Hairstyling Hands-on experience in our salon. Get your in-school hours for trade certification exam. Outstanding facilities, experienced instructors.

General information

Program code
HAIR
Duration
3 Semesters (1 Year)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie
Winter 2019 Barrie
Summer 2019 Barrie

Program description

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.

Additional program specific fee information for Hairstyling

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program will have completed all required in-school hours for the trade certification exam. Certified Hairstylists may find work in a variety of hair salons or other businesses that require similar services (for example, the entertainment industry). In addition, graduates may find work in the related industries that supply and manufacture hairstyling products. In certain circumstances, individuals with an Ontario College Diploma may acquire additional educational credentials, which could offer enhanced employment opportunities.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • ENTR 2012 - Entrepreneurial Skills (Semester 1 / 45 hours)
  • HAIR 1000 - Professional Issues (Semester 1 / 30 hours)
  • HAIR 1001 - Health and Safety (Semester 1 / 60 hours)
  • HAIR 1002 - Client Service (Semester 1 / 30 hours)
  • HAIR 1003 - Preparatory Procedures and Treatment: Basic (Semester 1 / 45 hours)
  • HAIR 1004 - Cut Hair: Basic (Semester 1 / 90 hours)
  • HAIR 1005 - Style Hair: Basic (Semester 1 / 90 hours)
  • HAIR 1009 - Colour and Lighten Hair: Basic (Semester 1 / 105 hours)
  • ENTR 2013 - Advanced Entrepreneurial Skills (Semester 2 / 45 hours)
  • HAIR 1006 - Preparatory Procedures and Treatment: Advanced (Semester 2 / 45 hours)
  • HAIR 1007 - Cut Hair: Intermediate (Semester 2 / 90 hours)
  • HAIR 1008 - Style Hair: Intermediate (Semester 2 / 90 hours)
  • HAIR 2002 - Permanent Wave Hair: Basic (Semester 2 / 105 hours)
  • HAIR 2003 - Colour and Lighten Hair: Intermediate (Semester 2 / 120 hours)
  • HAIR 2000 - Cut Hair: Advanced (Semester 3 / 75 hours)
  • HAIR 2001 - Style Hair: Advanced (Semester 3 / 75 hours)
  • HAIR 2004 - Permanent Wave Hair: Advanced (Semester 3 / 60 hours)
  • HAIR 2005 - Chemically Relax Hair (Semester 3 / 120 hours)
  • HAIR 2006 - Colour and Lighten Hair: Advanced (Semester 3 / 105 hours)
  • HAIR 2007 - Hair Additions (Semester 3 / 75 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 2)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 3)