Books & supplies: $1,155.00
This program is designed to teach students the art and science of beautifying the skin, nails, hands and feet; to give a professional massage; and to use safety precautions and sanitation methods in basic facials, manicuring, pedicuring, and nail extensions. Students will learn to identify diseases and disorders of the skin and nails.
They will acquire professional techniques appropriate for all types of skin conditions, and for maintaining both natural and artificial nails. Program content includes current information on infection control, facials, hair removal, and nail techniques.
COURSE NAME: Full Specialist
INSTITUTION OPEID: 036114
PROGRAM CIP: 12.0409
PROGRAM LEVEL: Diploma
PROGRAM LENGTH: Five (5) months
COST OF PROGRAM: $7,155.00
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Disclosure: Florida Barber Academy is currently pending approval from the Department of Education for the Full Specialist Program for Title IV eligibility.
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A gives the option/opportunity to purchase textbooks outside from the school, to new enrolled students for the Barber/Stylist, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, Makeup Artistry, Full Specialist, and Facial Specialist Makeup Artistry Programs. The institution will accommodate as such, to allow the students to use subsequent disbursement of Title IV Aid to pay for those funds. For further questions please contact the school financial aid office.
We are a community of creative, innovative and improvisational group of beauty and educational professionals that are following up on the CORONAVIRUS situation.
We strive to stay strong and give you the best possible education we can under the circumstances.
Our school has been approved temporary by the Commission for Independent Education for all programs through Distance Learning, we will resume to on-campus format once the temporary approval ends.
State Laws & Rules and knowing the differences between them will be the main topic of this course. The students will distinguish the types and classifications of bacteria, and the differences between cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing. The discussion will cover Standard Precautions, and how to safely clean and disinfect salon and spa tools and equipment as a responsible salon/spa professional.
A basic understanding of the principles of Chemistry and Electricity, and application of these principles to the machines and equipment, spa products, and retail products used in skin care and nail care industries will be covered in this course.
This course covers the different disorders and diseases of the skin, including pigment disorders and cancers of the skin. The functions of sebaceous and sudoriferous glands and how they affect the skin are included.
The main topic of this course is skin analysis for a client. Students will learn to identify oily, normal, dry, and mature skin types, and they will master methods for proceeding with a customized basic facial.
Professional skin care products, home care products and their ingredients are the main topic of this course. Cosmetic chemistry, product safety knowledge and safe product use are also discussed.
This course identifies the different tools and equipment used in the treatment room, and the disposable items and products used to customize the basic facial for individual skin types.
Procedures and techniques for basic facial treatments will be the main activities, including facial treatments specific to oily, dry and mature skin types.
A discussion of all types of facial massage, including oriental and lymphatic drainage massage will be covered, and then performed by the students.
The different types of facial equipment, including the purposes of each type of equipment and the use of electrotherapy and light therapy in performing a facial, are the main topics of this course.
Students will learn the different types of hair removal. They will learn about contraindications for hair removal, and about methods for either temporary or permanent hair removal.
Advanced facial treatments, aromatherapy and advanced massage techniques, including the concepts of energy work and Reiki in the treatment room are discussed, and then performed by the students.
NT101 History & Career Opportunities
2 Clock Hours
Students will acquire a thorough understanding of the history of beauty and nail technology as well as career opportunities available.
NT101 Life Skills
Students will acquire an understanding of the principles that contribute to personal and professional success. They will learn how to create a mission statement, set short and long-term goals, and create the most effective ways to manage time.
4 Clock Hours
NT102 Infection Control
Students will discuss State Laws & Rules and know the difference between them. They will learn the types and classification of bacteria. They will learn the differences between cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing. They will learn Standard Precautions, and how to safely clean and disinfect salon tools and equipment as a responsible salon professional.
20 Clock Hours
Students will learn techniques of manicure and spa manicure. They will become familiar with all manicure tools, equipment and materials.
10 Clock Hours
Students will learn techniques of pedicure and spa pedicure. They will become familiar with all pedicure tools, equipment and materials.
NT105 Electric Filing
10 Clock Hours
Students will learn about all types of electric files and bits. They will learn safety tips for electric filing and learn how to use electric files for both the hands and feet.
NT106 Nail Tips & Wraps
52.5 Clock Hours
Students will learn about the supplies needed for nail tip applications. They will learn to name and describe the 3 types of nail tips available. They will learn to list the types of fabric used in nail wraps and their specific applications.
NT107 Monomer Liquid & Polymer Powder Nail Enhancements
42.5 Clock Hours
Students will learn to explain monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancement chemistry and how it works. They will learn how to apply monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements over tips and on natural nails. They will also learn how to repair and remove acrylic nails.
NT108 UV & LED Gels
20 Clock Hours
Students will learn the chemistry and main ingredients of UV gels. They will learn the differences between UV lamps and UV bulbs. They will learn how to maintain and remove both soft and hard UV gels.
NT109 The Creative Touch
5 Clock Hours
Students will be introduced to all media of nail art and nail embellishment. They will learn to use their knowledge of the color wheel to creatively design and execute cutting edge nail art.
NT110 Nail Structure & Growth/ Nail Disorders & Diseases
65 Clock Hours
Students will learn nail anatomy, nail growth, and all about the natural nail. Students will learn to list and describe the various disorders and irregularities of nails. They will learn to describe diseases of the nails that should not be treated in salons.
NT111 The Salon Business
5 Clock Hours
Students will learn how to go into business for themselves. They will learn how to build and operate a successful salon. They will learn the business operations that lead to personal and financial success. They will also learn how to sell their salon business if need be.
4 Clock Hours
Students will learn about hepatitis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and explain how they are transmitted.
Mornings: Monday-Friday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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51 N. State Road 7 (441)
Plantation, FL 33317
(Located at the Westgate Plaza. NW corner of 441 and Broward blvd)
(954) 791-1792 Main
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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