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International Beauty Institute

540 Upper James Street, Hamilton ON

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Programs

Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Beauty, Esthetics, Barber Programs

  • IBI is proud to deliver a well-rounded professional Diploma program in the field of Advanced Aesthetics. The program objective is to provide individuals with the knowledge of advanced aesthetic treatments found in a medical spa. Students will have proficient knowledge of a variety of retail and professional skin care lines and product ingredients. Students will also learn advanced therapies such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels, laser hair removal, photo rejuvenation, acne treatments, laser tattoo removal, skin tightening/body contouring and other medical aesthetic therapies and modalities used in the medical spa environment. In-depth and detailed understanding and practical application of client consultations, sanitization and sterilization practices according to the Ministry of Health and professionalism in the workplace are emphasized throughout the program. Students will be prepared for a career in the medical aesthetics industry. This comprehensive program is designed for individuals who wish to commence a career in a spa, medical spa, medical doctor’s office or home based-business.

    MODULES

    Skin Care Laser Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion Clinical Internship (optional) Total Program Length (12 weeks)

    PREREQUISITES

    Personal interview to determine goals and suitability Grade 12 graduate or mature student status Advanced Academic Standing

    DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS

    In order to achieve a diploma, a student must obtain a minimum overall average of 70%, with no grade less than 60% in any theoretical or practical examination.

  • We are proud to deliver a comprehensive Laser Technician Diploma program. International Beauty Institute has world class, modern laser and light therapy devices found exclusively at physicians’ offices and high-end medi-spas. This course prepares the student for a career in the evolving medical aesthetic industry by combining knowledge of the skin’s functions and standard spa treatments with advanced laser theory and thorough hands-on clinical training with various laser technologies. This course provides detailed knowledge of laser physics, various laser tissues effects, skin typing, wound healing, client consultations, and indications and contraindications to laser and light-based therapies. Additionally, the importance of adhering to the Ministry of Health and Health Canada regulations is emphasized.

    MODULES

    Skin Care
    Laser

    Program Length (8 Weeks)

    PREREQUISITES

    • Personal interview to determine suitability for the program
    • Grade 12 graduate, or
    • Mature Student Status (18 years +) with passing score on entrance test (Wonderlic Personnel Test)

    In order to graduate and receive a diploma, a student must obtain an overall average of 70% with no grade less than 60% in any theory or practical examination.

    In addition, students must: Achieve a satisfactory rating in each of the required abilities in the practical application Successfully complete the hours of practical application

    DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS

    In order to achieve a diploma, a student must obtain a minimum overall average of 70%, with no grade less than 60% in any theoretical or practical examination.

  • IBI is proud to deliver a well-rounded professional Diploma program in the field of Medical Aesthetics. The program objective is to provide individuals with the knowledge of both traditional and advanced aesthetic treatments. Students will be well versed in providing traditional aesthetic services such as facials, body treatments, makeup applications, nail treatments, and waxing. Students will have proficient knowledge of a variety of retail and professional skin care lines and product ingredients. Students will also learn advanced therapies such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels, laser hair removal, photo rejuvenation, acne treatments, laser tattoo removal, skin tightening/body contouring and other medical aesthetic therapies and modalities used in the medical spa environment. In-depth and detailed understanding and practical application of client consultations, sanitization and sterilization practices according to the Ministry of Health and professionalism in the workplace are emphasized throughout the program. Students will be prepared for a career in the aesthetics and medical aesthetics industries. This comprehensive program is designed for individuals who wish to commence a career in a spa, medical spa, doctor’s office or home based-business.

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    The Medi-Spa industry in Canada and abroad is expanding and is expected to double in revenue over the next 10 years. The International Beauty Institute is at the forefront of industry innovations with the most current technology and teaching methodologies. We pride ourselves on our world-class curriculum which properly prepares our students for the job market both domestically and abroad. The successful graduate will be eligible for employment in dermatology clinics, skin care facilities, aesthetic laser clinics, medical spas, plastic surgeons’ offices, physicians’ offices as well as day spas, wellness centres, destination spas and a myriad of entrepreneurial opportunities.

