Cosmetology 10/20/30 (5 credits each)
This course focuses on personal and professional grooming, body care and enhancement practices. It provides students opportunities to explore and prepare for a variety of careers in Hairstyling and Esthetics (skin care specialist). Some of the areas studied are: facials, personal skin care, make-up, color analysis, manicuring, nail art, French manicures, long hair design, blow dry and curl/flat iron styling, shampoo, conditioner, styling aide analysis and application, scalp treatments, haircutting, hair colouring and chemical texturizing services.
SPA Esthetics 10/20/30 (3 credits each)
Prerequisite: None/SPA 10 or Cosmo 10/SPA 20
This course focuses on the exploration and practices related to the nature of the spa industry. It provides students opportunities to participate in a variety of skills in Esthetics (skin care specialist). Areas studied are: personal skills in esthetics (skin care specialist) grooming/styling practices, skin care/facials cleansing, exfoliation, massage, masques, make-up—lash application, contouring/highlighting, era/vintage special occasion, hair removal, manicuring, pedicuring—product application, nail art, paraffin wax, massage and special treatments.
Father Lacombe High School offers a first year apprenticeship technical training program in Hairstyling. Students can complete their high school diploma while completing their first year of apprenticeship and achieve both high school credits and post-secondary credentials at the same time. Teachers are registered Journeyperson Hairstylists/Beauticians/Barbers capable of meeting industry standard training. Successful candidates will save the cost of tuition that they would have had to pay at a college or technical institute.
Cosmetology 31 /32 (125 hours/5 credits each)
Accredited Apprenticeship Program
Prerequisite: Cosmetology 30 /31 and Teacher Recommendation