Brief Description


1000 hours





The primary purpose of this esthetics course is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to obtain a diploma, certification of qualification, and for competency in entry-level positions in esthetics or a related career field.

Overall Objectives

Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:

  • Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence.
  • Practice effective communication skills, visual poise, and proper grooming.
  • Respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received in an employer-employee relationship.
  • Perform basic manipulative skills in the areas of skin analysis, massage, facials, hair removal, makeup, manicures, pedicures, selling products and services, salon business, and career planning.
  • Perform the basic analytical skills to determine proper product selection and application for the client’s overall image.
  • Apply learned theory, technical information, and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures.

Course Prerequisites

  • Graduates of Grade 12 or 19 years of age or older. Will accept students less than 19 years of age with parental consent.
  • Parental consent must be given by signing of Emerald College contract.
  • Provide a copy of picture ID
  • A current resume
  • A 500-word essay containing the following :
    • Tell us about yourself, why you are pursuing this career choice and your plans for your career in the future.
    • This is an unmarked essay to be read by the Senior Administrator and Senior Educational Administrator.

Course Duration

1000 hours total hours broken down as follows : 225 theory hours, 775 hours practical


The esthetics program is delivered in the classroom and in the salon.

Program Cost

Registration Fee 200
Tuition Fee 6500
Student Kits 1515
Textbooks 875.49
Other Fees 125
Total 9215.49