About Program

You may also be interested in the Part-Time or Micro-Credential Option:Medical Esthetician Laser Practitioner (Part-Time) Medical Esthetician Laser Practitioner (Micro-Credential)

Please Note: For the Fall 2021, it is our intention to run all practical courses of the ESTHETICIAN program in-person and all theory courses at-a-distance.  Both theory and practical classes will require that you attend (in person or virtually) at a given day/time.  Distance classes will be recorded and posted wherever appropriate.

Centennial College's Esthetician program is the only undertaking of its sort in Toronto to offer both clinic and placement components. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills for spa applications, medical esthetics and business operations.

During your time in this college health program, you'll learn from qualified instructors who have many years of experience in the industry and explore a comprehensive curriculum that will incorporate:

Anatomy Physiology Pathology Histology Chemistry Infection control Practical applications Product knowledge Sales techniques Business practice

As a Centennial College Esthetician student, you'll have the advantage of developing your skills in esthetician lab facilities using cutting-edge equipment that is common in today's wellness and medical spas. The lab facilities, located at Morningside Campus, also serve as the faculty-supervised Censation Esthetics Student Clinic, in which you'll gain real-world experience. Each semester, new services will be added to the curriculum to prepare you for applying your knowledge.

To round out your training in this college diploma program, you'll apply your skills to field placement experiences in both industry clinics and established businesses. This aspect of the offering will allow you to learn in an atmosphere that will build the confidence and skills to enter this challenging and exciting career.

Upon graduation, you'll be able to provide the entire range of professional services offered in today's spas, medi-spas and doctor's offices and have the skills required to successfully operate a private business.

Part-time Offering: Medical Esthetic Practitioner  (for nurses)

Program HighlightsA strong curriculum will empha preparing you for the current workplace by providing the latest knowledge. Medical esthetics embedded in semesters 3 and 4 will include:Microdermabrasion Micro current lifting Photobiostimulation Low level coherent light and ultrasound Laser/IPL (55 hours of theoretical and practical training) Chemical peels Among specialized body equipment you'll become familiar with will be:Vichi capsule/showers Body contouring, drainage Ultrasound Non-invasive meso therapy You'll learn to effectively use computer software commonly utilized in spas. Your education will allow you to apply knowledge of business operations, exceptional customer service and diverse population needs to the daily operations of an esthetic business in a professionally managed salon or spa environment. Faculty members who have extensive experience and knowledge are all accomplished and well respected in the field. Many placement sites hire Esthetician program students upon completion of the program/placement. Up to 95 per cent of the placement sites have hired grads. The Esthetician program receives high Key Performance Indicator satisfaction rates from students, graduates and employers. It has received 100 per cent employer satisfaction and 100 per cent student satisfaction for program quality, learning experience, clinical experience and quality of teachers with current industry skills.

As a graduate of this School of Community and Health Studies program, you'll have the ability to:

Perform a variety of specialized body and skin care treatments following correct procedures and precautions and supporting client needs (including but not limited to facials, manicures, pedicures, hair removal and make-up applications); Use a range of specialized equipment and products, in compliance with established national, provincial, industry, and other related standards, regulations, policies and procedures; 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, according to current legislation, and national, provincial, municipal and industry standards and regulations; 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 needs; 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.

Global Citizenship, Education and Inclusion Portfolio

You'll develop a portfolio documenting your engagement with the College's signature Global Citizenship and Equity competencies. For more information on Global Citizenship, Education and Inclusion, the GCEI portfolio and the available supports, please visit www.centennialcollege.ca/citizenshipandequity.

Jenjang Pendidikan

2 Years Diploma (D2)

Study Area

Medicine and Health Sciences

Universitas123 - Akademik


Centennial College is Ontario’s first public college, with five campuses in Toronto, Canada.
Centennial offers high-quality Canadian Education that is hands-on, and employment focused. Programs at Centennial promote experiential learning with laboratory instruction, co-op education, and industry placements.   Many Centennial programs offer Canadian work experience and provide eligibility for designations from Canadian professional associations. Centennial consistently ranks #1 in Toronto for Student Satisfaction (KPI: 2016-2020). International students are achieving their goals at Centennial College, and leading the province in rates of successful graduation!
 An impressive 90.1% of our international students studying Graduate Certificate programs complete their program at Centennial and graduate successfully.

