Full Specialist

Train to be an esthetician and a nail technician with the Full Specialist Program

What Will I Learn

The Full Specialist program combines skincare, makeup, and nail technology. In the skin care portion of the program, you will learn how to cleanse, treat and beautify the skin on the face and body through:

  • Skin analysis
  • Facials
  • Skin treatments
  • Facial massages
  • Proper use of facial electrical equipment
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hair removal
  • Eyelash application
  • Makeup application

In the nail technology section, you will learn how to treat and beautify the hands and feet through:

  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Gel Manicures
  • Nail Tips and Wraps
  • Sculptured Nails
  • Nail Art and Design
  • Airbrushing

You will also learn about the general anatomy of the skin, the basics of chemistry, salon ecology, salon business and more! Our graduates leave ready to work as:

  • Esthetician
  • Brand Consultant
  • Facial Specialist/ Facial Technician
  • Nail Technician
  • Makeup Artist

How Will I Learn It

The Full Specialist program consists of 750 hours of which 205 are designated as practice hours. The first half of the program is spent in the classroom where you will learn through Instructor-led theory lectures, interactive exercises, and demonstrations, instructor guided hands-on training and through special events and workshops. The second half is dedicated to applying your acquired skills on the public in the school spa under instructor supervision. Here we will work together with you to conquer any insecurity you may have on the floor or review any course material you may need additional assistance on before taking the course final exam. Course content is as follows:

Florida Laws (30 hrs.)

Orientation and Life Skills (20 hrs.)

Infection Control (30 hrs.)

Anatomy and Physiology, The Skin, Hair Removal, Facials and Makeup (400 hrs.)

The Nail Manicuring, Tips, Wraps and Nail Enhancements (240 hrs.)

Business Skills (30 hrs.)

TOTAL HOURS – (750 hrs.)

Once all theory and service hours are completed and you pass the final exam, you will receive a diploma and will apply for your license through the school.


What Will it Cost

Tuition $9,942.00
Registration Fee $100.00
Equipment Fee $400.00
Total $10,442.00

Federal Financial Aid is available for eligible students, as are interest-free payment plans with the school. Please contact an admission’s representative regarding your eligibility or for further detail on financing your education.


Gainful Employment

Program Level – Undergraduate Certificate
Program Length – 8 months

Cost

Q. How much will this program cost me?*

A. Tuition and fees at La Belle Beauty Academy and La Belle Beauty School: $10,042
Books and supplies: $400
On-campus room & board: not offered

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* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

Financing

Q. What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

A. Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The typical graduate leaves with:

La Belle Beauty School: $5,363 in debt
La Belle Beauty Academy: $5,343 in debt

The typical monthly loan payment is $55 per month in student loans with an interest rate of 4.45% for both La Belle Beauty School and La Belle Beauty Academy.

Success

Q. How long will it take me to complete this program?

A. The program is designed to take 8 months to complete. Of those that completed the program, 74% finished in 8 months at La Belle Beauty Academy and 60% at La Belle Beauty School.

Q. What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

A. The job placement rate for students who completed this program is 85% at La Belle Beauty Academy and 77% at La Belle Beauty School.

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Schedule & Completion Time

The Full Specialist program may be completed in approximately 7 months by a full time student and about 10 months by a part time student. Completion time will depend on the student’s attendance. Classes begin weekly and the following schedules are available.

Full Time 30hrs/week 9am-3pm.
Part time 20hrs/week 9am-1pm, 1:30pm-5:30pm, 6pm-10pm.


Note: The above schedules reflect the minimum scheduled instructional time students must attend. It may be possible for a student to attend more hours and accelerate their program. For more information, please speak with an admissions representative.