Что я буду изучать?

Students who successfully complete the following full-time programs are eligible to receive a Cosmetology Diploma.

Hairstylist Certificate: prepares students for employment in the hair industry by providing them with authentic learning experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and professionalism to be successful in the industry.

Esthetics & Spa Therapy Certificate: prepares students for employment in the esthetics field of the spa industry by providing them with authentic learning experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and professionalism to be successful in the industry. VCC is the only public institution in Metro Vancouver offering Cosmetology programs.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates will find employment as hairstylists, estheticians, technicians, cosmetic company representatives, cosmetic demonstrators, make-up artists, nail technicians, or self-employed estheticians.

What you will learn

Graduates of this program will be able to:

Perform all duties of a hairstylist in accordance with industry health and safety standards related to hygiene, sanitation and disinfection practices.
Use and maintain tools and equipment according to industry standards.
Demonstrate professional behavior and communication skills with clients and co-workers.
Identify the structure and functions of the skin and the hair and recognize possible disease and disorders
Perform shampooing, conditioning and scalp massaging services using the correct manipulations and professional hair care products.
Demonstrate elevated and non-elevated haircuts using a variety of tools and techniques.
Perform wet and dry hair styling using a variety of styling techniques, products and tools.
Apply the fundamentals of preparing and applying professional colour and lightening products using specific applications and techniques.
Demonstrate permanent wave procedures using a variety of tools and techniques.
Describe the types and purposes of hair extensions, wigs and hairpieces.
Apply fundamental business management knowledge and skills needed to operate a hair salon.

Upon successful completion of the Esthetics Certificate students will be able to:

Practice skin and body therapies in accordance with safety, hygiene, and sanitation standards and regulations.
Describe human anatomy, physiology and chemical composition specific to concerns relating to nail, skin, body, and hair removal treatments.
Perform spa treatments based on client consultation, skin analysis and nutritional needs.
Apply the principles of colour and design to lash, brow and specialized makeup techniques.
Perform in an ethical and professional manner conducive to spa environments.
Apply retail business administration practices and marketing techniques for operating a spa.

What to expect

The Hairstylist Certificate program is designed to meet the training needs of the Industry and the required training objectives established by the Industry Training Authority (ITA). The Hairstylist program provides a wide range of student learning opportunities in the classroom, salon and workplace settings. Students will gain hands-on practical experience working with clients in the VCC Salon and Spa. Industry work experience provides students with additional opportunities to apply their knowledge and technical skills in a workplace setting. Classroom instruction is designed for students to develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills which will be applied for success in the VCC Salon and Spa.

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Vancouver Community College

Варианты обучения

Очная (2 лет)

CAD$17,748.00 (1,046,462 руб) за 1 год
CAN $35,496 (estimated based on 2021-22 rates, effective until August 2022)
Дедлайн для заявки

31 March 2022, 31 July 2022

Начало обучения

Январь 2022, Март 2022, Май 2022, Сентябрь 2022, Октябрь 2022, Ноябрь 2022


Vancouver Community College

Downtown Campus,

250 West Pender Street,


British Columbia (BC),

V6B 1S9, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для иностранных студентов

International applicants must be 17 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

English Entrance Requirements

English 10, or

IELTS Academic overall 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

TOEFL IBT Overall 68

Требования к IELTS могут отличаться в зависимости от выбранного курса


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