Program Information

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.

See Course List

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 x 3412.

Applications for this program are not accepted through

If you are taking part-time courses with the intention of completing a program and earning a credential, you must meet Admission Requirements outlined on the program page. It is the student's responsibility to supply proof of admission requirements to the Office of the Registrar before he/she has completed three courses in the program.

If you do complete the program and do not have the appropriate admission requirements, you will be ineligible to receive your certificate or diploma.

If you believe you have an equivalent level of knowledge and would like credit for Prior Learning Assessment, please contact Counselling at 519-542-7751 ext 3412 at least two weeks before classes begin.

Course List


Program Maps

Current Students

Current students can view program maps from previous years on the mylambton website. 

You will need to login with your C# and password in order to access your program map.

Employment Opportunities

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

Program Information


Lori Kaempf
Program Coordinator
519-542-7751 Ext. 3622

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