Advanced Training Course Approval

Cosmetologists are always looking for educational classes to keep up with new trends in the industry.  Cosmetologists working toward their Masters are required to have credits towards their upgrade, and how they obtain these credits is through the Association's Approved Upgrading Courses.

Companies are encouraged to register their cosmetology courses and become apart of our Approved Upgrading list to help Cosmetologists advance in their field.

How to Submit Courses for Approval
All courses categorized as an advanced training prerequisite for licence upgrading must first be approved by the Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia.

To apply to have a course or class reviewed for approval, please complete one of the following forms (in its entirety) and submit to the Association together with the applicable administrative fee as per the Association's By-laws at Schedule B.  

Please click here for the Advanced Training Course Approval Form


Please provide a brief description detailing how participants will be evaluated and a copy of the evaluation form given to participants upon course completion.  

Course Outline:

A course outline should include the following:
  • Curriculum
  • Agenda for the day
  • Hourly breakdown
  • Theory and practical breakdown hours
  • Any tests or questionnaires
Cosmetology Association (NS)
126 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS  B3S 1A2

Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 - 4:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 4:30
Thursday 8:30 - 4:30
Friday 8:30 - 3:00

*Holiday or Weather closures/cancellations will be noted in the Calendar.
Office: (902) 468-6477
Fax: (902) 468-7147
Toll Free: (800) 765-8757

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Executive Director
Dana Sharkey, CAE 



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