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Interested in a beautiful career that specializes in treating and beautifying the skin? Here at TPCA, as a future esthetician, you will be trained in our classic European-style facial techniques along with the latest skincare innovations and technologies.


As a proud School Partner of DERMALOGICA, MAKE UP FOREVER, BIO-THERAPEUTIC and BERODIN our esthetics program can teach you techniques to purify, balance, and renew the skin, the artistry of make-up application, and advanced waxing. Not to mention lash extensions, which is very much in trend in today’s beauty industry.


Our program focuses on personalized attention in a state-of-the-art facility so you get to learn and practice your trade in a realistic spa/salon setting and develop your marketing and communication skills that will help you obtain your first job, attract clients, and build your own business.


We’re proud to be offering a curriculum infused with technical training from industry leaders in skincare, makeup, and hair removal.

How Long Will It Take?


Esthetics is a 750-hour program that can be completed in about 7 to 10 months depending if you choose a full-time or part-time course.




Full-time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Part-time Fast Track: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Part-time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Training Breakdown:


Our future skincare professionals are guided through three (3) phases, with each phase taking on more advanced techniques, building real-world skills and confidence as they progress through each stage.


Phase I:


Allows you to learn the fundamentals in a classroom setting, practicing techniques on mannequin heads and fellow classmates while a dedicated instructor guides you every step of the way.


Phase II:


  • Practice on real clients in a real, assimilated salon/spa environment

  • Improve your skill with the help of a dedicated instructor to eventually develop speed and work independently (under the supervision of your instructor) to start your career.

  • Learn advanced techniques


Phase III:


  • Continue rendering services independently under the supervision of your instructor

  • Prepare a career portfolio

  • Prepare to pass the State Board test


Technical Areas Covered Include:


  • Skin Analysis

  • Customized treatment protocols

  • Ingredient Technology

  • Prescriptive Retailing

  • Makeup Techniques

  • Lash Extensions

  • And much more!


How much will it cost me?

Tuition & Supply Costs


Tuition $8,000

*Application Fee $100

*Supply Fees $1,550

*Sales Tax $127.88

Financial Assistance Available to Those Who Qualify.