Hairstylist - Fast Track
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  • Program Length:
  • Two Year - Ontario College Diploma (delivered in less than 1 year)
  • Starts:
  • September

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

For more information, see the Admission Procedures document on the Registrar's Office page.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
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.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

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.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
HDR150
1
Ethics, Regulation and Policy
HDR151
3
Health & Safety I
HDR152
1
Professional Development
HDR153
2
Client Service
HDR154
6
Preparatory Procedures & Treatments
HDR155
3
Cut Hair I
HDR135
8
Style Hair I
HDR157
6
Permanent Wave Hair I
HDR158
4
Colour & Lighten Hair I
FAS104G
3
Beyond the Runway: The Impact of Fashion

Semester 2
HDR252
1
Health & Safety II
HDR250
2
Entrepreneruial Skills I
HDR255
7
Cut Hair II
HDR235
6
Style Hair II
HDR257
5
Permanent Wave Hair II
HDR259
3
Chemically Relax Hair I
HDR258
10
Colour & Lighten Hair II
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
HDR350
4
Entrepreneurial Skills II
HDR355
7
Cut Hair III
HDR335
5
Style Hair III
HDR359
5
Chemically Relax Hair II
HDR358
8
Colour & lighten Hair III
HDR351
5
Hair Additions
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective