Hairstyling Salon and Program

Hairstyling Program

Share your fashion flair for hair!

Train with our experienced, professional instructors in a program that combines hands on skills and technical knowledge.  Let us help you transform your creative passion and ability into a fantastic career as a Hairstylist.  Our program is recognized by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) and upon successful completion you'll be able to work in the industry.

The program consists of 1400 hours of classroom theory and practical hands on training in our modern Hairstyling Salon.  Key areas of this certificate program focus on hair cutting, face shaving, colouring, chemical texturizing and design.  You will also gain an understanding of the legilation, as well as learn the health and safety and ethics aspects of the trade and much more.  Interpersonal human relations is an important component in the program to ensure effective client relations in your future career.  Everything you will need in only 10 months!  After graduation, you will need to complete 2800 hours of work experience under a journeyman hairstylist as required by AIT.

Career Potential

As a recognized program by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) you will be ready to write your theory and practical  Provincial exams, upon successfully completing this program.  With a Journeyman ticket and Red Seal, you can work anywhere in Canada!

As a certifiied Hairstylist you can work hours that meet your lifestyle, part-time or full-time in a well-paid job.  Whether you decide to continue working in an established salon or start a home based business, this is truly a flexible, high demand occupation and a really great choice! 

Credential
Certificate

What you need to apply into the Hairstyling Program:

Recommended:  English 30-2, Math 30-3, Physics 20, Chemistry 20 or Science 20, related Career and Technology (CTS) courses
Minimum: English 10-2, Math 10-3 or a pass mark in all 5 Canadian General Educational (GED) tests.

If you need to upgrade first, we offer courses that can assist you.


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Hairstyling Salon

The Hairstyling Salon offers hairstyling services like cuts, colours and texturizing, as well as, some basic aesthetics services such as manicures, pedicures and waxing.   Our modern salon is equipped with 28 Hairstyling stations, three posh leather pedicure chairs and four manicure stations.  We can also offer hairstyling services in a private cutting room.  The salon carries high-end hair care and colouring products which are used in the salon and a selection of professional products for retail.  

We've Got Apprentices Onsite Now!  Apprentices are available on a daily basis and can provide any service. Be sure to check out the services offered by either our students or apprentices in our  Salon Services brochure here.

Don't miss out on 25% off select salon products  click here for Poster details.

Services offered by our Student Hairstylists can be booked  as follows:

September 24 - October 5........................  Hair & Scalp Treatments, Wash & Blow Dry, Simple Style
November 13 - November 23..................  Additional to above, Men's, Women's and Children's Cuts
December 10 - December 21....................  Additional to above, Manicures, Pedicures, Facial Waxing
                                                                                      and Eyebrow/Lash Tinting
January 21, January 24 and January 25.. All previous services
February 25 - March 8.............................. Additional to above, Colours and Highlights
March 25 - April 5..................................... Additional to above, Perms and
Chemical Hair Relaxers (straightening)
April 17 - April 18...................................... Additional to above, Formal Hairstyles (updos)
April 29 - May 10.....................................  All above services
May 21 - May 24.......................................  All above services
June 3 - June 17, June 20 - June 27........  All above services

Salon Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday....    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesdays...................................................  11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Select Saturdays............................................   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
           (November 17, 2018, December 15, 2018,
            May 4, 2019 and June 15, 2019)
SALON CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY BREAK AS OF DECEMBER 22, 2018
SALON REOPENS IN THE NEW YEAR ON JANUARY 7, 2019


Click here to Book an Appointment Online in the Hairstyling Salon in Lac La Biche
Click here to view the Hairstyling Salon Services Brochure (new 2018-2019 brochure coming soon)
Alternately, you can call 780-623-5555 to book an appointment by telephone

*As a Training Salon, please anticipate that appointments may take longer*

Hairstyling

  • HAIRSTYLING FOUNDATIONS

    Course ID: HAIR120

    Name: HAIRSTYLING FOUNDATIONS

    Hours: 50

    Credits: 3

    This is the beginning of your hairstyling journey. This course covers a wide range of topics to get you started. You will begin by learning safe work practices and procedures related to Occupational Health and Safety Standards, infection control and hygiene. You will also study anatomy and physiology of the human body.

