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Choosing the right training provider.

choosing a training provider

Asking the following questions might be useful in helping you choose the right training provider for your career path.

What are the total fees?

What is covered in the total fee? Tuition? Books? A kit? Application fees? Graduation fees?

Is there a Work Experience component?

How much real experience will be provided if any?

What student support is offered if any?

Some schools may offer added support such as financial aid, job search services, counselling, computer access, etc.

What type of credential do I get when I graduate?

There is a difference between certificate and certification. Certification is industry-recognized and granted only after meeting industry requirements through testing. A certificate is documentation of participation in any given course.

What are the minimum and maximum class sizes?

Class size matters in technical training. How many students will you be competing with for your instructor’s help and attention?

Are there any student perks?

Some training providers may offer discounts at distributors post graduation. Other examples include parking, food services, technology supports, etc.

Are the instructors available for one-on-one support?

What methods can I use to contact my instructor after class?

Is there an attendance policy?

What is the training providers policy on attendance, personal image standards, conduct, etc?

What is the refund policy?

What if I change my mind before I start? The first week after? What if something unexpected happens that prevents me from finishing the course?


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QUESTIONS to ask when choosing a training path.

ESG is a Beauty Industry Resource Centre offering free business, career, and employment services to Albertans. Contact us to meet with our Career and Employment Consultant who can help you develop a career path that is right for you.

To help you choose the right training path, ask yourself the following questions:

WHERE DO I SEE MYSELF IN 5 YEARS?

If your goal is ENTREPRENEURSHIP, you have absolute freedom of your learning path.

DO I HAVE HEALTH CONCERNS THAT MIGHT AFFECT ME?

Many personal care services require a certain amount of physical strength.

HOW MUCH CAN I SPEND ON IT?

This includes money and time. Will you need to work while you train?

IS THIS COURSE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED?

Certificate is different than certification. Certificates do not require you to pass an exam.

WHAT IS REALLY IMPORTANT TO ME?

Things to consider are price, reputation, financing, location, student success rates, etc.

WHAT IS MY LEARNING STYLE?

Do I learn by seeing, listening, or doing? Is on the job-training a possibility?

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