Hairstyling Salon and Program

Hairstyling Salon

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Alternately, you can call 780-623-5555 to book an appointment by telephone
*As a Training Salon, please anticipate that appointments may take longer

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.  Be sure to check out the Hairstyling Salon Brochure conveniently linked above.


Hairstyling Program

Be a cut above the rest.

If you have an artistic flair and enjoy working with your hands, then you should consider the Hairstyling program at Portage College and transform your creative passion and ability into a successful career.  Training is hands-on in hair cutting, design, colouring, lightening, chemical texturizing and as a bonus basic manicuring, pedicuring, facials, eyebrow waxing and makeup is included. This program offers you the whole package--everything you need to get a job in a salon or become an entrepreneur and own your own salon.  

Career Potential
Work in your community or travel the world working for beauty salons, spas, beauty care suppliers, theatre, television or even a movie set. 

Credential
Certificate

Admission Requirements
Recommended:  English 30-2, Math 30-3, Physics 20, Chemistry 20 or Science 20
Minimum: English 10-2, Math 10-3, Science 10 or all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests

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Hairstyling

  • SAFETY, PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    Course ID: HAIR101

    Name: SAFETY, PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    Hours: 18

    Credits: 1

    This course introduces students to safe work practices and procedures related to Occupational Health and Safety Standards, WHMIS, infection control and hygiene. Students will also study provincial regulations related to their industry as well as personal and professional ethics for salon success.

  • CAREER PREPARATION AND PORTFOLIO

    Course ID: HAIR102

    Name: CAREER PREPARATION AND PORTFOLIO

    Hours: 10

    Credits: 1

    You are starting on the path to a career that holds much in the way of options and potential for you. Successful hair stylists work with many different types of clients. Having good life and professional skills can help you keep those interactions positive, in any situation. This course will also introduce you to portfolio development. A portfolio will reveal your hair styling range as well as scope of styles and cuts you can perform that will showcase your creativity and talent.

  • CLIENT EXPERIENCE

    Course ID: HAIR103

    Name: CLIENT EXPERIENCE

    Hours: 35

    Credits: 2

    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.

  • FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT

    Course ID: HAIR104

    Name: FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT

    Hours: 18

    Credits: 1

    Students in this course will learn about the use and care of tools and equipment common to the hairstyle industry. They will also develop a command of associated salon terminology.

  • PROPERTIES OF HAIR AND SCALP

    Course ID: HAIR105

    Name: PROPERTIES OF HAIR AND SCALP

    Hours: 18

    Credits: 1

    In this course students will learn about hair structure, chemistry and growth and the hair analysis process. They will also study mechanical, environmental, chemical and thermal damage of hair and be able to describe and treat hair and scalp disorders.

  • DRAPING, SHAMPOOING & TREATMENTS

    Course ID: HAIR106

    Name: DRAPING, SHAMPOOING & TREATMENTS

    Hours: 52

    Credits: 3

    In this course students will learn to drape clients and perform shampoo and related 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.

  • HAIR CUTTING I

    Course ID: HAIR107

    Name: HAIR CUTTING I

    Hours: 150

    Credits: 11

    Students in this course will learn to describe and perform the basic types of haircuts. They will develop their ability to use all haircutting tools. Students will learn design considerations for men regarding the different types of moustaches and beards.

  • HAIR STYLING II

    Course ID: HAIR108

    Name: HAIR STYLING II

    Hours: 35

    Credits: 2

    In this course students will develop their ability to design and create hairstyles from wet to dry. They will learn to apply hairstyling techniques and procedures and perform basic finishing techniques.

  • CHEMICAL TEXTURIZING I

    Course ID: HAIR109

    Name: CHEMICAL TEXTURIZING I

    Hours: 12

    Credits: 1

    Students in this course will be introduced to the history of chemical texturizing. Students will demonstrate and identify the physical and chemical phases of perming as well as the different types of hair relaxers and their effects.

  • HAIR COLOURING

    Course ID: HAIR110

    Name: HAIR COLOURING

    Hours: 12

    Credits: 1

    In this course students will learn to describe the categories of colour and its effects on hair. They will also be able to describe basic colour application techniques and procedures and apply the Law of Colour to create and mix colour formulations.

  • LAB

    Course ID: HAIR112

    Name: LAB

    Hours: 228

    Credits: 4

    Description to be added

  • SALON

    Course ID: HAIR113

    Name: SALON

    Hours: 227

    Credits: 7

    Description to be added

  • ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

    Course ID: HAIR201

    Name: ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

    Hours: 16

    Credits: 1

    Description to be added

  • CHEMICAL TEXTURIZING II

    Course ID: HAIR202

    Name: CHEMICAL TEXTURIZING II

    Hours: 100

    Credits: 6

    Description to be added

  • SALON BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    Course ID: HAIR203

    Name: SALON BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    Hours: 18

    Credits: 1

    Description to be added

  • HAIR COLOURING AND PRE-LIGHTENING (BLEACHING)

    Course ID: HAIR204

    Name: HAIR COLOURING AND PRE-LIGHTENING (BLEACHING)

    Hours: 100

    Credits: 6

    Description to be added

  • HAIR STYLING II

    Course ID: HAIR205

    Name: HAIR STYLING II

    Hours: 52

    Credits: 3

    Description to be added

  • HAIR CUTTING II

    Course ID: HAIR206

    Name: HAIR CUTTING II

    Hours: 50

    Credits: 3

    Description to be added

  • SPECIALTY SERVICES

    Course ID: HAIR207

    Name: SPECIALTY SERVICES

    Hours: 8

    Credits: 1

    Description to be added

  • WORKPLACE COACHING SKILLS AND ADVISORY NETWORKING

    Course ID: HAIR208

    Name: WORKPLACE COACHING SKILLS AND ADVISORY NETWORKING

    Hours: 6

    Credits: 1

    Description to be added

  • PORTFOLIO AND CAREER LAUNCH

    Course ID: HAIR209

    Name: PORTFOLIO AND CAREER LAUNCH

    Hours: 10

    Credits: 1

    Description to be added

  • BASIC MANICURING

    Course ID: HAIR210

    Name: BASIC MANICURING

    Hours: 7

    Credits: 1

    Description to be added

  • BASIC PEDICURING

    Course ID: HAIR211

    Name: BASIC PEDICURING

    Hours: 7

    Credits: 1

    Description to be added

  • LAB

    Course ID: HAIR212

    Name: LAB

    Hours: 249

    Credits: 8

    Description to be added

  • SALON

    Course ID: HAIR213

    Name: SALON

    Hours: 162

    Credits: 5

    Description to be added

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