Esthetician : Emily Griffith Technical College

Esthetician

Learn how to take care of your skin, discuss treatments, run your own business, and make your clients feel beautiful with the Esthetician program at Emily Griffith. 

You will learn how to analyze a client’s skin, discuss treatments, and recommend skin care needs and products in one of the most popular programs at Emily Griffith. Plus you will be trained to provide a wide range of services, including facials, makeup application and more! 

Real world experience: Gain experience working with real clients at our entirely student-run spa, Emily’s Spa

Advanced techniques: In our esthetician program, you will learn how to use advanced methods that many other skin care programs don’t teach in their introductory programs, including microdermabrasion and chemical peels. 

Latest trends: Learn about the latest trends in the skin care industry from instructors that are experts in the field. 

High-demand career: Skin care and esthetics are a fast-growing field with a lot of great job opportunities! 

Want more information? Get the Esthetician Program Flyer and the Esthetician Program Checklist.

What Can I Do with an Emily Griffith Esthetician Certificate?

Graduates from Emily Griffith’s Esthetician program use their certificate to work as a licensed esthetician at:

  • Waxing Studios
  • Lash Studios
  • Medical Spas
  • Resort Spas

Other potential career paths include jobs in retail makeup, as a skin specialist, or as a studio makeup artist.

Service Industries
$4,399
Approximate cost. Additional material and book fees may apply
6 Months
Full-time program length
2/08/2021
Next Start Date
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Course Information

Required Courses

EST 110 Introduction to Skin Care

This course covers the study of skin in both theory and practical applications for skin care professionals. Topics included in the course are: skin structure and function, massage manipulations while providing facials and the benefits derived from a proper facial, and good skin care routines. Training is conducted in a classroom or lab setting using manikins or models.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 110 Introduction to Skin Care

This course covers the study of skin in both theory and practical applications for skin care professionals. Topics included in the course are: skin structure and function, massage manipulations while providing facials and the benefits derived from a proper facial, and good skin care routines. Training is conducted in a classroom or lab setting using manikins or models.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 111 Intermediate Skin Care

This course covers skin care and practical application pertaining to anatomy, skin disorders, skin types and facial shapes. Students will help patrons to select the proper skin care treatment(s). Practical and theory application can be done in specialized classes or supervised salon setting using models or customer service.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 111 Intermediate Skin Care

This course covers skin care and practical application pertaining to anatomy, skin disorders, skin types and facial shapes. Students will help patrons to select the proper skin care treatment(s). Practical and theory application can be done in specialized classes or supervised salon setting using models or customer service.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 160 Intro to Disnfctn, Sanitatn & Safty

Introduces the various methods of disinfection, sanitation and safety as used today in the industry. Classroom study of bacteriology and the terminology dealing with disinfection, sanitation and safety.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 161 Inter Disinfctn, Sanitatn & Safety

Presents theory and the daily utilization and practice of the proper methods of disinfection, sanitation, and safety. Procedures as related to all phases of the industry. Training is provided in a supervised (clinical) setting.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 210 Advanced Skin Care

This course covers advanced techniques for massage, skin care, and lash/brow tinting. Theory and practical procedures ready the student for employment and preparation for State Board Licensing Examination. Instruction is provided in specialized classes or in a supervised salon setting.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 210 Advanced Skin Care

This course covers advanced techniques for massage, skin care, and lash/brow tinting. Theory and practical procedures ready the student for employment and preparation for State Board Licensing Examination. Instruction is provided in specialized classes or in a supervised salon setting.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 211 Make-up for Skin Care Professionals

This course covers cosmetics and their functions for the skin care professional, including the importance of color theory, facial types and skin tones as they relate to facial makeup. Topics in this course include: Instruction from the basic makeup application, corrective makeup procedures, and disinfection and sanitation pertaining to all aspects of makeup.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 211 Make-up for Skin Care Professionals

This course covers cosmetics and their functions for the skin care professional, including the importance of color theory, facial types and skin tones as they relate to facial makeup. Topics in this course include: Instruction from the basic makeup application, corrective makeup procedures, and disinfection and sanitation pertaining to all aspects of makeup.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 212 Hair Removal

This course covers in-depth study and practice of hair removal and the practice of patron protection and safety. Training for general waxing and body waxing procedures are provided. Demonstration of disinfection and sanitation as it pertains to Colorado rules and regulations will be practiced.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 212 Hair Removal

This course covers in-depth study and practice of hair removal and the practice of patron protection and safety. Training for general waxing and body waxing procedures are provided. Demonstration of disinfection and sanitation as it pertains to Colorado rules and regulations will be practiced.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 260 Adv. Disinfctin, Sanitatin & Safety

Provides advanced training on disinfection, sanitation, and safety is incorporated in a supervised salon (clinical) setting. Advanced techniques will ready the student for employment. Student preparation for the State Board Licensing Examination in theory and practical procedures for disinfection, sanitation and safety.

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EST 290 Prof. Development/Cont. Ed.

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest

Start Date: No upcoming starts available.
EMILY’S STORIES


"There was so much support and opportunity," explains Debbie why she chose to come to Emily Griffith. "There's so much value for your money."

Debbie Wallis is a recent HSE graduate and a current student in our Accounting program. Debbie came to Emily Griffith in order to advance her career. “I felt like to go forward I needed a degree,” she says. She works full-time in purchasing and felt that studying accounting would help her move into better jobs. But before could start the Accounting program she had to get her GED so she took HSE prep classes at Emily Griffith. 

“There was so much support and opportunity,” explains Debbie why she chose to come to Emily Griffith. “There’s so much value for your money.” When she completes the Accounting program, she is considering transferring her credits to go on and earn an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. She encourages others to continue their education as well. “It’s never to late to study and get a degree,” she says. 

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