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Spa Technician Program

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NIC’s Spa Course is the most detailed in North America. Our Spa Technician course encompasses all aspects of skin care, body care, and nail care. Throughout the duration of the three modules, you will build an in-depth understanding of skin analysis, massage training, consultation techniques, proper use of professional equipment, and nail care. Our working graduates are proof that New Image College’s hands-on approach to training and our real spa environment will give you the confidence, physical experience, and business knowledge to go out and develop a career. NIC offers the foremost certification in Spa with a detailed understanding of esthetics that will have you working even before you graduate.

Become a working Esthetician

Body Care

The body may have different issues that appear within the skin. The treatments learned in this section allow the student to recognize these issues and correctly treat them with exfoliation, massage and wraps.

Skin Analysis

Performing a thorough skin analysis and consultation will help the student confidently determine skin types and conditions. This will allow for proper product application on the skin for maximum benefits

Physiology & Histology

The student will develop a deep understanding of the layers of the epidermis and dermis. This includes its minute structures, functions, and basic knowledge of the bones and muscles of the face and neck.

Product Knowledge

The students will become knowledgeable about the  ingredients found in skin care products, which will make them more confident when educating clients on appropriate product decisions.

Body Care

The body may have different issues that appear within the skin. The treatments learned in this section allow the student to recognize these issues and correctly treat them with exfoliation, massage and wraps.

Skin Analysis

Performing a thorough skin analysis and consultation will help the student confidently determine skin types and conditions. This will allow for proper product application on the skin for maximum benefits

Physiology & Histology

The student will develop a deep understanding of the layers of the epidermis and dermis. This includes its minute structures, functions, and basic knowledge of the bones and muscles of the face and neck.

Product Knowledge

The students will become knowledgeable about the  ingredients found in skin care products, which will make them more confident when educating clients on appropriate product decisions.

  

  

Hair Removal

Learning about trichology (the scientific study of hair) will help students fully understand the cycles of hair growth. Students will learn many different hair removal techniques to better cater to individual needs.

 
 
 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

  

Facials

The student will become fully confident in all facial techniques including eye makeup removal, facial cleansing, skin analysis, extractions, exfoliation, mask application, and facial massages.

 
 
 
 

  

  

Massage

Massage therapy is a great way to induce physiological and psychological responses in the body. Warm stone therapy treats the muscles on a deeper level, allowing the heat from the rocks and aromatherapy to soothe the mind and body.

 

This treatment also kickstarts the lymphatic system, which drains toxins from the tissues.

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

  

Hair Removal

Learning about trichology (the scientific study of hair) will help students fully understand the cycles of hair growth. Students will learn many different hair removal techniques to better cater to individual needs.

 
 
 

  

 

 

  

  

Facials

The student will become fully confident in all facial techniques including eye makeup removal, facial cleansing, skin analysis, extractions, exfoliation, mask application, and facial massages.

 
 
 
 

  

 

 

  

  

Massage

Massage therapy is a great way to induce physiological and psychological responses in the body. Warm stone therapy treats the muscles on a deeper level, allowing the heat from the rocks and aromatherapy to soothe the mind and body.

 

This treatment also kickstarts the lymphatic system, which drains toxins from the tissues.

Pedicure & Manicure

The student will become fully competent in shaping fingernails, thorough cuticle work, and hand and arm massages. 

Students will learn how to do a perfect polish application, ranging from classic red polish to French tips. An understanding of hot oil, paraffin wax, and hot stone treatments will help with customizing treatments.

They will also learn a detailed comprehension of reflexology which will help the student understand the benefits of stimulating certain reflex points on the foot.

Students will learn how to do a perfect polish application, ranging from classic red polish to French tips. An understanding of hot oil, paraffin wax, and hot stone treatments will help with customizing treatments.

They will also learn a detailed comprehension of reflexology which will help the student understand the benefits of stimulating certain reflex points on the foot.

Plastic Surgery Theory

Studying the many types of cosmetic surgeries and medical terminologies in this section will help the student become aware of pre- and post- operative treatment. As well, students will understand how these treatments actually work in muscle tissue.

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the inhalation and bodily application of essential oils. These oils come from aromatic plants to relax the body. Implementing different essential oils into aroma wraps helps the student achieve either a rejuvenating or relaxing effect on the body.

Electrotherapy

The student will have an understanding of electricity and how it plays a role in enhancing facial treatments. The use of high frequency can help with acne and the use of galvanic currents can help with deeper product penetration for dry skin.

Salon Business

The student will have a full understanding of how to own and operate a spa or salon. This includes managing a budget, selling services, retail, advertising, market research, sales and marketing. All of these components are important aspects of this business.

