Hairstylists are capable of advanced cutting techniques on both male and female clients, hair textured services (perming and chemical hair relaxing) hair colouring, colour correction, foiling techniques including current colour trends. In addition, stylists create “updo” styling for bridal and prom work, braiding and extension installation and maintenance.
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.