Professional Medical Esthetician Diploma Program
Experience the cutting-edge education you’ll need to succeed in this growing fast paced career. Industry leading instructors along with a medical spa environment and hands on client services ensures students will have the confidence and knowledge needed to be spa ready to meet the ever-increasing demands of the industry. Attain hands-on experience with advanced equipment available throughout the course to build experience and confidence in Advanced Esthetics, Electrolysis, Microdermabrasion, Micro Needling, Micro Blading, Laser, IPL (Intense Pulsed Light Therapy) and Hydro Facial.
Discover a Rewarding Career in Medical Esthetics
The Diploma program objective is to provide individuals with a well rounded knowledge of both traditional and advanced aesthetic treatments. Students will be well versed in providing traditional aesthetic services such as facials, body treatments, makeup applications, nail treatments, and waxing. Students will have proficient knowledge of a variety of retail and professional skin care lines and product ingredients.
Students will also learn advanced therapies such as microdermabrasion, micro needling, micro blading, chemical peels, laser hair removal, photo rejuvenation, acne treatments, laser removal, skin tightening/body contouring and other medical aesthetic therapies and modalities used in the medical spa environment. In-depth and detailed understanding and practical application of client consultations, sanitization and sterilization practices as per Canadian standards and professionalism in the workplace are emphasized throughout the program.
Students will be well prepared for a career in the aesthetics and medical aesthetics industries.
This comprehensive program is designed for individuals who wish to commence a career in a spa, medical spa, doctor’s office or home-based business.
Career Opportunities Professional Development
Skin Care / Facial Analysis
Manicure / Pedicure
Waxing / Sugar Waxing
Relaxation Body Massage / Body Wraps / Chocolate / Algae
IPL Treatment / Photo Facial
Laser Hair Removal
Business Basics Skills
Course Start dates:
March, June, September and November
46 weeks, 1400 hours
Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 PM
Client services for practical experience scheduled during the week and on Saturdays
Theory and demos scheduled from 9am – 11:30am via remote conferencing (Zoom) to ensure social distancing is maintained and flexible access is provided.
Grade 12 OR equivalent
Client services for practical experience scheduled during the week and on Saturdays
This Diploma Program is not available at the London Campus
Our curriculum includes
Self care, work ethics, human relations
Health and Safety
Sterilization, disinfection, skin diseases, contraindications, sanitation standards, infection control, bacteria and viruses, material disposal, emergency situations and safety equipment health and well-being – proper body posture and positioning. Pollution and its effects
Cleansing, exfoliating, extraction, 25 manipulations for facial massage
The training on facials addresses 12 cleansing manipulations, histology of the skin, bacteriology and sanitation, cell structure and disorders and diseases of the skin. You also learn skin types, how to perform extractions, structure of the skin and product knowledge. Practical knowledge will be provided to the student using the latest equipment and updated machines and high frequency. Student’s will be introduced different types of facials, such as acne facial rosacea facial, and superficial chemical peels and eye treatments. Complete study of full facial massage with emphasis on different massage movements of the face.
Anatomy of hands and feet, nail diseases and disorders, hand and arm & leg massage, gel polish with UV, massage, French and much more
The Hydra facial is one of the most popular in-office facial treatments right now. HydraFacial removes dead skin cells via suction, and at the same time, infuses the skin with hydrating and moisturizing serums. You will learn the theory, instruction and practical hands-on experience using in-house equipment.
Learn the theory, knowledge and step by step procedures for safe and effective temporary hair removal, in all arears of the face and body. Theory of wax will cover bacteriology and sanitation, anatomy of the hair and contraindications. Client consultation, pre and post instructions for after care. Student will learn how to perform Brazilian waxing, different positioning of clients, based on the body size and skin elasticity. Practice opportunities available, (models are required), training also includes customer service and hot to promote new clientele and client retention.
This class will teach the art and theory of safely and effectively removing facial and body hair using an all-natural permanent method of hair removal. Learn the benefits and professional technique using Sugaring and how this can be an alternative to traditional hair removal. Using a paste of sugar, water, and lemon juice the hair is removed effortlessly from the face and body. The curriculum includes: Theory on hair growth stages and cycles, sanitation, and health regulations, pre and post care. Practical experience using firm and regular sugar pates.
The top Sugaring solution available in North America – Alexandria Professional is used in this course. This industry leading product is safer, has zero chances of burning and is 100% sanitary and hygienic. The course covers how to correctly remove unwanted hair using the Kennedy TheoryR for hair removal and skin conditioning with the 6 Steps to Achieve Perfect Sugaring Technique.
Eyebrow /eyelash tinting
Lash and brow design, Eyelash and eyebrow tinting
Spa body therapy and Relaxation massage and treatments
Training and massage techniques for relaxation massage. Learn the anatomy and physiology of the back as well as the body systems and how massage is beneficial to overall body health. You will obtain the knowledge on the classic massage movements (i.e.: Effleurage, Petrissage and Tapotement and cleansing techniques). The course also teaches the students how to perform body wraps and introduction to cellulite treatments. Student will learn how to massage other parts of the body (stomach, legs, front & back, arms, hands and scalp).
Product knowledge Application and recommendation
Laser and IPL
Laser and light technologies, Hair removal, photo-rejuvenation, pigmentation and vascular. Interaction of laser light with tissue. Modes of laser and IPL operation and specification. Clinical results of laser hair removal – different types of Laser available
Deep skin exfoliating and cell rejuvenation. Use of Corundum Crystals Treatment protocol, plus the chemical exfoliation used in Hydra Facial.
Micro Needling is an Advanced Antiaging Device that uses High Intensity focused RF (Radio Frequency) Technology to deliver on unparalleled outcomes. This course provides the theory, instruction and practical hands-on experience with our in-house equipment.
This program is an in-depth training provided with the following included, introduction to microblading, layers of the skin, face symmetry & eyebrow measuring. Client consultation and assessments, indication and contraindications along with pre and post treatment care. Procedure protocols touch ups and sanitation and sterilization. Hands on practical Instructor will demonstrate the stroke techniques, client consultation and preparation. Application, healing, and prevention of pigment loss. Practice with live models to teach the prevention of eyebrow colour change and non-surgical eyebrow removal. Fixing errors and camouflaging.
Electrolysis (permanent hair removal)
Histology and structure of the hair, Biological Causes of Hair Growth, Modalities of Electrolysis, Filaments Information, Bacteriology and Sterilization, Electricity, Neurology an Angiology, Dermatology, Practical Application and Techniques, Integrity in Electrolysis
Procedure and protocol. Photo rejuvenation treatment. Acne treatment.
Training emphasizes techniques and practical applications. Color theory, eye make-up techniques, contouring, corrective techniques, lip enhancement are all including. Make-up application for day, evening and bridal techniques.
Color theory, Tools of the trade, Specialty application for the eyes, Contouring of the face, Lip correction techniques, Diminishing techniques for lines, wrinkles and scars, Different foundation choices, Eyelash and eyebrow tinting, Artificial lashes, Day make-up, Evening make-up, Bridal make-up, Runaway make-up, Fantasy make-up, photography make-up, smoky eyes.
ncluding experts in the beauty trade, technical reps and owners/managers of Spasgs.
SPA business basics
Entrepreneur skills, finances, work ethics, resume building, salon operations, marketing, promotion and sales strategies, time management, organizational skills, communication skills and conflict resolution. Profitability of the service.
Job Connect program
On-going job search assistance following graduation includes employer introductions and interviews plus our constantly up-dated in school job board. Numerous salon and spa owners are continuously recruiting our graduates.