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Esthetics Certificate Programs and Courses

Esthetics Certificate Programs and Courses

IAE offers courses for anyone and everyone! Whether you are looking for a creative outlet, to make some extra income through a side business or to change your career altogether, IAE offers an array of esthetics training programs that may be completed in a short period of time so you can get started on your new career fast. Classes commence at different times throughout the year so call IAE to find out about any prerequisites and start dates.

To begin your application, simply download the form HERE then call us at 780.449.1225 or email us to book an interview!



Upcoming Dates:
  • October 15th, 9 am to 5 pm at IAE
  • December 10th, 9 am to 5 pm at IAE
  • Tuition $1050.+gst Includes theory, practical training and manual.
  • Deposit $500. Required to secure spot, non-refundable.
  • Maximum 3 students per class
  • Students must be prepared to give and receive the treatment.
  • If you are not able to receive the treatment you must provide a model.

Bloodborne Pathogen Certificate, Esthetics Diploma, Certified Laser Practitioner, IAE Facials Level 2 or equivalent, RN, LPN, NP, MD

Course Outline:
  • This 1 Day Class is best suited for those with experience regarding the physiology of the skin, skin conditions, skin types, cosmeceuticals, and practical experience providing facials, microdermabrasion, microblading, and/or laser skin treatments.
  • We will cover provider & patient safety, sterile work environments, contraindications, indications, treatment protocols, post treatment care and much more.
  • We use the eDermaStamp device by Dermaroller. Students of IAE are provided an exclusive offer from Dermaspark when taking our course and purchasing the eDermaStamp for professional use. This device is the gold standard of micro-needling and is Licensed by Health Canada.

Introduction to Nail Art, Gel Polish, Paraffin Wax

Upcoming Dates:
  • 9-5 at IAE, Sept 2022
  • $300 +gst
Course Outline:
  • We will introduce some basic techniques of Nail Art, teach how to properly apply gel polish and use paraffin wax as a beneficial treatment.

ITEC DIPLOMA~ Beauty Specialist Level 2

Upcoming Dates:
  • Business Caplet Online Theory: Fall 2022. 9 am to 12 pm
  • Exam Prep at IAE: March 2023. 9 am to 130pm, *Model Required
  • Online Business Exam: Spring 2023. 9 am
  • Exams: Spring 2023 (add 1 date for prep)
  • *Next Program Intake in September 2022 with Exam's in March 2023

Evidence of Treatment Portfolio: 5- Skin & Eye Treatments, 5- Nail Treatments, 5- Waxing Services, 5- Makeup Applications. *Please note, this portfolio is based on specific ITEC criteria.

Course Outline:
  • COST: $1700. + GST, Includes Exam Prep, Beauty Therapy & Business Text Books & Study Workbook.
  • Written Exam: 250 multiple choice questions.
  • Practical Exam: 3 hours & includes Facial with Lash tint, Underarm & half leg wax, Manicure, Pedicure & Day Makeup Application.
  • *Students must achieve 60% to pass.
  • *Model required for practical exams. (There is a $25 model fee)


Upcoming Dates:
  • Choose the 2022 class date that suits you best, Combined Theory & Practical Class:
  • Saturday, Sept 17, 2022
  • Saturday, Nov 26, 2022
  • *1 Model is required
  • 9am-5pm, Models Required (1)
  • Cost: $575 + GST (Includes Pro Kit valued at $140)

Esthetician, Facials Level 1, or Laser Technician

Course Outline:
  • Become certified in a trending skincare & hair removal technique with our inclusive 1 Day Dermaplaning Course! By becoming an IAE Certified Dermaplaning Professional you will understand the importance of client consultation, pre & post treatment care, and become confident in your technique with hands on training.
  • Course fee includes: Training booklet, Student kit (valued at $140), professional theory & practical training with a qualified Instructor.
  • Reserve your spot with a $200 non-refundable deposit

