Facials Specialist | Southwest Miami Adult Education Center

Facials Specialist

PURPOSE: This program is designed to prepare students for employment as a licensed skin care specialist. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a Facials Specialty Certification.

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 nails specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology,anatomy and physiology; art of make-up; and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of nails specialist occupations.This program includes:

This program includes:

  • planning, management, finance, technical and production skills
  • underlying technological principles, labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues
  • instruction and learning activities  in a laboratory setting using hands-on experiences with chemicals, implements, and equipment appropriate to the programs’ content and in  accordance with safety and sanitation practices in the trade

LENGTH OF PROGRAM: This entire program  is 260 hours and consists of a core and one  occupational  completion point (OCP)

  • OCP A  Facials/Skin Care Specialist  260

Upon successful completion of these hours of instruction designed to meet the learning objectives and completion of forty (40) services, the student will earn a certificate of completion in the specialty area of facials. Application for the State Board License is required.


Upon completion of the program, employment can be found as a skin care technician, cosmetician, cosmetologist’s assistant, manufacturer’s representative, or beauty supply salesperson.


The salary range is from $11.55 to $16.17 and may vary depending on specialty and experience.

NOTE: Different kinds of financial aid are available to eligible students and eligible programs. Applications and information regarding financial aid resources may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.

    Classes are offered at the Southwest Adult Education Center – Main Campus 

    Office Hours:
    Monday – Thursday| 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Office: (305) 274-0181

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