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Success Center

Your Success is Our Mission!

We are proud to announce our 2010 Pass Rates for SWINA graduates taking their State Board Exams:

Theory Exam


Practical Exam


All graduates of Southwest Institute of Natural Aesthetics receive our life-long commitment of job placement assistance, entrepreneurial and career coaching, resume assistance, full licensing support for aesthetics and laser, and much more. We take great pride in everyone who chooses SWINA, and we strive to do whatever possible to assist you in gaining success.

In 2009, we reported the following job placement statistics for our Aesthetics Graduates

Natural Aesthetics


Natural Aesthetics (Evening)


Natural Aesthetics & Laser Technician 800 Hours


Laser Technician


Get Hired!

The Success Center is your employment resource – we want to help you take your gifts out into the world in a loving and profitable way.

We Provide Support For

  • Job listings
  • Resum development
  • Job fairs and events
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Paid contract events
  • Portfolio assistance

We have been awarded Best Job Placement Practices for 2003-2004, 2005-2006, and 2007-2008!

As an accredited Aesthetics Institute, we are held to a 70% minimum by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET).

Some Spas in the Valley in Which We Have Placed SWINA Graduates

  • Royal Palms Resort and Spa
  • AZ Laser – Skin Rejuvenation Center
  • American Laser Center
  • Skinovative Spa
  • Village Spa at Gainey
  • Vanity on Mill
  • 20 Lounge
  • Dolce Salon and Spa
  • Massage Envy Spa
  • European Wax Centers
  • Hand and Stone Spa
  • UIta Spa
  • Hyatt Resort
  • Sanctuary Resort

Start Your Own Business!

We Provide Support For

  • Marketing material development
  • Room rentals and equipment sales
  • Information on insurance and licensing

Career Opportunities for Aesthetic Practitioners

There are many career opportunities that are available when you become a well trained licensed aesthetician. Some of the opportunities include:

  • Skin care specialist in a salon, skin care center, day/destination spa, medical setting
  • Aesthetics director
  • Spa manager or director
  • Business owner (spa, salon etc.)
  • Skin care educator
  • School educator
  • Distributor educator
  • Business consultant for skin care centers
  • Product analyst for manufactures
  • Manufacturer?s representative
  • Trade publication editor or writer
  • Conference educator, speaker
  • Makeup specialist, salon, spa, skin care center
  • Makeup buyer
  • Makeup specialist, bridal
  • Makeup artist for commercial photography, film, video, television, or runway
  • Camouflage makeup specialist
  • State Board inspector and examiner or Board member
  • Membership representative, liaison for skin care association

Get Connected! Directory of SWINA/SWIHA trained practitioners. Build your bio on to promote your services/businesses. These sites are strictly for our graduates to post bios, to give the community access to the many talents our graduates take out into the world.

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