About Our Advanced
The H&Co Advantage
H&Co Academy Esthetics is an all-inclusive program registered with Private Vocational Institutes of Manitoba and is the only Medical Esthetics Program in South-Western Manitoba that is accredited with the Province.
H&Co Academy Esthetics is one of three fully accredited ESTHETICS programs in Manitoba.
Our program is built with small class sizes, proving to provide immense support for our students during their studies. With the Esthetics License being our main focus – our instructors and academy team are available for the students in an inclusive and intimate classroom setting, allowing for a wealthy amount of 1-on-1 time for every student.
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- Our Backstage of Beauty education is an advanced program designed to propel your business and customer service skills onto the next level.
- Learn how to care for your clients and build long-lasting relationships through our H&Co 5 Star Customer Service Cycle.
- Master the art of marketing yourself, your services and your skills with industry guidance from professional Estheticians.
- Grab onto your financial success through Retail Sales & Fundamentals training and discover tried and true merchandising strategies.
H&Co 5 Star Customer Service Cycle
Confirmations | Caring Calls | Referrals
Upselling | Client Retention
Creating Client Relationships
Managing the Client Experience
Marketing & Business Concepts
Sales Education & Fundamentals
Business Concepts & Training
Personal Branding & Development
Portfolios | Proper Etiquette
Professional Image | Setting Career Goals
Confidence & Self Esteem | Effective Communication
Leadership Skills | Career Development
Advanced Facial Analysis, Products & Treatments
Skin Anatomy & Physiology
Detailed Skin Analysis
Skin Conditions & Treatment Plans
Skincare Services (ex. Facials)
Level 1 Medical Esthetics
IPL Skin Treatments
Advanced Hair Removal
Body Care Services, Products & Treatments
Body Care Treatments
Level 1 Makeup Artistry
IPL Hair Removal
Implements, Accessories & Supplies
Natural & Artificial
Basic Hand & Foot Care
Hand & Foot Massage
Brow Mapping, Shaping & Tinting
Lash Lifts & Tinting
Anatomy & Physiology
Basic Skincare Science & Technology
Overall Structure & Chemical Composition of the Skin
Structures & Functions of the Human Body
Analyze Skin Types, Conditions and Disorders
Corrective Skincare & Appropriate Treatment Objectives
Extensive Product Knowledge
Machines & Equipment
Glo Mineral Makeup
Safety & Sanitation
Hygiene, Bacteriology & Disinfection
Spa Sterilization & Sanitation
Safe Use of Chemical Agents
H&Co Academy Esthetics offers the opportunity to achieve your Esthetics License in just one year. On average, to take these courses individually it would take far longer than a year to schedule and manage each of them and would end up costing more in the end.
Students studying massage techniques on a model.
Extensive Clinical Support
Receive clinical support from instructors and alumni while you’re studying and after graduation.
Highly Developed Clinic Floor Training
Get a minimum of 500+ hours of additional clinic floor experience and build your confidence before graduation.
Students performing a couples massage.
Students learn about nail technology and products from an industry professional.
Advanced Product Education
Learn about products from our professional Product Partners through program exclusive training.
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
WHY WOULD I CHOOSE H&CO ACADEMY ESTHETICS OVER ANOTHER SCHOOL?
We encourage you to do your homework about where you spend your education dollars. Explore the Apprenticeship Manitoba website to choose from one of the ONLY accredited programs in the province of Manitoba.
If the program that you are looking at taking is not listed on the Apprenticeship Manitoba website, then it is not an accredited program.
An accredited program is the ONLY way to become a licensed, designated and registered Esthetician. Our facility is accredited by the province of Manitoba and registered with the Private vocational Institute of Manitoba meeting all the criteria required.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN H&CO ACADEMY ESTHETICS AND ALL THE OTHER ESTHETICS PROGRAMS?
H&CO Academy is one of only 4 accredited facilities in Manitoba.
Our Esthetics program Is advanced with a medical component.
CAN I WORK IN A COSMETIC MEDICAL CLINIC WHEN I GRADUATE?
Yes, you will have the training you will need to perform advanced skin care techniques, dermaplaning, peels, IPL laser hair removal, IPL photo facials, Hydra facials and more.
WHAT CREDENTIALS WILL I HAVE WHEN I GRADUATE?
You will be an ESTHETICIAN with cosmetic medical training.
You will have a Diploma from H&CO Academy Esthetics and after your apprenticeship is completed you have a professional designation registered with the province of Manitoba.
WHY BECOME AN ESTHETICIAN?
LIFESTYLE: Estheticians benefit from having an important work-life balance. You will be able to create a lifestyle that works best for them.
DEMAND: Estheticians are in demand no matter what the situation is in the economy. The positions available are as diverse as your future plans are. Estheticians are found in every avenue of the beauty industry in a wide variety of roles. You will find it exciting and rewarding, your options are endless.
Why is accreditation important?
When a program is provincially regulated, the laws, the curriculum, the practical protocols are not only adhered to but regularly monitored to ensure the highest level of accountability for the instruction and facility. There is no bias or influence involved and you can trust that the education you are receiving has gone through many hands of approval. Your education, skills and knowledge reflect a regularly reviewed curation of requirements for success.
What does this mean for you?
Completing your program in an accredited facility will mean that your diploma will be recognized everywhere you go. In certain areas, there will be additional governing around Esthetics like Apprenticeship & Provincial Licensing but being trained in Manitoba means that you were trained with higher requirements and measures than most other regions. Many of our students go on to challenge other licensing requirements due to the higher level of completed hours and extended clinic floor experience.