The One Thing Missing From Most Continuing Ed Courses
Did you know that people with more education tend to live longer? That’s just one of the advantages of continuing your education. Higher levels of education are also shown to reduce poverty and crime rates, increase earning potential, and promote equality and civic responsibility.
Whether you need to complete continuing education to meet your state’s licensing requirements or you’re looking to advance or pivot your career, the benefits of furthering your education can’t be overstated.
Benefits of Continuing Education
As an esthetician or cosmetologist, you probably practice a lot of your skills on a daily basis. But like many fields, the beauty and skincare industry continues to change and continuing education can help you stay at the top of your profession.
Sharpen your skills: It’s not uncommon to specialize in certain treatments as clients spread the word about your expertise. However, if you want to expand your business, further training can revive the skills that you haven’t used in a while.
Learn new techniques/treatment options: As the industry changes and new techniques are discovered, continuing education courses ensure that you’re able to offer the best options for your clients.
Keep up with trends: While you don’t have to jump on the bandwagon of every new trend, expanding your practice to include popular treatments is a great way to bring in new business and increase your level of service with your existing clientele.
Awareness of industry changes: With the beauty and skincare industry constantly growing and evolving, it’s important to stay on top of new innovations as well as best practices and industry standards.
Apart from making sure that you’re at the top of your professional game, continuing education helps build trust and show clients that you have the necessary expertise when it comes to their skincare needs.
Can Education Be Fun?
You might think of continuing education as a chore, especially if it’s a state licensing requirement, but it doesn’t have to be unpleasant.
The Kudos course was created for all the estheticians and cosmetologists who dread completing their continuing education hours. I knew that if a course could be fun and engaging then not only would it be a more enjoyable process, but studies show that you actually learn more when you’re having fun.
If continuing education is a pleasant experience, you retain more information and have better recall later on. My goal in developing the Kudos course was to present the material in an interesting and upbeat format that makes the course hours fly by.
The Bottom Line
Whether continuing education is required for licensing or you just want to keep your professional skills sharp, you’ll see more benefits if you enjoy the learning process. At Kudos, we believe learning should be fun, not something you dread.
If you’re ready to jump into the course that makes continuing education fun, click here to get started!