Facials Speciality

Program Objective

The mission of the facials specialty program is to prepare students for employment as a licensed Facials/Skin Care Specialist. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Facials Specialist license.

Program Content

The content includes, but is not limited to: communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, Florida cosmetology law and rules, acquisition of knowledge of the facial skin and the related chemistry, bacteriology, anatomy and physiology, and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of facials specialist occupations.

This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the cosmetology industry: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying technological principles, labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues.

Instruction and learning activities are provided in a laboratory setting using hands-on experiences with chemicals, implements, and equipment appropriate to the program’s content and in accordance with safety and sanitation practices in the trade.

Admission Requirements

  • 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in any K-12 program
  • Occupational Interest
  • Create update profile information on Focus
  • Meet with a counselor
  • No specific requirement for Information Technology

Program Hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:30PM to 10:30 PM

Completion Requirements

This program consists of one occupational point:

OCP A Facials/Skin Care Specialist:  220   hours

Upon successful completion of facial and wax services, and achievement which are designed to meet the learning objectives, completion of forty
five (45) services, and achievement of a passing score of 75% or better on a comprehensive final examination administered by the teacher, the school shall issue a certificate of completion in the Facials Specialty program. Application for the State Board License is required. Additional information can be provided by student services

Students are expected to complete program competencies.

Employment Opportunities

  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Esthetician
  • Manufacturer’s Representative
  • Beauty Supply, Salesperson
  • Destination Spa or Cruise Ship Esthetician
  • Medical Esthetician


The average wage for this career in Florida is $17.35 hourly or $36,090 annually.

Program Cost

  • In-state residents – $2.56 per hour (Subject to change)
  • Out of state resident – $10.25 per hour (subject to change)
  • $15.00 application fee per trimester
  • Identification fee – $5.00 per trimester
  • Students must purchase books/kits and or uniforms, if applicable.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Applicants must have a high school diploma from an accredited High School, or its equivalent. To apply, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, at www.fafsa.gov. Questions pertaining to this matter should be directed to the Financial Aid Office.

RMEC & TC adheres to a policy of non-discrimination and strives to provide equal opportunity to all potential students.

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