Esthetician

Full-Time

Course List

Term 1

COM-1113: Language and Communications

SPA-1013: Manicure

Students learn the anatomy of the arm, hand and fingernail, including nail disorders and diseases. Sequential steps to a manicure including cuticle care, proper filing/shaping techniques, hand and arm massage and professional polish applications are taught. Students learn and practice sterilization procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety Standards.

SPA-1023: Pedicure

Students learn the anatomy of the foot and leg. Students demonstrate sequential steps to a professional pedicure including callus removal, cuticle care, proper clipping/filing techniques, leg and foot massage, and professional polishing applications. Students recognise and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPA-1033: Hair Removal I

This hybrid course explores anatomy of the follicle/hair structure and appendages. Proper waxing techniques are demonstrated, followed by close supervision of "hands on practice". Proper hygienic procedures are stressed. Students learn and practice sterilization procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPA-1044: Applied Spa Experience I

This course provides students the opportunity to practice on fellow students and perfect the skills they have acquired during this semester; in a professional spa setting. All facets of daily spa activities are introduced. Students are responsible for booking appointments, laundry, cleaning as well as performing services. Professionalism is stressed. Students learn and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPA-1053: Skin Care I

This course covers the integumentary system and related anatomy, including skin disorders and diseases. Fundamentals of product knowledge and facial procedures including massage movements are taught. Basic esthetic equipment is studied and utilized. Students demonstrate and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPA-3062: Salon and Spa Development I

The challenges of successfully owning and/or operating a spa or a related business are discussed. Students develop promotions and advertising for the on-site spa. The importances of selling services and products as well as building positive clients relationships are stressed. Emphasis is put on communication and professionalism.

SPA-3013: Make-up Artistry and Applications

Course content includes various professional makeup techniques and discussion on the latest products available. A focus is placed on daytime and evening makeup application looks. Bridal, photography, creative and glamour looks are explored. Instruction on brow shaping and artificial lash application is included and practiced by students. Students study best practices for decontamination according to Canada Health and Safety Standards.

Term 2

GED-XXX3: General Education Elective

GED-XXX3: General Education Elective

SPA-2033: Hair Removal II

Continuing from Level I, Hair Removal Level II expands on hair removal methods, products, and innovative technology. Students spend 30 hours in our on-site spa/ lab practicing advanced techniques (including Brazilian). Permanent hair removal methods are discussed and/or demonstrated. Hygienic procedures and professionalism are stressed. Students learn and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPA-2046: Applied Spa Experience II

This course gives students the opportunity to practice on fellow students and members of the college community. Students have the opportunity to "fine tune" the skills they have acquired in this semester and the previous semester, spending 90 hours in a professional spa setting. Using computer skills, students are responsible for booking appointments, as well as laundry, cleaning, performing services and taking inventory. Professionalism is stressed. Students learn and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPA-2054: Skin Care II

Continuing from level 1, Skin Care Level II includes advanced skin type specific treatments. Advanced esthetic equipment are studied and utilized in facial treatments. Various product lines are studied. Students perform facials on fellow students to meet industry expectations. Students learn and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPA-3004: Nail Technology and Chemistry

Various methods of artificial nail applications are taught in this course. Safe and proper handling of all chemical components of the gel systems are stressed. Students learn and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards as related to nail care services.

SPA-4062: Salon and Spa Development II

Building on the skills and further advancing the business knowledge learned in Spa Development 1, students examine the challenges of successfully owning and/or operating a spa or a related business. Students discuss how to manage employees as well as employee personalities. Students develop advertising and expand on promotional and marketing ideas for the on-site spa. The importances of selling services and products as well as building positive clients relationships are stressed. Emphasis is put on communication, professionalism, business mathematics and developing a business plan.

SPA-2024: Structure and Function of the Skin and Body

This course is designed to introduce the student to human anatomy and physiology and the eleven systems of the body, with a focus on study of the integumentary system. Biology of the skin and its functions, skin types and conditions, skin diseases and disorders and the effects on skin of genetics and the environment are all studied. Product knowledge and ingredients, cosmeceuticals and nutriceuticals are considered. Sanitation, current disinfection practices and bacteriology will also be investigated.

Term 3

GED-XXX3: General Education Elective

SPA-3053: Skin Care III

Continuing from Skin Care I and II, Skin Care Level III includes advanced skin type specific treatments and techniques utilizing advanced esthetic equipment. Various product lines and active ingredients are studied. Students perform facial treatments on each other, members of the College community, and the public to meet industry expectations. Students learn and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPA-4004: Innovative Techniques

This course teaches the student how to perform full body treatments. Students learn the anatomy and physiology of the body, product knowledge, a basic understanding of aromatherapy as well as nutritional information to better understand the holistic workings of the body. Students practice their skills in class. Students practice safety and sanitation standards in accordance with Health Canada.

SPA-4049: Final Applied Spa Experience

This course gives students the opportunity to practice on fellow students and members of the college community, and the general public. Students have the opportunity to further "fine tune" the skills they have acquired this semester and in the previous year. Using computer skills, marketing knowledge, and esthetic skills students are responsible for booking appointments, laundry, cleaning, performing services, taking inventory, promoting the on -site spa, maintaining client relations, and building a client data base. Professionalism is stressed. Students learn and practice sterilization and sanitation procedures in accordance with Canada Health and Safety standards.

SPAF-4065: Field Placement

Students will be exposed to a wide range of atmospheres in the esthetics industry. This will be accomplished by 1 or 2 day visits to various businesses and Esthetic trade shows.

SPA-3073: Introduction to Medical Esthetics & Advanced Treatments

This course introduces the student to the advancing field of medical esthetics and advanced esthetics treatments and services. Students learn about opportunities in the field and available options and training requirements for a variety of services. Theory of laser applications and product knowledge are presented. Best practices for decontamination are discussed. Guest speakers and demonstrations are included in the course. Opportunities for micro-certifications are offered for a variety of services.

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Health, Community Services & Creative Design
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