This program provides 320 hours of comprehensive training in Electrolysis Permanent Hair Removal in addition to basic training. Theoretical training covers the biological study of the foundations of the skin and hair, and the modalities of Thermolysis, Electrolysis, and the Blend. Students will receive Theoretical training and be tested on the following subjects: Anatomy, Endocrinology, Bacteriology, Dermatology, Sterilization, Electricity, Follicle insertions and treatment. Clear demonstration and practical training on computerized equipment will be provided. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to apply for Licenses in the State of Florida. The Institute will assist in the selection of equipment necessary to practice Electrolysis, and/or career placement for graduates per their request.
EP-101 Introduction to the field of Electrolysis: (13 hrs.)
Three modalities of Permanent Hair Removal are Thermolysis, Electrolysis, and Blend. History of Permanent hair removal and general treatment Procedures.
EP-102 Electricity-Principles of Electricity and Epilator: (5 hrs.)
Principles of electrology and epilator equipment functions and adjustments.
EP-103 Integumentary System (skin and appendages): (10 hrs.)
History & Trichology of the skin, hair, and nails
EP-104 Neurology and Angiology: (10 hrs.)
Study of the Nerves & Vascular system, primary functions of the vascular and circulatory system, and the study of the two sub-systems that participate in circulation
EP-105 Endocrinology: (10 hrs.)
The study of the endocrine system and related diseases. The hormone producing glands, their influences over many other glands, and how disorders and medications effect hair growth.
EP-106 Biology of Hair Growth: (10 hrs.)
The intricate structure and development of the hair follicle and the factors involved in hair growth and technical analysis.
EP-107 Skin Assessment: (15 hrs.)
Study of the types, effects of specific currents, and effects of temporary removal. Be able to recognize the appearance of the skin and distinguish the different types in order to correctly use the machine settings
EP-108 Blood Borne Pathogens: (10 hrs.)
Study of blood borne pathogens with emphasis on Hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and the legal and moral obligations to take necessary precautions for preventing the spread of diseases.
EP-109a Bacteriology & Sterilization: (10 hrs.)
Microbiology of the skin, Sanitation and Safety Producers including demonstrations in accord with 59R-56.001
EP-109b PCOS/Insulin Resistance & other metabolic conditions: (2 hrs.)
Affecting hirsutism and hypertichosis.
EP-110 Clinic/Office Management: (10 hrs.)
Client relations, communications, professional ethics, and management issues. Different aspects of managing a clinic or office.
EP-111 Laws & Rules: (10 hrs.)
Study of the rules under chapter 478, 455 FS. Study of electrolysis standards, training, registration, and licensure.
EP-112 Consultations: (5 hrs.)
Oral and Written Client/ Practitioner, Telephone, and office.
EP-113 Practical Hours: (180 hrs.)
Coordination Skill with Probe Holder, Tweezers/Forceps, Insertions, Sanitation/ Sterilization Procedures. Hands on equipment (Electrolysis, Thermolysis, Blend) Client pre/post treatment assessment, general treatment procedures, and consultation.
EP-114 Audio Visual: (10 hrs.)
Electrolysis, Thermolysis, and Blend Video’s.
EP-115 Review: (10 hrs.)
State Board Exam Preparation & Review.