Advanced Esthetics and Spa Operations Diploma

Trillium College’s Advanced Esthetics and Spa Operations diploma program gives you hands-on training and expertise in esthetics. Our program trains you to perform client consultations, facials, hair removal, manicures, pedicures, specialized body treatments and more. The program also includes information on salon and spa administration, preparing you for a range of career opportunities in the and exciting industry.

Areas of Focus

Our Advanced Esthetics and Spa Operations program includes classes in the following subject areas:

  • Spa Operations and Management
  • Spa and Body Treatments
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Facials
  • Waxing
  • Nail Technology
  • Makeup Application
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Communication Skills

In conjunction with the classroom theory, you will gain valuable professional experience working with the public in our student clinic.

Employment Opportunities

As a graduate of this program, you will be ready to meet the demands of the growing esthetics industry. After graduating from our program, you may find employment at day spas, resorts, beauty salons, retail/department stores and pharmacies, and/or successfully run your own business.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or mature student status (18 years of age)
  • High school Biology or Chemistry with a 70% average, or completion of a Pre-Science/Health course with a minimum 70% grade
  • Current immunization record
  • Completion of program waiver

Additional Information

Career Options

  • Cosmetics buyer
  • Cosmetics rep/brand ambassador
  • Esthetician
  • Freelance makeup artist
  • Nail technician
  • Skin care specialist
  • Skin care educator
  • Trade publication editor
  • Business consultant
  • Spa Manager

Job Options

  • Day spas
  • Destination spas
  • Medical spas
  • Physician offices
  • Resort spas
  • Salons
  • Skin care centres

Program Availability

St. Catharines
Oshawa Starts
January 2017
February 2017
March 2017
May 2017
June 2017
July 2017
August 2017
October 2017
St. Catharines Starts
November 2017
Kingston Starts
January 2018

Subject to change.
Contact a Career Coach for details.