Preparation class dates for National Examination

    Prep classes will be held at FACE FORWARD on Mondays

9:30am - 4:30pm

Why become NCEA Certified?

Standardization of educational requirements provided within the NCEA Certification Program support mobility of the skin care professional State-to-State and Internationally.    It is NCEA's goal to further define and convey standards of practice by raising the educational requirements of a skin care professional in the United States to 1200 hours.   Go to for more information

Who developed the NCEA Certification?

NCEA members including individuals, associations, and corporate members, all contributed to the development of the NCEA Certifaction through their participation at the NCEA meetings.  These meetings were the catalyst to provide standards for the skin care industry.  The development of the Esthetician Job Task Analysis was instrumental in providing the foundation for which the certification is based.  Go to for more information.

How long does the certification take?

The entire program can be completed in as little as 6-8 weeks.   In preparing for your career as a skin care professional, you realize that the day you stop learning, is the day you shouldn't be doing what you are doing.    Throughout this course, you will find out what you know, what you remember, and what you don't know.  Nothing in this course should be beyond your ability to master.  By allowing yourself the time to study, being patient with yourself and reviewing Suggested Reading materials your progress through the course will be successful.  Go to for more