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Last update: July 10/24


Spa Training Manuals ( No defined license.  Provided free of charge) By Smart Start Consulting

The Esthetician community of Saskatchewan has created these educational resources that are high-quality Canadian content. The  FREE Esthetics Technical Training Manuals are meant to be in all Canadian jurisdictions and will ease the process of additional provinces wishing to designate this trade. Available as a .pdf download.


BUS305: Small Business Management  (CC-BY 3.0) provided by Saylor Academy
This course will introduce you to entrepreneurship and business planning. By way of introduction, the word entrepreneur originates from the French word entreprendre, meaning “to undertake”. Today, we define an entrepreneur as an owner or manager of a business enterprise who attempts to make profits by starting and growing his or her business. In earnest, entrepreneurs are a diverse group of risk-takers who share the same goal of cultivating ideas and developing them into viable business opportunities. Take a quick look at the statistics below to get a sense of some of the (potentially surprising) qualities that have been attributed to entrepreneurs

CUST105: Customer Service (CC-BY 3.0) provided by Saylor Academy

This course is designed to teach you about the customer service work environment, methods for successful customer relations, and career advancement tactics.


Cosmetics (MDPI open license) by various

The International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) by various

Journal of Cosmetology & Trichology (Publisher’s Open License) by various

Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (DOAJ policy – various licenses) by various

Journal of Small Business Strategy (various licenses) by various


Communicate with Style: A Handbook for Personal Care Trades (CC-BY-NC-SA) by  Wendy Ward

Understanding and improving our communication, personally and professionally, is an ongoing journey.  This Handbook provides a base understanding of the process and essential elements of communication so you can build what suits you and your situation best.The content covers the Essential Employability Skills established by the Ontario Government for Hairstylists that relate to communications.


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