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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma
School
Communication, Art & Design

About the Program

This two-year diploma program has been leading the field in esthetician training for more than 20 years. You will learn about and master facials, manicures, pedicures, body treatments and waxing, ensuring your ability to assist all clients with their personal skin care concerns.

Your studies will allow you to practice advanced esthetic treatments including microdermabrasion, light therapies and various anti-aging treatments. As you learn to address skin care concerns, and the nuances of business and customer interaction, you will become a confident and knowledgeable professional.

Academic Schedule Starting September
  September January May
Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2 Break
Year 2 Semester 3 Semester 4                     
Academic Schedule Starting January
  September January May
Year 1   Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 2 Semester 3 Semester 4  

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options within:

  • Spas
  • Salons
  • National retailers and vendors of beauty products

Using the knowledge, skills and experiences from this program, you may also choose to open your own business as an esthetician or consultant.

Related Careers

Skills

Upon the completion of this program you will gain valuable industry-focused skills including:

  • Facials
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Waxing
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Light therapies
  • Anti-aging treatments
  • Skincare analysis
  • Body Treatments

You will also gain knowledge and experience working with products and equipment spa employers are looking for in the estheticians they hire.

Affiliations/Associations

  • Collega Inc. for Aveda & Civello
  • International Pedicure Association (IPA)
  • Featuring You Spa & Salon
  • Leading Spas of Canada
  • Sopar Cosmetics
  • Dermalogica
  • The Spa at the Old Mill

What Our Graduates Say

“After having worked in the United States and Canada at some of the leading spas in North America it truly makes me proud to say that I gained my education at Seneca College. The Esthetician Program at Seneca is one of the best. It is far superior to most esthetic programs available today. The education I received there has allowed me to excel in the spa industry and provided a strong foundation for my future.”

Kyra Johnson
Spa Director, Spa Avania, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort
Esthetician Graduate