Esthetics | Certificate
In 2021/2022 this trades program via Distributed Learning with a focus on blended delivery. Trades students must prepare for in-person learning on campus where practical components of training. Learn more about Distributed Learning at CMTN.
Participants will gain formal training to work in the spa industry and will attain sound knowledge around the operation of a salon business. This program prepares students to become a qualified professional in the Esthetics Industry. Students participate in 800 hours of full-time education that includes a combination of theoretical and practical skills. Related theoretical content will be delivered through lectures, demonstrations and various teaching aids in the classroom and will be continuously integrated into the practical work. Students will cover topics such as skin care, facials, hair removal, make-up design, face and body treatments and massage. Students will also learn about the salon business, professional development and personal development. Students will have an authentic industry experience training in a fully equipped spa where treatments are offered to the public.
Upon successful completion of this program students will be prepared to write the B.C. Beauty Council licensing examinations.
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Dates and locations
|Career Essentials Practices|
|The Science of Skin Care|
|The Science of Skin Care II|
|Treatments and Services|
|Treatments and Services II|
|Practical Clinic 1|
|NWCC Final Grade|
Term 1 & 2
Call or visit us today to make an appointment.
|250.847.4461 Ext. 5880||
3966 2nd Avenue
Tue, Wed & Thu: 9:00am to 2:45pm*
*Closed from 12:00-1:00
|Foot soak & french polish only||$15|
|Brow & lash||$15|
|Skin analysis & deep cleansing||$30|
|Full make-up application||$20|
|Full facial (brow, lip, chin)||$20|
|Basic back massage (30 min)||$25|
|Advanced treatments||$30 - $45|
*We are a classroom, as such not all services may be available at all times
- Grade 12 graduation OR Mature Student OR Dual Credit Students
- English Studies 10, English First Peoples 10 or equivalent
- Math 10 or equivalent
Complete a CMTN Bursary Application [PDF]
|Full Time:||26 Weeks|
|Student Union Fees:1||$83.98|
Tuition and fees are effective August 1, 2021 for the 2021/22 academic year.
These fees are term based and may vary due to the length of the program.
Please note that these are approximate costs and may vary.
The Esthetics industry offers a dynamic and flexible work setting. As an Esthetics Professional graduates of this program will have the skills and capabilities to work in any of the following settings:
- Day Spa
- Hair Salon
- Private home business
- Sales and promotion
- Make-up artist in performing arts industry