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Beauty Therapy Diploma (RPL)

Formally referred to as PG or "Post Graduate Beauty Therapy Diploma" Now referred to as RPL or "Recognized Prior Learning"

The New Age Spa Institute holds the unique distinction of being the only internationally accredited institution capable of offering post-graduate estheticians two distinct pathways to attain the Beauty Therapy Diploma. This dual-path approach ensures that each esthetician can choose the path best suited to their needs and career aspirations.

For those seeking a swift route, we provide a 'Fast Track' option, a preparatory course that can be completed in just six days. Alternatively, there's a more extensive 'Comprehensive Refresher' course, encompassing the full CIDESCO curriculum and offering an immersive learning experience that can be completed in 10 months.

The goal of this program is to offer experienced Skin and Body Therapists, including Beauty Therapists and Estheticians, who have completed formal training and possess at least three years of practical experience in a Skin and Body Care Salon, Spa, or in a teaching capacity, the chance to obtain the esteemed CIDESCO International qualification.

60 Hours
May be completed in 6 days. Additional self-study and self-practice for CIDESCO international examination is required.
450 hours
May be completed in 10 months. Comprehsive refresher program that is exclusively offered at NASI, the only CIDESCO accredited center in Illinois.
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Beauty Therapy Diploma (RPL)

International Accredited Center in Des Plaines, Illinois

Additional Information About Obtaining Your Post Graduate Beauty Therapy Diploma

To become a CIDESCO Diplomate, you must be a licensed esthetician and have working experience as a beauty therapist for the past 3 years. The CIDESCO examination consists of a full day practical and a written examination. You also will be required to do a case study on any topic relating to the beauty industry.

The examination process for the Post Graduate Beauty Therapy Diploma includes a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) test, a practical examination, and an evaluation of the project with case histories.

This program is designed for the individual that feels they are well trained and comfortable with the topics listed above. Self-study and self-practice is required for 3 months after taking the course before the CIDESCO International Examination.

CIDESCO Classses Taught By CIDESCO Diplomates

Fast-Track Your Path To Becoming CIDESCO Certified.

Every candidate is required to undertake a minimum of 60 hours in a refresher course at a CIDESCO School or through a CIDESCO National Section. This course should be customized to address each candidate's specific requirements, guaranteeing comprehensive coverage of all topics in the CIDESCO Beauty Therapy Syllabus.

Additionally, candidates must conduct research and compose a Project assignment on a topic pertinent to the field of beauty therapy, which should be related to their Case Histories.

  • Swedish Body Massage Training 
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Body Analysis
  • Body Electrotherapy (faradic type machine, body galvanism, vacuum suction, and G5 massager)
  • Basic Manicure and Pedicure
  • Facial massage
  • Facial Electrotherapy (microcurrent, galvanic, vacuum suction, high frequency, and ultrasound)
  • Eyelash and Eyebrow Tinting
  • Waxing (hard and soft wax)
  • Makeup
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Knowledge

This dual-path approach ensures that each esthetician can choose the path best suited to their needs and career aspirations. For those seeking a swift route, we provide a 'Fast Track' option, a preparatory course that can be completed in just 6 days. Alternatively, there's a more extensive 'Comprehensive Refresher' course, encompassing the full CIDESCO curriculum and offering an immersive learning experience that can be completed in 10 months.

PROGRAM: 6 Day Post Grad DATE TIME COST
Sunday- Friday TBD 9:00am – 6:00pm $2,995

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Unlike professional licensure in the state of Illinois and other states of the United States, CIDESCO Diplomas do not require renewal and never expire.

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