Our Esthetician - Spa Management program provides vocational hands-on skills plus business management training so you can be job-ready upon graduation. Hands-on courses focus on manicure and pedicure technologies, waxing, body treatments and facial techniques. You will learn advanced skincare techniques in medical esthetics, including chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and intense pulsed light technology, working with state-of-the-art equipment. Business training includes retail operations and spa management, communications, spa marketing and client-care protocols.
You will gain real-world experience during your onsite Durham College Spa work placement, where you will deliver spa services to the public while being supervised by expert faculty and the Spa Manager, as well as assist with the planning, organization and management of day-to-day retail operations and spa marketing strategies.
In order to participate in the lab component of the program uniforms must be worn at all times. Students must meet the pre-lab requirements in order to receive their uniform and student kit.
To be eligible for the lab/placement component of this program you must (at your expense) provide:
- Entry Immunization form completed by a health-care provider
- Current standard first aid certificate from a recognized provider
In order to maintain confidentiality and security, the program utilizes an independent provider, Verified by Synergy Gateway for field placement documentation collection and validation. This process is the Electronic Student Permit Checking (ESPC). There is a cost associated with this external agency of $49.95. Please refer to the Esthetician – Spa Management Program ESPC Information Package for details.