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Esthetician

Esthetician Ontario College Diploma

What is Esthetician?

This program prepares students with the knowledge, skills and professional competencies required for the Esthetics industry. Graduates of this program are able to provide advanced spa modalities such as; make-up and specialized skin, body and hand/foot treatments. In addition, business applications required to run a small business are emphasized. This program has been specifically designed with the intent to academically prepare the graduate for future international and provincial testing and recognition.

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
ESTH
Length:
2 Years
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
4 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Diploma
Location:
Barrie
Start:

Fall - Barrie

Winter - Barrie

Contact:
Gabriella Carson
Email:
Gabriella.Carson@GeorgianCollege.ca
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1855

This program prepares students with the knowledge, skills and professional competencies required for the Esthetics industry. Graduates of this program are able to provide advanced spa modalities such as; make-up and specialized skin, body and hand/foot treatments. In addition, business applications required to run a small business are emphasized. This program has been specifically designed with the intent to academically prepare the graduate for future international and provincial testing and recognition.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • apply relevant knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and histology to the provision of specialized aesthetic treatments and services


  • be accountable for the knowledge and understanding of the greater scopes of the health/medical/holistic industry and be able to effectively communicate their effects to clients


  • perform a variety of specialized body and skin care treatments following correct procedures and precautions and supporting client needs (including and not limited to facials, manicures, pedicures, hair removal, and make up applications)


  • use a range of specialized equipment and products, in compliance with established national, provincial, industry, and other related standards, regulations, policies, and procedures


  • adhere to health, safety, sanitation, and infection and prevention control guidelines, according to current legislation and national, provincial, municipal, and industry and environmental standards and regulations


  • identify business skills and activities required for the successful establishment and operation of a small esthetic business in a salon or spa environment


  • select and recommend the use of esthetic products and product ingredients to clients, taking into account health status and identified needs


  • establish and maintain professional relationships in adherence to standards and ethics associated with the profession


  • develop customer service strategies that meet and adapt to individual needs and expectations in accordance with professional standards and ethics


  • determine professional development strategies that lead to the enhancement of work performance and career opportunities and keep pace with industry and environmental changes.
Fall Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3 | Sem 4

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Fall | Winter | Fall | Winter

2016 | 2017 | 2017 | 2018

Winter Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3 | Sem 4

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Winter | Summer | Fall | Winter

2017 | 2017 | 2017 | 2018

OSSD or equivalent with

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

- OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

- Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College

- College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Pre-health Sciences and General Arts and Science*

- Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)

- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications

- Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*

- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)

- English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

- Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

19 Mandatory Courses

2 Communications Courses

3 General Education Courses

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, from year to year, and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester unless otherwise stated on the course outline.

Mandatory Courses

SPAE1001 Cosmetic Product Knowledge
SPAE1002 Fundamentals of Esthetic Sciences
SPAE1003 Fundamentals of Spa Treatments
SPAE1004 Fundamentals of Spa Treatments Lab
SPAE1006 Principles of Esthetic Sciences
SPAE1008 Spa Treatments Practice
SPAE1009 Spa Clinic
SPAE1010 Introduction To Esthetic Management
SPAE1011 Artificial Nail Technologies
SPAE1012 Spa Treatments Theory
SPAE2000 Nutrition and Health
SPAE2001 Advanced Esthetic Services
SPAE2002 Advanced Esthetic Practices
SPAE2004 Esthetic Clinic
SPAE2005 Spa Operations Management
SPAE2006 Holistic and Body Therapies
SPAE2007 Skin and Body Applications
SPAE2008 Advanced Esthetic Clinic
SPAE2009 Cosmetic Applicatons
Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
General Education Courses

To be selected from College list

It is required that students have Level HCP CPR and Standard First Aid upon registration to the program (On-line courses are not acceptable). It is the student's responsibility to renew their Level HCP CPR certification annually while in the Program. Students are asked to submit a copy of their current Level HCP CPR and Standard First Aid certificate before classes begin.

Applicants must have an up-to-date immunization record in compliance with the Public Hospitals Act. Completion and submission of this record is required during registration in order to ensure your placement in clinical and field placement facilities.

A Hepatitis B vaccination is required for your own safety. It may be obtained at a reduced cost through the student insurance plan.

View the Esthetician articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.

A view of the gym from above, filled with students talking to employers at information booths

Annual Hospitality and Tourism expo provides students with potential employment opportunities

An all-volunteer committee of students and faculty from Georgian College, Barrie Campus organized the annual career fair. The event, formerly known as “Expo”, has been rebranded to “Connect 2 Careers” and took place Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Read more...

A view of the gym from above, filled with students talking to employers at information booths

Annual Hospitality and Tourism expo provides students with potential employment opportunities

An all-volunteer committee of students and faculty from Georgian College, Barrie Campus organized the annual career fair. The event, formerly known as “Expo”, has been rebranded to “Connect 2 Careers” and took place Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Read more...

Visit Georgian's spa and esthetics clinic

Client of the Georgian spa and esthetics clinic help students gain the clinical experience they require to be successful in their career, while receiving preventative, therapeutic, relaxation and wellness services, under the supervision of clinical experts. Read more...

For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Contact:
Gabriella Carson
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1855

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