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Canadian Beauty College

700 Lawrence Ave W suite 450, Toronto, North York, Toronto, ON M6A 3B4, Canada, Toronto ON

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  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships


Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Beauty, Esthetics, Barber Programs

    • Practical training in our salon
    • Small classes
    • Training on many “Updo” techniques
      Hair Techniques and Styles is a practical certificate course that covers creative updo & styling looks for special events. A strong focus is placed on proper blow drying techniques, how to use a variety of tools and on how to create a variety of fabulous looks for many potential clients. This certificate is especially popular with Makeup Artists looking to add to their freelance skill set for the bridal market.     Please note that this program is non vocational and does not require approval under the Private Career College Act, 2005.
    • Job ready within months!
    • Small class sizes with qualified instructors
    • Practical application in our clinic on real clients
    • Relationship building with industry partners

    Get Thorough Medical Aesthetics Training with Canadian Beauty College’s Comprehensive Programs!

    Medical Aesthetics training can open career opportunities for you to work at many spas and clinics throughout the country! Our program in Toronto gives you a well-rounded education, providing you with the skills you need, practical experience using those skills, and various spa-life-related training as well. To learn more about our Medical Aesthetics Diploma training program, read below or contact us today!
    The Medical Aesthetics program objective is to provide individuals with training in both basic and advanced non invasive cosmetic and aesthetic theory and practical techniques. Students will learn:
    • Chemical Peels
    • Fractional treatments
    • Laser Hair Removal
    • Microdermabrasion
    • Photo Rejuvenation
    • Skin Resurfacing
    • Medical Spa Operations
    • Introduction to Botox & Dermal Fillers
    • Body Treatments
    • Makeup Application
    • Nail Care
    • Basic and Advanced Skin Care
    • Waxing/Hair Removal
    • Interpersonal Skills & Consultative Sales

    Our Program Prepares You for Medi-Spa Employment Opportunities

    Your Medical Aesthetics training in Toronto will include health and safety practices, professionalism in the workplace, and client consultation skills to prepare you for employment after graduation. Our career professionals will also assist you with your job-search after completing your courses! Canadian Beauty College gives you personalized attention and assistance from enrollment to graduation, creating a supportive and comprehensive learning environment for you.

    For more information about our Medical Aesthetics training opportunities in the Greater Toronto Area, call us today! We’ll schedule a campus tour for you and answer any of your concerns!


    • Personal interview to determine suitability for the program
    • Grade 12 graduate (Canadian) or equivalent or 18 years old with a passing score on the superintendant approved entrance test
    • Job ready within months!
    • Small class sizes with qualified instructors
    • Practical application in our clinic on real clients
    • Relationship building with industry partners

    Program Objectives

    We are proud to deliver a well rounded Laser Technician Diploma program.  The course objective is to provide individuals with theoretical and practical application to perform various skin care treatments using professional skin care products and the latest technology.
    In a supervised environment, students will perform facial and body treatments including but not limited to basic facials, back treatments, hair removal, photo facials, and skin rejuvenation. This program provides in depth and detailed knowledge in client consultation, health and safety practices according to Ministry of Health regulations and protocols, and professionalism in the workplace.
    This comprehensive program is specifically designed for individuals who wish to commence a career with advanced Skin Care knowledge along with the practical and theoretical knowledge surrounding the services offered in a spa. Students will be prepared for a career as a Skin Care Specialist.

    Career Opportunities

    The Spa beauty industry is expanding and expected to double in revenues over the next 10 years. This unprecedented growth gives you the opportunity to position yourself in the heart of this exploding field equipped with the best training. The successful graduate will be eligible for employment in dermatology clinics, skin care clinics, day spas, wellness centers, destination spas and more.

    Program Prerequisites

    To enroll in our esthetics school in the Greater Toronto Area, we require:
    • Personal interview to determine suitability for the program
    • Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (18 years old) with a passing score on the superintendent approved entrance test Wonderlic Personnel Test
    • Practical clinical applications
    • Real world training
    • Small individual attention
    This certificate course offers students the opportunity to gain hands on practical experience using IPL and True Laser modalities. Practical application involves working closely with your clinical instructor to perfect the treatment protocols and to use the technology safely and effectively Prerequisite: Student must have completed the Laser Theory Certificate

    Student Will Be Exposed To:

