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Master Esthetician Certificate

certificate Info at a Glance
Type
Certificate
Estimated # of Quarters
This certificate is approximately 3 quarters long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.
Admission Dates
Fall quarter
Prerequisites
Student must be currently licensed by the Washington State Department of Licensing as an Esthetician. High school diploma or equivalency required. A mandatory orientation is required before admission to the program.

The evening certificate program prepares currently licensed esthetician to gain the knowledge and skill set for becoming a master esthetician in the State of Washington. Courses include business planning, advanced skin care services, laser theory, and preparation for state board exams. Additionally, courses will encompass hands-on components in a student-operated clinic. Clover Park Technical College Esthetic Sciences program is a highly recognized and respected leader in advanced technical training.

Employability Requirements: To qualify for a master esthetician’s license from the Washington State Department of Licensing, a student must successfully complete the technical courses offered in the program, complete 600 hours of technical instruction, and pass both the written and practical exams.

Certificate Requirements

Course NumberClass TitleCredits
ES 202Advanced Esthetic Theory2
ES 204Wound Healing/Inflammation in Esthetics2
ES 206Advanced Cosmetic Chemistry2
ES 208Advanced Exfoliation Procedures4
ES 210Evening Clinical Applications I3
ES 218Medium Depth Peels2
ES 220Intro to Assessment and Business Practice2
ES 222Laser and Light Therapy4
ES 224Evening Clinical Applications II5
ES 228Evening State Board Preparation4
ES 230Corrective Concealing Makeup2
ES 232Advanced Assessment and Business Practice3
ES 234Pre/Post Procedures2
ES 236Evening Clinical Applications III2
 Technical Credits39

Advanced Esthetic Theory

Item #
ES 202
Total Credits
2

Covers advanced anti-aging modalities of skin care. Students will learn and practice advanced and holistic practices of face and body to benefit both themselves and their clients.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License.
Co-requisites
ES 204, ES 206, ES 208, and ES 210.
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Wound Healing/Inflammation in Esthetics

Item #
ES 204
Total Credits
2

Covers the theory and application process of how wound healing occurs with advanced modalities and the use of proper ingredients in skin care products to reduce effects of aggressive treatments.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License.
Co-requisites
ES 202, ES 206, ES 208, and ES 210.
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Advanced Cosmetic Chemistry

Item #
ES 206
Total Credits
2

In depth study of cosmetic chemicals and product knowledge. Research papers produced consisting of chemical products, ingredients and contraindications that may occur during an esthetic treatment.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License.
Co-requisites
ES 202, ES 204, ES 208, and ES 210.
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Advanced Exfoliation Procedures

Item #
ES 208
Total Credits
4

Covers the theory and application of multiple advanced exfoliation techniques as they pertain to esthetic skin care practices.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License.
Co-requisites
ES 202, ES 204, ES 206, and ES 210.
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Evening Clinical Applications I

Item #
ES 210
Total Credits
3

Covers realistic training in our student run clinic incorporating the point of sale, dispensary, laundry, spa and clinical operations, retail sales and clinic management. Services will include every aspect of an exemplar esthetics practice and advanced modalities performed in a safe and sanitary manner.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License.
Co-requisites
ES 202, ES 204, ES 206, and ES 208.
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Medium Depth Peels

Item #
ES 218
Total Credits
2

Introduces and covers didactic and hands-on applications of clinical based medium depth chemical peels. Student learns and practices all related safety and first aid measures.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 202, ES 204, ES 206, ES 208, and ES 210.
Co-requisites
ES 220, ES 222, and ES 224.
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Intro to Assessment and Business Practice

Item #
ES 220
Total Credits
2

Covers clinical client charting practices and advanced skin analysis techniques in theory and practical applications. Students prepare research for business plan and client portfolio of clinical treatments as the foundation of 2nd quarter capstone project.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 202, ES 204, ES 206, ES 208, and ES 210.
Co-requisites
ES 218, ES 222, and ES 224.
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Laser and Light Therapy

Item #
ES 222
Total Credits
4

Covers didactic and hands on applications of LED and other light therapy modalities including all related safety and first aid components.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 202, ES 204, ES 206, ES 208, and ES 210.
Co-requisites
ES 218, ES 220, and ES 224.
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Evening Clinical Applications II

Item #
ES 224
Total Credits
5

Participate in realistic training in our student run clinic incorporating every aspect of an exemplar esthetics practice and advanced modalities performed in a safe and sanitary manner.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 202, ES 204, ES 206, ES 208, and ES 210.
Co-requisites
Co-requisites: ES 218, ES 220, and ES 222.
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Evening State Board Preparation

Item #
ES 228
Total Credits
4

Prepares students for state board examinations.  Course covers state board kit preparation and simulation of state board examinations.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 218, ES 220, ES 222, and ES 224.
Co-requisites
ES 230, ES 232, ES 234, and ES 236.
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Corrective Concealing Makeup

Item #
ES 230
Total Credits
2

Prepares students for state board examinations.  Course covers state board kit preparation and simulation of state board examinations.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 218, ES 220, ES 222, and ES 224.
Co-requisites
ES 228, ES 232, ES 234, and ES 236.
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Advanced Assessment and Business Practice

Item #
ES 232
Total Credits
3

Covers advanced Diseases and Disorders, In depth study of cosmetic chemicals and product knowledge. Students prepare research papers consisting of chemical products, ingredients and contraindications that may occur during an esthetic treatment. Students complete a business plan and portfolio as capstone project.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 218, ES 220, ES 222, and ES 224.
Co-requisites
ES 228, ES 230, ES 234, and ES 236.
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Pre/Post Procedures

Item #
ES 234
Total Credits
2

Determining what procedures will be appropriate for patients preparing for more invasive services – for example laser or plastic surgery and how the esthetician plays a vital role in the successful outcome of these advanced services.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 218, ES 220, ES 222, and ES 224.
Co-requisites
ES 228, ES 230, ES 232, and ES 236.
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Evening Clinical Applications III

Item #
ES 236
Total Credits
2

Participate in realistic training in our student run clinic incorporating every aspect of an exemplar esthetics practice and advanced modalities performed in a safe and sanitary manner.

Prerequisites
Valid Washington State Esthetics License. Successful completion of ES 218, ES 220, ES 222, and ES 224.
Co-requisites
ES 228, ES 230, ES 232, and ES 234.
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