    MODULES

    Skin Care Body Treatments Manicure & Pedicure Hair Removal Techniques (Wax) Make-Up Interpersonal Skills Consultative Sales Intro to Botox & Dermal Fillers Medical Spa Operations Chemical & Mechanical Exfoliation Laser Clinical Internship (optional) TOTAL PROGRAM LENGTH (25 weeks)

    DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS

    In order to achieve a diploma, a student must obtain a minimum overall average of 70%, with no grade less than 60% in any theoretical or practical examination.

  • IBI is proud to deliver a well-rounded professional Diploma program in the field of Aesthetics. The program objective is to provide individuals with the knowledge of traditional aesthetic treatments. Students will be well versed in providing traditional aesthetic services such as facials, body treatments, nail care, and waxing. An in-depth understanding of practical application and client consultations is re-iterated throughout the program. Additionally, sanitization and sterilization practices according to the Ministry of Health and professionalism in the workplace are emphasized. Students will be prepared for a career in the aesthetics industry. This comprehensive program is designed for individuals who wish to commence a career at a day spa, resort spa, cruise ship, cosmetic line, retail store or home based-business.

    MODULES

    Skin Care Body Treatments Manicure & Pedicure Hair Removal Techniques (Waxing) Clinical Internship (optional) TOTAL PROGRAM LENGTH (12 weeks )

    DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS

    In order to achieve a diploma, a student must obtain a minimum overall average of 70%, with no grade less than 60% in any theoretical or practical examination. The Spa industry in Canada and abroad is expanding and is expected to double in revenue over the next 10 years. The International Beauty Institute is at the forefront of industry innovations with the most current techniques and teaching methodologies. We pride ourselves on our world-class curriculum which properly prepares our students for the job market both domestically and abroad. The successful graduate will be eligible for employment in skin care facilities, aesthetic clinics, day spas, resort/hotel spas, wellness centres, destination spas, fitness centre spas and a myriad of entrepreneurial opportunities. 1) Personal interview to determine goals and suitability 2) Grade 12 graduate or mature student status or Advanced Academic Standing
  • International Beauty Institute is proud to deliver a well-rounded professional diploma program in the field of Advanced Skin Care taught at our 3 campuses. This comprehensive program is designed for individuals who wish to begin a career in a spa, medical spa, plastic surgery clinic, dermatologist’s office or home-based business.

    The program objective is to provide individuals with the knowledge of advanced skin care treatments found in a medical spa.

    Students will learn advanced therapies such as:

    microdermabrasion
    chemical peels
    acne treatments
    dermaplaning
    hydrafacials
    microneedling
    other medical aesthetic therapies and modalities*
    *used in the medical spa environment

    Students will have proficient knowledge of various medical-grade skin care lines and product ingredients upon completion.

    Students will also gain in-depth practical application of client consultations, sanitization and sterilization practices according to the Ministry of Health as well as professionalism in the workplace.

Hamilton Campus

International Beauty Institute is the culmination of years of industry experience to bring you the most advanced curriculum available. Our staff is committed to giving you a well-rounded education to guide you to the career you want. A modern International Curriculum shows our commitment to the evolving Aesthetic Industry Standards worldwide. We are always at the pulse of change and innovation in the beauty industry. We currently service Mississauga, Toronto, Etobicoke, Hamilton, Oakville, Burlington, Niagara and all surrounding areas.

International Beauty Institute students will gain:

Knowledge: Develop a thorough understanding of your Craft and the Industry.

Skill: Develop and perfect your techniques.

Technology: Work with the most modern cosmetic tools, lasers and aesthetic equipment.

Professionalism: Respect for your Client’s Safety and Customer Service Excellence.

Confidence: That will set you apart and guarantee your success.

Learn with the most modern technologies available. Use the best skin care and make-up products on the market. Develop the most skilled techniques. Perfect your craft alongside experienced instructors in small class sizes. IBI instructors are Medical Aestheticians, Laser Technicians and Make-up Artists ready to assist YOU in achieving your career goals. We offer in-depth programs that provide “real-life” training, preparing you for the career you want!