CIDESCO ReadinessCIDESCO Readiness Certificate
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CIDESCO Readiness Certificate program is designed for
the licensed esthetician or licensed cosmetologist who wants to examine for the
International CIDESCO certification. It provides the course work to support the CIDESCO exam prep class and CIDESCO examination.
With CIDESCO certification, the licensed esthetician is able to complete a massage program, certify as a massage therapist, complete a nail technician program and obtain a nail technician license. CIDESCO is the world’s largest major International Beauty Association.
Program enrollment requires a current Minnesota Cosmetology or Esthetics license.
Program Delivery Methods
Traditional in-class and hands-on training in state-of-the-art lab on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN
- Knowledge and skills needed for body assessment and body treatments
- Knowledge and skills to assist clients with diet and exercise
- Cosmetic product ingredients
Program Requirements Guides
View the Program Requirement Guide to learn about Minimum Program Entry Requirements, Recommended Course Sequence and Program Outcomes:
View all course descriptions
Textbook and Supply Costs
Students should expect to spend approximately $1900.00 for esthetics books and supplies (ESTH 1645, 1650 & 1651). Tuition, college fees, and books required for remaining courses are not included in this cost. Items can be purchased in the College Bookstore. Financial aid must have been completed.
Current Minnesota Esthetics or Cosmetology License
Students must bring a copy of their license on the first day of class. A copy will be added to the students’ permanent file.
- Medical offices
- Fitness centers
- 5-star resort spas
- Cruise ships
- Graduates will have determined a topic for the CIDESCO special project.
- Graduates will have prepared their CIDESCO special project for presentation during the exam.
- Graduates will be prepared to take the International CIDESCO practical and written exam.
Meet the Faculty
Saint Paul College's Esthetician Program is a CIDESCO school. This means the program is allowed to prepare candidates for the CIDESCO examination.
Comite International d' Esthetique et de Cosmetologie
Web site: www.cidesco.com