Certified Esthetic and Laser School in Cape Coral, FL

Your future begins here.

Gulf Coast Academy offers programs for entry-level esthetics, advanced esthetics, laser hair removal, electrolysis, and more in Cape Coral, FL. Our training staff prepares students for state licensing exams. Using the latest technology in laser and esthetics, our facility offers all the training required to build your business and deliver leading results.

Take one step closer to your dream. Call Gulf Coast Academy at 239-949-0251 or connect with us online today.


Electrolysis/Laser and Light Based Hair Removal

Golf Coast Academy is a Florida Medical Board/Electrolysis Council approved training facility for the 320-Hour Combined Epilator, Laser and Light-Based Training Program in Cape Coral, FL. We offer an Electrolysis Council Approved 30-hour Laser & Light-Based Hair Removal Course for currently licensed electrologists licensed under the previous Needle-Type Epilation Training Program without a CME or certificate from a 30-hour laser & light-based training program.


Facial Specialist (Esthetician) Course

Esthetician licensing is directed towards students with interest in specializing in the study of skincare. Esthetics is a growing segment of the health and beauty industry, and qualified Estheticians are needed to perform facial treatments, waxing and cosmetic make-up services. Gulf Coast Academy, Inc. follows Florida’s 220 hours of hands-on training and theory requirements.

Esthetician training programs offer a fast and flexible way to learn everything about skincare. These programs offer practical, hands-on training and teach students how to make skin radiantly beautiful through courses in:

  • Alternative Facial Techniques
  • Customized Facials
  • ExfoliationFacial Machines
  • Facial Massage
  • Skin Analysis
  • And More!

Advanced Esthetics Course

This Continuing Education Course in Cape Coral, FL trains students to perform Dermaplaning, Microneedling and Advanced Peels.



Microneedling is a procedure that inserts microscopic punctures on the surface of the skin. This treatment restores a youthful, plump, and healthy look to a patient’s face and is the latest trend in skin rejuvenation to fight against aging effects.

Microneedling Courses prepare estheticians to:

  • Identify the clinical uses of Microneedling
  • Identify contraindications
  • Understand liability issues
  • Explain pre-treatment and post-treatment care
  • And More!


Dermaplaning is an ideal solution for clients looking for an effective treatment with no adverse effects or downtime for recovery. This procedure is simple and painless, making it a common and highly sought-after treatment.

Dermaplaning is a safe, painless procedure that exfoliates the surface of the skin while removing small, fine hairs (called vellus) many refer to as peach fuzz.

Dermaplaning Courses cover topics including:
  • Standardized procedures and protocols
  • Pre-treatment and post-treatment care instructions
  • Skin analysis
  • Hands-on techniques
  • And more!

Advanced Peels

Chemical peels can be light, moderate, or deep. As a licensed esthetician in Cape Coral, FL, your state license will likely limit you to light and moderate peels.

Advanced Training and Certification in Chemical Peels

This program includes both hands-on training and classroom work, explores different types of chemical peels and their differences and functions, along with contraindications to treatment and the management of adverse side effects.


Hydrafacials are a non-invasive, multi-step treatment that combine the benefits of next-level hydra dermabrasion, chemical peels, automated painless extractions, and a special delivery of Antioxidants, Hyaluronic Acid and Peptides. A HydraFacial is a treatment that uses patented technology to cleanse, exfoliate, extract and treat the skin.

Microblading and Permanent Makeup

Permanent makeup is a creative and growing industry that attracts individuals looking for a career in cosmetic tattooing. Permanent makeup is the use of tattoo artistry to apply permanent cosmetics.

Permanent Makeup Courses cover elements including:

  • Eye Liner
  • Eyebrow Tattoo (hair stroke)
  • Lip Liner
  • Microblading
  • Shading

Permanent Makeup Courses cover topics including:

Many permanent makeup artist training programs teach skills through in-class lectures and courses, as well as hands-on training in student clinic environments.

  • Safety, Sterilization & Sanitization
  • Procedure Room/Station Setup
  • Procedure Before & After Photography
  • Procedure After-Care
  • Needle Selection & Usage
  • And More!

Eye Lash Extensions

Each Eyelash Extension Course dives deep into every unique Lash method with 2 days of hands-on training and explanations of tools, products and techniques. To utilize time and education quality, each small class of students receives real experience with real models.

Permanent Makeup Courses cover elements including:

  • Eyelash Anatomy and Growth
  • Product and Tool Expertise
  • Top Tweezer Practices
  • Classic Lash Application Method
  • Isolation Techniques
  • Eye Taping
  • And more!

Additional Gulf Coast Academy Courses of Study

Out of State Students

We offer Continuing Education Programs to students from select States. Please verify with your State’s controlling Agency that licensure can be transferred as rules and regulations constantly change.

  • Advanced Medical Aesthetics
  • Botox and Dermal Filler Certification
  • 10 Hour CME Continuing Course

Contact Gulf Coast Academy today for custom training programs offered at reasonable costs. We assist in locating South West Florida housing accommodations.

Cape Coral's Most Trusted Certified Esthetic and Laser School

Gulf Coast Academy is the only certified Esthetic and Laser school in Cape CoralFlorida. Gulf Coast Academy Specializes in hands-on training preparing students for new careers in esthetics. Using the latest technology in laser and esthetics, our facility offers all the training required to build your business and deliver exceptional results.

Call Gulf Coast Academy at 239-949-0251 or connect with us online to discover why we are Cape Coral, FL’s most trusted Certified Esthetic and Laser School.