  With seven specialized academic schools, Centennial College offers more than 160 Programs. Centennial offers foundations, post-secondary and post-graduate programs in: Business, Engineering Technology and Applied Science, Communications, Media, Arts and Design, Health, Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, Transportation. Centennial also offers English Language Learning and Foundations programs for college and university preparation. Internationalization and Pathways Through extensive partnership building, Centennial offers a global network of incoming and outgoing Pathways and credit transfer agreements with partner institutions: 398 international pathways and more than 600 Canadian pathways are established! Centennial is the #1 college choice for international students in Canada and one of the most culturally diverse post-secondary institutions in the country. Centennial is a big institution and well recognized in Canada and around the world. Enrolment is over 25,000 full-time students, including 11,000 international students from 125 countries. As you enjoy the academic benefits of a Canadian college education, a wide range of global perspectives will enrich your education and experience. Centennial College welcomes you in your pursuit of an incredible international education experience. Centennial has a reputation for student and graduate success and numerous awards for International Education Leadership. 


Centennial College was the first in a network of public colleges in Ontario designed to help the province become more competitive in an increasingly technological world. Today, Centennial College is the number one college choice for international students in Canada. Centennial has hosted over 50,000 international students in its 56-year history.


• Affordable and cost-effective

• High standard of education

• Co-op and industry connections

• Incredible diversity

• Opportunity to work

• Safe city and friendly community

Discover the benefits of choosing Centennial! Top Five Reasons: www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/international-education/why-choose-centennial-college/

An award-winning Canadian institution Centennial received the Gold Medal for Leadership Development at the 2018 World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) Awards of Excellence. Centennial also received the 2016 Gold Medal for Internationalization Excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan).

We are leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs We work with over 800 industry partners! You have access to the latest equipment and technology, industry-leading faculty and co-op opportunities to get you work-ready upon graduation. Centennial received first prize for Innovation in Applied Research.

Among 125 colleges, Centennial ranks third in Canada for the number of students employed and paid to conduct applied research (Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges: 2017 Report). Over 1,000 pathways! Centennial College programs offer 367 Degree Pathways with partner universities in Canada and abroad.


 CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION (optional Co-op program)
Co-operative education, is a program where students get the chance to work with pay in an industry related to their field. Most co-op programs are structured so that each term or semester of schooling is alternated with a term or semester of work. If you still confuse please check this link for better explanation (https://www.studyincanada.com/News/11/1510/Redirect) 

Career Services
Career services works with students and graduates to provide them with the necessary career planning and job search tools to help them move from education to employment and is available from your first semester up to two years after you graduate. While you are a Centennial student, co-op gives you valuable Canadian work experience that you can add to your resume. Co-op helps you decide what kind of career you will want, helps you pay for your college education and increases your chances of quickly establishing a successful career (with a higher salary) as a graduate.
( https://www.centennialcollege.ca/student-life/career-services-and-co-operative-education/co-op-education-at-centennial/co-op-for-students/)


Age limit?
No, as long as student have the academic requirement (high school/secondary qualification) and any additional requirements; stated by each specific course/program.  Anyone can apply for Centennial College. No matter how old or young. Student Housing?
Housing options: Students have their choice of staying at Centennial’s residence, participating in the Homestay program, or living with other students off campus. For more information on these options, you can visit the following link: 

Currently, International students are not eligible for Ontario financial aid, bursaries, or Centennial College’s entry scholarships. However, after successfully enrolling in the first year of study, international students can be eligible for partial scholarships based on academic merit, sports and athletics, and leadership along with all other students. https://www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/international-education/scholarships/

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