Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

Esthetics and Spa Therapies

Program Information
School: Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Degree: Diploma
Field of Study: Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Description: The Spa business is rapidly growing in North America and around the world. The need for skilled professional Estheticians has never been higher. The beauty industry is booming as a result of increased demand from aging baby boomers, and a younger generation with a higher propensity for beauty treatments and enhancements. Seneca's Esthetics and Spa Therapies program will prepare you for an exciting and dynamic career as an Esthetician able to provide all services from manicures, pedicures, waxing and facials to advance spa, skin and body care treatments.

This program is designed to prepare you for a career as an Esthetician, providing a range of basic services required at the entry level of a salon or spa including manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials and body treatments. You will learn how to provide exceptional customer service and how to work effectively as a team member and leader. As a graduate from this program you will also have the opportunity to take the International Esthetics licensing exam from CIDESCO making you a highly sought after esthetician.
Website: Esthetics and Spa Therapies at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Provincial: $3,645
National: $3,645
International: $13,199
Scholarships: 2 scholarship(s)
Careers: 1 career(s)
Admission Requirements

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade 12 English

Program Eligibility
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a majority of senior credits at the College Preparation(C), University Preparation(U) or University/College Preparation (M) level or Mature Student Status (age 19 or older). If applicant is a mature student, he/she must have completed the required prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or have obtained appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits.
- Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)

- Current medical report and report of chest x-ray or tuberculin skin test
- A valid Standard First Aid Certificate with Adult CPR (minimum 16 hours)

Test Scores:
  • TOEFL (PBT) [min. 550] or CAEL [min. 50] or TOEFL (iBT) [min. 80]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based with no test below 20) - TOEFL code 9212, OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.0 (with no single test score below 5.5), OR CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 50

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 4, 2014

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