Esthetician - 350 Hours

Part Time - Monday to Wednesday - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

The Educational Objective of the Esthetician Program at the Aston Campus is designed to encompass and provide the instruction, training and preparation necessary to pursue a rewarding and profitable career in professional skin care, cosmetics, superfluous hair removal, etc.  The course content and format is flexible to instrument adaptation of material to meet individual aptitudes, goals, and levels of attainment.  Although the State of Pennsylvania only requires 300 hours for this course, our working curriculum for this course has increased to 350 Hours due to the Facial Treatments, Microdermabrasion, Make-up, Hair Removal, and Sciences contained in this course.  Being a student at Venus Beauty Academy, I understand that I have to attend the 350 Hour course in order to take my State Board Exam. The students are offered study and clinical practice to develop the knowledge and skills required to become a competent and confident professional Esthetician.

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Course Description

The Program is designed to provide a balance of instruction to the student interested in career preparation and development. Instruction in the skills required to render professional services and to pass the State Board Exam. The program will offer the student a thorough understanding of the skin as well as related services. To develop the students personality and practice human relations with clients and to practice self control and build professional ethics and standards and to develop an awareness of ever changing trends and advancing technology and the ability to adjust and grow. It will provide students with practical performance, demonstrations, and practice in conjunction with the required text. It will also provide the student with the knowledge and skill to become competent and confident professional Esthetician

Opportunities for Employment

Facial Makeup Artist, Skin Care Specialist, Theatrical and Platform Artist, Product Demonstrator, Manufacturer’s Representative, Spa Skin Care Provider, etc.

Teaching Methods Include

Interactive Lecture, Demonstration followed by Student Practice or Application, Evaluation or Assessment, Group Discussion, Videos, Field Trips, Guest Speakers, Peer Coaching, Projects, Role-Playing, Games, Competitions, and Timed Drills. 

Each student receives a set of books, Pennsylvania State Laws, and course handouts.  Instructors record the grade the students earn in each exercise, lesson drill, and subject exam.  Students also take comprehensive exams at various intervals during their training. In addition to their workbook exercises, students are graded on other factors such as attendance, appearance, and attitude.  Instructors periodically discuss the student’s progress with them.


Esthetician 2018/2019 Start Dates

May 29, 2018

October 1, 2018

February 4, 2019

May 28, 2019