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CBBC Career College

1046 Barrington Street, Halifax NS

Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Nova Scotia Student Loan
  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships

Programs

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

  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE WITH YOUR AESTHETICS DIPLOMA

    Imagine yourself in a career where you can do and be whatever you want to be as an Esthetician. Expressing yourself artistically in your career is what you’ve always wanted to have the ability to do. Helping others feel confident is what you do best, and you know you have the confidence and expertise to do it. And, having the flexibility to work your own hours, start your own business, and learn the latest techniques in the ever-changing field of aesthetics excites you! With the CBBC Career College Aesthetics program, we will prepare you to be career-ready and meet the requirements to earn your license through the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia. Throughout the Aesthetics program, Industry Experts will come and do theory and hands-on workshops to help you learn the latest in the beauty industry. You will get hands-on practice throughout your entire program through labs and clinic experience in our Aspirations Salon & Spa in Sydney, Nova Scotia and Regency Training Salon & Spa in Halifax, Nova Scotia. You will have the opportunity to work with products like Quannessence and CND Nail Polish.
  • START A CAREER IN HAIR STYLING OR AESTHETICS

    Do you find you are the one your friends and family come to for advice about how they should do their hair or what makeup looks best on them? Do you enjoy helping others look and feel their best? Do you love talking with others and making small talk wherever you go? Do you feel like beauty and art can intersect and can be used to express yourself as an artist while helping others? You have always wanted to be able to branch out to do unique and cool things with your career and not be put into a single box to express yourself. You have a keen interest in helping others look and feel their best by expressing who they are and realize their own potential. The Combined Hair & Aesthetics program at CBBC Career College will allow you to exactly this. Over the course of two years, you will have earned both your Aesthetics and Cosmetology diplomas allowing you to work in either field or both. We will prepare you to be career-ready and meet the requirements to earn your licenses through the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia. Throughout the Combined Hair & Aesthetics program, Industry Experts will come and do theory and hands-on workshops to help you learn the latest in the beauty industry. You will get hands-on practice throughout your entire program through labs and clinic experience in our Aspirations Salon & Spa in Sydney, Nova Scotia and our Regency Training Salon & Spa in Halifax, Nova Scotia. You will have the opportunity to work with products like Redken, Reuzel, Quannessence and CND Nail Polish.
  • EXPRESS YOURSELF WITH A COSMETOLOGY DIPLOMA

    Do you find you are the one friends and family come to for advice about how they should do their hair? Do you enjoy helping others look and feel their best? Do you love talking with others and making small talk wherever you go? Do you feel like beauty and art can intersect and can be used to express yourself as an artist while helping others? You have always wanted to be able to branch out –  to do unique, cool and expressive things with your career and not be put in a box creatively. You have a keen interest in helping others look and feel their best by expressing who they are, helping them to realize their own potential. You enjoy trying out new hairstyles on yourself, and trying the latest hair techniques. The Cosmetology program (Hair Stylist program) at CBBC Career College will allow you to do all of this. Over the course of 10 months you will have earned both Cosmetology diplomas, allowing you to work as a hairstylist. We will prepare you to be career-ready and to meet the requirements in order to earn your licenses through the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia. Throughout the Cosmetology program industry experts will come and instruct, through theory and hands-on workshops, in order to help you learn the latest in the beauty industry. You will get hands-on practice throughout your program, both in labs and also in clinic experience, at our Aspirations Salon & Spa in Sydney, Nova Scotia and our Regency Training Salon & Spa in Halifax, Nova Scotia. You will have the opportunity to work with products like Redken, Reuzel, Quinessence, CND Nail Polish, and Bodyography.
  • START A CAREER AS AN EYELASH ENHANCEMENT TECHNICIAN!

    The Eyelash Enhancement Technician program is now available at CBBC Career College in both Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia. Eyelash extensions have taken over and are here to stay! Grow your aesthetics skills and income with the part-time Eyelash Enhancement Technician program. Learn the eyelash extension skills necessary to help your clients look and feel great. You will learn:
    • Procedure(s) & draping
    • Eyelash systems
    • Lash removal
    • Tinting
    • Lash lifting
    • Maintenance
    You will spend 200 hours learning theory and complete a 100 hour practicum.

Business, Accounting, Marketing Programs

  • The 34 week Administrative Assistant Program is designed to prepared students to enter the job market with the skills and knowledge of business and computers necessary to qualify them for responsible positions as Administrative Assistants. The program stresses thorough training in essential professional skills and mastery of business procedures and communications. The program gives students the essential skills they need to perform effectively in the technology-rich offices of the 21st century. Students learn to operate the most widely used word-processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and accounting software packages on the market today. The program also includes a marketing component to help you market your business in a world where social media dominates the business landscape.

Halifax Campus

Located in the heart of Halifax, CBBC offers Cosmetology, Aesthetics, and Halifax Regional Municipality’s only 2-year combined Hairdressing and Aesthetics diploma, plus easy access to public transport and all the amenities of Halifax’s vibrant downtown. Our Redken Certified Regency Salon is located in our beauty school and offers services to both students and the public.


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