Combined Facials Level 1 & 2

Upcoming Dates:
  • Upcoming Course Dates:
  • *Next Part-time Classes Start Fall 2022
  • Online Theory: 9 am to 5 pm
  • In Class Practical Training: 9 am to 5 pm at IAE
  • Final Exams: 9 am at IAE *Model Required
  • Cost: $2100 + $339 (kit/textbook) + GST
Course Outline:
  • Students receive Certificates in Facials Level 1 & Facials Level 2 upon successful completion.
  • This extensive facial course covers the Anatomy & Physiology of the Skin, Professionalism, Consultations, Contraindications, Ingredients, Techniques & much more. You will receive in depth knowledge of a professional grade skincare line, participate in a clinical study, and learn the art of Facials including; Machine facials, Chemical peels & Microdermabrasion. Sign up now to upgrade your skills!

Fundamentals of Make-Up Artistry Certificate Program

Upcoming Dates:
  • In Class combined Theory & Instruction: Dates TBA, 9 - 5 pm
  • Written Exam: 9am
  • Practical Exam: 9am (Model Required)
  • Cost: $920 + $179 for brush set/textbook + GST
Course Outline:
  • This is a Makeup program designed to enhance your skills, introduce new techniques & inspire your creativity!
  • You will learn to enhance the features of each face, apply professional techniques to instill confidence, understand the theory of colour and much more.
  • Practice Bridal, Glamour, Day & Evening, and Creative Makeup looks.

Lash & Brow Tinting Certification

Upcoming Dates:
  • *Upcoming Class Summer & Fall 2022, Contact us to get on the list!
  • Online Theory: 1 Day
  • In Class Training: 1 Day, 1pm - 5pm (Model Required)
  • Written & Practical Exams: 1 Day, 9 am - 12 pm (Model Required)
  • Cost: $495. + GST (Includes Kit valued over $100.)
Course Outline:
  • Learn the foundation of beautifully defined natural Lashes & Brows with the IAE Combined Lash & Brow Tinting Certificate Program. You will become confident in your practical skills, understand contraindications, colour theory and more! With our combined theory and practical class, plus 10 quotas in your completed portfolio & the Written & Practical Exams you will be confident and prepared in your new skills!

Lash Lift & Brow Lamination Combined Certificate

Upcoming Dates:
  • May 15, 2022 9 am - 5 pm at IAE Theory and Combined Practical Class
  • Course Price: $695 *Includes 2 Professional Kits valued at $300
  • *Upcoming Classes Summer and Fall 2022, Contact us to get on the list!

Lash & Brow Tinting Certificate

Course Outline:
  • Learn the art of beautifully lifted natural lashes & chic feathered brows with the IAE Lash Lift & Brow Lamination Combined Certificate Program. Learn the skills required to perform the services, then complete your portfolio at home to be reviewed by your Instructor. Lastly, complete your online exam to get your Course Certificate.

Lash Extensions Combined Certificate

Upcoming Dates:
  • Combined Theory & Practical Class Dates:
  • • May 28 & 29, 2022
  • • Sept 24 & 25, 2022
  • • Nov 11 & 12, 2022
  • • Classes run from 9 am - 5 pm.
  • *Models required on Day 2, 930 am & 130 pm
  • • Cost $1250.00 + GST (Includes Pro kit/course materials)
  • Course Outline
  • • Our Eyelash Extension Course will give you the skills you need to become a professional lash extensionist in both Classic & Volume lashes.
  • • You will be required to complete a portfolio of your work prior to receiving your Certificate. You will have 3 months to complete your portfolio of 10 Classic & 10 Volume sets of lashes.
  • • Non-refundable Deposit of $500- is due at registration, remaining fees are due prior to the course start date.


Course Outline:
  • In this combined certificate course you will learn the art of professional lash extensions in both classic and volume style. You will learn all the contraindications to lash extensions, safety, hygiene, techniques and much more. We offer hands on practical training with the use of mannequin heads and real models to assure you get the practice you need. Our skilled educator will be evaluating your portfolio and providing guidance as you complete your quotas. At IAE we offer small class sizes to ensure you get focused one on one time with your Instructor.
  • Contact us today!

