ETC317 - Skin Care III

Outline information
Schools offering this subject
Last revision date Jun 25, 2019 2:38:20 PM
Last review date Jun 25, 2019 2:38:20 PM

Subject Title
Skin Care III

Subject Description
Students will learn about advanced skin treatments including, microdermabrasion enzyme peels, AHA treatments, ampoule treatments, benefits and contra-indications of a variety of electrotherapy treaments such as photo-bio stimulation, indirect high frequency, vacuum suction and spray machine.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate different massage techniques for various skin conditions;
  2. Practise safety precautions when using electrical machines;
  3. Improve skin condition by applying specialized treatments for various skin conditions such as couperose, acne, sun damage and sensitivity;
  4. Perform specialty treatments such as eye treatments, neck treatments using ampoules;
  5. Explain the lymphatic and circulatory systems as they impact on advanced esthetics treatments;
  6. Perform specialized facial techniques, using various electrical units such as vacuum suction and spray machine;
  7. Operate a high frequency unit within a facial in a safe and secure manner using direct and indirect method;
  8. Perform practical techniques, with the exception of massage, while wearing vinyl gloves;
  9. Demonstrate professionalism in image, station set-up and conduct;
  10. Demonstrate the ability to accurately follow directions both verbal and written;
  11. Demonstrate the ability to work within assigned time frames to meet deadlines.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.