Someday I plan to own my own spa and thanks to the ACC Esthetics program, I am equipped with the knowledge, skills, and confidence that I need to make it happen!

Advanced Skin Esthetics (credit-free*)

Job Description

Estheticians provide skin treatments, hair removal, and other processes that help men and women maintain their personal appearance. Estheticians with advanced training can provide chemical exfoliation, microdermabrasion, lash and eyebrow tinting, and more. Estheticians have extensive knowledge of skin types, potential allergies, and other complications that may arise from treatments so they can make expert recommendations for each client. Work environment can vary from sterile to spa like, plush resorts to home-based businesses, as well as medical spas.

Program Description

The course curriculum will provide students the hands-on experience in chemical exfoliation, microdermabrasion, ultrasonic and hot stone facials, advanced waxing, body treatments, camouflage and airbrush makeup, basic aromatherapy, advanced facial massage, medical terminology, working in a medical environment, holistic and alternative skin care using other exfoliation techniques.

Upon successful completion of this program students will earn a certificate in Advanced Skin Esthetics.

Please be aware that students with previous convictions may find it difficult to secure employment within this field.


Payment Information

Total program cost is $4,300 which includes textbook and student skin care kit. Payment plans are available for this program. This program is CT SNAP and MASS WIOA approved. For more information or to register please contact Jessica Poirier at 860.253.3066 or

Admission Requirements

Students must have successfully completed the Basic Esthetics program or currently be working as an Esthetician to participate in this course.

Students must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED to enroll in this course. Students who participate in this program are required to have the ability to perform multiple body movements including range of motion of extremities to maneuver in small spaces to complete tasks. Sufficient physical endurance to complete assigned work and/or projects in clinical practice.

This program is CT SNAP and MASS WIOA approved.

Time Commitment

This 3 month program meets for 300 hours. The program includes 50 hours of classroom instruction and 250 hours of clinical instruction.

Employment Outlook

Advanced Estheticians earn an average of $51,000. These figures include part time workers.  Many advanced estheticians earn considerably more.  Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of skin care specialists is projected to grow 13% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than average for all occupations.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Contact

Jessica Poirier