Facials Speciality

Program Objective

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

Program Objective

  • 16 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in any K-12 program
  • Occupational Interest

Program Hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Completion Requirements

This program consists of one occupational point:

OCP A Facials/Skin Care Specialist:  260   hours

Upon successful completion of the hours of instruction 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


According to the 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics the median annual salary for a Skin Care Specialist was $ 30,080 or $ 14.46 per hour.

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
  • Material fee – Varies by program
  • Identification fee – $5.00 per trimester
  • Liability insurance fee – Varies by program
  • Students must purchase books/kits and or uniforms, if applicable.


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

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