medical spa settings, dermatologist offices, or plastic surgeon offices.
See full curriculum (pdf)

Virginia state regulations

 

 

Cosmetology

Hour requirement: 1500

Overview:
The full cosmetology curriculum covers theory and practical instruction in Manicuring and Pedicuring, Shampooing and Rinsing, Scalp Treatment, Hair Styling, Hair Cutting, Permanent waving-chemical relaxing, Hair coloring and Bleaching, and Skin care and make up.
See full curriculum (pdf)

Virginia state regulations

 

Nail Technician

Hour requirement: 150

Overview:
Nail technician program covers nail anatomy, nail diseases and disorders, and nail treatments. Training includes, but is not limited to, natural nail care, manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, nail wraps. Nail technicians often work in spas and salons offering natural and/or artificial nail services.
See full curriculum (pdf)

Virginia state regulations

 

Wax Technician

Hour requirement: 115

Overview:
Wax technician program covers skin and hair anatomy and physiology, skin conditions and diseases, indications and contraindications for hair removal, and various methods of hair removal services. Training includes, but is not limited to, full body wax techniques (eyebrows, legs, bikini, underarms, etc.), various waxing products, sugaring, and tweezing. Wax technicians often work in spa and salons offering wax services.
See full curriculum (pdf)

Virginia state regulations

 

Esthetics Instructor

Esthetics instructor program offers instruction on how to teach the field of esthetics (basic or master). You will learn the various student learning and teaching methods, how to prepare lesson plans and teaching materials, how to efficiently test and monitor your students progress, how to manage the classroom, and how to prepare your students for the state exams. You are required to student teach as part of the curriculum. In order to teach esthetics in the state of Virginia, you must hold a valid Esthetics and Esthetics Instructor license.

 

Scope of practice for Virginia State Cosmetology Professions (including basic esthetician, master esthetician, nail technician, and wax technician)