NIC Spa Training Centre

on Granville

NIC Spa Training Centre on Granville

The key to success as a Spa Technician is to have clearly defined skills which are reinforced by in-depth and comprehensive education. New Image College is on the forefront of immersive training, and launched the NIC SPA on Granville as a tool for our students to experience the complexities of the spa industry! Why read what it is like to work on clients when you can do it first hand!

 

This type of education will give you the confidence and ability to land the job of your dream or take the first step toward launching your own private business!

The Best Way to Learn!

The key to success as a Spa Technician is to have clearly defined skills which are reinforced by in-depth and comprehensive education. New Image College is on the forefront of immersive training, and launched the NIC SPA on Granville as a tool for our students to experience the complexities of the spa industry! Why read what it is like to work on clients when you can do it first hand!

 

This type of education will give you the confidence and ability to land the job of your dream or take the first step toward launching your own private business!

To become part of New Image College is to take the first step toward practically living your dream. Speak to an advisor to create the right education plan for you. 

FAQs

Questions & Answers

When do the programs start?

Due to the high demand for our professionally trained employees, New Image College starts new programs approximately every 7 weeks. To find the intake that is right for you contact one of our Program and Career Advisors!

Does NIC help with job placement?

Yes!
 

NIC has structured our modules so that upon completion of each section, NIC students are often working with the techniques they have acquired thus far. With the online job board and our Student Services Department’s eagerness to go above and beyond, we will assist you in finding the perfect job for your career aspirations, personality, and schedule!

 

It is very common for NIC students to be hired prior to graduation. According to our last alumni poll, New Image College has a 98% job placement rate for students that attend class eighty percent or higher!

What types of jobs can I get after graduation?

New Image College has the most well-rounded spa technician program in North America. Upon completion of this course, your job opportunities can range from working in a Spa or Salon, owning or managing a Salon Business, running a Mobile Spa Business, working as a Product Representative, or working as a Product Line Educator.

 

NIC has alumni that are currently working in the field of their dreams in local and remote Luxury spas, on cruise ships, and even own spa businesses in places like Peru, Japan, Taiwan, and Mexico. Your job opportunities are endless!

What type of certification do I receive?

Upon graduation from Spa Technician, you will receive a Diploma from our PTIB designated program. This course includes 1000 hours of education, which qualifies alumni to apply for the Beauty Council of Canada. To see the official rules and regulations please visit their website.

Do I need a high school diploma?

As per our Government regulations, New Image College requires that you be at least 17 years of age with a high school diploma (or a recognized equivalency exam), or be 19 years of age without one. 

What are the class sizes?

In order to assure that you and our alumni receive the full potential of our student benefits, New Image College keeps all Spa Technician classes under a maximum of 16 students.

How many days a week do the programs run?

NIC schedules our spa programs to run two and half days a week. These programs are classified as full-time, but this type of scheduling allows you to have the ability to work and available time for family.

Can I come and learn outside of my class hours?

NIC Spa always opens it doors for you to use our facilities to gain extra practical experience. We encourage you to use our Campus’s to improve your technical ability whenever possible. We want you to become the best possible spa tech so you can grow and develop your business.

What is NIC Spa and do I get to work on real clients?

The NIC Spa Training Centre on Granville is a student spa that was developed by New Image College to act as tool for practical education. We offer all services for $20 CAD, this both opens up the luxuries of spa to those who cannot always afford it, and provides a real clientele to gain honest experience from. At NIC, we want you to encounter all types of clients so you can be versatile and capable immediately upon graduation.

Why are we the best?

We are the best because no other college offers this level of practical based learning. Our course is comprehensive, in-depth and taught by teachers with unmatched industry and educational experience. This program not only gives you the skills to work in a spa, but the business knowledge to run, manage and hire your own employees. We think bigger with our education, and want you to think bigger with how you apply it.

Can I apply for the Beauty Council of Canada?

Yes you can! The Beauty Council of Canada requires applicants to have graduated from a PTIB approved institution that is located in BC. Our program includes 1000 hours of education which is 200 hours over the required Beauty Council limit! Contact the Beauty Council for more details!

Do I have to pay my tuition all at once?

NIC offers a variety of non-interest payment plan options that are available to assist students in obtaining their dream of education. In addition, we are highly experienced in assisting students in applying for government funding. Contact our Program and Career Advisors for further information, and to see the payment plan options available for you.

Is my kit and products included in the tuition?

NIC’s listed tuition is all inclusive. As per our governing policies, we actively strive to keep the financial cost of our programs transparent. For this reason, all necessary kit and product fees are included in the overall tuition.

FAQs

Questions & Answers

When do the programs start?

Due to the high demand for our professionally trained employees, New Image College starts new programs approximately every 7 weeks. To find the intake that is right for you contact one of our Program and Career Advisors!

Does NIC help with job placement?

Yes!
 