  • HAIR AND SCALP CARE

    Course ID: HAIR121

    Name: HAIR AND SCALP CARE

    Hours: 45

    Credits: 3

    In this course, students will learn to appropriately perform shampoo and hair treatments in a salon setting. They will also learn about selected types of shampoos and conditioners, and their application in the treatment of hair and scalp conditions. Brushing and massaging techniques will also be developed. In this course students will learn about hair structure, chemistry and growth and the hair analysis process. They will alos study mechanical, environmental, chemical and thermal damage of hair and be able to describe and treat hair and scalp disorders.

  • SALON OPERATIONS AND CONSULTATIONS

    Course ID: HAIR122

    Name: SALON OPERATIONS AND CONSULTATIONS

    Hours: 50

    Credits: 3

    In this course students will learn how to gather client information, keep accurate client records and use this data to ensure predictable results for all services. They will develop communication skills required in the hairstyling industry and learn to recommend and prescribe professional hair care products for client's home use. Salon operations, marketing products and services will also be covered. In this course, students will learn to appropriately drape clients for services use, care and maintenance of tools will be included.

  • HAIRCUTTING

    Course ID: HAIR123

    Name: HAIRCUTTING

    Hours: 250

    Credits: 17

    In this course you will learn to describe and perform the basic types of haircuts using multiple cutting and texturizing techniques. Trim and remove facial and nape hair. You will be able to perform appropriate hair styling techniques after haircuts.

  • SALON 1

    Course ID: HAIR124

    Name: SALON 1

    Hours: 178

    Credits: 4

    The entirety of this course takes place in our state of the art salon. This courses focuses on applied skills acquired throughout the program in a live salon setting. The course includes daily course evaluations, practical and written exam, and prepares the student for their Provincial exam, and Apprenticeship.

  • HAIR COLOURING

    Course ID: HAIR220

    Name: HAIR COLOURING

    Hours: 140

    Credits: 10

    Hair colouring services provide stylists and clients with an opportunity for creative expression and artistry. In this course, you will develop techniques in determining which products and hair colour services are appropriate for your client. Students will learn to describe the categories of colour and its effect on hair. They will also be able to describe and demonstrate colour application techniques and procedures and apply the Law of Colour to create and mix colour formulations.

  • HAIRSTYLING

    Course ID: HAIR221

    Name: HAIRSTYLING

    Hours: 104

    Credits: 7

    In this course you will develop your ability to design and create hairstyles using a variety of styling tools. Basic techniques taught will allow students to manipulate and form hair into shapes, styles, add volume and perform basic finishing techniques. By the end of the course you will be able to create hairstyles from wet to dry.

  • CHEMICAL TEXTURIZING

    Course ID: HAIR222

    Name: CHEMICAL TEXTURIZING

    Hours: 102

    Credits: 7

    In this course you will be introduced to the history of chemical texturizing, perming and hair relaxing services, which alter the physical appearance of the hair through chemical changes.

  • SPECIALIZED SERVICES

    Course ID: HAIR 223

    Name: SPECIALIZED SERVICES

    Hours: 35

    Credits: 3

    In this course, students will learn techniques for application and removal of hair extensions. Students will also be able to describe various wigs and wig maintenance procedures. This course will also explain the requirements for the Interprovincial Red Seal examination.

  • SALON 2

    Course ID: HAIR224

    Name: SALON 2

    Hours: 444

    Credits: 10

    The entirety of this course takes place in our state of the art salon. This course focuses on applied skills acquired throughout the program in a live salon setting. The course includes daily course evaluations, practical and written exam, and prepares the student for their Provincial exam, and Apprenticeship.

  • WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM

    Course ID: SAFE071

    Name: WORKPLACE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION SYSTEM

    Hours: 4

    Credits: 0

    Students will discuss hazardous materials used in the workplace and how to find the information needed to work safely with hazardous materials. Understanding the classification of hazard symbols are covered.

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