CERTIFICATE COURSES

At GLOW Academy we offer certificate courses in the areas of Makeup Artistry, Airbrush Makeup, Hair Design, Lash Extensions and Aesthetics.

Our courses do not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. Combining courses DOES NOT make your courses a vocational program. Students looking for a specific career direction are encouraged to visit Colleges with Vocational programs. GLOW Academy only offers single skilled non-vocational Certificates. Students will receive an individual certificate in each area of study upon successfully completing the course. Certificates are not issued for Workshops or Master Classes



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MAKEUP ARTISTRY HAIR DESIGN

Beginner and Advanced level training at GLOW Academy is your start towards the job or freelance career you’ve been dreaming of. Review the course outlines below and get started.

ESTHETICS NAILS

Start a career in Esthetics, Lash Extensions and Nail Tech with GLOW Academy’s Esthetica courses. Click HERE to visit the ESTHETICA website.

MAKEUP AND HAIR COURSE OUTLINES

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BEAUTY MAKEUP ARTISTRY (BEGINNER) CERTIFICATE

This hands on, comprehensive course is designed for Beginner Artists and also first time certificate level for self taught Artists.

Outline: Skin Anatomy, Sanitization, Color Theory, Face Shapes, Highlighting/Contouring, False Lash Application. Day and Evening Beauty Looks are demonstrated and taught hands on.

Kit: Includes GLOW PRO Makeup case full of ideal combination of tools & products from MAKE UP FOR EVER or MAC Cosmetics. Kit purchase optional. Kit required for participation in industry practicals and portfolio shoots.
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Classroom Hours: 24

Examination: Written Test and Practical Exam

FASHION MAKEUP ARTISTRY CERTIFICATE

A combination of classroom and studio hours sets the stage for learning advanced Fashion Makeup techniques.

Outline: Period Makeup, Photography Makeup, Trends, Runway and Stage/Theatre

Classroom Hours: 30

Examination: Practical Exam

Studio Portfolio Shoots: 2 Looks included with digital edits.

BRIDAL MAKEUP ARTISTRY CERTIFICATE

Learn the Art and Business of Bridal Makeup Artistry with this power packed set of advanced classes and portfolio shoots.

Outline: Hands on training to accommodate the Natural/Classic Bride, Glamour Bride, and ethnic Bridal looks such as the South Asian and Middle Eastern Bride.

Classroom Hours: 30

Examination: Practical Exam

Studio Portfolio Shoots: 2 Looks included with digital edits.

AIRBRUSH MAKEUP ARTISTRY CERTIFICATE

Airbrushing skills are now a necessary skill set to stay competitive in the marketplace. Progress with current trends and learn the art of Airbrush Artistry. Great add on skill for Makeup Artists.

Outline: Airbrush Safety, Touchless Foundation, blush, contour application.

Kit: VANITYAIR Airbrush Kit™ Included.

Classroom/Studio Hours: 6

Examination: Written Test and Practical Exam


SPECIAL EFFECTS TV TRAUMA MAKEUP CERTIFICATE

Learn the requirements of Television Special Effects Makeup. These skills are required for Industry Unionization.

Outline: Television Makeup for male and female, Aging effects, Cuts, Bruises, Broken Noses, Burns and Frost Effects.

Kit: Students required to bring SFX Kit. Kit supply list will be provided at time of enrollment.

Classroom/Studio Hours: 18

Examination: Practical Exam


SPECIAL EFFECTS FILM MAKEUP CERTIFICATE

Learn the requirements of Film Makeup Effects. These skills are required for Industry Unionization.

Outline: Latex Aging, Bald Cap, Facial Hair, Third degree burns & Zombie Makeup

Kit: Students required to bring SFX Kit. Kit supply list will be provided at
time of enrollment.

Classroom/Studio Hours: 18

Examination: Practical Exam


BRIDAL HAIR DESIGN CERTIFICATE

Learn the Art of Bridal Hair Design with this power packed set of advanced classes and portfolio shoots focused on wearable Party and Bridal Hair Design.

Outline: Hair Anatomy, Products and Tools, Hair Classification, Textures, Sectioning, Backcombing, Curling, Pinning and Setting. Bridal and Party Hair Design and Updos.

Kit: Mannequin Head, Hot Tool, Comb Set and other essential products.

Classroom/Studio Hours: 30

Examination: Written Test and Practical Exam.

Studio Portfolio Shoots: 2 looks included with digital edits


DRAMATIC SOUTH ASIAN HAIR CERTIFICATE

Outline: Learn popular South Asian hair styles and bridal dressing techniques. Includes creating and working with hair padding, sari wrapping and dupatta setting.

Classroom hours: 12 Hours

Examination: Practical Exam


HAIR EXTENSIONS CERTIFICATE

Outline: Theory and step by step hands on training on Hair Extension.

Methods: Weaving, Micro ring, Tape & Fusion Hair Application.

Kit: Products and tools for all application methods.

Classroom hours: 12 Hours

Examination: Practical Exam


BLOW DRY CERTIFICATE

Outline: Product application, basic shampoo methods and hands on blow drying techniques.