NIC has structured our modules so that upon completion of each section, NIC students are often working with the techniques they have acquired thus far. With the online job board and our Student Services Department’s eagerness to go above and beyond, we will assist you in finding the perfect job for your career aspirations, personality, and schedule!

 

It is very common for NIC students to be hired prior to graduation. According to our last alumni poll, New Image College has a 98% job placement rate for students that attend class eighty percent or higher!

What types of jobs can I get after graduation?

New Image College has the most well-rounded spa technician program in North America. Upon completion of this course, your job opportunities can range from working in a Spa or Salon, owning or managing a Salon Business, running a Mobile Spa Business, working as a Product Representative, or working as a Product Line Educator.

 

NIC has alumni that are currently working in the field of their dreams in local and remote Luxury spas, on cruise ships, and even own spa businesses in places like Peru, Japan, Taiwan, and Mexico. Your job opportunities are endless!

What type of certification do I receive?

Upon graduation from Spa Technician, you will receive a Diploma from our PTIB designated program. This course includes 1000 hours of education, which qualifies alumni to apply for the Beauty Council of Canada. To see the official rules and regulations please visit their website.

Do I need a high school diploma?

As per our Government regulations, New Image College requires that you be at least 17 years of age with a high school diploma (or a recognized equivalency exam), or be 19 years of age without one. 

What are the class sizes?

In order to assure that you and our alumni receive the full potential of our student benefits, New Image College keeps all Spa Technician classes under a maximum of 16 students.

How many days a week do the programs run?

NIC schedules our spa programs to run two and half days a week. These programs are classified as full-time, but this type of scheduling allows you to have the ability to work and available time for family.

Can I come and learn outside of my class hours?

NIC Spa always opens it doors for you to use our facilities to gain extra practical experience. We encourage you to use our Campus’s to improve your technical ability whenever possible. We want you to become the best possible spa tech so you can grow and develop your business.

What is NIC Spa and do I get to work on real clients?

The NIC Spa Training Centre on Granville is a student spa that was developed by New Image College to act as tool for practical education. We offer all services for $20 CAD, this both opens up the luxuries of spa to those who cannot always afford it, and provides a real clientele to gain honest experience from. At NIC, we want you to encounter all types of clients so you can be versatile and capable immediately upon graduation.

Why are we the best?

We are the best because no other college offers this level of practical based learning. Our course is comprehensive, in-depth and taught by teachers with unmatched industry and educational experience. This program not only gives you the skills to work in a spa, but the business knowledge to run, manage and hire your own employees. We think bigger with our education, and want you to think bigger with how you apply it.

Can I apply for the Beauty Council of Canada?

Yes you can! The Beauty Council of Canada requires applicants to have graduated from a PTIB approved institution that is located in BC. Our program includes 1000 hours of education which is 200 hours over the required Beauty Council limit! Contact the Beauty Council for more details!

Do I have to pay my tuition all at once?

NIC offers a variety of non-interest payment plan options that are available to assist students in obtaining their dream of education. In addition, we are highly experienced in assisting students in applying for government funding. Contact our Program and Career Advisors for further information, and to see the payment plan options available for you.

Is my kit and products included in the tuition?

NIC’s listed tuition is all inclusive. As per our governing policies, we actively strive to keep the financial cost of our programs transparent. For this reason, all necessary kit and product fees are included in the overall tuition.

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Our campuses are located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Canada. We would be happy to invite you for a tour of our Granville Campus and our NIC Film Centre.
 
Corporate Office  
303-543 Granville Street,
Vancouver, BC, V6C 1X8


Granville Campus

2nd Floor – 987 Granville Street,
Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1L3

 
NIC Film Centre
505 West Georgia St,
Vancouver, BC, V6B 2A3

 
Contact Us
 Toll Free:         1 (866) 354-6243
 Call Direct:    +1 (604) 685 8807
 Fax #:            +1 (604) 685 8870
 E-mail:           info@newimage.ca
 Skype:           new_image_college
 WhatsApp:    +1 (604) 603-8023


By sending this form, you authorize New Image College to send you information regarding our programs by email or to call you to discuss your inquiry.

Our campuses are located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Canada. We would be happy to invite you for a tour of our Granville Campus and our NIC Film Centre.
 
Corporate Office  
303-543 Granville Street,
Vancouver, BC, V6C 1X8


Granville Campus

2nd Floor – 987 Granville Street,
Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1L3

 
NIC Film Centre
505 West Georgia St,
Vancouver, BC, V6B 2A3

 
Contact Us
 Toll Free:         1 (866) 354-6243
 Call Direct:    +1 (604) 685 8807
 Fax #:            +1 (604) 685 8870
 E-mail:           info@newimage.ca
 Skype:           new_image_college
 WhatsApp:    +1 (604) 603-8023