Gavilan College offers a comprehensive skin care program that will meet the California Board of Cosmetology requirements for licensure. State licensing Requires 600 lab hours for the practice of Esthetics. The certificate requires additional hours.
Two courses are offered to meet the requirements for licensure: Scientific Skin Care and Advanced Scientific Skin Care. The curriculum includes, but is not limited to, the study of the skin and its appendages, massage, masks and peels, use of skin care machines, product knowledge, light therapy, botanical and chemical therapy, sanitation, salon operation and Cosmetology State Board regulations. Instruction also includes client service.
Scientific Skin Care and Advanced Scientific Skin Care are offered for 32 weeks for two consecutive semesters (or untill student reaches 600 hrs.) leading to a Certificate of Completion in Esthetics
This Course Is Only Offered In The EveningCanceled until Spring 2017 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
5:30pm - 9:45pm
Beginning students Saturday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Make A commitment Towards COS 220 - Scientific Skin Care
Canceled until 2017
Continuing students only Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
5:30pm - 9:45pm
Saturday:8:00am - 4:30pm
COS 221 - Advanced Scientific Skin Care
Unit Fee:$46.00 a unit plus any campus fees
Kit Fee: $800.00 Prepaid to Esthetics dept. (Tools & Professional Product)
Additional Supplies: $150.00 (explained in class)
Prices subject to change. Financial Aid is available, please contact FinancialAidoffice to see if you qualify.
Sorry , no credit is available for Kit payment.
For More Information Call the Departmental Assistant:(408) 848-4884
- Scientific Skin Care (8 units)
- Advanced Scientific Skin Care (8 units)
- Electives optional (6 units)