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CTE/Skilled & Technical Sciences Education Curriculum Basic Esthetician and Skin Care
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Core Standards of the Course

Strand 1
Students will be able to describe the history of skin care, career opportunities, and the professional image.

Standard 1
Explain the history of skin care and the occupational opportunities.

Standard 2
Demonstrate the professional image that is expected in the industry.

Performance Skill
Describe the history of skin care, career opportunities, and the professional image.

  1. Demonstrate the professional image that is expected in the industry.

Strand 2
Students will be able to understand and demonstrate how science influences the skin care industry.

Standard 1
Describe and demonstrate proper use of sanitation and disinfectants products and techniques.

Standard 2
Explain the importance of anatomy and physiology to the cosmetology profession.

Standard 3
Explain the importance of chemistry for estheticians.

Standard 4
Describe the most common cosmetic ingredients, their functions and explain FDA regulations regarding cosmetic claims and product safety.

Standard 5
Understand the basics of electricity and how it is used in the skin care industry.

Performance Skill
Understand and demonstrate how science influences the skin care industry.

  1. Describe and demonstrate proper use of sanitation and disinfectants products and techniques.
  2. Explain the importance of anatomy and physiology to the cosmetology profession.
  3. Explain the importance of chemistry for estheticians.
  4. Describe the most common cosmetic ingredients, their functions and explain FDA regulations regarding cosmetic claims and product safety.
  5. Understand the basics of electricity and how it is used in the skin care industry.

Strand 3
Students will be able to understand the sciences used in the skin care industry.

Standard 1
Describe the physiology and histology of the skin.

Standard 2
Identify skin disorders and diseases.

Standard 3
Analyze different skin conditions.

Standard 4
List and describe the different products and ingredients used in skin care.

Standard 5
Understand, prepare and set up a treatment room for services.

Performance Skill
Understand and demonstrate what the skin sciences are and how they affect the human body.

  1. Describe the physiology and histology of the skin.
  2. Identify skin disorders and diseases.
  3. Analyze different skin conditions.
  4. List and describe the different products and ingredients used in skin care.
  5. Understand, prepare, and set up a treatment room for services.

Strand 4
Students will be able to understand the principles of esthetic procedures.

Standard 1
Understand and demonstrate the different types, movements, and benefits of massage.

Standard 2
Describe and perform basics facials and treatments.

Standard 3
Understand and safely use the machines used in skin care treatments.

Standard 4
Understand and safely use hair removal equipment and treatments.

Standard 5
Recognize advanced esthetics topics including how AHAs work, aromatherapy, spa body treatments, and clinical skin care procedures.

Standard 6
Demonstrate an understanding of the world of makeup.

Performance Skill
Understand and demonstrate the principles of esthetic procedures.

  1. Understand and demonstrate the different types, movements, and benefits of massage.
  2. Describe and perform basic facials and treatments.
  3. Understand and safely use the machines used in skin care treatments.
  4. Understand and safely use hair removal equipment and treatments.
  5. Recognize advanced esthetics topics including how AHAs work, aromatherapy, spa body treatments, and clinical skin care procedures.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the world of makeup.

Strand 5
Students will be able to understand the business of skin care.

Standard 1
Understand and demonstrate what it requires to operate a salon/spa business.

Standard 2
Explain selling products and services to clients.

Standard 3
Demonstrate an understanding of what it takes to prepare for a career in the skin care industry.

Performance Skill
Understand the business of skin care.

  1. Understand and demonstrate what it requires to operate a salon/spa business.
  2. Explain selling products and services to clients.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of what it takes to prepare for a career in the skincare industry.

Strand 6
Students will understand the importance of career readiness skills as it relates to the workplace and outlined in the SkillsUSA Framework Level 1.

Standard 1
Understand and demonstrate the attitude of cooperation.

  1. Develop awareness of cultural diversity and equality issues.
  2. Demonstrate effective communication with others.
  3. Apply team skills to a group project.
  4. Identify and apply conflict resolution skills.

Standard 2
Understand and demonstrate the ability of being resourceful and innovative.

  1. Discover self-motivation techniques and establish short-term goals.
  2. Measure/modify short-term goals.
  3. Review a professional journal and develop a three- to five-minute presentation.
  4. Manage a project and evaluate others.

Standard 3
Plan for your future career.

  1. Complete a self-assessment and identify individual learning styles.
  2. Define future occupations.
  3. Identify the components of an employment portfolio.
  4. List proficiency in program competencies.
  5. Complete a survey for employment opportunities.
  6. Create a job application.
  7. Assemble your employment portfolio.
  8. Employability skills: evaluate program comprehension.

Standard 4
Understand and demonstrate the ability to manage a project.

  1. Apply team skills to a group project.
  2. Observe and critique a meeting.
  3. Demonstrate business meeting skills.
  4. Explore supervisory and management roles in an organization.
  5. Identify and apply conflict resolution skills.
  6. Demonstrate evaluation skills.


UEN logo http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - A Bodell and see the CTE/Skilled & Technical Sciences Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA LONGHURST .

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