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Diploma in Cosmetology

Northern Lights College - Dawson Creek Campus Northern Lights College - Dawson Creek Campus, Canada

Intake Sep 2023

Jan 2023, Sep 2022

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 13360

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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6

IELTS

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50%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Cosmetologists provide personal care services that include caring for people’s hair, skin and nails. Professionals employed in the cosmetology industry include hairstylists, barbers and estheticians. This diploma program takes students through the Esthetics group of skin and nail treatments, and Hairstylist training. The Hairstylist and Esthetics programs are each approximately 32 weeks in length and are combined with a professional portfolio at the end which to make up the 2-year diploma in Cosmetology. 

Hairstylist and Esthetics both begin every September. Once a student completes one of the programs, they can proceed to the next in the second year (the order is not important). 
Both programs have large practical components where students will spend time working in the NLC salons. Students will have theory, salon operations training and hands-on salon client days where they practice the skills they are learning in class. 

Esthetics includes training in facials, body massage, body treatments, aromatherapy, makeup artistry, waxing and tinting.
Hairstylist training covers the Industry Training Authority (ITA) certified apprenticeship programming including haircuts, styling, shampoo and scalp treatments, as well as chemically treating hair using colour and permanent wave solutions. 

Throughout both these two programs, students will be working on their professional portfolio and at end they will produce a capstone project which will combine the two disciplines into a final project.

Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.5  Minimum Speaking - 6.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent.

6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

13360

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 100

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Student Visa

When Should I Apply?

4 to 6 months

Bank Account?

No Need

Duration of visa

Course Duration + 3 Months

Time to Wait for Visa

35 Days

Appointment

Required

How can you apply

Cost and Expenses

Fee

Visa Fee

Minimum Funds

833 CAD, 917 CAD

Other Expenses

Medical Fee and more

Examination and Skills

Medical Examination

Required

Language Skills

Required

Work Permit

Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

Work Permit

Till valid study visa

Working Hours

20 hours/week

Documents Required

Study Permit

Social Insurance Number

Study Permit

Post Graduate Work Permit

The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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Application

Form or Online

Documents Required

List of Documents

When to Apply

First 3 months

How long does it take?

90 Days

Duration

3 Years

Fees

CAD 255

Scholarships

Scholarship Announced for First 6 Associate of Science Degree Students
For the first time scholarship has been announced for Associate of Science Degree Students. First 6 students who will get LOA of Jan 2021 after payment of Tuition fee for Associate of Science Degree Program will get a credit of $500 in their second semester fees.

Northern Lights College provides its students to win for themselves a number scholarships, awards and bursaries in order to work on their finances as well as win accolades for their outstanding performance. The Northern Lights College Foundation is responsible for managing and giving away these scholarships and awards. Mentioned below are certain major scholarships, bursaries and awards for the students:

  • Entrance Awards and Scholarships
  • New Student Awards and Scholarships
  • General Awards
  • NLC Graduate Awards and Scholarships
  • Emergency Assistance Grants
  • Indigenous Awards and Bursaries
  • External Awards and Scholarships

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