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Esthetician

Available: Fall, Winter

Program Description

For more than 20 years we have been an industry leader in the education of Estheticians. This program thoroughly prepares you with the knowledge and practical skills required in this dynamic sector of the beauty industry. As a first-year student you will acquire the skills employers are looking for: facials, manicures, pedicures and waxing. During your second year, you will study and practice advanced esthetics treatments including microdermabrasion, light therapies and various anti-aging treatments, enhancing your level of confidence and ensuring your ability to assist all clients with their personal skin care concerns.

Industry Partnerships

  • AVEDA
  • CIDESCO
  • Sanctuary Day Spas

Campus

Duration

4 Semesters (2 Years)

Credential Awarded

Ontario College Diploma

Your Career

Canada has world-class spa and esthetics facilities staffed by some of the best trained professionals in the world. Become a sought-after professional in the beauty industry. For an Esthetician diploma graduate, employment opportunities exist in spas, salons, health centres and as product representatives and skin care consultants working in conjunction with dermatologists. Or use your skills and training to open your own business as an esthetician or work on a consultancy basis.

Affiliations/Associations

  • Canadian Society of Professional Skincare Specialists
  • CIDESCO
  • Featuring You Spa & Salon
  • Leading Spas of Canada
  • Sopar Cosmetics

Related Careers

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Prior to Beginning of Class

  • Current medical report and report of chest x-ray or tuberculin skin test
  • A valid Standard First Aid Certificate with Adult CPR (minimum 16 hours)

Note

  • Although not required for admission, a Senior Level Science Credit is recommended for your success in the program.

Program Costs

2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Tuition – Domestic

$3,923

Tuition – International

$14,410

Book & Supply Costs

$1,471


Please note: All costs are approximate, may vary by campus and are subject to change at any time without notice. Parking, locker and some mandatory incidental fees are among the charges not included in the figures above.

Program Details

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

Admissions

Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisors for assistance.

Domestic
Maureen Massicot 416.491.5050 ext. 22014 Maureen.Massicot@senecacollege.ca
International

Student Recruitment

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Student Recruitment
Additional Contacts

Program Coordinator

Dale Peers 416.491.5050 ext. 22178 Dale.Peers@senecacollege.ca

Program Chair

Gitte Hansen 416.491.5050 ext. 22160 Gitte.Hansen@senecacollege.ca

Why Choose Seneca?

Passionate, expert faculty from a range of professions


Real-world learning experiences through paid and non-paid work opportunities


Curriculums developed in collaboration with industry advisory committees


A variety of credentials offered from certificates, diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates


Opportunities to pathway to higher level credentials at Seneca and other universities in our transfer partnership network