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The Esthetics & Spa Therapy Certificate program prepares students for employment in the esthetics field of the spa industry by providing them with authentic learning experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and professionalism to be successful in the industry. This program provides knowledge and practical experience to launch a career in the spa business or other related fields. Students who complete both the full-time Hairstylist Certificate and the full-time Esthetics & Spa Therapy Certificate are eligible to receive a Cosmetology Diploma at VCC, the only public institution in Metro Vancouver offering Cosmetology programs.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates will find employment as estheticians, technicians, cosmetic company representatives, cosmetic demonstrators, make-up artists, nail technicians, or self-employed estheticians.

What you will learn

Upon successful completion of the Esthetics & Spa Therapy Certificate Program students will be able to:

Practice skin and body therapies in accordance with safety, hygiene, and sanitation standards and regulations.
Describe human anatomy, physiology and chemical composition specific to concerns relating to nail, skin, body, and hair removal treatments.
Perform spa treatments based on client consultation, skin analysis and nutritional needs.
Apply the principles of colour and design to lash, brow and specialized makeup techniques.
Perform in an ethical and professional manner conducive to spa environments.
Apply retail business administration practices and marketing techniques for operating a spa.

What to expect

The Esthetics & Spa Therapy Certificate Program provides a wide range of student learning opportunities in the classroom, spa and workplace settings. Students will gain hands-on practical experience working with clients in the VCC Salon and Spa. Industry work experience provides students with additional opportunities to apply their knowledge and technical skills in a workplace setting. Classroom instruction is designed for students to develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills which will be applied for success in the VCC Salon and Spa.

Participation is integral to the development of practical skills in this program; therefore, students assume the role of client, therapist and spa coordinator.

Work practicum offers students spa industry work experience, opportunities to practice knowledge and skills learned at the college and potential for employment.

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Vancouver Community College

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (10 ay)

Okul ücreti
CAD$16,112.00 (TRY 173,789) Yıllık
CAN $16,112 (estimated based on 2021-22 rates, effective until August 2022)
Başvuru Tarihi

31 March 2022, 31 July 2022

Başlangıç tarihi

Ocak 2022, Mayıs 2022, Eylül 2022, Kasım 2022


Vancouver Community College

Downtown Campus,

250 West Pender Street,


British Columbia (BC),

V6B 1S9, Canada

Giriş koşulları

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

International applicants must be 17 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

English Entrance Requirements

English 10, or

IELTS Academic overall 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

TOEFL IBT Overall 68

Seçtiğiniz bölüme bağlı olarak farklı IELTS koşulları olabilir.


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