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Our Programs Offer a Variety of Certifications!

At AIB we offer a variety of certifications within our programs. We believe this sets us apart from other schools in our area. We are always adding more certifications for each program. Check back to see what else has been added for you to learn!

Cosmetology Certifications

As a student in our cosmetology program, you have the opportunity to learn these skills and receive a certification in them after completion.

Hair Color Certification*

This certification covers multiple levels of color application, in-depth color correction techniques, and advanced color blending. This certification also covers techniques in advanced coloring for ombre, color melt, and balayage along with high intense color applications. Want to become a hair color specialist? Click here!

Advanced Haircutting Certification*

This certification covers edgy in-style haircuts, shear over comb techniques, texturizing, clipper cuts, and trend-setting cuts (like the lob) that are used in the industry to produce runway results. Run the runway! Become a platform artist! Check out our program.

Hair Extension Certification* (Elective)

This certification covers the introduction to tape-in, micro-link, and fusion hair extensions. This elective course uses bulk or weft hair to create new looks with volume and length to design different styles. Become a hair extension specialist. Click here!

Makeup Artistry Certification With Make-up Designory (MUD) Makeup* (Elective)

This certification covers many aspects of makeup applications such as bridal, everyday wear, high definition, special effects (SFX), avant garde, camouflage, theatrical, and airbrush usage and application techniques. Master makeup artistry. Click here to learn more.

Bella Lash Classic Eyelash Extension Certification (Elective)

This certification covers training in the booming and in-demand art of eyelash application with medical grade individual eyelashes to add natural lash looks, adding length and volume to natural lashes. This certification is provided by Bella Lash after requirements have been met. Become a lash artist. Check out our program.

Salon and Spa Business Certification

You can learn salon and spa management, finance, and marketing. This includes social media presence and product sales. Get ready for the excitement of ownership in the beauty industry. Start your own business. Click here to learn about our program.

Skin Care Certifications

These certifications can be earned in our Skin Car program! It’s more than just facials, it’s about improving your clients’ skin over time.

Chemical Peel Certification*

Learn how to use chemical solutions to improve the texture and tone of the skin by removing the damaged outer layers. You can learn the application of Lactic, Salicylic, and Glycolic Acid peels. Every spa, salon, or medi-spa will want this service on their menu! Learn this scientific skin care service! Click here to learn more about our program.

Dinair® Airbrush Makeup Certification*

Every serious makeup artist must provide this service. Learn the various application techniques, education on color selection, assembling, and maintenance of your airbrush. A must have certification! Expand your makeup skill set! Check out our Skin Care program!

Full Body Wax Certification*

Waxing is hot. This certification can provide you the skills to perform hot and cold waxing services for your clients in all body areas. Become a waxing professional. Click here to learn more about our Skin Care program!

LED Light Therapy Certification*

LED Therapy improves circulation, collagen, and elastin production in the skin. Clients will love the feel of their skin after receiving this service and you’ll love providing it! Master the science of light therapy. Learn more about our Skin Care program.

Microdermabrasion Certification*

Microdermabrasion is the exfoliation of the outer layer of the skin that will result in the rejuvenation of the skin. Our program covers techniques utilizing both diamond and crystal machines. Polish and shine your education with microdermabrasion. Read more about our
Skin Care program!

Spa Coordinator Certification*

This certification can provide you the knowledge in the operations of a spa in a variety of areas needed to have a successful business. From salon marketing, client experience, retail product sales to employee management, you can learn it ALL! Become a business owner. Learn about our Skin Care program.

Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber Certification*

The Ultrasonic service utilizes sound waves to exfoliate the skin resulting in a more rejuvenated and younger feeling skin. The future of skin care is now! It’s more than just a facial, it’s a futuristic skin care service! Explore our Skin Care program.

Health and Wellness Certification*

Natural, organic, and homeopathic services are on the rise. This certification covers the areas of practice that cater to the aromatherapy, homemade scrubs, and masks. May also include an enriching field trip to a natural or organic retail supplier. Go beyond the basics, become knowledgeable in many areas of skin care! Explore our Skin Care program.

Brazilian Wax Certification* (Elective)

Some clients want all the hair removed from the personal area. Unlike the traditional wax, this certification can provide you the skills to achieve this result for your client. A great addition to your waxing services, especially in sunny Florida! Become a Brazilian wax specialist. Learn more about our Skin Care program.

