Soins esthétiques

Number of credits


Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1455 Hours


Program approved in 2001.

Develop knowledge, skills and the attitudes required to use hygiene, health and safety rules and measures linked to the use of caustic and corrosive products, analyse the scalp and the hair, counsel the customer a style that goes well with their personality, to know techniques involved in hair coloration and to be able to accomplish tasks such as cutting, setting and styling hair, to accomplish complimentary tasks such as trimming and shaving or beards, sideburns and moustaches, to accomplish reception and sales tasks.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Eastern Townships SB (Montérégie)
Vocational training centre

Cowansville Vocational Education Training Centre

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DAug 27, 2018
New Frontiers SB
Vocational training centre

C.F.P. Nova

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DSep 06, 2018
Collège Inter-Dec
Vocational training centre

Collège Inter-Dec

GroupStatusD/WStart date
Winter 17
DJan 09, 2017
Fall 16
DSep 07, 2016
English-Montréal SB
Vocational training centre

Laurier MacDonald Vocational Centre/C.F.P. Laurier MacDonald

GroupStatusD/WStart date
WJul 31, 2018
DMay 07, 2018
Lester-B.-Pearson SB
Vocational training centre

Gordon Robertson Beauty Academy

GroupStatusD/WStart date
DJan 22, 2018
DMay 14, 2018
DAug 20, 2018
DNov 12, 2018

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / CompetencyHours
918011Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
918022Prevent health and safety incidents30
918033Examine the scalp and hair 45
918042Analyze a client’s morphology and physiognomy30
918052Shampoo hair 30
918064Give a hair and scalp treatment 60
918073Set hair 45
918085Style hair 75
918093Communicate with clients45
918108Give a standard haircut to a female client 120
918114Give a gradual haircut to a male client and trim his beard 60
918127Give a standard permanent 105
918138Colour hair 120
918154Colour hair in pastel shades60
918166Do a colour correction90
918173Sell products and services45
918185Give a styled haircut 75
918195Give a styled permanent 75
918208Do a creative colouring 120
918217Give a personalized hairstyle 105
918227Take part in the working world105