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Blanche MacDonald is recognized as one of Canada’s No. 1 colleges for makeup artistry, esthetics, nail artistry, hair design and fashion featuring Emmy award winning instructors and graduates.

Established in 1960, the Blanche Macdonald Centre is at the forefront of advanced education recognized worldwide for delivering an international-based curriculum that responds to the needs of the industry.

At Blanche MacDonald you are guided, mentored and trained as you learn and practice every aspect, developing a comprehensive base of skills, knowledge, experience and confidence enabling you to build your professional future.

Hair School

Intensive training courses with top industry experts that equip you with the business and technical skills needed for this cutting-edge career. You will learn to master a range of professional hair styles and techniques as you gain real salon experience at the professional student salon.

  • Professional Hairstyling *FT & PT)
  • Professional Barbering (FT & PT)

Makeup School

Learn Professional Makeup Artistry in state-of-the-art studios training with award-winning industry experts to master the skills to build an exciting career. The makeup courses also cover every aspect of the business, preparing you to join the ranks of prestigious alumni who are shaping the Makeup world in Canada and across the globe.

  • Global Makeup
  • International Makeup Studio
  • International Makeup Essentials
  • Freelance Makeup Artistry
  • Makeup Foundations Workshop

Fashion School

Get your designs runway ready with cutting edge fashion programs that include:

  • Global Fashion Marketing
  • International Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Design

Expert instructors teach you the business inside and out enabling you to gain the skills to become a world-class Design or Marketing Professional.

Esthetics School

Get the essential skills to build a meaningful career in the esthetics industry. Courses include spa management, laser technician courses, spa therapy, cosmetology, and medical esthetics and business development.

  • Global Esthetics

Nail School

The Pro Nail Program gives you the diverse skill set you need to succeed as a professional Nail Technician. You will learn to provide manicures and pedicures with acrylic and gel nail art.

  • Nail Studio


  • The Blanche Macdonald Centre holds a designation certificate with the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB), and is an Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designated institution. Both of these quality designations are issued by the provincial government of British Columbia, Canada, under the authority of the Ministry of Advanced Education.

Designated Learning Institution

  • The Blanche Macdonald Centre is a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) with Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) which indicated at it is approved by a provincial or territorial government to host international students.

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