Advanced Esthetics & Nail technology
Avant-Garde College offers training program that meet industry standards and changing trends. Advanced Esthetics & Nail Technician programs each consist of theory and practical application instruction. Students will be issued a diploma upon successful completion of all course requirements. Our Program is also recognized and partnered with Mac Cosmetics! All students enrolled in our Advanced esthetics program are eligible for MAC PRO student membership. In addition to that our students have a Pro discount in our very own Wholesale store front location in the school!
For all programs, prospective students should have a High School Diploma.
Avant-Garde is designated for student loan funding. Visit the Government of Saskatchewan website for more information about the Canada-Saskatchewan Integrated Student Loan program.
Courses are full-time, 7.5 hours per day.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday 12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Avant-Garde Advanced Esthetics and Nail Tech program is a full-time 35 week course. Students must achieve a minimum grade of 70% to pass the theoretical and practical portions of this program. A diploma will be issued upon successful completion of all course requirements.
1400 hours/ 38weeks/ 7.5 hours per day
Hours of attendance:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday 12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
In place of a High School Diploma, mature students (19+ years old) may complete a GED.
In order to access our online learning system, students are required to provide a device that supports our videos and E-books. This device may be a laptop or tablet.
Fees: PLEASE NOTE PRICING BELOW EFFECTIVE AUG 1st 2017
Registration Fee (payable at time of registration): $200
Books, supplies, & kit fee: $3,900.
Total cost (tax incl.): $13,100.
*Registration fee is not a portion of the tuition amount and is non-refundable.
Program start dates:
January, March, May, July, September and November. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.
The Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission has made Esthetics a trade, therefore manicures and pedicures were added to the Artificial Nail Technician course. Students attending the Artificial Nail Technician course are asked not to attend wearing artificial nails as students will begin working on themselves.
*Microdermabrassion classes available. Esthetics Diploma required.
Areas of study
Advanced Makeup Artistry
Color Theory, Lighting
Client Consultation,Day, Evening, & Bridal
Period & Trend Makeup
Eyelash applications Strip & Cluster
Universal sanitation, disinfection, & sterilization
Hand, foot, & nail anatomy
Treatments for diabetic conditions
French polish technique
Hot stone treatments
Electric file procedures
Gel overlay treatments
Advanced nail art
With and without machinery
Facial massage techniques
Advanced facial consultations
Body treatments/hair removal
Hot stone body treatment
Facial & body waxing
Advanced techniques in sculpting
Advanced techniques in tip application
Bella Lash Extensions
Retail & product knowledge (in all areas)
80 HOURS POSSIBLE IN SALON TRAINING