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379 Atwood Ave. Cranston, RI 02920 / (401) 228-6889


Esthetics Program

The 600 hour Esthetics course has instructor-led classroom and clinical training as well as practical hands-on application. Individuals who enroll in this program will learn to perform facials, waxing, make-up application, business development, wellness and retail knowledge.


The Esthetics curriculum provides skin care training with an emphasis on using pure plant and plant essences in treatment. Upon completion, students will have the skills to seek employment as a skin care specialist, spa manager or spa owner with the knowledge of Aveda products and spa techniques.


Additionally, every student gets an iPad® with their start-up student kit.


Program components

The Esthetics course covers material including:


  • Industry Regulations
  • Cosmetic Chemistry
  • Health and Safety
    • Electricity
    • Disinfection/Sanitation
    • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Facials
    • Manual
    • Electrical
    • Chemical
  • Waxing Techniques
  • Make-up Application


At the conclusion of the course, you will be prepared to sit for the Rhode Island state licensing exam.


Start Dates

2018 (Full Time)

Tuesday - Saturday 9AM-4PM

February 13, 2018

April 10, 2018

June 5, 2018

August 7, 2018

October 2, 2018

November 27, 2018


2018 (PART TIME)

Monday - Thursday  5pM-9PM

March 19, 2018

July 16, 2018

November 19, 2018


tuition & FEES

Registration Fee        $50



Student Kit                $1,750



Kit Sales Tax            $122.50



TUITION                  $9,125


TOTAL                      $11,117.50

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379 Atwood Ave. Cranston, RI 02920 / (401) 228-6889

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