- Skin Care Specialist Course Outline and Overview (Only available in Spanish)
- Course Hours: 600 clock hours
- Full Time: 30 hours weekly
- Part Time: 20 hours weekly
- Evening: 16 hours weekly
- Standard Occupational Classification (SOC 39.5094)
- Classification of Instructional Program (CIP 12.0409)
The Skin Care Specialist program consists of 600 clock hours as prescribed by the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling. The educational objective of the Skin Care Specialist program is to provide students with the training that will be sufficient to pass the State Board exams, become licensed and secure entry level employment with the capability to perform all duties required under this license. Successful completion of this program qualifies you to apply for the New Jersey State Skin Care Specialist Examinations. During your first 300 hours, your time is spent in the classroom where the work will consist of lectures, book review and hands-on demonstrations. You will be evaluated and tested on these practices. Upon completion of your 300 hours, a recommendation by the instructor that you have completed all assigned work and have received the required minimum grades, you will advance where you will be permitted to practice on clients. Throughout your time as a Senior you will be tested and evaluated on your book and practical work, receive lectures and hands on demonstrations, you will be assigned class projects as well as management techniques for real world salon business. Obtaining this License allows you to practice in all aspects of Skin care including: makeup application, facial and reflexology massage, galvanic and high frequency current, body procedures including waxing and aromatherapy.