Makeup Certification With Make-up Designory (MUD) Makeup* (Elective)

Learn to create your own canvas. Lean the latest techniques in high fashion, entertainment, bridal, airbrush makeup, and special effects (SFX). This certification can prepare you to enter the world of makeup with skills to get to work! Makeup is an ART! Master it. Click here to read about our Skin Care program.

Bella Lash Classic Extension Certification (Elective)

This certification will be issued by Bella Lash after completion of requirements. Learn the art of eyelash application with individual lash extensions applied to one individual natural lash adding length and curl. The hottest service today! Learn more. Learn lashes. Check out our Skin Care program.

Clinical Skin Care Certifications

Step into the world of medical skin care procedures! You can earn these certifications in our Clinical Skin Care program.

Camouflage Makeup Therapy Certification*

Many clients that visit dermatologist’s offices and medical spas have had procedures that require advanced makeup techniques to cover tattoos, scars, bruises, and other blemishes. This certification can prepare you to meet their needs. Give more to your clients! Learn camouflage makeup artistry. Learn about our Clinical Skin Care program.

Jessner Peel Certification*

This advanced chemical peel applied in layers is stronger that the peels taught in our Skin Care Program. This can remove the top layer of epidermis, acne, fine lines, and hyperpigmentation. Refresh and renew the skin and your service menu. Explore our Clinical Skin Care program.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Certifications*

Learn how to detox a client’s lymph nodes with this massage. Your client will feel the results of an improved immune system. Expand your knowledge base. Add lymphatic drainage service to your menu! See our Clinical Skin Care program curriculum here.

Medical Terminology Certification*

Learn the terms used in plastic surgery, dermatologist’s offices, and medi-spas with this certification. Be more effective in communicating with your clients with the understanding of these medical terms. Learn the lingo of your new business. Check out our Clinical Skin Care program.

Microcurrent Certification*

Also known as the “lunchtime facelift” you can learn on these advanced machines how to tighten muscles and skin on the face. Clients leave feeling refreshed and invigorated! The fastest way to feel younger! Learn how. Check out our Clinical Skin Care program.

Oxygen Facial Certification*

As people age, the oxygen levels in their body fall causing wrinkles and lines. This advanced treatment replenishes and detoxifies the skin. Very popular in the salon and medi-spa environments. Harness the power of oxygen on your service menu. Click here to learn about our Clinical Skin Care program.

Beta Hydroxy Acid Peel Certification*

This advanced clinical peel (lower in concentration than the Jessner) will tighten, smooth, firm, and brighten the skin. Clients may experience significant improvements after this peel. Another chemical peel to love! Add it to your skill set in our Clinical Skin Care program!

Master Waxer Certification*

This certification will develop skills necessary to speed wax (body, legs, and arms). More waxes in less time; time is money! Learn more, do more, earn more. Click here to explore Clinical Skin Care program!

Clinical Spa Coordinator Certification*

Do you have a desire to manage in a clinical setting? This certification can help you gain knowledge in the operations of a medi-spa. You can be prepared to assist the estheticians and medical staff in various aspects of daily functions in this type of facility. Your future in business management can start here! Check out our Clinical Skin Care program!

Sanitas Skincare Training Certifications

This certification will be issued by Sanitas and will vary from product knowledge and advanced peels to retailing. These certifications are offered quarterly by the company. Any graduate not attending a class is allowed back after graduation to attend a training class by Sanitas. Learn the tools of the trade in depth! Click here to learn more about our Clinical Skin Care program!

Image Skincare Training Certification

This certification will be issued by Image and will vary from product knowledge to retail training. These certifications are offered quarterly by the company. Any graduate not attending a class is allowed back after graduation to attend a training class by Image. Product knowledge is key! Click here to learn more about our Clinical Skin Care program!

Makeup Certification With Make-up Designory (MUD)* Makeup (Elective)

Makeup is an art that needs to be mastered to look professional! You can become certified in a variety of makeup applications like airbrush, special effects (SFX), and every day. Makeup artistry is in demand. Explore the Clinical Skin Care program!

Bella Lash Classic Extension Certification (Elective)

This certification will be issued by Bella Lash after completion of requirements. Learn the art of eyelash application with individual lash extensions applied to one individual natural lash adding length and curl to natural lashes. Lovely lashes! Extend your skills. Click here to explore the Clinical Skin Care program!

Nail Technology Certifications*

The world of nails is always changing. From encapsulations to different types of nail extensions and the ever-popular French tip, your day is never the same! You can learn these certifications in our Nail Technology program.