Classroom Hours: 3


SEMI-PERMANENT LASH EXTENSIONS

Designed for Beauty Professionals AND Enthusiasts with no prior background, this 8 Hour Certificate Course sets the stage for gaining knowledge and hands on training of safe and effective Lash Extension application techniques. Your Lash Extension Career starts with this comprehensive course. Additional class time and ongoing support is available for those that require it. Your confidence is our success.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively apply Lash extensions. You may possibly be Client ready from day two! Classes may also be available during evening hours. Many students are nervous at first and for some it takes a long time to apply their first lash. After that, you will be thrilled at how quickly you’ll get the hang of it. Practice makes perfect and with each consecutive application, your speed and precision will pick up! Even Pros were once students.


ADVANCED 3D/4D LASH EXTENSIONS

AFor you Beauty Pros that have been Certified in Lash Extensions for a period of at least 6 months, this Add On 3D/4D half day course is your next step to success. Includes free assessment of your current Lash Extensions technique. To complete your enrolment into this Advanced Course, please email an image of your Lash Extension Certificate to info@esthetica.ca after enrolling below. Bring your Lash Kit and a Model to class.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively apply 3D/4D Lash extensions. For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect and with each consecutive application, your speed and precision will pick up!


LASH LIFT

Offer your Clients a natural lash curl, an old perming technique renewed with a lift. An excellent add-on to your Tinting service, or offer during that in between period for your Lash Extension clients.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform Lash Lift services. You will be Client ready from day one! For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


EYELASH & EYEBROW TINTING

If you’ve learnt how to shape, tweeze, fill or even extend these, then this half day comprehensive course is your natural next step in learning how to Tint Eyelashes and Eyebrows. Fast learners may finish early however we recommend staying and absorbing as much as you can. Model required.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform brow and lash tinting services. You will be Client ready from day one! For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


EYEBROW EXTENSIONS

If you’ve learnt how to shape, tweeze, fill or even extend these, then this half day comprehensive course is your natural next step in learning how to Extend Eyebrows. Great Add on to Lash Extension Services. Training in Brow Shaping and Model required.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform brow extensions. You will be Client ready from day one! For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


BROW SHAPING

This half day comprehensive Brow Shaping course is designed to make an expert out of you no matter what your beauty background. Go from No to Pro. Our students are thrilled with the unexpected amount of theory on eyebrow shaping for each face shape.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform brow shaping services with waxing techniques. You will be Client ready from day one! For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


SPA FACIALS

From Client Care to gentle treatment techniques, learn the fundamentals of skin care and Facials. Expand your knowledge to understand working with the various skin types and conditions. Become proficient in selecting products, applying and removal of products. Learn effective steaming, extracting and massage techniques.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform basic and treatment facial services. For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


WAXING

Learn effective waxing techniques that include gentle pressure and time saving methods. From face to full leg waxing, this course is the start to a highly profitable beauty business at home, in a salon, or the growing in popularity mobile waxing. Service your clients on the go or in a traditional salon setting. Waxing is one of the best and highest residual services among all other beauty areas.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform waxing services. For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


BIKINI DESIGN AND BRAZILIAN WAXING

Creativity can be applied anywhere, even down there. Use it in offering your clients Designer Bikini patterns as well as the all popular Brazilian waxing. If they don’t want to lose it all, they just may want to style it up. From runway strips to hearts, learn safe and effective waxing methods and take your waxing business to the next level.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform advanced Bikini and Brazilian services. For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.

STANDARD MANICURE & PEDICURE

It’s never been easier to learn perfect Manicures and Pedicures leaving your Clients impressed with quick and effective techniques for express and basic manicure services, including Shellac Manicure techniques. From Client Safety to Health Standards, this training will bridge the gap between you and your first Client.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform standard manicure and pedicure services, including shellac. For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


SPA MANICURE & PEDICURE

Enhance your manicure pedicure skills by joining our spa mani pedi classes. Learn advanced techniques to take your service to the next level including Massage, Towel Service, Paraffin Treatments and more. Available to Manicure Pedicure Graduates and Professionals.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform spa manicure and pedicure services. For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


GEL AND ACRYLIC NAIL ENHANCEMENTS

Take your Nail care techniques to the next level with this hands on course on Nail Enhancements. Learn effecting application, correcting and removal techniques of the two most popular forms of nail enhancement, UV Gel and Acrylic. Lessons are taught using CND nail enhancement systems provided for use in class and available for purchase before or after classes. Add-on Nail Theory lesson if needed (not required for Manicure Pedicure grads/pros).

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively perform uv gel and acrylic nail enhancement services. For those that require additional class time or practice, your fees include ongoing support so don’t be shy in asking! Practice makes perfect.


MICROBLADING

Microblading, also referred to as HD Embroidery Eyebrows is taking the beauty industry by storm. This two day, 16 Hour course is designed to train you on the current techniques of this low invasive form of permanent makeup artistry. Learn to create 3D looking hair strokes using a manual hand held tool. Natural looking eyebrows were never before this possible. A Third day is available where needed for additional classroom practice. A letter of attendance will be provided to students upon completing classroom hours. 5 quality Before and After photos are required to be considered for Certification.

This course is designed to fully prepare you to be able to safely and effectively Micro blade eyebrows. Certificate of Completion for this course is available only upon submission of 5 successful Microblading treatments. Before and After photos of live models can be submitted within 12 months of completing the in class training.

 

ESTHETICS NAILS

Looking to start a career in Esthetics, Lash Extensions and/or Nail Tech?

Check out our GLOW Academy Esthetica courses. Click HERE to visit our ESTHETICA website.