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Beauty & Body Care | DEP in Aesthetic

In collaboration with popular cosmetic companies, LaSalle College offers a professional aesthetic program, officially recognized by the ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur.

As the only school in Québec to use the Physiodermie products, LaSalle College gives its students the opportunity to work with three different product lines in order to diversify their training and to meet the needs of the market. You will learn how to use equipment and products geared towards facial care, makeup, manicures, pedicures and wax hair-removal.

As a graduate, you will find work in spas, beauty salons, hotels, resorts, medical clinics, the home care industry, and you can even open your own business!

  • Learn to examine and identify different types of skin and pigmentation
  • Master professional facial, manicure, and pedicure techniques
  • Master the various tools and equipment used in the skin care industry
  • Learn essential makeup and wax-removal techniques
  • Develop the social skills required to work in the industry
  • Passionate about aesthetic care and the aesthetic services industry
  • Great communication skills
  • Respect, discretion and ethical behavior toward clients
  • Attention to detail and ability to work quickly and efficiently

Diploma of vocational studies (DEP).

One year (three 15-week semesters). Total of 1305 hours, including a 60-hour internship.

This training is offered in English or French.

At the beginning of the program, you will need to buy a kit prepared for you. You will also get a detailed list of the required materials for the semester along with suggestions of the best suppliers.

To be considered for admission to a program leading to a DEP, students must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Hold a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (a comparative evaluation of your studies issued by the MICC or document recognized in Appendix 5 Chapter 6 of the guide to the certification of studies guide). The diploma or its equivalent must be in your file before the beginning of each course OR
  • Hold a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, proof of equivalence of Secondary V studies, or post-secondary diploma (Diploma of College Studies or Bachelor’s degree) OR
  • Be at least 16 years old on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning OR
  • Be at least 18 years old at the time of training and have functional prerequisites for successful completion of the General Development Test as well as specific prerequisites or recognition of equivalent learning OR
  • Have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue his general education courses  (concomitance), concurrently with his vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in Language of Instruction, second language and mathematics.

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