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Hairstyling

Hairstyling Ontario College Diploma

What is Hairstyling?

This program covers all of the required skills needed to work in the Hairstyling trade. Offered in a condensed format, students complete the diploma in one year. Through progressive levels of theory and practical techniques, the program focuses on hands-on training in hair cutting, styling and design, as well as colouring and lightening, chemical texturizing, permanent wave, and hair additions. In addition, students will be introduced to relevant legislation in the trade, health and safety issues, professional ethics, communication skills, and entrepreneurial practices.

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
HAIR
Length:
1 Year
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
3 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Diploma
Location:
Barrie
Start:

Fall - Barrie

Winter - Barrie

Contact:
Melanie Johnston
Email:
Melanie.Johnston@GeorgianCollege.ca
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 5507

This program covers all of the required skills needed to work in the Hairstyling trade. Offered in a condensed format, students complete the diploma in one year. Through progressive levels of theory and practical techniques, the program focuses on hands-on training in hair cutting, styling and design, as well as colouring and lightening, chemical texturizing, permanent wave, and hair additions. In addition, students will be introduced to relevant legislation in the trade, health and safety issues, professional ethics, communication skills, and entrepreneurial practices.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • complete all work in adherence with professional ethics, government regulations, workplace standards and policies, and according to manufacturer’s specifications, as applicable


  • facilitate the provision of a healthy and safe working environment and perform sanitization procedures in accordance with related health regulations and legislation


  • apply entrepreneurial skills to the operation and administration of a hair styling business


  • adapt to various and changing technologies, applications, and procedures in the hair styling industry, and develop and present a plan outlining future professional development


  • develop and use client service strategies that meet and adapt to individual client needs and expectations


  • select and administer preparatory procedures and/or treatments to the hair and scalp using individually selected products to meet the expectations of the client


  • identify, select, and use a variety of tools to cut hair according to the needs and expectations of the client


  • select and use standard and specialized techniques to effectively style wet and dry hair


  • perform a permanent wave using current and relevant methods according to hair type and style


  • chemically relax hair by selecting and applying relevant knowledge of, and skills with, chemical products and techniques in order to meet the needs and expectations of the client


  • colour, lighten, tone, highlight and lowlight hair, and/or remove pigment to the level of colour desired


  • compare and contrast fibre types, application procedures, specialized tools, and maintenance procedures when working with hair additions


  • perform hairstyling using environmentally sustainable practices.
Fall Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3

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Fall | Winter | Summer

2016 | 2017 | 2017

Winter Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2 | Sem 3

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Winter | Summer | Fall

2017 | 2017 | 2017

OSSD or equivalent with

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

- OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

- Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College

- Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)

- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications

- Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*

- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)

- English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

- Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

20 Mandatory Courses

2 Communications Courses

3 General Education Courses

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, from year to year, and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester unless otherwise stated on the course outline.

Mandatory Courses

ENTR2012 Entrepreneurial Skills
ENTR2013 Advanced Entrepreneurial Skills
HAIR1000 Professional Issues
HAIR1001 Health and Safety
HAIR1002 Client Service
HAIR1003 Preparatory Procedures and Treatment: Basic
HAIR1004 Cut Hair: Basic
HAIR1005 Style Hair: Basic
HAIR1006 Preparatory Procedures and Treatment: Advanced
HAIR1007 Cut Hair: Intermediate
HAIR1008 Style Hair: Intermediate
HAIR1009 Colour and Lighten Hair: Basic
HAIR2000 Cut Hair: Advanced
HAIR2001 Style Hair: Advanced
HAIR2002 Permanent Wave Hair: Basic
HAIR2003 Colour and Lighten Hair: Intermediate
HAIR2004 Permanent Wave Hair: Advanced
HAIR2005 Chemically Relax Hair
HAIR2006 Colour and Lighten Hair: Advanced
HAIR2007 Hair Additions
Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
General Education Courses

To be selected from College list
Three students look at fashion photographs on a computer monitor

Hairstyling and Photography students team up for fashion photo shoot

This was a joint assignment for which four photography students interested in shooting fashion made images using Hairstyling students as models. The Hairstyling students supplied the hair design, makeup and subjects and in return have received images to help promote the program and Georgian Hair Studio services. Read more...

Three students look at fashion photographs on a computer monitor

Hairstyling and Photography students team up for fashion photo shoot

This was a joint assignment for which four photography students interested in shooting fashion made images using Hairstyling students as models. The Hairstyling students supplied the hair design, makeup and subjects and in return have received images to help promote the program and Georgian Hair Studio services. Read more...

For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Contact:
Melanie Johnston
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 5507

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