    • Hair Reduction Procedures
    • Facial Rejuvenation (photofacials)
    • Pigmented Lesion Reduction (sunspots)
    • Vascular Lesion reduction
    • Acne Reduction - 1540
    • Wrinkle & Stretch Marks Reduction
    • Skin Tightening/Cellulite Reduction using Radio Frequency modality
    • How to adhere to Clinic Protocols and treatment procedures
    Students will be required to perform a number of services on clients in our clinical setting in order for a certificate to be awarded. Please note that this program is non vocational and does not require approval under the Private Career College Act, 2005.
    • Small class sizes
    • Practical application
    • Flexible schedules
    This certificate course introduces students to the theory and practical applications pertaining to microdermabrasion and chemical peel exfoliation used in the aesthetic industry. We will look at patient selection, patient satisfaction, and recovery time.  Trainees will also learn about contraindications, understanding potential risks and establishing realistic client expectations.

    Topics Covered:

    • Professional Code of Ethics
    • Client Consultation
    • Pre Post Care Instructions
    • Skin Typing and Skin Health and various Skin Infections
    • Practical application of peel treatments
    • Practical Application of microdermabrasion treatments
    • Protocols to follow before administering treatments
    • Hyperpigmentation and Hypopigmentation
    • Exposure to the benefits and the protocols of administering a Microdermabrasion treatment (Diamond Tip Systems)
    • Technologies in Medical Clinics
    • Introduction to a variety of new products used to assist the technician with delivering treatments
    • Proper Handling of client files
    • Indications and Contra-indications
    • Participation in workshops
    As time and availability permits, some guest speakers may be available for the following demonstration:
    •  Biophora
    • PCA Peels
    • AHA
    • Alyria
    This program is non vocational and does not require approval under the Private Career College Act, 2005
    • Skincare treatments have perhaps never enjoyed as much popularity as they have over the last few years.
    • This course is designed to give an individual all of the theoretical and practical tools they need to assess, identify and treat a variety of skincare concerns.
    • Students will learn how to perform all steps to both basic and advanced facials including in depth skin analysis, consultation, use of equipment and product knowledge. 

    Topics covered include (but not limited to):

    • Skincare theory (anatomy of the skin, types and conditions)
    • Sanitation and safety
    • Client consultation and analysis
    • Steps to a facial including cleansing, massage techniques, exfoliation, etc.
    • Product knowledge
    • Microneedling uses extremely small needles to cause ‘micro-injuries’ to the skin without causing open wounds or ablative damage.
    •  This causes the skin to increase production of collagen and elastin, which reduces wrinkles, tightens and thickens the skin, and fills and smooths scars.
    • Cost per treatment ranges from $250 – $500
    • Students learn on the Health Canada approved Dermaroller eDermaStamp

    Topics covered (but not limited to):

    • What is microneedling, how does it work, how to target specific concerns.
    • Equipment comparison including dangers of non Health Canada approved devices
    • Indications, contraindications and side effects
    • Client consultation and charting
    • Treatment protocols including pre and post treatment guidance
    • Combining microneedling with other services and products
    • Pricing, competition, marketing, branding
    • Waxing continues to be one of the most popular forms of hair removal.
    • This course offers an introduction to hair removal theory and how to perform hair removal services effectively and safely.
    • This service is an excellent add-on to any aesthetics-based business as it requires next to no capital investment, is easily mobile, and is a highly repetitive service!

    Topics covered include (but not limited to):

    • Anatomy and physiology of the hair and skin
    • Sanitation and safety
    • Client consultation and analysis including skin and hair disorders and diseases
    • Into to waxing, hard depilatory wax (non-strip method) & hot wax strip method
    • Practical work and methods for different body types
    • Nail treatments continue to enjoy a massive surge in popularity
    • The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a new popularity of service skill sets that allow individuals to work for themselves without a large capital investment.
    • This certificate introduces you to both the theoretical and practical components required to perform both manicures and pedicures.

    Topics covered include (but not limited to):

    • Anatomy and physiology of the feet and hands
    • Bacteria, sanitation and disinfection and the bloodborne pathogen act
    • Client consultation and disorders and diseases of the nail
    • Nail product chemistry
    • Many different types of manicures (including basic, french, spa, paraffin, men’s, etc) and pedicure (basic, french, men’s, spa, etc).
    • Gel nails are arguably one of the most exciting beauty innovations in the industry!
    •  In this certificate you will learn the techniques to apply the perfect Gel Nail and Gel Polish application.
    • The course includes a full professional kit from Bioseaweed Gel worth over $300!

