CAREER AND TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
SCHOOL OF CONSTRUCTION ARTS AND TECHNICAL STUDIES
Estheticians, or skincare specialists, cleanse and beautify the face and body to enhance a person’s appearance. Typically, estheticians will evaluate the client’s skin condition and appearance; discuss available treatments and determine which products will improve client’s skin quality; remove unwanted hair, using wax, lasers, or other approved treatments; clean the skin before applying makeup; recommend skin care products, such as cleaners, lotions, or creams; teach and advise clients on how to apply makeup, and how to take care of their skin; refer clients to dermatologists for serious skin problems; and disinfect equipment and clean work areas. Delgado Community College is licensed to provide instruction in Esthetics by the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology, 11622 Sunbelt Court, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, Phone (225) 756-3404, fax (225) 756-3410, www.lsbc.louisiana.gov
The C.T.C. in Esthetics is 900-clock hours and is not designed for transfer to a four-year college or university. The program has additional admission criteria, governed by regulations of the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology. Prospective students must contact the Cosmetology department housed in Delgado’s School of Construction Arts and Technical Studies to initiate the application procedure.
Upon successful completion of the Esthetics Career and Technical Certificate program, the graduate will be able to:
- Analyze and recognize skin disorders.
- Perform facial massage techniques.
- Operate skin care treatment machines.
- Apply masks for the improvement of the skin.
- Perform superfluous hair removal treatment.
- Apply make-up.
- Apply safety and sanitary procedures in accordance with Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology regulations.