600 Clocked Hours
640 Scheduled Hours
Days and Times
Hours Per Week
Weeks To Complete
Monday – Friday 9-2
Days and Times
Hours Per Week
Weeks To Complete
Tuesday - Saturday 9-2
Monday – Thursday 5-9 pm
The Esthetics program includes theory and practical application that mimics entry-level expectations for licensed individuals seeking to work in the skincare profession. This includes practical time in the public clinic in which students perform skin care, makeup, hair removal and body treatment services. Teaching methods used to present theory and practical include; verbal and hands on instruction, written material, audio/video material, as well as various activities and hands on projects to further the educational process.
Course Goals/ Objectives:
- Students will receive an education in both theory and practical experience and gain knowledge in all phases of Esthetics.
- To prepare students to work in a professional barbershop/salon.
- To develop employer/employee relationships and effective communication skills.
The clock hour education is provided through a sequential set of learning steps which address specific tasks necessary for graduation and job entry level skills. Clinic equipment, implements, and products are comparable to those used in the industry. Each student will receive instruction that relates to the performance of useful, creative, and productive career oriented activities. The course is presented through well-developed lesson plans, which reflect current educational methods. Subjects are presented by means of lecture, demonstration, and student participation. Audio-visual aids, guest speakers, field trips and other related learning methods are used in the course.
Students follow Milady's Standard of Professional Barbering. A comprehensive library of references, periodicals, books, texts, and audio/video tapes are available to support the course of study and supplement the students' training. Students should avail themselves of the opportunity to use these extensive materials.
State of CT. Curriculum / Units of Instruction:
- The total curriculum shall not be less than six hundred (600) hours of instruction.
- he first one hundred fifty (150) hours must be devoted to instruction in the theoretical aspects of all content areas.
- Practical instruction can be included in this first one hundred fifty (150) hours but supervised practice on a clinic floor cannot.
- The remaining four hundred fifty (450) hours are to be devoted to supervised practice integrated with ongoing theoretical and practical instruction.
Instructor Qualifications/Teacher to Student Ratios:
Instructors shall be at least 18 years of age, hold a high school diploma or equivalent, hold a current license as a barber in good standing in Connecticut, and have at least 2 years of licensed work experience (e.g., barber shop, salon, instructor, etc.).
At no time shall there be a ratio of less than 1 instructor to 15 students for clinical training.
MINIMUM REQUIRED INSTRUCTION HOURS
Sanitation & Hygiene
Anatomy & Physiology
Clinic Room Procedures
Business & Professional Relations
Minimum Number Of Clinic Services To Be Performed In Order To Graduate
A student must complete all requirements of a Fundamental level including grade out before advancing into next level.
Cleanliness and sanitation are essential aspect of our profession. Students will be asked to participate in daily and weekly clean-up tasks around the school including bathroom facilities. This is part of the training and will help develop skills and habits that will contribute to future success. In addition, please observe the guidelines that follow:
- Keep your equipment intact, clean and sanitized.
- Keep your work station and the break room clean. Do not leave open cans, cups etc... on the table. Place pocket books in locker, not at your station!!!
- You are responsible for your book, equipment and supplies. If any item is lost or stolen, you need to replace it.
The Branford Academy is not responsible for any lost or stolen items
Student Kit- Esthetics
Students are responsible to purchase a Branford Academy Kit at an additional cost from the tuition. Note: Kit items are subject to change.
Dermaplaning One Day Add On
Prerequisite: Proof of completion of a 600 hour Esthetic class
Classroom Training is the ideal way to learn dermaplaning. Our Certified Trainers are esthetics professionals with their own practices in addition to their work with DermaplanePro. They provide the coaching that is necessary to assure student success. Plus, our signature steps-to-success progression will help you become comfortable and confident with dermaplaning basics in just a few hours. Working in partners, you will give and receive a complete dermaplaning facial during the class.
- Check-in: 9:30am
- Class: 10:00am – 4:00pm
- Training Location Address:
- 251 W. Main Street
- Branford Ct. 06405 203.315.2985
Classroom Experience, Includes:
- Hands-On Dermaplaning with Instructor and up to 5 other students
- Deluxe ProStart Kit
- Experience working with tools and supplies in the Deluxe ProStart Kit
- Give and receive a complete dermaplaning facial
- Certification upon successful completion of the course
Deluxe ProStart Kit Includes:
- 1 – Stainless Steel Blade Handle
- 1 – AHA/BHA Skin Prep Solution 4 oz.
- 1 – Nourish Dermaplaning Oil. 0.5 oz.
- 1 – 24/pk. #10R (12) & #10D (12) Butter Blades
- 3 – #10R Butter Blades with Attached Handle
- 1 – NuPeel Natural Enzyme 2 oz.
- 1 – Blade Remover Box
Following training the aesthetician will understand:
- The history & purpose of dermaplaning test
- How dermaplaning compares with other forms of physical exfoliation and hair removal
- Differences among surgical and dermaplaning blades
- The necessary client forms that must be completed prior to client receiving treatment
- Record keeping requirements and why
- Client selection
- Contraindications to treatment
- Instrument selection, preparation, use and disposal
- Proper sanitation of instruments and infection protection
- Blood spill procedure as it pertains to dermaplaning
- Methodology for dermaplaning treatment, including: maneuvering the instrument, clinical end points, troubleshooting and post procedure options
Aesthetician will be able to demonstrate:
- Safe handling of blades before, during and after treatment
- Safe disposal of used blades
- Proper sanitization of instruments used in dermaplaning
- Proper draping, client safety & comfort during the procedure
- Pre-treatment skin analysis and explanation of the procedure to the client
- The ability to follow the protocol for preparing the client’s skin prior to treatment
- Competency in performing the dermaplaning procedure on the full-face of a live model
- One of the 5 treatment protocols
CERTIFICATION CLASSES ARE NONREFUNDABLE
Certification Courses are only available to professionals with one or more of the following licenses: Esthetics, Nursing, Cosmetology, Barbers.
Esthetics students must have completed all hours prior to taking this course.
We suggest you check with your insurance liability carrier to make sure dermaplaning is covered by your insurance company before registering for a training class.