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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a beauty school? Beauty school, also known as cosmetology school, is an institution that offers education and training in various beauty-related fields such as Hairstyling, Makeup Artistry, Esthetics, and Nail Technology.

2. What programs are offered at your beauty school? At MC College, we offer a range of programs including Hairstyling, Esthetics, Fashion Design, and Makeup Artistry. Each program is designed to provide hands-on training and industry-relevant skills to prepare students for successful careers in the beauty industry.

3. How long does it take to complete a program? Program durations vary depending on the specific course. Generally, our programs range from 6 months to 1 year in length, with some offering options for part-time or full-time study.

4. What are the admission requirements? Admission requirements may vary for each program, but typically include a high school diploma, as well as meeting any specific prerequisites for the chosen program. Some programs may also require a portfolio or interview as part of the application process.

5. What are the career opportunities after completing a program? Graduates of our beauty school programs are prepared for various career paths within the beauty industry. This includes roles such as hairstylist, esthetician, makeup artist, nail technician, salon/spa manager, freelance artist, and more. Our campuses also provides support with job placement and networking opportunities.

6. Do you offer financial aid or scholarships? Yes, we understand that financing education can be a concern for many students. We offer various financial aid options including government student loans, scholarships, and payment plans. Our admissions team can provide more information and guidance on available financial assistance.

7. Is hands-on training provided? Absolutely! Our curriculum includes hands-on training in our fully equipped salon, spa and fashion facilities. Students have the opportunity to practice their skills under the guidance of experienced instructors, ensuring they are well-prepared for real-world scenarios.

8. Are your programs accredited? MC College is a Private Career College.  Our programs are licensed, registered and approved by all provincial regulatory bodies:

  • PTIB and Skilled Trades BC
  • The Alberta Private Career Colleges Branch and Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training
  • PVI Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification
  • PVI Manitoba and Apprenticeship Manitoba

These approvals ensure that our programs meet high standards of quality and excellence in education.

9. Can I transfer credits from another institution? Transfer credits may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Our admissions team can assess your previous education and work experience to determine if any credits are eligible for transfer towards your chosen program.

10. Do you offer shorter courses?  Yes, MC College has a wide range of certificate programs including, Artificial Nails, Hair Removal, Lash Technician, and Skin Care Technician.

11. How do I apply to your beauty school? You can start by filling out our online application form on our website. Our admissions team will then reach out to guide you through the application process and answer any questions you may have.  We will offer one on one assistance throughout the process until your first day of school.

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