Fort Myers, FL
Now Approved for Veterans Training
4387 Colonial Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33966
For school information call 855-301-2203
Florida Academy is an Award Winning Cosmetology, Massage, Skin Care and Nail School located in Fort Myers, Florida.
A new career in as little as 36 weeks!
At Florida Academy our extensive 36 week Cosmetology curriculum teaches you to become a designer, not just a hairdresser. We believe that hair design is an artistic expression with color and texture, and is rooted in the basic elements of form. Florida Academy has achieved the designation by REDKEN as a REDKEN PREIMERE SCHOOL and, as such, you will learn the most advanced color techniques and formulations along with REDKEN's groundbreaking superior styling products that translate to the latest trends in style.
A new career in as little as 8 weeks!
At Florida Academy we offer the most comprehensive and hands on experience in the area. Students will spend the 8 week course working in a state of the art salon. The Nail technician program is partnered with YOUNG NAILS, so as a student you will be working with the latest and upcoming products. Working with YOUNG NAILS will give you the edge you need when starting your nail technician career.
Careers as nail technicians offer flexible work schedules, pleasant working conditions, and the opportunity to meet and service new people. Since people view nail services as a necessity not a luxury, licensed nail technicians have a bright career outlook.
Approved for Veterans Training
Financial Aid available to those who qualify!
A new career in as little as 11 weeks
Skin Care as a Career
The aging of the general population, coupled with ever increasing affluence and the strong emphasis society places on looking good, have all combined to provide explosive growth in the Skin Care/Facial Specialist field. People trained to provide the specialized services of this profession are generally called Estheticians. Our up-to-the-minute training program is structured to provide our students with the very latest information on the Skin and its Care and to train them how to perform the latest - most in demand - Procedures and Services.
We are equipped with the newest - most modern equipment on the market, including High Frequency, Galvanic and Micro-Dermabrasion machines, enabling us to train our students how to provide electronic therapy treatments, as offered in the most prestigious and up-to-date spas, salons and medical facilities.
Our program of study concentrates on the following areas:
• Anatomy and Physiology of the face, head and neck
• Facial massage and toning
• Infection control, sanitation and sterilization
• Nutrition, skin analysis and cleansing
• Skin disorders and therapies for their treatment
• Skin peels and Micro-Dermabrasion
• Facial treatments, makeup techniques and superfluous hair removal
• Training in the use of the latest and most sophisticated electronic equipment
• Body Wraps
• Chemistry and analysis of skin care products
• Client consultation and preparation
• Professionalism, salesmanship, business training and Florida Law
Students can complete this intensive training program at our school, which is licensed by the Florida Department of Education, in as little as 11 weeks.
We offer both day and evening classes, which meet Monday through Friday plus a part-time program that meets 2-3 times per week. New classes begin every 5 to 6 weeks.
Upon graduation, our students receive a Florida State Registration without taking a State Board Examination.
A new career in as little as 20 weeks
Massage Therapy as a Career
Massage therapy is a promising and profitable profession in today's health and wellness industry. Being a massage therapist is a career of caring and compassion. Not only will you be able to follow your passion, but you will be able to improve the well-being of your clients on a day-to-day basis.
Our students are instructed through theory and techniques from a diverse number of courses. Some of our courses include:
• Swedish massage basics
• Anatomy, physiology and pathology
• Oriental studies
• Sports massage
Our training program also includes working in our student clinic. You will carry out all duties as a professional with clients. Get the experience and confidence you need to succeed.
You are invited to stop by our school for a tour and to hear more about these career opportunities. We are also happy to arrange for you to sit in our classes, at no cost or obligation, so you can better understand what our training is all about - as well as observe first-hand the quality of instruction we offer.
To assist our graduates in finding the jobs they deserve - Florida Academy has a full-time Director of Placement on our staff. In fact, our Placement Department has a list of local employers who are looking for graduates today!
Florida Academy is a member of:
• Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges
• American Aestheticians Education Association
• American Association of Cosmetology Schools
• Florida State Massage Therapy Association
• American Massage Therapy Association - Council of Schools
• Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals
• International Massage Association
• The Hospital Based Network
• Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce
• Better Business Bureau of West Florida Inc.
• Council on Occupational Education (COE)