Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Government license, Community college certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist. 120409


Aesthetics Program Synopsis
A. Course Objective: Certificate in Aesthetics, Arizona State Board of Cosmetology Aesthetics License
B. Aestheticians are trained skin care professionals who specialize in providing skin care and beauty-related services. As an aesthetician, you will perform facials, skin analysis, and body treatments, including full body exfoliation. You will also learn facial and full body hair removal techniques using both hard and soft wax, light exfoliation with fruit acids (peels), microdermabrasion, and dermaplaning. Training includes day and evening makeup and artificial eyelash application. Students will perform services on each other throughout the program with 100% participation required. Topics also include knowledge of state laws pertaining to aesthetics as well as business management skills. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology Aesthetics licensing exam. To qualify, students must earn a passing grade of 80% as well as meet all practical competencies and complete the clock hours required in all courses in the program
C. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
D. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
Salon Fundamentals Esthetics Textbook 2nd edition, Salon Fundamentals Esthetics Study Guide 2nd edition
E. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Tuition, Course Fees, Registration, Graduation $4,340, Exam Fee $ 177, License Fee $ 70, Books, State Board Kit $35, Black Scrub pants $40.00, Athletic shoes $30, twin flat sheets 4 total $80, Hand sanitizer $5, pens, paper, folder, general school supplies $50.
F. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Maureen Hannon
Phone number: 602.238.4323
G. Direct Website link to the program:
H. Additional information:
•Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
•Other requirements needed: Proof of age if over the age of 18
I. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
J. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No:
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: No
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No:
Career Pathway: NO
• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): No
• Accredited Curriculum:
(This is referring to the course being accredited,
not the test or school)
Yes or No:
Accrediting Agency and link to website: NO


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Gateway Community College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Gateway CC -Various locations

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Type of Attainment:

Vocational Skills Training Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant

Refund Policy

See synopsis

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Az State Board of Cosmetology

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Testing/Exam Fees

$247.00 Exam Fee ($177) and License Fee ($70)

Graduation Fees

$25.00 NA

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$1,300.00 Course Fees

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$3,000.00 NA

Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$240.00 Estimated -Uniform pants ($40), Four flat sheets ($80), Hand Sanitizer ($5), Athletic Shoes ($30), School supplies: Pens, paper, markers, etc ($50), State Board Exam Kit ($35)

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

39-5094.00Skincare Specialists
$16.39 per hour

Provider Status



Various Locations, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

Phone Number

(602) 238-4323

Web Address

Last Updated

Jun 09, 2021


Feb 16, 2012