Esthetician

September 2019

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Diploma ( 3 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 03, 2019
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
EST
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$2,888.75 per semester*
International:
$8,371.67 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* 2018/2019 fees are displayed.
   Tuition for 2019/2020 is subject to change.

January 2020

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Diploma ( 3 semesters )
Classes begin:
January 06, 2020
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
EST
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$2,888.75 per semester*
International:
$8,371.67 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* 2018/2019 fees are displayed.
   Tuition for 2019/2020 is subject to change.

May 2020

Availability: Accepting Applications
Credential: Ontario College Diploma ( 3 semesters )
Classes begin:
May 04, 2020
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
EST
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$2,888.75 per semester*
International:
$8,371.67 per semester*
Complete tuition detail below
* 2018/2019 fees are displayed.
   Tuition for 2019/2020 is subject to change.

Graduate with your Esthetician diploma in just three semesters - ready to start your career providing esthetic services in a creative, exciting and fast-growing field.

Effective September 2016, the program will be located at the Sutherland Campus in Peterborough.

Program Highlights

You will learn how to provide a range of treatments, including manicures, pedicures, skincare, body treatments, waxing techniques and makeup application. Employment prospects are strong for people trained as qualified estheticians as more people are seeking treatments to maintain a youthful appearance, reduce stress and improve health and wellness. Here's what's special about our program:

  • The program is fast-tracked to enable you to enter the esthetics industry sooner - you will take the equivalent of two years of study in just 12 months.
  • Small class sizes ensure you will get the individual attention from faculty to build your skills to the level required in the spa industry.
  • We have our own, on-campus, state of the art spa: The Spa + Clinic at Fleming College, where all students do their placements.
  • Learn the art and science of Essential Oils using our award winning, ethically produced European Aromatherapy skin care line. Advanced products include an innovative medical and clinical product line for the treatment of acne, and a clinical botanical science - based product line designed for correction and management of aging skin.
  • Only top-of-the-line vegan and aromatherapy-based professional products are used in both our teaching and practice.
  • Our spa lab features a sink, hot towel cabinet, fully-stocked cabinet of skin care products and facial machines at each station to provide you with the opportunity to both practice and experience the latest in spa body treatments and skin care services.
  • We teach the latest trends in gel nail technology utilizing ventilated manicure tables
  • Students practice pedicures at stations equipped with pipeless spa pedicure thrones and massage chairs.

The Esthetician program is offered in the daytime over three consecutive semesters. Intakes occur in September, January and May. Extensive experiential learning (288 hours) takes place in semesters two and three where you will provide esthetic services to clients our onsite spa.

Choose Fleming

The Esthetician program at Fleming offers a number of unique opportunities to help you find your niche in this wide ranging industry:

  • Field to trips to spa industry destinations will occur over the course of the program
  • Guest lecturers from the spa industry share their expertise and real-world experiences to help you plan your career options upon successful completion of the program
  • You will attend a hydrotherapy training session in the third semester for a hands-on experience with professional equipment and products at Ste. Anne's Spa, one of Canada's premier destination spas
  • Volunteering with our many industry partners and local charities gives students the opportunity to experience diverse cultures, specific client group needs and to give back to the community

In addition, our students are involved in a number of competitions, including the Inter-College Fantasy Make-up Competition, and Ste. Anne’s Spa Body Treatment Competition (the 2009 Citrus Sun treatment was designed by one of our students).

Work Experience

You will practice your skills, improve your techniques, and learn how to offer excellent customer service in our on-campus spa. With one state-of-the-art work station for every two students on average, you can be sure that you will have the opportunity to really gain in confidence as you practice current methods and techniques in use in the field. You will work directly with clients for approximately 28 weeks total throughout the program.

Is this You?

Success in this career requires these skills and traits:

  • Passion for wellness
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Conscientious
  • Compassionate and caring

Career Opportunities

We will assist you in fulfilling your career aspirations as our faculty have strong business relationships within all aspects of the esthetics industry. The demand for qualified estheticians is high and expected to continue to grow. Career opportunities include working in destination spas, resorts, cruise ships, health centres, and clinics. With experience, you may choose to open your own business. Our program is gaining a strong reputation. For example, Ste. Anne's Spa (recognized in 2015 as Best Spa in Canada) currently employs eleven of our graduates.

Additional Costs

You are required to purchase uniforms ($205) at the beginning of the program. You will also need to buy professional-grade products and equipment to use throughout the program. These quality supplies are your personal property, some of which you can use in your future career.

Semester 1 Kit$1450.00 - Includes product, consumables, implements and a wax pot for all core courses.
Semester 2 Kit$980.00 - Includes all product, consumables, cupping supplies for skin and body treatment, and an LED light for nail technology.
Semester 3 Kit$160.00 - Includes brushes and product for make-up, and product for advanced skin and body treatments.

Minimum Admission Requirements

Students applying to Esthetician must meet the following requirements:

  • OSSD with majority of credits at the Workplace (E) level including Gr 12 (E)English

Where Workplace level courses are listed, C, U and M courses will be accepted.

For programs requiring a majority of credits at the Workplace level, OLC4O will be counted as an acceptable English course.

Mature Students

If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. Additional testing or academic upgrading may be necessary to meet specific course requirements for this program.

Tuition Detail

Tuition and ancillary fees are subject to change without notice. The fees presented below reflect Fall start programs only for the current academic year. For details about the fee differences for other program start dates please refer to the below.

Transfer Agreements

You may be able to use credits obtained at Fleming College to continue your postsecondary education in pursuit of a degree. The articulation and credit transfer agreements with our partner institutions are summarized below.

Ontario Tech University

Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
  • Successful completion of the Ontario Tech Commerce Bridge program.
Transfer Credit
  • 45 out of a 120 credit degree.
  • Refer to ONTransfer.ca for further details.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.
Requirement
  • Minimum mid-70% cumulative program average.
Transfer Credit
  • 18 credit diploma.
  • Note: No transfer credits awarded.

To apply please see the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website.

For more information
Visit the Ontario Tech University website for further articulation and program information.
Visit the ONTransfer.ca website for agreement information.

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