Gulf Coast Academy is the only certified Esthetic and Laser school near Lehigh Acres, Florida. Our state-of-the-art facility offers a high level of support from training staff and specializes in hands-on instruction to prepare students for successful esthetic and laser careers. We offer programs for entry-level esthetics, advanced esthetics, laser hair removal, electrolysis, and more.
Gulf Coast Academy | Lehigh Acres, Florida's Only Certified Esthetic and Laser School
Your future begins here.
Gulf Coast Academy offers some of the most sought-after qualifications in the Esthetic and Laser Industry. A state board exam must be passed in order to become licensed. We provide preparation assistance for the Certified Medical Electrologist exam. These certifications are prerequisites to being certified as a laser technician in Florida.
Flexible Study Modes
A career in the Esthetic and Laser industry can be an early decision for some or a later in life career change for others. With this in mind, Gulf Coast Academy offers full-time, part-time and fast-track study modes to suit everyone.
We have an Electrolysis and Laser Technician Course approved by The Florida Electrology Council, as well as a Facial Specialist course. We offer advanced training courses to ensure students have the experience and training required for today’s fast-growing Esthetics practices. We offer Advanced Esthetics in Spanish!
Gulf Coast Academy Courses
Botox & Dermal Filler Certification Course
Available in an Introduction 1 day 8-hour Botox and dermal filler certification class or a 2-day Advanced Clinical Class.
This course provides professionals with certification for BOTOX® and injectable dermal fillers. This course offers didactic theory and hands-on instruction which allows healthcare professionals to immediately incorporate these aesthetic procedures into a new or existing practice.
Please call 239-949-0251 for additional course descriptions and pricing information.
Facial Specialist (Esthetician) Course
Esthetics is a career that requires extensive knowledge in several subjects. Because esthetics is primarily a hands-on business, the majority of education is devoted to technique.
This course covers all components of the facial process including, but not limited to, Skin Analysis, Cleansing, Exfoliation, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Facial Massage, Deep Pore Cleansing, Use of Various Equipment, Masks, Specialized Treatments for specific skin problems, and Product Knowledge.
In addition to facials, practical classes also cover waxing and other various eyes, back, and hand treatments.
Electrolysis/Laser and Light-Based Hair Removal
Clients with the desire to permanently remove hair from their body specifically seek out an electrologist to do so. Gulf Coast Academy courses equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively meet the needs of patients who suffer from excess hair.
Why become an electrologist?
Electrolysis is a profession dedicated to making people happy. Those with the desire to have hair permanently removed from their body will specifically seek out an electrologist to do so. Our courses will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively meet the needs of patients who suffer from excess hair. The smiles and gratitude of your patients will personally reward you and make you proud of your accomplishments and career choice.
Phlebotomy & Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Courses
AESTHETICS WITH PRP: This comprehensive hands-on training workshop explores the multiple cosmetic applications of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). The PRP course covers all major areas that can be treated aesthetically and gives students the tools required to be successful upon completion of the PRP program.
PRP FOR HAIR LOSS: PRP has shown promise by potentially lengthening and thickening hair shafts. It is a popular treatment to assist in slowing down the effects of genetic hair loss known as Androgenic Alopecia.
PHLEBOTOMY: The Phlebotomy program teaches the knowledge and skills required to work as a Phlebotomist. This Phlebotomy course offers hands-on experiences in the classroom under instructor supervision.
Skin Irregularities Removal Course
SKIN TAG, MOLE, TELANGIECTASIS: Rapidly and effectively treat a broad range of common minor vascular, sebaceous, and fibroma-related skin irregularities with this course.
Vascular irregularities appear in different forms and tend to be more noticeable in fair-skinned or thin-skinned individuals. They are superficial in nature and present on the upper epidermal level of the skin. Vascular irregularities appear most often on the face. Some of these irregularities such as cherry angiomas, and dilated capillaries may appear on the face, chest, and torso.
Additional Gulf Coast Academy Courses of Study
Anti-Aging Facial – $40.00
Back Facial – $40.00
European Facial – $50.00
Men’s Facial – $40.00
Microdermabrasion – $40.00
Dermaplaning – $50.00
MicroNeedling – $125.00
Mini HydraFacial – $99.00
Skin Tightening – $89.00
TCA Peel – $125.00
Laser Hair Removal
Cheeks/Sideburns – $35.00
Chin – $25.00
Lower Face/Neck – $75 / $125
Underarms – $40.00
Upper Lip – $25.00
½ Legs – $30.00
Chin – $12.00
Eyebrows – $10.00
Lip – $10.00
Lip & Chin – $20.00
Underarms – $10.00
Call Gulf Coast Academy at 239-949-0251 to book your appointment!
Lehigh Acres, FL's Most Trusted Certified Esthetic and Laser School
Gulf Coast Academy is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education and has been approved by The Florida Electrology Council. Electrolysis is licensed by The Florida Department of Health through the Medical Board and the Electrology Advisory Council.
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.