*January 6, 2015 – *February 24, 2015 – *April 14, 2015 – *June 2, 2015 – *July 21, 2015 – *September 8, 2015 – *October 27, 2015 – *December 15, 2015
* Students who complete esthetics training at Independence College of Cosmetology are eligible to take an extra exam to earn a CIDESCO Diploma, the world’s most prestigious beauty qualification.
View a YouTube video regarding CIDESCO at the following link: CIDESCO Video
This is a 1500 hour course, meeting five days per week, seven hours per day, Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break, equaling a 35 hour week. The Course is taught in English.
The Esthetics course is divided into three class segments, with student spa training after each class segment. Segment A covers facials and waxing; Segment B covers full body massage, body machines and makeup and Segment C covers natural nail care, body treatments, reflexology and state law. These segments are taught in rotation and may cover the material in any order, depending on class start dates. The segments are taught with the aid of DVDs, power point presentations, demonstrations and lectures in combination with practical experience by students,
A designated part of each weekday is spent in theory class studying chapters over anatomy, human relations, psychology, salesmanship, procedures, machine use and sanitation, to name a few. Exams are given as subjects are covered.
CIDESCO is the international organization for estheticians who study skin care, body care, body massage, hair removal, make-up and natural nail care. Independence College of Cosmetology is honored to be the second CIDESCO School in the United States. We follow a curriculum set forth by CIDESCO, which is recognized worldwide.
At the completion of esthetics training, the graduate will be qualified to pass the Missouri State Board Exam and receive a professional Esthetics license, enabling the individual to perform any esthetic service required in a salon or spa. Graduates will be able to analyze and treat various skin problems through the use of treatments, massages, machines and products. They will also be familiar with facial treatments, makeup techniques, microdermabrasion, hair removal techniques and the business practices of a skin care operation. The student will be knowledgeable in treatments for the full body, including massage, cellulite treatments, manicures and pedicures. This knowledge and skill will prepare graduates for work in the esthetics industry as a facialist, masseuse, makeup artist, spa owner, spa products representative or spa manager. Students are eligible to sit for the international CIDESCO exam after 1,200 hours.
The instructors train the estheticians at Independence College of Cosmetology to meet the CIDESCO international requirements, in addition to the requirements for the Missouri State Board exam. This College’s international esthetics course includes the following segments:
Manicuring & Pedicuring:
Hairline, Brows, Sideburns, Upper Lip, Chin, Nape of Neck, Under Arms, Lower Arms, Upper Arms, Stomach, Bikini, Upper Legs, Lower Legs, Toes, Fingers, Upper Back and Lower Back.
Also included: CIDESCO preparatory Class, Clinical Business Practices, Professional Image, Salon Business, Selling Products and Services, Sterilization / Disinfection, Nutrition, Consultation, Indications & Contraindications, State Law and more…
Our total fee includes, Tuition, Textbooks, Tools and Equipment!
Classes start on Tuesday of each seventh week and the entrance requirements are as follows:
The Missouri State Board requires two years of high school for the Esthetics Course. This College requires a Diploma, GED certificate or 12th grade high school transcript.
The Missouri State Board requires a minimum of 750 hours for the Esthetics Course. This course is 1,500 hours. The College can provide information on licensure in other states.
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