Hairstylists are capable of advanced hair cutting, hair textured services (perming and chemical hair relaxing), hair colouring, colour correction, foiling techniques and “updo” styling for bridal and prom work.
This program will appeal to those who are people oriented and creative. It's important they be able to develop manual dexterity. Students must be prepared to participate in all aspects of this trade requiring both male and female interaction.
Attendance is mandatory in all lecture and lab sessions.
Clinical and lab experience.
Students can earn credits towards apprenticeship.
Industry specific field trips and involvement in community charity events.
Students who have successfully completed their 1500 hours of in-school training will receive a diploma and apply those hours towards the Ministry required 3,500 total hours which includes 2000 hours of on the job training as a Registered Apprentice prior to challenging the Certificate of Qualification exam.
A typical entry level position involves being an assistant to a stylist with the opportunity to build a clientele and begin working independently as a junior stylist within a salon. There is excellent potential for advancement with self employment as an option, salon manager, trainer, industry sales representative, educator or platform artist.
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.