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Esthetician Certificate

Level 1 Workforce Certificate

Upon completion of the Level 1 Workforce Certificate, student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proper skincare applications
  2. Determine the basic physiology of the skin
  3. Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for successful completion of the state licensing examination
Gainful Employment Disclosure

Fees associated with the Esthetician Certificate are as follows:

  • Textbooks, approximately $357 if purchased new
  • $25 fee for student permit issued by TDLR
  • $1000 large makeup kit, includes case, enough products to work as a makeup artist and five certifications
  • $300 Dermalogica Kit
  • Scrubs with NCTC logo and name embroidered on top. Color determined each semester.

This certificate is offered only through face-to-face classes. The program is designed to take two semesters, or 32 weeks, to complete and is comprised of the following suggested pathway or course of study.

Certificate Requirements

First Semester
CSME 1248 PRINCIPLES OF SKIN CARE 2 credit hours
CSME 1420 ORIENTATION TO FACIAL SPECIALIST 4 credit hours
CSME 1447 PRINCIPLES OF SKIN CARE/FACIALS AND RELATED THEORY 4 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 10
Second Semester
CSME 1421 PRINCIPLES OF FACIAL AND SKIN CARE TECHNOLOGY I 4 credit hours
CSME 1545 PRINCIPLES OF FACIAL AND SKIN CARE TECHNOLOGY II 5 credit hours
CSME 2431 PRINCIPLES OF FACIALS AND SKIN CARE TECHNOLOGY III 4 credit hours
Total Credit Hours: 13

Total Credit Hours: 23

Verification of Workplace Competencies: Eligibility to sit for TDLR Esthetician Specialty License exam.