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Mani Pedi School Success Story

Mani Pedi School Success Story: Molly

Congratulations Molly on your Manicures and Pedicures and Lash Extensions certification!

Molly is now a PRO at manicures and pedicures and lash extensions and is a great addition to the beauty industry! Visit Molly in her new “home away from home” at Elements Day Spa in Leduc, Alberta.

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2019 ESTHETICS TRAINING COURSES SUMMER SCHEDULE

*NOTE- Monday classes are taught on Tuesdays during the summer schedule

EXECUTIVE SPA GROUP can help you access grants to pay for your esthetics training courses.

GRANT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

I AM CURRENTLY WORKING.

If you are currently working, you should have a conversation with your employer regarding your future career goals and how they will benefit the workplace.

Your employer can apply for a grant to cover 2/3 of all training costs. You can only register for your desired training until your grant application has been approved. It usually takes about a month for the application to be approved, so don’t waste time, apply now!

If you are a new employee and have been there for less than 30 days, your employer is eligible for 100% of training costs in grant funding.

We can help with your grant application process.

Have your employer call or email us. We can make a trip to your workplace to help you sort out the process.

Can I pay for the training myself?

Yes. As the trainee, you can fund your own training costs, but your employer must apply on your behalf. Keep in mind that you will have to pay all training costs up front. Your employer will be reimbursed and will have to provide documentation demonstrating they in turn reimbursed you.

However, these types of grants are intended for your employer to invest in your development, therefore, it is expected that they will invest 1/3 of the costs, even if you are the one who paid for it up front.

When can I expect reimbursement?

You have 30 days after you complete your training to submit proof of completion in order to receive your reimbursement. On average, reimbursement takes 4-6 weeks post submission, so submit asap!

I AM NOT WORKING ATM.

If you are not working at the moment and have been unemployed for 30 consecutive days or more, you have the option to find an employer who will sponsor your training. When an employer hires a NEW employee, 100% of the training costs can be funded.

This option works especially well for experienced estheticians who require an additional skill to work at a certain spa.

If you are new to the beauty industry, we recommend applying for Receptionist or Assistant positions and working out a training plan with your new employer.

If you are having difficulty finding a sponsoring employer, you have other options, call or email us for more information.

ESTHETICS TRAINING COURSE SUMMER SCHEDULE

JUNE

JUNE 18, 2019- MANICURES AND PEDICURES 101

JUNE 25, 2019- WAXING AND TINTING 101

JUNE 25, 2019- SALON/SPA MANAGEMENT

AUGUST

AUGUST 6, 2019 – LASH EXTENSIONS 102

AUGUST 6, 2019 – NAIL EXTENSIONS 102

AUGUST 6, 2019 – SPA INDUSTRY STANDARDS

AUGUST 13, 2019- MAKEUP ARTISTRY 101

AUGUST 13, 2019- RETAIL

AUGUST 20, 2019- MANICURES AND PEDICURES 101

AUGUST 27, 2019- WAXING AND TINTING 101

AUGUST 27, 2019- SALON/SPA MANAGEMENT

JULY

JULY 2, 2019 – LASH EXTENSIONS 102

JULY 2, 2019- NAIL EXTENSIONS 102

JULY 2, 2019- SPA INDUSTRY STANDARDS

JULY 9, 2019- MAKEUP ARTISTRY 101

JULY 9, 2019- RETAIL

JULY 16, 2019- MANICURES AND PEDICURES 101

JULY 23, 2019- WAXING AND TINTING 101

JULY 30, 2019- SALON/SPA MANAGEMENT


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(780)604-2772
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Understanding Options For Your Hairstyling License

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Cosmetology Choices: Understanding Options For Your Hairstyling License

Looking for the perfect career? If you:
  • Are fueled by creativity
  • Love the idea of socializing at work
  • Want to help people feel better about themselves
  • Like the idea of flexible hours and fun working environments
the Hairstylist occupation could be the right path for you! The Alberta Learning Information System has a great breakdown of this exciting career. Before you jump right in, you have two primary options to consider. In Alberta, Hairdressing is considered a Red Seal Journeyman Trade. This means higher standards in Alberta for Hairstylists. Certification is based on education and hours worked in the salon.

Option One: The Apprenticeship Program

The Apprenticeship path will take you two years to complete. This includes a minimum of 1400 hours of on-the-job training and 10 weeks of technical training each year (20 weeks total). The benefit of this route is the cost effectiveness and the real life, hands on training.

