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Hairstyling (1058)

3 semesters, 48 weeks      Ontario College Diploma

Program Overview

Graduates from the Hairstyling Program will have attained a solid basis in the theory, principles and practices needed to enter this personal service profession.

The graduate will be able to apply their skills to support their trade to include the ability to accept, respect and service a diverse cultural people, successful salon operation, enhance work performance and further their career opportunities, while keeping pace with the changing industry trends. In their work, hairstylists will meet and adapt to client needs and expectations in the provision of haircutting, and styling services. They will be competent in the use of specialized tools and products to provide chemical texture, permanent waving and colour and lightening services as well as work with hair additions. Key requirements of a successful graduate will be to have the ability to communicate verbally, electronically and in written form.

Employment opportunities include working in local salons, within larger organization and agencies that require a stylists knowledge and expertise or in the field of education.

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and currently unemployed, you may qualify for second career funding for this program! To learn more about your options and how to get started, contact us at

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