Applied Cosmetics - 830

Mohawk College Certificate
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Are you interested in a career in retail cosmetics, or looking for personal development? This program provides a solid knowledge base with emphasis on practical training and experience. Topics include skin analysis and care, colour theory, make up applications and theory, including corrective techniques, merchandising and sales.

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  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
  • Successful completion of Secondary School English or equivalent.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

Industries of Employment
Cosmetic Counters/Store

Occupational Categories
Cosmetic/Make Up

The program of study applies to students starting Fall 2015. Students currently in progress should contact us regarding a strategy for completion

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Also available as a day-time program!

The Aesthetics, Applied Cosmetics and Nail Technician Certificates are also offered as day-time programs. Special approval from the Program Manager is required before registering for day-time courses. Placement is limited.

Graduation Requirements

Successful completion of 5 mandatory courses and one option for a total of 6 courses.