START LIVING YOUR TRUE PASSION
BC’s #1 Beauty & Wellness School offers both professional training and student spa services at outstanding values. Located just minutes outside Victoria, BC in beautiful Colwood. Fully accredited and celebrating over 50 years in business. Professional. Knowledge. Respectful. Come Experience The Academy.
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Producing The Industries Most Sought After Graduates
Academy of Excellence offers professional career training in Hair Design and Esthetic/Spa Therapy. Located in beautiful Victoria British Columbia, it is recognized for professional standards, continued prosperity and the ability to consistently produce graduates sought after by industry leaders around the world.
Choosing a school should be fun and informative! The first step is to schedule a tour to visit the campus and meet with one of our team. Allow us to answer your questions, show you the campus, and see first-hand what it’s like to be an Academy student! If you feel the Academy of Excellence is a good fit, you can schedule an interview and proceed with the enrollment process.
One Of The Top 10 Happiest Jobs In The World
Study after study confirms Beauty and Wellness Professionals are incredibly happy with their work. The best in the business build great relationships and get to catch up with friends throughout the day all while having fun and following their passion. Google “Happiest Jobs” and you’ll see; lots of great articles like this these…
Victoria’s Best Kept Secret!
“Arguably One Of The Best Full Service Spas… You Could Spend Your Whole Day Here. Definitely Victoria’s Best Kept Secret! Services Were Almost 50% Less Than Anywhere Else. The Students We’re Top Notch, Very Professional & Friendly. Everyone Was Going The Extra Mile. Fantastic Experience.”
– Sandra H.
The Academy Where The Beauty & Wellness Industry Gets Their Next Top Spa Professionals!
Over 50+ Years Of Award Winning Service
Celebrating over 50 years leading the Beauty & Wellness Industry on Vancouver Island. More top Spa’s and Salon’s get their next up and coming talented professionals from the Academy Of Excellence. We are fully PTIB accredited and our extensive training allows the public to enjoy outstanding spa value while providing students a caring and educational environment to succeed.
Our customers and students repeatedly say we’re one of the best spa values on Vancouver Island.
Our Beauty & Wellness Programs
Hair Design Program
The Academy has embraced the world-renowned curriculum ‘Salon Fundamentals’ developed by Pivot Point International. Our dynamic and innovative training programs combine the traditional “tried and true” approaches with up-to-the moment techniques. We prepare students for immediate entry into an exciting and rewarding career of hair design.
Esthetic/Spa Therapy Program
The Academy’s holistic approach covers all aspects of traditional Esthetics and advanced Spa Therapy. Students learn easily with our proven techniques and practice their skills in our spa setting. Our 1500 hour program will provide you with the knowledge and experience to become a successful leader in this industry.
For The Public
The Academy is open to the public and offers a full range of esthetic, spa and hair treatments. Our students go on to work in some of the top spas and salons on the Island. All spa and salon treatments are performed by students under the close supervision of our qualified instructors. Our guests receive outstanding value in a spa setting while our students get valuable experience.
Open To The Public For All Spa & Salon Services