CARTE BLANCHE: CREATE YOUR FUTURE

Blanche Macdonald Centre is Canada's #1 College for Pro Makeup, Fashion, Hair, Nails and Esthetics. In our Blanche World, you'll find three campuses in Vancouver, BC, a Pro Beauty Boutique and a bustling student hair salon. Our programs are taught by industry experts and our full-time career development teams are committed to your success from the moment you walk through our doors to long after graduation.

Blanche Macdonald Centre is fully government accredited with an authorized International Student Co-op Work Experience Program.

BIG BEAUTIFUL SPACES, BIG BEAUTIFUL HEARTS

Every student is part of the Blanche Macdonald family. These are more than mere words. At our College you’ll find instructors, directors and staff committed to supporting you at every step of your journey.

YOU’RE SET UP FOR SUCCESS

Through our world-class education, global connections, industry-active instructors and career development teams, we have an unparalleled track record of success, and we continue to mentor and support students beyond graduation as they achieve and exceed their career goals.

AWARDs and accolades

Blanche Macdonald is as A-List as it gets. Our directors and instructors live, breathe and work in their industries as well as the classroom. Our graduates consistently reach the top of their creative fields, nationally and internationally.

Explore our Professional Programs

MAKEUP ARTISTRY

GLOBAL MAKEUP DIPLOMA | FT 1 YEAR

The art of transformation. Become a creative, confident and versatile professional makeup artist, ready to enter international industries as varied as bridal, beauty, fashion, TV and film, and makeup special effects.


FREELANCE MAKEUP ARTISTRY ASSOCIATE DIPLOMA | PT 6 or 9 MONTHS

Fire up your creativity and gain the tools and techniques to build a flexible and creative makeup career in the always-thriving fashion, beauty and bridal industries.

HAIRSTYLING

PROFESSIONAL HAIRSTYLING DIPLOMA | FT 1 YEAR

This is a step-by-step journey of the hair world, through Extensions, Perming, Fashion, Editorial, Runway, Photo Shoots, Platform work and much more.


PROFESSIONAL HAIRSTYLING FOUNDATIONS
DIPLOMA | FT 6 MONTHS | PT 1 YEAR

We’ll fast-track you to the salon floor by equipping you with the fundamental skills for cutting, colouring and chemical treatments, along with essential industry and business knowledge.

BARBERING

PROFESSIONAL BARBERING DIPLOMA |
PT 12.5, 20 OR 33 WEEKS | FT 25 WEEKS

Barbering has become one of the fastest growing professions in the world. This condensed course will give you all the skills you need to launch yourself into this cutting edge career.

FASHION DESIGN & MARKETING

FASHION DESIGN DIPLOMA | FT 1 YEAR

Fast-forward your fashion future. From illustration to pattern drafting to garment construction to the annual graduate fashion show, our industry expert instructors will equip you with the skills you need to launch your career in fashion design.


GLOBAL FASHION MARKETING DIPLOMA |
FT 1 YEAR

Step into one of the world’s most exciting industries. From wholesaling, retail and e-commerce to marketing, social media and entrepreneurship, we’ll provide you with the skills and the knowledge to kick-start your fashion career.

ESTHETICS/SPA THERAPIST

PROFESSIONAL ESTHETICS/SPA THERAPIST DIPLOMA | FT 1 YEAR

The global business of caring. Our industry expert instructors will teach you the techniques and tools to enable you to open your own spa, build a home-based business, create skincare brands, and heal at medispas and skincare clinics.

NAIL ARTISTRY DIPLOMA

NAIL STUDIO | PT 1 YEAR

Our award-winning expert Nail instructors will teach you the professional techniques and standards while you hone your creative skills, opening the door to joining a salon, starting your own business or even entering the glamorous world of nails in fashion.

WORKSHOPS

MAKEUP FOUNDATIONS | WEEKEND
WORKSHOP | 2 DAYS

Learn the essential elements of makeup from leading professionals. Short but sweet, this is the ultimate hands-on introduction to the art of makeup, learning first-hand on your own face.

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

INTERNATIONAL MAKEUP ARTISTRY
DIPLOMA | PT 3 MONTHS | FT 6 MONTHS

Join us in beautiful Vancouver, regularly rated as one of the world’s best cities for quality of life, and train for a career as a professional makeup artist while improving your English skills with new friends from around the world.


INTERNATIONAL MAKEUP STUDIO
CERTIFICATE | PT 7 WEEKS | FT 3.5 WEEKS

For students who don’t have time for our full programs, this condensed course provides a thorough introduction to the fundamentals and standards of professional makeup. Ideal for international students, Canadian residents are also welcome to enrol.


INTERNATIONAL FASHION MARKETING
DIPLOMA | PT 6 MONTHS

Designed for international students, this program provides an extensive overview of the business of fashion while improving your English skills and making contacts in this global industry.

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THREE CAMPUSES

At the centre of it all.

DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

460 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 2B5
+1 604 685 0337

ATELIER CAMPUS

201–410 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 0H3
+1 604 685 5560

UPTOWN CAMPUS

100–555 W 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3X7
+1 604 685 0347

Blanche Macdonald Locations