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Esthetician

Trade Description:

The Esthetician trade is comprised of two sub-trades: nail technician and skin care technicians. Nail Technicians perform manicures and pedicures and apply artificial nail products. Skin care technicians perform body treatments, facial treatments, make-up applications, depilatory hair removal, and lash and brow tint services. Estheticians have completed and performed services in both sub-trades.

Estheticians work in beauty shops, esthetics salons and spas.

When registering as an apprentice, enrolment in or completion of technical training is required.

In addition to a provincial certification-theory examination, a practical examination is required for this trade.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
Additional mandatory requirement to be obtained after receiving the Certificate of Qualification:
- Valid Authorization to Practise (fee for this document is $75 and renewal is required every two years through Apprenticeship Manitoba)
 

Occupational Analyses:

Esthetician
Provincial Occupational Analysis
Nail Technician Provincial Occupational Analysis
Skin Care Technician Provincial Occupational Analysis
 

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
Esthetician 2 3,200 (1,600 each level) 1,064 hours Various
Nail Technician 1 1,000 400 hours Various
Skin Care Technician 1 1,100 800 hours Various
*Accredited program hours DO NOT count towards the practical hours required in the trade. Accredited program hours are counted in addition to practical hours.
 

Training Standards:

Esthetician
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document POA Subtask to Unit Comparison PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Unit to Course Comparison Checklist
PDF Document Verification of Enrolment for Technical Training
 
Nail Technician
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document POA Subtask to Unit Comparison PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Unit to Course Comparison Checklist
PDF Document Practical Exam Information for Candidates
PDF Document Verification of Enrolment for Technical Training
 
Skin Care Technician
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document POA Subtask to Unit Comparison PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Unit to Course Comparison Checklist
PDF Document Practical Exam Information for Candidates
PDF Document Verification of Enrolment for Technical Training
 

Challenging the Exam - Trade Qualification:

  Years of Experience Hours Required Additional Practical Exam Required Form(s)
Esthetician 3 4,800 Yes
Nail Technician 1.5 1,500 Yes
Skin Care Technician 1.5 1,650 Yes
*Accredited program hours DO NOT count towards the practical hours required in the trade. Accredited program hours are counted in addition to practical hours.
 

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name
Hours of Accredited Technical Training
Esthetician
Nail Technician
Skin Care Technician
__ European School of Esthetics Esthetician Program 1,060
__ European School of Esthetics Nail Technician Program 400
__ European School of Esthetics Skin Care Technician Program 800
__ H & Co Academy Hair. Nails. Skin Esthetician Program 1,060
__ H & Co Academy Hair. Nails. Skin Nail Technician Program 400
__ H & Co Academy Hair. Nails. Skin Skin Care Technician Program 800
Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre Esthetician Program 1,060
Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre Nail Technician Program 400
Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre Skin Care Technician Program 800
__ MC College Esthetician Program 1,060
__ MC College Nail Technician Program 400
__ MC College Skin Care Technician Program 800
Miles Macdonell Collegiate __ Nail Technician Program 400
Northlands Parkway Collegiate __ Esthetics Program 1,060
Northlands Parkway Collegiate __ Nail Technician Program 400
Northlands Parkway Collegiate __ Skin Care Technician Program 800
Steinbach Regional Secondary School __ Esthetics Program 1,060
Steinbach Regional Secondary School __ Nail Technician Program 400
Steinbach Regional Secondary School __ Skin Care Technician Program 800
__ Systems Beauty College Nail Technician Program 400
__ The Salon Professional Academy Esthetics Program 1,060
__ The Salon Professional Academy Nail Technician Program 400
__ The Salon Professional Academy Skin Care Technician Program 800