North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center
(360) 565-1533

Esthetician Course Outline


This 725 hour course prepares  students for the skills necessary to pass the Washington State Board written  and practical examination necessary for licensing, and the competency to obtain  an entry level position in the Esthetics field. Each student must purchase a kit $500.00, this will include all tools necessary for your training and become the property of the student. The tools are of a quality that students may take them for use in the professional field upon graduation.

Hours: Students choose Morning or Afternoon Classes and will need to commit to a 3 hour block the first semester and a 5 hour block the second semester. Students who graduate high school and have not completed their program hours must enroll through Peninsula College and pay for their remaining hours. Students may choose between:

  • 1st Semester Students (3 hour block)
    • 10:00am - 1:00pm or 3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • 2nd Semester Students (5 hour block)
    • 9:00am - 2:00pm or 1:00pm - 6:00pm


  • Theory of the practice of esthetics services.
  • Skin  Care of the face, neck and hands including hot compresses, massage,  electrical or mechanical appliances or chemical compounds
  • Facial services, including facials & makeup application.
  • Temporary  hair removal, of superfluous hair of the face, neck and hands by tweezing,  waxing, tape, chemicals, lotions, creams, mechanical or electrical apparatus  and appliances.
  • Disinfection of individual work stations, individual equipment and tools and proper use and  storage of linens and supplies.
  • Diseases  & disorders of the skin of the face, neck and hands.
  • Safety, including proper use and  storage of chemicals, implements and electrical appliances.
  • First  aid as it relates to esthetics.
  • Business  Management & Communication, skills necessary to own or work in a salon,  retail sales, client relations, advertising and employee/employer communication  skills.

no more than 25% of  skills training using mannequins

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905 West 9th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98363
(360) 565-1533