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Diploma in Esthetician – Spa Management

Humber College’s Esthetician – Spa Management diploma program gives you the business management and vocational skills you need for a career in the $94 billion industry. On the business side, learn the fundamentals of business writing, marketing, retail operation and day-to-day spa management.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 7,496 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

Hands-on courses focus on traditional services such as nail care technologies, advanced facial techniques, waxing, body treatments and makeup applications. As well, you will learn advanced medical esthetic services such as OxyGeneo, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, laser and Intense Pulse Light (IPL).

At Humber, you will practise what you are learning and improve your vocational skills at The Humber Spa, a simulated work environment and retail boutique open to the community. Working under the guidance of qualified lab technicians, you will manage the administrative functions of the spa, including frontline responsibilities, retail operations and providing spa services. You will provide a series of treatments including facials, hand and foot care, and body treatments to clientele.

In the first semester, you will be introduced to spa management and client services, physiology of the skin, and professional skin care, and begin to train in traditional esthetic services. In second semester, you will study computer applications, advanced facial techniques, waxing services and nail care. Later in the Humber College’s Esthetician – Spa Management diploma program, you will study marketing, cosmetic applications, human resource management and medical spa services.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Spa Management and Client Service
  • Professional Skin Care
  • Physiology of the Skin
  • Skin Care Techniques
  • An Introduction to Arts and Sciences
  • College Reading and Writing Skills

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Start your career in the thriving health and wellness industry.

The explosion over the last decade in both the number and variety of spas is good news for your career. Toronto and southern Ontario are home to many spas and wellness centres. In addition, you can work around the world. Seek management opportunities at day spas, hotel and resort spas, destination spas, fitness and sports clinics, health and wellness clubs, condominium spas, nail bars, and medical spas. Business courses prepare you for the operations aspect of this industry.

With spas offering a broad range of services, you can also work as an esthetician, medical esthetician, skin care therapist, nail technician, frontline staff member or retail sales specialist.

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