600 Hour Esthetics

CURRICULUM

The American Academy of Health & Beauty offers the State of New Hampshire required 600 hour course in esthetics. The student who completes this course and successfully passes the state board examination will be prepared to enter into the salon as an esthetician, makeup artist, salon owner, educator, dermatologist/cosmetic surgeon assistant.

This course of study is intended to qualify students for the New Hampshire Esthetic Licensing Exam and prepare them for a career in skin care. A diploma is presented to each student upon successful completion of the 600 hour program.

COURSE OUTLINE

Subject Total Hours Theory Practical
Course Introduction/Orientation 10 5 5
Personal Development 6 6 0
Professional Development 6 6 0
Business Basics 6 6 0
Skin Care Ecology 14 12 2
Anatomy 12 12 0
Electrical Equipment 18 8 10
Chemistry 14 12 2
Skin Physiology 10 10 0
Client Care 6 4 2
Facials 60 10 50
Full Body Hair Removal 48 8 40
Makeup Techniques 40 8 32
Advanced Exfoliation/Dermafile 7 2 5
Esthetics in the Medical Field 4 4 0
State Laws 4 4 0
Body Treatments/Spray Tanning 13 3 10
Pedicures/Manicures/Nail Disorders 36 6 30
Aromatherapy & Pressure Points 12 4 8
Eyelash Extensions/Lash Tabbing 24 6 18
Back Facials 8 0 8
Extractions/Lancets/Extractors 8 1 7
Specialty Facial Products 15 0 15
Mock State Boards 20 5 15
Career Planning & Employ Ability Skills 26 26 0
Advanced Skin Analysis 2 2 0
Acne 4 4 0
Intrinsic & Extrinsic Aging 4 4 0
Sensitive Skin & Rosacea 4 4 0
Performance Ingredients 4 4 0
Ultrasonic Therapy 12 4 8
Microdermabrasion 12 4 8
Advanced Chemical Exfoliation 16 6 10
Specialty Facial Massage 12 4 8
Light Therapy Devices 12 4 8
Field Trips 21 0 0
Projects 5  8 0
Discretionary Clinic Hours 62  0 62
 Total Hours  600  216 384

 

GRADING SCALE

During the student’s program of study record of the student’s performance is maintained to ensure progress toward graduation in theory and practicum is satisfied.

Theory, Lecture, Examination, and, Testing

93-100 A Excellent
85-92 B Very Good
75-84 C Satisfactory
74 and Below F Unsatisfactory-Below Standards

Practicum

600 Hour Esthetic Evaluations:
0-Did not perform
1-Minimally performed
2-Needs Improvement
3-Almost Mastered
4-Mastered task