This certificate appeals to students who are interested in a career in cosmetology. The curriculum contains a balance of theory and practical experience and will prepare students for employment in beauty salons, spas or to work independently. Students will be required to purchase a kit, which will include all the essential supplies needed to carry out training as well as offer services through the entire program.

All courses are transferable to the full-time Esthetician program.

Students must purchase kits from the Campus Shop.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes and be out of secondary school for at least one year. Mature applicant testing is available in the Counselling Department. The test(s) will demonstrate equivalency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext 3412.

Applications for this program are not accepted through ontariocolleges.ca.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will be prepared for employment in spas, salons or at retail counters or to pursue self-employment opportunities.