Feb 22, 2024
The Esthetics Instructor curriculum provides a course of study covering the skills needed to teach the theory and practices of esthetics, as required by the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetology.
Course work includes all phases of esthetics theory laboratory instruction.
Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Esthetics Instructor Licensing Exam, and upon passing, be qualified for employment in a cosmetology or esthetics school.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Identify theories of education and develop lesson plans for an active learning environment.
- Deliver classroom instruction in an active learning environment.
- Demonstrate supervisory techniques to effectively oversee students in a clinical setting.
- Assess student performance in a classroom setting to meet the NC Board of Cosmetic Arts standards.
- Keep accurate records of student performances in a clinical setting.
Gaston College Esthetics Instructor Certificate program is licensed by the NC Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners.
Students applying for admission to this program MUST meet all Gaston College admission requirements for General Admission to the College. In addition, students will need to demonstrate college readiness for English and math as exhibited through the college placement test, a placement test waiver, or completion of the acceptable coursework. Your academic advisor will be able to assist you in determining your college readiness.
For students interested in applying to this program at Gaston College, please note that it has limited enrollment and participates in a selective admission criteria process to select the most qualified applicants for admission. Students will need to make an appointment with their Admissions Specialist/Advisor in order to review admission requirements and to verify if the student has met selective admission criteria in order to submit an application by the deadline. Students interested in participating in the selective admission process for this program can find additional information and program admission requirements under the subheading “limited enrollment/selective admission” in the College Catalog.
Upon completion of these requirements the student is eligible for a certificate and may apply for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a teaching certificate.