Combined Nail Care ~ Manicure, Pedicure, Nail Art/Paraffin/Gel Polish

Upcoming Dates:
  • Online Theory Class: Dates TBA 9 am - 5 pm
  • In Class Practical Training: Dates TBA 9 am - 5 pm
  • *Models required,
  • Exams: Written Exam
  • Practical Exam * Model Required
  • Class times: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Cost: $1670 + $420 for Student kit/textbook + GST
Course Outline:
  • In this combined natural nail care program you will learn about nail anatomy, physiology of the nail unit, sterilization procedures according to AHS guidelines, technical skills customized to varying nail types and conditions, proper safety procedures, client consultations, the art of polish, massage techniques, an introduction to nail art, product knowledge and much more!
  • Upon successful completion of this program you will be qualified to perform top notch Manicures & Pedicures in a variety of settings.

Prerequisite to Gel Nails Certificate

Upcoming Dates:
  • Online Theory Class: 6 - 8 pm June 14, 2022.
  • Online Exam: 6 - 7 pm June 21, 2022.
  • Cost: $300
  • Next Class- Upcoming Winter 2023.
Course Outline:
  • This is the required prerequisite to the IAE Gel Nails Certificate if you have not previously obtained a Manicure Certificate.

Gel Nails Certificate

Upcoming Dates:
  • Online Theory Class: Jun 27, 2022. 9 - 5 pm
  • In Class Instruction: Jun 28, *29, Jul, 04, *05, 2022. 9 - 5 pm (*Models Required)
  • Final Exams: Aug 02, 2022 (Models Required)
  • Cost: $1260 + $500 for kit + GST

Manicure Certificate or Prerequisite to Gel Nails Course

Course Outline:
  • This program combines intensive nail enhancement theory with in class instructor lead practical training.
  • You will be required to complete a portfolio of 10 client quotas prior to the examinations.
  • 3 models are required for in class practical skill training on Day 3, Day 5 & Day 6.

Combined Hair Removal Certificate ~ Waxing Level 1/Threading

Upcoming Dates:
  • Theory & Practical Class Dates:
  • Weekday Class:
  • Dates TBA, Online Theory
  • Dates TBA, In Class at IAE
  • Final Exam: Dates TBA from 9 am - 5 pm *Model Required for half leg & underarm wax
  • *Contact us to get on the class list!
  • Cost: $1095 + $110 (textbook) + GST
Course Outline:
  • Combined Hair Removal Certificate ~ Waxing Level 1/Threading
  • DAY ONE - AM/PM: Theory & Practical Demo
  • DAY TWO - AM/PM: Theory Review & Practical
  • DAY THREE- AM/PM: Practical
  • DAY FOUR- AM/PM: Practical (Models welcome)
  • DAY FIVE- AM: Written Exam, PM: Practical Exam (Model required)
  • Portfolio of Evidence required for 10 waxing quotas & 5 threading quotas to be eligible for the exam.
  • Students receive Certificates in Hair Removal Level 1, and Threading upon successful completion.

Brazilian Bikini Waxing Course

Upcoming Dates:
  • In Class Instruction: June 15, 16, *July 6, 2022. 9 - 5 pm
  • In Class Written & Practical Exam: *Aug 15, 2022. 9 - 5 pm
  • *Models Required
  • Cost: $500 + GST

Hair Removal Level 1 (Waxing)

Course Outline:
  • This is an in depth Brazilian Waxing Program in which you will learn the appropriate techniques required to be successful when providing this service.
  • You must complete 5 Treatment Quotas prior to the Examinations.

Body Treatments Certificate Program

Upcoming Dates:
  • Online Theory Class: May 30, 2022 9 am - 5 pm
  • In Class Instruction: May 31, 2022 9 am - 5 pm
  • Written Exams: June 8, 2022 9 am - 5 pm
  • Cost: $500 + $110/textbook + GST

Esthetician, Facial Certificate, Cosmetologist, Massage Therapist, Nursing Qualifications. (Prior knowledge of Anatomy/Physiology of the Muscular & Skeletal Systems)

Course Outline:
  • DAY ONE - Anatomy, Fundamentals of Massage , Cellulite theory.
  • DAY TWO - Hands on Instruction & Practical Training.
  • DAY THREE - Written Exam

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