The province of Yukon generally doesn’t have compulsory trades. This means that tradespersons can work in the region without needing to secure a journeyperson certificate. However, an individual can have an agreement with the Minister to enrol in an apprenticeship program if the trade is designated and become a certified tradesperson.

Here’s a list of beauty trade skills you can check out and learn to offer in the province:

Beauty Trade Skills in Yukon, Canada


Hairstylist offer haircutting, hair colouring, trimming, waving, perming and more. They are skilled in styling long and short hair in various textures and kinds.

In terms of beauty, only hairstylists are designated in Yukon. Interested individuals in the journeyperson certificate are required to complete 1,800 hours of apprenticeship training. The trade is also eligible for the Red Seal program, so practising hairstylists in Yukon can challenge the interprovincial examination.


Facialists are professionals providing skin care procedures. They perform mask, peel, facial treatments and many more and are skilled in facial and neck massage to help clients relax.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists are relaxation experts who ease pain in various parts of the body through gentle pressure. They knead and rub the affected areas to relieve the tension that causes pain.

Nail Technician

Nail technicians improve the nails through cutting, trimming, shaping, colouring and more. They also offer nail enhancements, such as artificial gel and acrylic nails and nail art.

Waxing Technician

Waxing techs are tradespersons who remove unwanted body hair through waxing. Hot and cold waxing is popular in various procedures depending on the area of the body being waxed.