Classes approved for upgrading credit:
The Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia provides updated education for licence upgrading and/or professional development - often times at no cost to Members. There is a full list of classes that have been approved for upgrading in the following categories (click on individual links):
Upgrading Classes - Hairdresser
Upgrading Classes - Esthetics
Upgrading Classes - Instructors
Members' Quarterly Meeting
TBD following AGM on October 22, 2023.
Infection Control EducationDesigned specifically for the beauty industry by Canada’s leader in infection control, CBON’s free online infection control courses offer the highest standard of infection control education available today. Certificates are awarded for each course passed.
Visiting Instructor LicenceInstructors that are not current residents of Nova Scotia and do not hold a valid Nova Scotia Cosmetology (Instructor) Licence are required to apply for a Temporary Licence (Visitor), in order to instruct in the Province of Nova Scotia. Please visit the Association's Visiting Cosmetologists page for more information on how to obtain a Temporary Licence (Visitor).
Completed applications can be submitted by fax (902) 468-7147, by email to email@example.com or visit our office.