Steps to obtaining your apprenticeship

1. Secure a job in a salon. This could be getting hired as a salon technician, receptionist, or retail specialist. Your supervisor should be a Journeyman Hairstylist to train you and confirm your hours worked. 2. After securing employment, you may apply to be a Registered Apprentice in Alberta. Once you have completed your application and pay the $35 registration fee, you may be issued an Apprenticeship Card and Blue Book (this is the record log in which your worked hours are tracked). As an Apprentice Hairstylist, you are able to buy product (no chemicals!) from salon distribution centers, and you are legally able to handle the tools of the trade. 3. Your on-the-job hours are divided into two twelve-month periods. During each period, you are expected to complete 1450 hours (this is 40 weeks based on 35 hours a week). 4. Technical training is arranged by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training and is currently offered at DelMar College in Calgary and MC College in Edmonton.
  • Your technical training is divided into Period One and Period Two. Both are 10 weeks in length (700 hours total). You may be eligible for financial benefits while in technical training. The average cost of tuition for both periods generally doesn’t exceed $2500. Tool kits would be available for learning purposes only, and it would be your responsibility to invest in your kit for your work experience.
5. Once your on-the-job training, technical training, and corresponding examinations (theory and technical exams for Period One and Two) are successfully completed, you are eligible to take the theory and technical exam for your Interprovincial Red Seal.

Don’t forget about grants and loans available!

  • Alberta Student Aid provides loans and grants to apprentices registered in the Alberta apprenticeship program with Apprenticeship and Industry Training who are attending an approved technical training program as a full-time student.
  • The Canada Apprentice Loan is an initiative of the Government of Canada to help complete your apprenticeship in a designated Red Seal trade. You can apply for up to $4,000 in interest-free loans per period of technical training. The money would be available to help with tuition, tools, equipment and living expenses, to cover forgone wages and to help support your family.
  • The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant (AIG) is a taxable cash grant of $1,000 per year, to a maximum of $2,000. This Grant helps registered apprentices get started in the designated Red Seal trades.
  • The Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG) is a taxable cash grant of $2,000. This Grant helps registered apprentices who have completed their training to become certified journeypersons in the designated Red Seal trades.
  • Canada Revenue offers a tax benefit for Tradespersons’ Tools Deduction . Apprentices may be able to deduct the cost of eligible tools bought to earn employment income as a skilled tradesperson.
We recommend you review the Hairstylist Apprenticeship and Industry Training Outline and the Hairstylist Exam Outline and the newest updated information for the Apprenticeship Program before you begin your journey.

Option Two: Full Time Cosmetology Program

Although it is not necessary to attend a full-time program to enter the beauty industry, many cosmetology programs are available for you to enroll in in Alberta before you get a job in a salon. The advantage of this is that you have a wide selection of schools to choose from to ensure you receive the education you require. Full time programs are beneficial to those who feel they need to be trained before they enter the industry. Career training facilities, like full-time cosmetology schools, are independent, private institutions that are regulated by the Private Vocational Training Act. The cost of a full-time cosmetology program in Alberta ranges from $11,000 to $16,000, and generally includes a starter toolkit. These programs can take anywhere from 9 months to 1 year to complete, depending on the facility’s required hours – this is, on average, 1400 hours. The Alberta Apprenticeship Board, however, only requires 1,050 hours from an approved institution. An advantage of some cosmetology programs is the length of time spent in a learning environment as opposed to a working environment. Some participants find this beneficial as they feel they may need more time learning to feel comfortable before they start taking clients. The facility may also teach advanced techniques, outside of what the Apprenticeship Program deems necessary for licensing. Alberta Advanced Education has a great page on what to know before enrolling in a Private Vocational Training School. The Approved Technical Training Schools in Edmonton are: MC College CLI College Est-Elle Academy of Hair Design Eveline Charles Academy

Barbering is not a separate license in Alberta.

It is very important to know that Barbering is not a separate license in Alberta. Although there are training facilities specifically for barbering, you should be aware that a full Hairstylist Apprenticeship (including technical training) needs to be completed for licensing. There has been an important change to note regarding technical trade schools. Previously, on-the-job training hours were credited for completing a full-time hairstyling program at an approved school. As of September 1st 2018, on-the-job work experience credit will only be given on a case-by-case basis. This means that you are no longer granted 1400 hours from your training provider that can be used to lessen your time as an apprentice. Once technical schooling has completed, you still must register as an apprentice and complete 2800 on-the-job hours. READ MORE. Knowing your options will help you make an informed decision regarding your education. For more information on Hairstyling careers contact (780) 604 2772 #103. EXECUTIVE SPA GROUP Career and Employment Centre Alberta Beauty Industry

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Registration Now Open for Face and Body Waxing Course

