2 High School Credits
4 College Credits/Dual Enrollment Available
This course will be the introductory course offered in pursuit of an esthetician certificate or other health related careers and certifications. The class will be split into two semesters with the first semester focusing on First Aid which will prepare students for administering basic first aid, and adult, child, and infant CPR. Upon completion of this semester course, students will receive their American Red Cross Certification in Responding to Emergencies and Community CPR. PE 162 is the course in which the student will receive college credit. In the second semester, students will learn the history of esthetics and the career options available to Licensed Estheticians. An Esthetician works in the area of skin care (esthetics) in a nonmedical function. As licensed professionals, estheticians provide many services, such as facials, to improve the appearance of skin. Professionalism, proper communication, infection control, draping and the physical components of the esthetics environment will be discussed. This course includes a lab and practical application. EST 100 will be the course for which students will earn college credit.