Program Objectives

The Body Care program prepares students to practise the occupation of body care specialist. Body care specialists provide body treatments and services, which may be preventive in nature, with a view to maintaining or enhancing their clients’ appearance and promoting their physical and mental well-being. This may include such services as body firming, body sculpting, circulation-boosting, skin remineralization and treatments to promote fitness and relaxation.


Body care specialist

Program Content

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
STC-001 Occupation and Training 15 1
STC-026 Skin and Body Shape 90 6
STC-032 Preventive Approach 30 2
STC-044 Skin and Body Analysis 60 4
STC-053 Cosmetic Products 45 3
STC-062 Holistic Approach 30 2
STC-076 Body Treatment Techniques and Methods 90 6
STC-082 Moisturizing Treatments 30 2
STC-095 Manual Lymphatic Drainage 75 5
STC-102 Circulatory Treatments 30 2
STC-112 Cellulite Treatments 30 2
STC-122 Firming Treatments 30 2
STC-132 Slimming Treatments 30 2
STC-142 Personalized Treatment Programs 30 2
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Admission Conditions and Prerequisites

To be eligible for admission to the Body Care program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
• be at least 18 years of age and hold a DVS in Aesthetic Care
• be at least 18 years of age, have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister and have taken at least 400 hours of training leading to a certificate in massage therapy

Specific Prerequisites

Language of instructionSecond languageMathematics
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