Choosing the Esthetician program at SLC means you’ll be trained with the best – not just in Ontario, but also Canada! Each year our students have the opportunity to compete in the Ontario Skills Competitions and go on to national and international competitions where they consistently step onto the podium for Gold, Silver or Bronze. Skills Competition - more info.
At St. Lawrence College you can earn your Ontario College Diploma in the Esthetician program in a condensed 40 weeks! We’re one of the only colleges in Canada to offer this condensed program format that gets you into the career of your dreams.
Our in-house training salon, Dynamic Designs, provides opportunities to practice your skills with clients from the community. In addition to practical skills training and experience, the program includes extensive coverage of business and service knowledge. This includes codes of conduct, business management, customer service, sales training, and professionalism.
Keeping with the current trends of the industry we offer you the latest treatments and techniques in both basic and advanced and medical Esthetics.
The beauty industry continues to grow each year, expanding opportunities for a career in the esthetics profession. From setting up a home-based business to traveling the seas in cruise ship spas, esthetics students and graduates are presented with more options than ever before.
An opportunity to travel abroad is available. Each year a group of students embark on a trip to Europe that is coordinated through the program. There is no obligation to participate, but for students who think travel may become a part of their career goals, this provides a safe and educational introduction to international travel.
SLC Student Success at Provincial and National Skills Competitions
2016 National Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Anne Matiowsky. Read more.
2016 Provincial Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Anne Matiowsky; BRONZE MEDAL WINNER - Carley Cain. Read more.
2015 National Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Macaila McLeod. Read more.
2015 Provincial Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Macaila McLeod; SILVER MEDAL WINNER - Heaven Carbonell. Read more.
2014 National Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Kaitlyn Hoiles. Read more.
2014 Provincial Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Kaitlyn Hoiles; SILVER MEDAL WINNER - Erica Campbell. Read more.
2013 Provincial Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Julia Foell; SILVER MEDAL WINNER - Amanda Oliveira. Read more.
2012 National Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Chloe McCauley. Read more.
2012 Provincial Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Chloe McCauley; SILVER MEDAL WINNER - Chloe Gray. Read more.
2011 National Skills competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Melissa Greyling. Read more.
2011 Provincial Skills Competition: GOLD MEDAL WINNER - Melissa Greyling; SILVER MEDAL WINNER - Rachel Spiers. Read more.
Our training salon, Dynamic Designs, provides you with the valuable practical experience to perform Esthetic and Skin Therapy services on clients from the general public. Work placements give you the opportunity to acquire both hands-on experience and possible future employment. Many of our students gain part-time employment in the Esthetics field as soon as they have completed their first placement experience.
Employment options are endless as our graduates choose to work and find success in any of the following areas:
- Estheticians and Skin Therapists in day or destination spas, salons, health centres or cruise ships
- Product trainers and educators or sales representatives for manufacturers and distributors of esthetic products
- Sales, purchasing, marketing and retail in cosmetic firms
- Managers of Esthetics and Skin Therapy centres
- Teachers or instructors in the industry
- Estheticians working alongside Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons
- Self-employment or on a consultation basis
View our program flyer to learn more.
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