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First CIDESCO beauty training school in Jamaica providing students in their pursuit of excellence in the industry with quality standards in training.

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Clinical Skincare

Clinical Skincare

Microneedling taught here at The Face Place Institute

Course Overview


To provide students with the advanced knowledge of skincare procedures to meet National and International standard requirements in becoming a certified and licensed Clinical Aesthetician. The program prerequisite is a certificate in general beauty therapy or skincare and aesthetics.


1 Review the physiology and histology of the skin
2 Fitzpatrick Phototypes
3 Inflammation and Wound Healing
4 Understanding and treating Acne (causes and types)
5 understanding and treatment of hyperpigmentation (melanocytes and melanogenesis)
6 Conducting a comprehensive skin analysis

Course Units




Focus on biological and environmental causes of aging. Aging process of skin and muscle and how to slow down the hands of time using microcurrent.


Covers Glycolic, Lactic Acid , Salicylic Acid and Mandelic Acid. We discuss other AHAs as well. We will focus on how these different peels affect the skin physiologically and who is a candidate for each.  Focus on the chemistry of the peels and the correct and safe application of each as well as contraindications and precautions.

3.  HOW TO USE PHOTOTHERAPY (Light Emitting Diodes)

Knowledge of the different colors of light and their nanometers (wavelength).
How the different nanometers effect and benefit the skin and how they can be used in different skin treatments eg. Acne, Hyperpigmentation, Anti Aging


This modality is still one of the most commonly practiced modality in a skin care clinic. We will focus on the benefits and correct usage of the machine and how it can be coupled with other modalities for the greatest effect. Comparison of mechanical vs chemical exfoliation and when they can be used together.

5. WART REMOVAL ( Skin Tags)

Skin Tags are made up of loose fibrous tissue and hang from the surface of the skin. They vary in size from a grain of rice to a pea. Removal using electro- cauterization.

Course Details


Class Days: Mondays and Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Course Hours: Course duration is 2 weeks.

Course Cost: Course cost is $150,000 JMD

Course Dates


Our next cluster class are:

September 5 – 13, 2022 || October 25 – November 02, 2022 || November 14 – 22, 2022.


*Due to the COVID -19 pandemic and the Jamaican government mandated business days and hours, some of our course dates and class times may be affected. Please contact our office to confirm start dates and times for courses.



The units outlined in this course are NCTVET curriculum based units. Upon completion of this course, The Face Place Institute certificate is awarded. The Face Place certification are clustered units from the NVQJ qualification plan.

Supply List


The Face Place Institute will provide student kits for each topic at a cost of $20,000 JMD. Please contact our office to purchase.