Esthetics and Nail Care Technology

By , May 5, 2014

Esthetics training includes theory and hands-on training in facials, body massage, body treatments, aromatherapy, reflexology, makeup artistry, waxing and tinting. In Nail Care Technology, students learn theory and application of manicures, pedicures and artificial nail enhancement. Also integrated are the basic principles of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, electrotherapy, and sanitation procedures to support the applied learning required for the certificate. Students are introduced to the knowledge and skills necessary for running a salon or spa.

Students write the B.C. Beauty Council licencing examinations (theory and practical), allowing successful graduates to pursue work in British Columbia. Career opportunities include: spa therapy, nail technician, sales representative, salon proprietor, makeup artist, and medical spa assistant.

Admission Prerequisites

  • Grade 10 level completion that includes Grade 10 English or Grade 11 Communications; Grade 10 Math (Apprenticeship and Workplace); and Grade 10 Science, all with 67 per cent (C+) or higher

Where is the program offered?

Northern Lights College, Dawson Creek, South Peace Campus (starts February)

For more information about Esthetics and Nail Care Technology at Northern Lights College, go to the NLC website.


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