    Topics covered include (but not limited to):

    • Overview of Bio Seaweed line and the difference between gel and acrylic products.
    • Client consultation and nail design / shapes
    • Use of tips, gel overlay, etc.
    • Practical work on nail prep, tip application, gel overlay, gel polish application.
    • Body treatments are a key contributing element to the full spa experience. 
    • Students will focus on both theoretical and practical aspects of massage and various body treatments including wraps, scrubs, etc.
    • A strong focus will be placed on client care and practical application. 

    Topics covered include (but not limited to):

    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Types of massage movements (including Effleurage, petrissage, Friction, Dr. Jacquet Movement, Percussion, Vibration)
    • Client consultation and analysis including indications and contraindications
    • Practical work in the clinic including back treatments, hot stone massage, aromatherapy massage, relaxation massage, salt scrubs.
    • Job ready within months!
    • Small class sizes with qualified instructors
    • Practical application in our clinic on real clients
    • Relationship building with industry partners
    We are proud to deliver a well-rounded comprehensive and professional training program in a Makeup Artist Diploma in the Greater Toronto Area. The objective of our makeup artist programs in Toronto and Newmarket are to provide students with the theory and cutting edge practical training for the exciting world of cosmetics. We concentrate on delivering basic and advanced makeup applications for all areas of the industry by introducing you to new techniques being used today. This program will focus on the fundamental theories and practical applications to ensure each student is successful in day, evening, bridal, runway, camera, period styles and theater makeup application as well as creative makeup design, client services, sales, marketing and professionalism. Each student will work toward a complete portfolio, master the art of makeup design, and compose an up-to-date resume, so that they may launch a new career as a makeup artist in the Newmarket and Toronto area.

    Course Outline

    Introduction To Cosmetics

    Skin Care:
    • Skin type and features
    • Products and regime
    • Cleanse and prepare skin for application
    Professional Ethics:
    • Hygiene and sanitary procedures
    • Professional imaging
    • Professional conduct

    Makeup Styles & Techniques

    • Tools and how to use/apply
    • Essential products for the professional kit
    • Contouring/shading and highlighting
    • Determining face and eye shape
    • Creating the perfect eye brow
    • Styles and techniques for day/evening and mature makeup for the everyday woman
    Color Theory:
    • Placement and analysis of color
    • Choosing the right shade and color
    • Understanding of the color wheel
    The Bridal Market:
    • Client charts and consultations
    • Get to know your bride
    • Styles and applications
    • Rates and invoicing the client
    • Marketing your business

    Makeup For The Camera & Runway

    • Applications and theory for color/black and white photography
    • Lighting and camera effects
    • Professional products used for media (film, TV, editorial, still photography)
    • Styles and techniques for runway looks
    • Creating your own style from face charts to models

    Period Styles & Theatre Makeup

    • Fashion applications from 1920-1980
    • Determining period styles
    • Update period styles to today’s look

    Theatre Makeup & Out Of Kit Effects

    • Knowing product types and brands
    • Design your own character
    • Combining theatre and FX looks
    • Create various wound effects
    • Face painting for camera and stage
    • Special effects application

    Building Your Portfolio

    • Design face charts for photo shoots and portfolio
    • Photo shoots: bridal, day/evening and creative design

    Getting Started For The Job

    • Resume and business card designs
    • Interview preparation
    • Unions
    • Choosing your direction in the field

    Marketing & Sales

    • Knowing your customers and understanding their needs
    • Product knowledge
    • Service skills and applying your talent
    • How to market yourself as a professional

    Practical Clinical Application

    All students will undertake to complete clinical hours working on guests. In order to fulfill the graduation requirements all students must complete the required practical application component of this program. NOTE:
    • Written and practical tests will be administered on a weekly basis.
    • Individual and group projects will be assigned throughout the course
    • A final written and practical makeup exam will be administered.
    Our student kits are comprised of an arrangement of products from the top professional brand MAKE UP FOR EVER. This kit has been designed for a student to be job ready as a makeup artist in Toronto upon graduating. Canadian Beauty College ensures that students are equipped with excellent products and tools to excel in this booming industry. Canadian Beauty College is an active M.A.C. PRO member, which recognizes superior excellence in theory and practical application of makeup. Students of Canadian Beauty College's makeup programs are entitled to the M.A.C PRO student discount.
    • Small class sizes
    • Practical application
    • Flexible schedules

    Course Introduction and Objective

    This certificate course equips students with the basic knowledge necessary to recognize and use color and color combinations to enhance facial features.  While attending our makeup school in Toronto, students will be exposed to the various techniques and product applications currently used in the industry. In addition, the student may choose to acquire a full professional makeup kit complete with brushes for daytime, evening, bridal and fashion artistry use. A strong focus will be placed on client care.  The course will focus on marketing and freelance opportunities.

