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Make A Difference With Your Aesthetics Diploma

Imagine yourself in a career where you can do and be whatever you want to be as an Esthetician. Expressing yourself artistically in your career is what you’ve always wanted to have the ability to do. Helping others feel confident is what you do best, and you know you have the confidence and expertise to do it. And, having the flexibility to work your own hours, start your own business, and learn the latest techniques in the ever-changing field of aesthetics excites you!

With the CBBC Career College Aesthetics program, we will prepare you to be career-ready and meet the requirements to earn your license through the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia. Throughout the Aesthetics program, Industry Experts will come and do theory and hands-on workshops to help you learn the latest in the beauty industry. You will get hands-on practice throughout your entire program through labs and clinic experience in our Aspirations Salon & Spa in Sydney, Nova Scotia and Regency Training Salon & Spa in Halifax, Nova Scotia. You will have the opportunity to work with products like Quannessence and CND Nail Polish.

All of our programs are currently being delivered in a virtual classroom environment.

During this time of social distancing, we are available to help you with your career goals. You don’t need to worry about how you are going to plan your education future. We are conducting all of our Admissions Meetings and School Information Sessions over the phone to help you start your career training this year!

Programs are either delivered 100% online or a combination of online and on-campus lab time. Once it is deemed safe to do so, we will be returning to on-campus, in-class learning.

Total program length: 39 weeks

admission requirements

Standard Admissions Policy:

  • Grade 12 or GED
  • Admissions Interview

Alternate Admissions Policy:

  • Achieve a level 14 on Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE)
  • Admissions Interview

Program Outline

  • Nail sciences including manicuring, spa manicuring, pedicuring, spa pedicuring, shellac polish, gel nail enhancements
  • Hair removal for face and body
  • Skin sciences and facial treatments including skin care best practices and targeted treatments for various skin concerns
  • Makeup artistry including day and night makeup and fantasy makeup
  • Lash and brow tinting
  • Body treatments including full body scrubs and relaxation
  • Career planning and salon business including resume and interview workshops, social media marketing practices, client retention techniques and retail sales
  • Three on-the-job training placements at outside salons/spas
  • Salon ecology, infection control and sanitation standards
  • Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia act and by-laws
  • Guest speakers including skin care reps, beauty distributers, & medical aesthetics

job market

Graduates may obtain employment in day or resort spas, salons, beauty institutes, health clubs, cruise ships and cosmetic firms. They may also be employed as sales representatives for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of esthetic products or may find opportunities for self-employment

CBBC is the best decision that you can make for yourself. The education, the hands-on experience, and the amazing instructors make the time fly by. You learn skills that translate into real job experience. If you are looking to go to college, choose them! Once you become a part of the CBBC family, your dreams become realities! Stephanie Melski Medical Office Assistant / Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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