Natural Aesthetics Practitioner Diploma



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600 Hours | 24 Credits | 30 Weeks Full-Time (NA) or 20 Weeks Accelerated (NA-FT) (Day)

50 Weeks Full-Time (Night) (NA)

SWINA’s Natural Aesthetics Practitioner program combines the most current skin care and anti-aging treatments with our natural wellness values. Our curriculum is designed to produce ‘fully conscious’ graduates who are in tune with both current market trends and clients’ energy.

Students learn more than 20 different facial protocols and become proficient in a wide variety of spa treatments and cosmetic applications. Makeup, tinting, and waxing are all part of our well-rounded curriculum. Our progressive program features instruction in many advanced skin care services which are not offered by most introductory programs. These services include microdermabrasion, microcurrent facials, chemical peels, and hot stone facials! In this program you will also be trained in holistic techniques such as reflexology, lymphatic drainage, aromatherapy, and kitchen Aesthetics.

In our up-leveled program you learn to treat clients’ specific skin care concerns and customize treatment plans for their goals, incorporating multiple product lines. Students gain valuable hands-on experience in our Student Day Spa as they develop and master their personal and professional skills.

SWINA readies all of our students to pass both the written and practical AZ State Board exams with a ‘mock test’. This training is excellent preparation for passing the actual licensing exams. All students are required to participate in both theory education and hands-on practical work on other fellow students, models, and clientele.

Title IV Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

SWINA offers a 10% concession on tuition for Certificates Of Excellence that are paid with cash in-full at the time of enrollment.**

*Application fees, books, materials, and supplies to be paid for separately and not included in the concession toward the total cost of tuition.
**Not to be combined with a ny other offer or scholarship.

Cosmetic Laser Technician Certificate



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180 Hours | 7 Credit Certificate | 7 Credits | 15 Weeks Full-Time

Our 180-hour Cosmetic Laser Technician certification program is ideal for already licensed aestheticians looking to expand their careers. With cosmetic laser technician training, you will become highly desirable to prospective employers as your skill set will be a diverse asset to any company! This training is also a valuable addition for students who are actively pursuing their aesthetics training at SWINA. Our program raises the bar for laser courses, with our graduates earning certificates as both laser technicians and certified Laser Safety Officers.

Our comprehensive laser instruction includes consultation skills, medical charting, and valuable hands-on training unlike any other offered in the Valley. With more than 100 hours of learning in our student laser clinic, you treat clients, fine-tune your skills, and hone your personal approach. Our students are in high demand with employers and graduate with the confidence to be ready to work as professional laser technicians.

Cosmetic Laser Technician Training Includes:

  • Hair Reduction
  • Spider Vein Reduction
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Ablative Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tightening
  • Wrinkle Reduction
  • Laser Peel
  • Acne Scar Reduction
  • Solar Lentigos (Age Spot) Reduction
  • Ephelis (Freckle) Reduction
  • Photofacial

This program consists of 180 hours, including 40 hours of Laser Didactic, 48 hours of Observation, and 92 hours of practice in Laser Hair Removal, Photofacial Rejuvenation, Pixel Skin Resurfacing, and Skin Tightening Procedures.

Title IV Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

SWINA offers a 10% concession on tuition for Certificates Of Excellence that are paid with cash in-full at the time of enrollment.**

*Application fees, books, materials, and supplies to be paid for separately and not included in the concession toward the total cost of tuition.
**Not to be combined with any other offer or scholarship.

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Advanced Skincare Practitioner & Cosmetic Laser Technician Diploma



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780 Hours | 31 Credits | 35 Weeks Full-Time (Day) | 55 Weeks Full-Time (Evening)

Our 780-hour program is ideal for students who want to become licensed aestheticians while earning a dual certification as a cosmetic laser technician, as well. It combines the curriculum of our 600-hour Natural Aesthetics Practitioner program with the additional coursework and hands-on training of our 180-hour Cosmetic Laser Technician program. These two certifications from Southwest Institute of Natural Aesthetics is a winning combination for a fulfilling and profitable career.