    Course Outline

    Introduction and History of Cosmetics
    • Learn the history of the cosmetic industry
    • Tools and products of the trade
    • Product knowledge training of MAKE UP FOR EVER
    Characteristics of the face
    • Learn the contours of different face and eye shapes
    • Precision eyebrow shaping
    • Determine which makeup look suits each individual
    Sanitization and Sterilization
    • Proper setup for a professional makeup application
    • Proper products and tools to remain hygienic
    • How to take care of your brushes
    Color Theory
    • Warm VS Cool colors
    • Determining an individual’s undertone
    • Using complimentary colors
    Beauty and Bridal applications
    • Natural beauty
    • Evening makeup
    • Smokey eye applications
    • Bridal makeup
    • Glamour and creative designs
    • Step-by Step demonstrations for all applications
    Corrective techniques for photography
    • Understanding high definition technology for makeup
    • Professional products needed for the camera
    • Color VS Black and White
    Starting a freelance business and portfolio
    • Learn the Bridal Market
    • How to start a freelance business
    • Resume and interview preparation
    • Creative photoshoot
    We offer students the opportunity to take advantage of the MAKE UP FOR EVER professional discount program available through our makeup school in Toronto to get you ready for all beauty and creative applications. MAKE UP FOR EVER is industry recognized as a top professional brand for beauty, creative and special FX makeup and we are proud to offer this to our students. Pre-made and custom makeup kits are available. We invite you to look through our online photo gallery which showcases the creative designs of past and present students.
    • Small classes
    • Practical application
    • Instructor led training
    Eyelash Extensions are a semi permanent style of false eyelashes.  In this practical certificate you will learn the techniques to apply a natural to glamorous lash.  We will expose you to the tools, protocols, and products needed to perform a successful application.
    • Safety First
    • Knowing the tools and products
    • Why does it hurt, itch, or burn
    • Variety of adhesives
    • Factors that may affect the extensions’ lifetime
    • Learn the styles, quality, length, and thickness of lash products
    • How to prep your client
    • How to price your service
    • Proper home care
    • Marketing your business
    Please note that this program is non vocational and does not require approval under the Private Career College Act, 2005.
    • Small classes
    • Practical application
    • Instructor led training
    Microblading is currently considered by many to be the fastest growing segment of the cosmetic tattooing industry. Also known as 3D/6D Brows, feathering, microstroking, etc, the technique is an advanced brow embroidery technique whereby a superfine row of needles is used to create thin, hair-like marks on the skin. This treatment has surged in popularity due to the current desire for full and realistic looking brows. It is great for hair loss and lack of definition, overplucked brows, correcting asymmetry, etc. The service itself is a fantastic addition to any aesthetician/makeup artist/salon/hairstylist‘s repertoire as current pricing for a single service currently ranges from $400 - $600 (1-2 hours), with a per treatment product cost of less than $30!

    Course Details: 24 Hours


    • Introduction to semi-permanent makeup and the microblading technique
    • Colour theory
    • Determining skin type and tone/undertone
    • Choosing pigments
    • Designing and executing the perfect eyebrow
    • Skin anatomy
    • Consultation and contraindications
    • The full procedure
    • Phases of healing and after-care
    • Blood borne pathogens
    • How to price your service and market your business


    • All steps of the full service (client consultation, patch test, preparing work area, choosing pigments, designing and measuring the eyebrows, using the needles, aftercare, etc).
    • Instructor demonstration
    • 2 Model applications in class*
    *Please note that students are required to bring in their own models for the class. If this is not possible, CBC will require at least 1 week’s notice and a $50/model fee will apply.

    Professional Kit (Over $700 Value!) :

    • Case
    • CBC Microblading Manual
    • 8 Minx Mogul Pigments (manufactured in USA)
    • Minx Mogul “Hydrate It”
    • Tina Davies Harmony Microblade Sampler Pack (9 single-use microblading pens)
    • Zensa numbing cream
    • After-care ointment
    • Crystal practice microblading pen
    • Practice needles – 14, 9, U
    • Colour wheel
    • Practice Skin
    • Surgical marker
    • Wax pencil
    • Eyebrow ruler
    • Eyebrow ruler stickers
    • Tweezers
    • Pigment rings
    • Microswabs
    • Toner
    • Alcohol swabs
    • Gauze
    • Bouffant caps
    • Gloves
    • Small classes
    • Practical application
    • Instructor led training
    Volume Lash is an innovative cosmetic application to provide the lashes with a Russian style 2D, 3D, 4D volume. Dramatic looks taught include the fox eye and the diva.  For those who already provide eyelash extensions, this practical class teaches new volume style and technique with proper application and removal of extensions.


