(Course for beginners – 650 hours)
Do you have a fascination with beauty and the beauty industry? If so, then the Aesthetic Program offered by Académie Dectro is perfect for you! This program is a comprehensive training course that covers the fundamental concepts of cosmetology, face and body treatments, manicure, pedicure, make-up and waxing. Throughout your training you will gain the knowledge necessary to perform several sophisticated techniques using advanced technologies such as electrostimulation, oxygen therapy, microdermabrasion, body remodelling, light therapy and radio frequency therapy. Once you have completed your training program, you will be capable of identifying an assortment of different skin types and be able to implement the most effective treatments in order to enhance, maintain and highlight the quality of your client’s skin.
The Aesthetic Program offered at our school is a comprehensive and highly personalized course which has been adapted to fulfill the needs of today’s market. Under the supervision of a professional instructor, practical workshops are combined with theoretical learning to help the students acquire and develop the knowledge and abilities needed to efficiently use state-of-the-art equipment and specialized products when performing aesthetic care treatments. Students will receive learning materials for use with the theoretical component of the program. It is mandatory to wear a black uniform and to have a work training kit (available at Dectro International).
What is an aesthetician?
An aesthetician is a person who helps people to look their best by applying various beauty treatments in order to enhance, maintain and highlight the quality of their skin.
Am I cut out for this?
- I care about the well-being of others.
- I like to be in direct contact with people.
- I am a resourceful and independent person.
- I like to have a well-groomed appearance.
Development of Skills
- Ability to examine a client’s skin and be able to recommend the appropriate treatment
- Ability to advise on the subject of cosmetics and make-up
- Manual dexterity
- Pride in a job well done
- Professional approach
Schedule and Rates
In Quebec :
Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (August to December)
Tuesday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (January to June)
(Available only in French)
In Montreal :
Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (January to June)
(Available only in French)
|02.4012||Code of Ethics||2 hours||—||1 hour|
|02.4031||Hygiene and Safety||10 hours||—||5 hours|
|02.4071||The Skin, Anatomy & Physiology||30 hours||—||15 hours|
|02.4011||Devices & Equipment||21 hours||25 hours||10 hours|
|02.4061||Evaluation of the Skin||28 hours||17 hours||14 hours|
|02.4041||The Facial Treatments||28 hours||88 hours||14 hours|
|02.4111||Cell and Tissues||28 hours||—||14 hours|
|02.4112||Systems of the Human Body||30 hours||—||15 hours|
|02.4101||Cosmetology 1||21 hours||—||10 hours|
|02.4081||Cosmetology 2||35 hours||—||20 hours|
|02.4500||Sales & Marketing||7 hours||15 hours||—|
|02.4021||Professional Make-up||28 hours||42 hours||10 hours|
|02.4003||Waxing||7 hours||35 hours||2 hours|
|02.4051||Manicure1||3 hours||36 hours||—|
|02.4118||Back Care||—||19 hours||—|
|*02.4075||Specific treatments using advanced devices||10 hours||24 hours||8 hours|
|02.4091||Foot Care1||3 hours||36 hours||—|
|02.4115||Introduction to Body Care||3 hours||19 hours||—|
|294 hours||356 hours||136 hours|
1 Offered in Quebec only
*A Microdermabrasion Certification is available after 3 hours of theory, and 5 practical treatments.