If you are interested in working in the aesthetics industry, careers with an aesthetics license are much more readily available. In fact, the alternative of not getting your license is really not a viable one at all. If what you are looking for is career advancement and more opportunities to make money in this exciting field, you will be interested in learning more about DSI Academy licensing programs.
DSI Academy offers several programs aimed at preparing students for the state board exam. Each program is specifically tailored to the certification requirements.
DSI Academy offers three programs of study directed toward fulfilling Virginia, Washington D.C., and Maryland state requirements, respectively:
- 600 Hour Basic Aesthetics Certification Course
- 600 Hour Master Aesthetics Certification Training Course
- 400 Hour Master Instructor Certification Training Course
- 150 Hour Nail Technician Certification Training Course
State Board Laws for Aesthetics, Instructor and Nail Technician
Working legally as an aesthetician (esthetician) Instructor and Nail Technician in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. requires holding a standard license. Furthermore, Virginia and Washington, D.C. aestheticians are also now required to hold a master license in order to perform more advanced skin care treatments.
Licensing Aspiring aestheticians and Nail Technicians must complete coursework and pass a state exam to acquire a license. Applicants for an instructor license must possess an Aesthetician license.
Coursework: A standard aesthetician license and master license each requires at least 600 hours of instruction and Instructor Training Program requires 400 hours and Nail Techncian will require 150 hours. Please see each program page for a complete list of required courses.
Exam: The State Board administers a theory and practical exam for both types of licenses.