Electrolysis & Laser Hair Removal Technician Program

by FAMA,

Dual Licensing: Double your range of opportunities and career potential.

Learn the theory and technical skills needed to perform laser hair removal treatments.

Introduction

FAMA’s Electrolysis Diploma meets all State of Florida requirements. Those who successfully complete the 320 clock hours of theoretical and practical training in laser hair removal courses will be awarded an Electrolysis Diploma that allows them to sit for the IBEC licensing exam. After passing the exam, the applicant must then pass the CME Laser Certification exam, which is given by SCMHR (Society for Clinical and Medical Hair Removal). Upon successful completion of both exams, the student will be a licensed Electrologist and Certified Laser Technician.

Course Cost

Tuition Fee: $3,450
Registration Fee Due Today: $150

Books and Materials: $285
Lab Fee: $175
Total Cost: $4,060

Program Overview

The program curriculum delves into the different methods of electrolysis, including Thermolysis, Galvanic Electrolysis, and Blend Method. Your classroom sessions will cover the physiology of skin tissue and the functions of the endocrine system since it’s linked to abnormalities that cause excessive hair growth. Students spend most of their time in the electrolysis training program in clinical labs working hands-on with electrolysis and laser equipment where they apply the lessons learned in the classroom under the careful guidance of an experienced instructor.

FAMA’s Electrolysis Diploma meets all State of Florida requirements. Students who successfully complete the 320 clock hours of theoretical and practical laser hair removal training courses will be awarded an Electrolysis Diploma that allows them to sit for the IBEC licensing exam. After passing the exam, the applicant must then pass the CME Laser Certification exam, which is given by SCMHR (Society for Clinical and Medical Hair Removal). Upon successful completion of both exams, the student will be a licensed Electrologist and Certified Laser Technician

Electrolysis course completion is a prerequisite for earning the following professional designations:

  • CME: Clinical Medical Electrologist
  • CCE: Clinical Certified Electrologist
  • CPE: Certified Practical Electrologist

Career Paths

  • Laser Tech in a Medical Office
  • Laser Tech in a Laser Center
  • Trainer for a Laser Manufacturer
  • Independent Contractor

Admission Requirements

  • Students must show proof that they are 16 years of age or older.
  • Any student under the age of 18 must have his/her Enrollment Agreement signed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • To operate esthetic equipment and perform clinical tasks with ease and dexterity, applicants must have full use of their physical extremities as well as good eyesight and the ability to carry more than 10 pounds as necessary.
  • The student will then complete an application, show proof of age, and present the proper high school or high school equivalency documents.
  • The registration process is complete when the student has signed an enrollment agreement.
  • All tuition and fees must be paid in full prior to the first day of the laser hair removal class unless an installment payment plan has been executed and signed by the authorized parties.

Graduation and Licensing Requirements

  • To earn an Electrolysis Diploma, students must complete 320 hours of theoretical and clinical training (Lecture Hours: 120, Clinical Lab Hours: 200), including all required courses, examinations, homework, and special assignments. All hours and services are required by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Medicine, Electrolysis Council
  • To graduate, a student’s records must reflect Satisfactory Academic Progress based on achieving an overall attendance level of at least 80% while earning a cumulative passing grade of 75 or higher.
  • To become a laser hair removal technician, graduates are eligible to register for the Electrologist licensing exam (IBEC) and, upon passage, the CME Laser Certification exam given by SCMHR.