CIDESCO Prep Course & Exam

The International Beauty Therapist Certification is the world’s most prestigious qualification in the field of Esthetics and Beauty Therapy. Comparable to a master’s degree in academics – it is the highest degree an esthetician can obtain, carrying a similar level of prestige.

For those licensed estheticians that are looking for increased income potential and the opportunity to become certified to practice  internationally in your craft our upcoming CIDESCO Prep Course is designed specifically for you.

The CIDESCO Prep Course & Exam will prepare you in following:

  • Skin analysis
  • Exfoliation
  • Massage
  • Mask therapy
  • Body analysis
  • Nutrition/diet plan
  • Exercising plan & demonstration
  • Hair removal – tweezing, hard wax, and soft wax
  • Brow and lash tinting
  • Body treatments
  • Electrotherapy for facial & body treatment
  • Information  and resources for CIDESCO written exam
  • Supply list for what is needed for the CIDESCO practical exam

The CIDESCO Prep Course is offered one time each year. The 60 hour course includes exam prep; and written and practical exam review. The CIDESCO Exam takes place over two days, after the prep course.


Prep Course: $1600


Exam: $600

Total= $2,200.00



CIDESCO Prep Course Prerequisites: must have a valid esthetics license (provide copy) plus three years of work experience.

CIDESCO Exam Prerequisites: must have a valid esthetics license (provide copy), three years of work experience plus completion of 60-hour CIDESCO Prep Course.


2020 CIDESCO Prep Course and Exam dates:

8- Day Prep Course:

Sunday, May 17 – Thursday May 21

8:30am – 4:30pm


Sunday, November 1, 2020, 9:00am-1pm (written review)

Sunday, November 8, 2020 – Monday, November 9, 8:30am-4:30pm (practical review)

Exam Dates:

Written: November 2 10:00am-12:00pm

Practical: November 15 8:30am-5:00pm