Protect yourself and your clients

Transmitting a disease to yourself or your clients can be a devastating event. Not only can you cause harm to yourself or your client, but you may also find yourself at the wrong end of a career-ending lawsuit.

With the right education, you can help protect your workplace from the risks of infection.  

Created by the Cosmetology Association Western Canada, BeautySafe is Canada’s only certification in protocols of infection control, safe cleaning, sterilization, and chemical practices for beauty professionals.

BeautySafe incorporates health standards recognized across Canada helping you reduce the spread of bacterial infections and communicable diseases like HIV and Hepatitis B and C.

The General Trades Level 1 course can be completed in under 2 hours and you will receive your digital certificate right away. Each Level 2 course takes about 45 minutes to an hour to complete.

Please read: Registration and payment

Signup: BeautySafe courses you see here are built on a new system that is separate from the main BeautyCouncil site. BeautyCouncil administers this site and protects your data the same way.

Please sign up on this site separately to take BeautySafe courses. Don't worry - we keep all your results with our records.

Payment: We offer you one-time payment or monthly payments to spread out the costs. You save on the total rate when you pay upfront.

COVID-19 requests: We understand this is a tough time for everyone. If you are suffering financial hardship, you may be eligible to defer the payment of BeautySafe. If you wish to ask for a deferred plan, please send an email to and make a request for payment terms.