More and more people are viewing spa services as a vital part of their health and well being. An esthetician is an integral part of the spa team helping people find relaxation while improving their appearance. Graduates of this program are proficient in facials, specialized skin care and body treatments, manicures, nail enhancement, therapeutic pedicures, hair removal services and basic make-up artistry.
This program will appeal to students who are people oriented and compassionate while being comfortable with providing personal service. They must be willing to keep up with advances in esthetics and have a professional attitude.
Focus on theory as well as practical skills
Basic business training to allow for entrepreneurship
Graduates have the benefit of excellent employment prospects both locally and internationally. Typical positions include employment in spas, salons, health centres, retail beauty counters, and working in conjunction with dermatologists. Opportunities also exist in spa services on cruise ships and resorts.
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.