    • Eyelash Extension Certificate or 6 months of work experience
    • Student must bring their personal eyelash kit

    Certificate Details: 4 Hours


    • Preparation of work area
    • Client consultation
    • Instructor demonstration
    • Student application on live model, including preparation, adhesive, lash application and styling
    • Completion of treatment with homecare and maintenance advice
    • Refills and removal application

    Student Kit

    1. Feather Blend Tray
    • D Curl, 0.07mm, 10-14mm
    • C Curl, 0.10mm, 10-14mm
    2. Adhesives/Removers
    • Volume Adhesive 10ml
    • Gel Remover 15 ml
    3. Application Systems
    • Lash Pod (wrist band)
    • Adhesive Tape Roll
    • Gel Patches (10)
    • Volume Tweezers L Shaped:
    • Volume Tweezers Isolation
    • 1 Air blower
    • 1 Mini Hand Mirror
    • Micro Swabs
    • Package of disposable Mascara Wands
    • Small classes
    • Practical application
    • Instructor led training
    Lash Lifting and Tinting has recently enjoyed a surge in popularity as an alternative to traditional Eyelash Extensions. The procedure itself has been around for a long time (historically known as an “Eyelash Perm”), however, this new technique uses a different shaped eye pad in order to ‘lift’ the lashes from the root and achieve a natural curl with a lengthening effect. A Lash Tint is the perfect complement to this service as a replacement for mascara. Both procedures typically last 4-6 weeks. The current market price for the service is ~$75 average for a lash lift alone and $85-$100 for a lash lift including a tint.

    Course Details: 4 Hours


    • Benefits of lash lifting
    • How does the lash lift work?
    • Safety precautions, patch testing and potential reactions.
    • Indications and contraindications to treatment
    • Client consultation and confidentiality
    • Get to know you equipment and supplies needed
    • Selecting the appropriate pads
    • Proper home care for clients
    • How to price your service and market your business


    • Preparation of work area
    • Client consultation and patch test
    • Instructor demonstration
    • 2 Model applications in class (Please note that students are required to bring in their own models for the class. If this is not possible, CBC will require at least 1 week’s notice and a $25/model fee will apply.)

    Professional Kit (Over $150 Value!):

    • Perming Solution
    • Setting Solution
    • Nourishing Solution
    • Glue
    • Silicon eye pads (10 Medium, 10 Large)
    • 5 Y-brushes
    • 5 Undereye gel pads
    • 15 Microbrushes
    • 10 Mascara wands
    • 15 Disposable lip brushes
    • 5 Disposable solution trays
    • Reflectocil Tint (Black)
    • Reflectocil 3% Oxidant Developer Cream
    • Glass mixing bowl

Toronto Campus

Canadian Beauty College is a Canadian owned, private career college serving the Greater Toronto area since 2009. We are registered as a Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act. As one of the most recognized beauty schools in Ontario, we strive to provide professional level programs to help our students begin on the path to a rewarding career.

We are proud to be a specialized beauty school in Ontario focused on delivering quality education and excellent customer service. Our highly qualified faculty and staff and small class sizes allow our students to surpass their career goals in a supportive and success-oriented environment.

The Canadian Beauty College Advantage

Canadian Beauty College is a highly recognized beauty training college in Ontario. We constantly strive to exceed student expectations by delivering current market-driven programs with many practical hours to ensure success in their chosen field.

We offer:

  • Small classes and personal attention
  • Latest equipment, techniques, and products
  • Modern facilities
  • Highly trained instructors
  • High-quality curriculum
  • Full time and part time schedules
  • Internship programs
  • Real world experience in our fully equipped salon, medi-spa & makeup studio
  • Optional one-on-one training
  • Professional team of advisors
  • Financial aid planning assistance
  • Several locations in GTA

*All student funding, whether made available privately or through various government branches, is only approved to those who qualify, by the original source of funding. There are many criteria that each candidate must meet to be approved. Schools can only inform you of what may be available.