Esthetics College Program Combines Business and Esthetics

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Having knowledge of human physiology, pathology and histology as well as products is very
important when entering the esthetics field. Centennial College’s esthetics college program
takes it a step further by not only covering these topics but also equipping its students with
business knowledge. As a result, after two years, students of this esthetics college offering
are able to: perform a variety of specialized body and skin care treatments following correct
procedures and precautions, and supporting client needs; use a range of specialized
equipment and products; apply relevant knowledge of anatomy, physiology and histology to
the provision of specialized esthetic treatments and services; adhere to health, safety,
sanitation and infection prevention control guidelines; 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 need; 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 change.

But how does this esthetics college program, officially known as the Esthetician
undertaking, prepare students? First and foremost, qualified instructors who have
many years of experience in the industry and explore a comprehensive curriculum
that includes anatomy, physiology, practical applications, product knowledge,
sales techniques and business practice, lead the courses. Secondly the curriculum
includes incorporation of Centennial College’s state-of-the-art esthetician lab
facilities and cutting-edge equipment that are common in today’s wellness and
medical spas, with specific topics that include: skin care theory, skin care
practices, manicures and pedicures, spa health and safety, product chemistry and
advanced ingredients, professional relationships, spa business and more.

To ensure that they get to apply what they have learned in the esthetics college offering,
are able to practice in the school’s student clinic (supervised by qualified faculty) and
partake in field placements in the best spas in the city. Please be advised, that students are
required to have completed a standard first aid and CPR (healthcare provider level) course,
a vulnerable sector background police check, and an immunization review form before you
can be sent out on the esthetician work placement.

Application to this esthetics college program, requires students to present at minimum an
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or be 19 years of age or older.
Also required is compulsory English 12C or U, or skills assessment, or equivalent.

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