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Trade Description:

Electrologists perform pre-epilation (pre-hair removal) treatments, electrolysis using galvanic and/or short-wave currents, and post-epilation (post-hair removal) treatments to remove unwanted hair for clients. Electrologists consult with clients to determine the treatment needed and to outline any risks. They also sterilize equipment and keep their work areas clean and sanitary, sometimes performing reception and management duties.

When registering as an apprentice, enrolment in or completion of technical training is required.

In addition to a provincial certification-theory examination, a practical examination is required for this trade.

Trade Regulation
Provincial Occupational Analysis
The two-year Authorization to Practise renewal process is no longer required for the trade.
Apprenticeship Manitoba is no longer issuing Authorizations to Practise to those who are working in the trade, but will continue to recognize Authorizations to Practise that have been issued prior to December 18, 2020.

Your Authorization to Practise will continue to be recognized as your permit to work in the trade. Going forward, a Certificate of Qualification in the trade or a temporary permit will continue to be issued to individuals who have met the minimum requirements to work in the trade. These documents will serve as the proof of eligibility that is required to work in the trade.

Apprenticeship Manitoba is currently conducting a review of the trade of Electrologist. A moratorium on new apprenticeship applications and registrations in the trade of Electrologist is now in place (effective January 8, 2019) until the review is complete.


Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
1 1,000 14 ESE

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document POA Subtask to Unit Comparison PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Unit to Course Comparison Checklist
PDF Document Verification of Enrolment for Technical Training

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience Hours Required Additional Practical
Exam Required
1.5 1,500 Yes
Questions regarding eligibility to challenge this trade
should be directed to

Designated Trainers:

PDF Document Work Experience Form

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name 
Hours of Accredited Technical Training
Electrologist __ __ __ __