Advanced Nail Enhancements Certification*

Learn to sculpt the latest nail shapes: ballerina, stiletto, edge, and the perfect French application. You can be a cut above the rest with this certification. Nails that are 100% on point are in demand. Learn the trends. Check out our Nail Technology program.

Nail Art Design Certification*

Learn 3D, bow and flower, rhinestone placement, hand painting, gel polish designs, encapsulation techniques, and whatever else is currently HOT in the nail industry! These trends are always changing, be up to date! Learn them all in our Nail Technology program.

Spa Therapy Specialist Certification*

Learn advance spa manicures and pedicures. These treatments include hot stones and paraffin wax. There’s more to pretty hands and feet than nails, treat your guests! Learn more about our Nail Technology program.

Gel Nail Specialist Certification*

Learn the art of sculpting and tip overlays with gel, which strengthens and promotes growth of natural nails. Clients who do not desire acrylic enhancements will love gel! Create something beautiful and sculpted for your clients! Check out our Nail Technology program.

Full Specialist Certifications

Combine the power of skin care and nail technology! You can learn these certifications and enjoy putting them to practice in our Full Specialist program.

Advanced Nail Enhancements Certification*

Learn to sculpt the latest nail shapes including ballerina, stiletto, edge, and the perfect French application. These styles are super trendy! Education on fleek. Learn these styles in our Full Specialist program.

Nail Art Design Certification*

3D nails, bows and flowers, rhinestone adornments, and more! We’re covering the hottest nail art and design trends in this certification. Your nail chair is about to blow up with the hottest designs. Click here to learn more about our Full Specialist program.

Spa Therapy Specialist Certification*

Hot stones, paraffin wax, and more! These types of luxury treatments aren’t limited to the massage world. You can learn advanced spa manicure and pedicure treatments. Treat yourself (and your guests!) when you learn these certifications in our Full Specialist program.

Gel Nail Specialist Certification*

Overlay, sculpt, use tips, and promote the growth of the natural nail! Gel is one of the trendiest types of manicures and artificial nail enhancement. Master gel nails and become a trend expert! Learn about our Full Specialist program.

Chemical Peel Certification*

Improve the texture and look of the skin utilizing specialized chemical solutions. Learn the application of Lactic, Salicylic, and Glycolic Acid Peel. High-end treatments, here you come! Add peels to your service menu and help your clients feel brand new! Learn them in our Full Specialist program.

Dinair® Airbrush Makeup Certification*

Airbrush makeup is what’s hot in Hollywood. You can learn the setup, cleanup, maintenance, and application techniques required for airbrush makeup artistry. Prime and airbrush your future flawlessly! Add airbrush to your skill set in our Full Specialist program.

Full Body Wax Certification*

Soft, smooth skin is never out of style. The Florida scene won’t change that any time soon! This certification can teach you how to perform both hot and cold waxing services for all areas of the body. Become a waxing pro! Learn more about our Full Specialist program.

LED Light Therapy Certification*

LED Therapy is a fairly new and scientific way of treating the skin. This therapy improves circulation and promotes collagen and elastin production in the skin. The science behind skin care is fascinating. You can learn it all in our Full Specialist program.

Microdermabrasion Certification*

Microdermabrasion is skin exfoliation to the max. You can learn how to perform the service using both diamond and crystal machines. Shine up your skill set with microdermabrasion! Explore our Full Specialist program.

Spa Coordinator Certification*

Have you dreamed of managing a spa? You can learn the daily operations of a successful spa with this certification. Marketing, client experience, product sales, and employee management are all covered. Become a boss. Get info about our Full Specialist program.

Ultrasonic Skin Scrubber Certification*

You can learn how to use the power of sound to exfoliate the skin. The future of skin care is at your finger tips. Learn how to succeed in the future of beauty in our Full Specialist program.

Health and Wellness Certification*

The demand for spa and salon professionals who utilize natural, organic, and homeopathic services is climbing. Learn how to cater to your clients using aromatherapy and homemade scrubs and masks. This certification may include a field trip to an organic or natural retailer!
It’s all about what your clients want! Learn how to provide a variety of services in our Full Specialist program.

Brazilian Wax Certification * (Elective)

Intimate waxing services will be in style as long as the bikini is. This certification can teach you the skills necessary to add this waxing service to your beach-ready menu. Learn how to provide a full body waxing experience! Check out our Full Specialist program.

*Certificates are issued by American Institute of Beauty, Inc. as completion of each area of training.

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