Laser Training
District of Columbia

Are you pursuing a career as an esthetician or want to work as a skin care specialist that performs laser procedures? To learn how to qualify in your state and acquire the training you need, you’ll need to learn about laser training programs at cosmetology schools. In fact, there are many quality care facilities that you should check out while comparing top programs. The Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery is a prime example of a facility with high marks from the medical community and patients alike. Our passion is helping beauty school students connect with the right school and the right training to make professional dreams come true.

To maximize your learning and earning potential, continue reading the information laid out below. We have the quick info you need to know up front: licensure, curriculum and other helpful insights that can impact your decision. Make sure to write down your questions about esthetician school laser training programs. Once you’re ready, just use the search box at the top of this page, or scroll through the list of schools below to request more information.

State License Requirements

Since laser hair removal requires the use of highly advanced equipment, you must complete an advanced training program and become an esthetician before starting your laser training. You need 600 hours of training to become a licensed esthetician, at which point you can attend an accredited laser technician program to learn how to perform laser hair removal.


Check out local licensing requirements:

District of Columbia Board of Barber and Cosmetology

Education Details

When comparing laser training programs in DC, you should how learning outcomes tie to curriculum before you make your decision. While other factors, such as financial aid, duration, and cost will make a difference; you want to be sure you set yourself up for success from the get-go. Some programs will offer additional skills that complement the core foundation. This can include acne treatments, skin rejuvenation, and skin tightening.

Most laser tech programs cover: •

  • Laser safety •
  • Acne reduction •
  • Spider vein •
  • Fat reduction •
  • Laser and IPL hair removal
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
3 Years
License Renewal Period

Once registered, you will submit this application for renewal every three years, with a $95 fee. This can be a good skillset to add to your resume if you are an esthetician, nurse, or cosmetologist. Training can take anywhere from a week, to a few months, or more, depending on the program you choose.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Laser Technician

A hair removal and skin care technician is in a perfect position to take advantage of several satisfying job options. For the independent spirit, self-employment. For the technician interested in patient care, a medical office. And, for the technician interested in the action of a salon atmosphere, a beauty salon and spa. A growing number of jobs are opening up for hair removal and skin care technicians in D.C., making for a good job outlook for those trained to enter the profession.

State board Contact Information

Washington, DC State Board of Barber Cosmetology
1100 4th Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
Board of Commission Phone Number: 202-442-4320
Fax Number: 202-698-4329
E-mail Address:

The Washington D.C. State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a District of Columbia cosmetology license.

Find the Beauty Schools in District of Columbia that interest you below,

Aveda Institute Washington DC

713 7th Street NW,
Washington, DC 20001

Program: Cosmetology

Hair Academy II

3705 Branch Ave,Lower Level - Iverson Mall
Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748

Program: Cosmetology

Hair Academy Cosmetology, Barber & Massage School

8435 Annapolis Road,
New Carrollton, MD 20784

Program: Cosmetology

Montgomery Beauty and Barber School

8736 Arliss Street,
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Program: Cosmetology

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