Once students complete the aesthetics portion of the program, they begin laser training. Our state-of-the-art program exceeds the stringent requirements of the Arizona Radiation Regulatory Agency (ARRA) by offering the required 40 hours of Laser and Intense Pulse Light training, plus many hours of clinical observations and hands-on treatments.

The Cosmetic Laser Technician certification program is a combination of lecture, observed procedures, and hands-on training during an internship that offers the student the unique opportunity of training in a real world setting, providing services to the public at SWINA’s beautiful Student Day Spa.

SWINA prepares all of our students to pass both the written and practical “mock” AZ State Board exams. This preparation offers a real life experience in passing the actual licensing exam. All students are required to participate in both theory education and “hands-on” practical work on fellow students, models, and clientele.

Title IV Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

SWINA offers a 10% concession on tuition for Certificates Of Excellence that are paid with cash in-full at the time of enrollment.**

*Application fees, books, materials, and supplies to be paid for separately and not included in the concession toward the total cost of tuition.

**Not to be combined with any other offer or scholarship.

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Natural Aesthetics & Master Massage Practitioner



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1000 Hours | 43 Credits | 14 Months Full Time | 29 Months Part Time

Our aesthetics program has grown out of our award winning Massage College and with our 1000-hour program, you have the opportunity to combine the best of both worlds, earning licenses as an aesthetician and a Master Massage Practitioner.

SWIHA’s Master Massage Practitioner diploma program exceeds the requirements for massage therapy training in nearly all states in the country. Graduates of this program are prepared with many holistic health tools to enter a mid-level professional position or begin their own practice. With all that you learn in the Master Massage Practitioner diploma program, you can take your gifts out into the world in a loving and profitable way.

Completed in as little as 14 months, full-time or 29 months, part-time, this 1000-hour program contains the entire core competencies required of a classically trained massage therapist. In addition, you choose added hours of training in two or more exciting primary specialty areas which resonate with you and your goals. By earning certification in these specialties, you gain an edge over other licensed massage therapists when applying for employment or starting a private practice. Choose from the following courses: Aromatherapy, Holistic Nutrition, Polarity, Spiritual Studies, Reflexology, Yoga Teacher Training, Reiki, Cranial Unwinding, Spa Management, and more!

With a full 300 hours of training over the state minimum requirement, it is clear why we call this our “Master” Massage Program. We truly help you become a master in the field of massage therapy. This one-of-a-kind program will lead you to creating the professional reality where you can touch lives, heal bodies, and live the life of your dreams.

Title IV Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

SWINA offers a 10% concession on tuition for Certificates Of Excellence that are paid with cash in-full at the time of enrollment.**

*Application fees, books, materials, and supplies to be paid for separately and not included in the concession toward the total cost of tuition.

**Not to be combined with any other offer or scholarship.

Aesthetics Master Educator Diploma



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600 Hours | 24.75 Credits | 37 Weeks Full-Time

This program is designed for students who are already licensed aestheticians. It will teach methods to become an effective aesthetics instructor.
As an existing licensed aesthetician, you can learn to become a highly effective Aesthetics instructor and join an aesthetics educational team! Students learn a combination of theory, lecture, and classroom practice to become successful aesthetics instructors, as well as become part of an aesthetics education program. Courses include class preparation, lesson planning, lecture/theory classes, and practical education, including clinic supervision. Student instructors are taught under the supervision of a licensed instructor.
Our 100-hour Life Coaching certification is included in this program. Life coaching introduces the shared philosophies and objectives for student-centered education and explores multiple tools for addressing different learning styles.
Graduates are qualified and well prepared to take the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology’s Instructor exam.

Title IV Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

SWINA offers a 10% concession on tuition for Certificates Of Excellence that are paid with cash in-full at the time of enrollment.**

*Application fees, books, materials, and supplies to be paid for separately and not included in the concession toward the total cost of tuition.

**Not to be combined with any other offer or scholarship.

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