B.C.'s Energy College

Apply Now
ESTH 140 - Unit Four: Esthetics and Nail Care Treatments
Course Details

Course Code: 
ESTH 140

Calendar Description:
Students will continue clinical performance of esthetic and nail care treatments. Reflexology (foot), hair removal, and tinting techniques will be introduced as well as the theory of makeup artistry.

Date First Offered:  2008-02-04

  • Total Hours: 210
  • Lecture Hours: 15
  • Laboratory Hours: 15
Total Weeks:  7

This course is offered online: No

  • ESTH 110 - Unit One: Career Foundations
  • ESTH 120 - Unit Two: The Science of Skin and Nail Care
  • ESTH 130 - Unit Three: Treatments - Nail Care Technology
Non-Course Pre-Requisites:  None

Co-Requisites:  None

Rearticulation Submission:  No

Course Content:
  • Customer service skills
  • Client interaction
  • Professionalism and teamwork in the workplace
  • Administrative operations
  • Marketing and retailing procedures
  • Hair removal techniques
  • Tinting techniques and procedures
  • Reflexology of the foot
  • Theory of makeup artistry
  • Face shape
  • Analyzing features
  • Colour wheels
  • Types of cosmetics
  • Nail care treatments
  • Contraindications of hair removal, tinting, and nail care treatment procedures
Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Identify spa operations and perform services on real clientele
  • Describe the importance of teamwork, facility care, and professionalism, and demonstrate these skills
  • Demonstrate applied knowledge in creating and booking appointments, and filing
  • Assess best interests of clients including comfort, consultation and confidentiality
  • Demonstrate time management skills
  • Apply skills in marketing and retailing procedures
  • Illustrate technical proficiency in manicure, pedicure, artificial nails, waxing, tinting, and reflexology of the foot
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cosmetic colour theory
  • Identify different facial types and identify procedures for basic corrective makeup
  • Identify contraindications for hair removal, tinting, and nail care treatment procedures
  • Learners must demonstrate competencies in their skills to Industry Standards.
Grading System:  Percentage

Passing Grade:  70%

Grading Weight:
  • Quizzes and Tests: 40 %
  • Participation: 20 %
  • Other: 40 %
Nature of Participation:
  • Consistent attendance
  • Participation in classroom discussions and activities
Percentage of Individual Work:  100

Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

Text Books:
  • Required - Gerson, J., 2004, Milady's Standard Fundamentals for Estheticians (Thomson/Delmar Learning). Chapters Covered: 16, 18
  • Required - Schultes, S.E., 2004, Milady's Standard Nail Technology (Thomson/Delmar Learning). Chapters Covered: 19, 20
  • Required - Phillips, R., 1985, Touch Point, Reflexology: The First Steps (Ptarmigan Press). Chapters Covered: All
Home   |   About NLC   |   Admissions   |   Programs   |   Services   |   Student Life   |   News & Events   |   Contact Us
Northern Lights Facebook Fan Page Northern Lights Twitter Page Northern Lights YouTube Page