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Ready to receive advanced training and become a highly desirable skincare specialist? Discover our unique curriculum that blends both European techniques with American technology.

Esthetics Program

California

POWAY | CHULA VISTA | EL CAJON

600 Hours

Offering 600 hours of training as mandated by the California Licensing Board, our Esthetics program covers the core competencies required of estheticians, including facials, hair removal, and makeup application.

Our Esthetician program offers a comprehensive and in-depth training on the rejuvenation and care of the skin. Our curriculum blends both European techniques with American technology to ensure our future professionals are equipped with the expertise to become sought after industry specialists. While most schools only offer this level of training by taking post-graduate esthetics courses, Bellus Academy commits to your early success. Our curriculum covers a variety of skin care techniques ranging from facials, chemical exfoliation, hair removal, microdermabrasion and more.

  • Learn the business-side of the industry, including retailing, sales techniques and financial management
  • Practice on a diverse clientele on our professional clinic floor
  • Externship and job opportunities in top spas and resorts that we've partnered with
  • Assistance with job search, interviewing and state board prep
  • Financial Aid is available to those who qualify

Esthetics Program

Kansas

MANHATTAN, KS

1000 Hours

Requiring a minimum of 1000 hours to complete, the Esthetics program provides extensive training in skin anatomy, physiology, analysis, and consultation. Students learn to perform core services, including cleansing, exfoliation, extractions, masque therapy, massage, and more with basic facial equipment. Coursework includes training in infection control and equipment safety, plus relevant state laws.

Esthetics 102 Program

Kansas

MANHATTAN, KS

1300 Hours

Gain a new artistic skillset and expand your career opportunities by enrolling in our most popular Esthetics course that includes an additional 300 hours of Make-up Artistry. Bellus Academy is proud to be one of the select schools to partner with internationally acclaimed brand Make-up Designory (MUD). Students are equipped with a professional MUD branded kit and perform makeup looks ranging from bridal, theatrical to airbrush techniques.

Esthetics 103 Program

California

POWAY | CHULA VISTA | EL CAJON

900 Hours

Elevate your foundational knowledge with an additional 300 hours of Medical and Luxury Spa training. Gain invaluable skills in advanced peel training, mechanical exfoliation, damaged skin analysis and the latest innovative skincare techniques required to work in luxury Medical Spas.

Learn the art of eyelash extensions, brow shaping, luxury spa body wraps and aromatherapy. As the first U.S. School selected to partner with CIDESCO, Bellus students are also qualified to receive one of the world’s most prestigious, and internationally recognized, qualifications in Skin Care.

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Program Schedules

Program
Hours
Day Schedule
Day Schedule
Length (approx.)
Night Schedule
Night Schedule
Length (approx.)
Esthetics - California
600
Mon - Fri | 9am - 3:30pm
5 months
Mon - Fri | 5:00pm - 10:00pm
6 months
Esthetics - Kansas
1000
Mon - Fri | 9am - 4:30pm
8 months
Mon - Fri | 5:30pm - 10:30pm
9.5 months
Esthetics 102 - Kansas
1300
Mon - Fri | 9am - 4:30pm
10 months
Mon - Fri | 5:30pm - 10:30pm
12 months
Esthetics 103 - California
900
Mon - Fri | 9am - 3:30pm
7 months
Mon - Fri | 5:00pm - 10:00pm
10 months
Esthetics - California (Day Schedule)
Hours
Schedule
Length
600 Mon - Fri | 9am - 3:30pm 5 months
Esthetics - California (Night Schedule)
Hours
Schedule
Length
600 Mon - Fri | 5:00pm - 10:00pm 6 months
Esthetics - Kansas (Day Schedule)
Hours
Schedule
Length
1000 Mon - Fri | 9am - 4:30pm 8 months
Esthetics - Kansas (Night Schedule)
Hours
Schedule
Length
1000 Mon - Fri | 5:30pm - 10:30pm 9.5 months
Esthetics 102 - Kansas (Day Schedule)
Hours
Schedule
Length
1300 Mon - Fri | 9am - 4:30pm 10 months
Esthetics 102 - Kansas (Night Schedule)
Hours
Schedule
Length
1300 Mon - Fri | 5:30pm - 10:30pm 12 months
Esthetics 103 - California (Day Schedule)
Hours
Schedule
Length
900 Mon - Fri | 9am - 3:30pm 7 months
Esthetics 103 - California (Night Schedule)
Hours
Schedule
Length
900 Mon - Fri | 5:00pm - 10:00pm 10 months

4 Great Reasons to be an Esthetician

#1
You Can Make People Feel Good About Themselves
#2
Join an ever-growing Job Market
#3
Expand your services
#4
You Will Graduate in No Time

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