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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol 2013;11(3): 547-554.
피부미용사 국가자격증 지원요건 강화를 위한 필수교육시간 연구
허은옥, 황완균, 정연선
A Study on Required Hours of Education to Reinforce the Eligibility for the National Certificate for Estheticians
Eun-Ock Huh, Wan-kyun Whang, Yeon-Sun Jung
The purpose of this study is to reinforce the conditions for the qualification of exam by taking specific courses based on mandatory education hours, therefore enhancing the professionalism and improving the social recognition of estheticians. The study brings up the importance of pre-education which proposes the following; First, adding subjects which are more effective in real practice and improves social recognition. Second, institutionalizing the qualification of exam by completing the mandatory education hours per subject. The survey was conducted during a time period from 1. October 2012 to 10. October 2012, with a valid sample of 144 responses from the managers and lecturers at the Seoul/Gyeonggi area. A cross-tabulation was done using SPSS 19 for the frequency- and difference analysis among response characteristics. Interpreting the study results, the institutionalization of such reinforcements on the conditions for the qualification of exam will be an effective measure to improve the adaptability to the real field right after being certified - therefore reducing the time- and economic consumption which were spent for re-education. The prerequisites for the exam should be as follows; 1) Complete the subjects based on according mandatory education hours, 2) Experience how to manage the customers in the actual field by taking such practical courses at a reliable learning institute. If all candidates take the exam after meeting those conditions, they will be apt to satisfy the needs of premium customers who are enjoying the growth of their economical status and are getting more interested in esthetics. Also, this will contribute in the development of the skin care industry as well as in a significant enhancement of the social recognition of estheticians.
Key words: Estheticians, Mandatory education hours, Subject, Application Condition
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