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FACE AND BODY WAXING COURSE

Course Outline

Chapter 1: SANITATION, STERILIZATION AND INFECTION CONTROL
Chapter 2: CONTRAINDICATIONS AND MEDICAL HISTORY
Chapter 3: HAIR ANATOMY, GROWTH CYCLES & PATTERNS
Chapter 4: PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 5: TREATMENT ROOM SETUP
Chapter 6: PREPARATION ON SKIN AND HAIR
Chapter 7: PROPER WAX APPLICATION AND REMOVAL
Chapter 8: POST PROCEDURE AND HOME CARE RECOMMENDATION
Chapter 9: REBOOKING TIMEFRAME
Chapter 10: TREATMENT ROOM TAKEDOWN

Course Details

NEXT START DATE: OCT 8, 2018
COURSE DURATION: 28 hrs
COURSE DELIVERY: OCT 8-11, 2018; 10am – 5pm daily

COURSE PREREQUISITE: No experience is necessary.
MODELS REQUIRED: TBA
COURSE INVESTMENT: $1499 + tax (includes tuition/materials)

This course includes:
  • Legs
  • Arms
  • Underarms
  • Lip
  • Chin
  • Face
  • Brows

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

BROW SHAPING

TUITION: $250
Kit (optional): $80
COURSE DURATION: 3 hrs
COURSE DELIVERY: Week 2: Thursday 5pm – 8pm

LASH & BROW TINTING

TUITION: $250
Kit (optional): $50
COURSE DURATION: 3 hrs
COURSE DELIVERY: Week 3: Thursday 5pm – 8pm

ARE THERE GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE?

Yes, if you are currently unemployed, there is a grant available for this course IF this course will lead directly to employment. You must be able to present an employment offer letter on letterhead signed by the employer indicating that certification in Face and Body Waxing is conditional upon hiring.

If you are already employed in a beauty industry job, your employer might be eligible to receive a grant to cover 2/3 of the training costs.

HOW DO I REGISTER?

To register, call (780) 604 2772 # 102. Once you are enrolled you will receive email confirmation, receipt of you deposit, and your class schedule. Please have your credit card ready as we will be taking a $500 deposit to enroll you in the course. You can also register online by clicking HERE.

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Paying Employees

 

Paying Employees

Congratulations on being ready to employ staff! This is a big step for your company. While it can be scary to put your company’s reputation in the hands of someone else, knowing your responsibilities as an employer can help ease your transition.

When you hire employees, you must register for a CRA payroll account. This account will be linked to your Business Number (BN). To open your CRA account, you will need to complete a
RC1B form.

As an employer, you will need to submit the following forms to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA):
TD1AB

TD1

These forms are Personal Tax Credits Return forms that you have to give all new employees to complete. These forms help you determine what deductions you need to make from their paycheque.

What if employee is being paid hourly + commission?

It is common to pay beauty industry employees by commission, unless your employee is claiming expenses, the forms above will suffice.

Additionally, Alberta Employment Standards Code requires you to keep the following records for every employee:

Payroll record listing

  • Employee’s name, D.O.B., and address
  • Employee’s start date
  • Starting wage
  • A daily record of hours worked
  • All deductions
  • Any vacation time taken by employee including start/end dates of vacation + period of employment vacation was earned

Pay Administration record listing

 

  • Employee’s job title and job description
  • All correspondence relating to that employee
  • Any performance reviews including discipline reports
  • Copies of TD1/TD1AB forms
  • Information on benefits, WCB, and all other info that may apply

**NOTE: Payroll records must be kept for at least 3 years from creation date.

PAY SCHEDULE

At the end of each pay period, you must provide each employee with a statement of earnings that includes:

  • regular and overtime hours of work;
  • wage rate and overtime rate;
  • earnings paid that show each component separately;
  • deductions from earnings and the reason for each deduction;
  • time off in lieu of payment of overtime; and
  • statement period.

FYI- cash shortages can only be deducted from an employee IF:
1. the employee is the ONLY ONE with sole access to the cash
2. the employee authorizes the deduction in writing with the amount and date of shortage being deducted

If you plan to reduce any employee’s wage rate, overtime rate, general holiday pay, vacation pay or termination pay, the employee must be notified before the start of the pay period in which the reduction is to take effect.
Keep in mind, these rates must always be at least the
minimum required by the legislated standards.

REMITTING TO THE CRA

You must remit to the CRA all deductions you made from an employee’s paycheque (federal and provincial income tax deductions, E.I. premiums, and CPP) before the 15TH of the month AFTER the month in which you made the deductions.

All remittances must be made in bulk for all of your employees.

You can use the Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC) to calculate payroll deductions.

ISSUING T4s
You must provide a T4form to your employees ON or BEFORE the last day of February for the previous calendar year. This T4 contains information on the total CPP, E.I. premiums, and income tax deductions you made on your employees behalf for the previous calendar year.

For more information view the Employers’ Guide
Payroll Deductions and Remittances.

If you have any questions or concerns with the information provided on this article please contact Executive Spa Group.

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