Advanced Esthetics

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The mission of the Advanced Esthetics program is to provide advanced training for currently registered facial/skincare specialists who work in the spa and midi-spa industry, medical offices, including dermatology and plastic surgery practices. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to apply to the state of Florida for the Facial Specialist and Body Wrapping registration.


The Advanced Esthetics program is a continuation of the Facials/Skin Care Specialist Program. A student completing the Advanced Esthetics program is prepared for employment as a registered Facials Specialist within the spa industry, medical offices, dermatologic and plastic surgeon practices. The program is designed for currently licensed registered Facials Specialists who wish to add training to update their skills and become current with the new trends in the field of esthetics. This training will help meet rising consumer demand for personalized care and therapeutic treatment by highly skilled skin care professionals.

The content includes, but is not limited to: communication, leadership, human relations, and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida cosmetology law and rules; spa therapies; chemical peels; exfoliators; microdermabrasion equipment; advanced esthetics; advanced European treatments; and advanced esthetic chemistry. Students will also become familiar with appropriate medical terminology and first aid. Nutrition and its effects on the body and appearance will also be studied.

Occupational Completion Points (OCPs)

The Advanced Esthetics program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of one occupational completion point. OCPs provide a student with early completion training options linked to employment opportunities established by the Florida Department of Education based on the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system and accepted industry titles.

Academic Skill Level Required to Complete the Program

Grade 8 math, grade 8 language and grade 9 reading.

D500200 OCP Postsecondary Program of Study 600 Hrs
CSP0105 A Advanced Skin Care I 150
CSP0106 Advanced Skin Care II 150
COS0264 Facial Treatments 150
COS0930 Specialty Topics 60
COS0505 Ethical Business Practices 30
COS0940 Internship 60

Program Overview

Program Overview

Industry Certification/Licensure

At the completion of the Advanced Esthetics program, students are prepared to complete an application, pay the required fees, and register with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Board of Cosmetology as a Facial Specialist and/or Body Wrapper. In order to apply to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the student must have a Social Security Number.

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Program Cost

  • $3,163.90
Tuition and Fees


Start Date

August 10, 2020*
* Based on program availability

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