About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus, Niagara Falls Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0397

Program Highlights

  • Our hairstyling program prepares students academically for hairstyling and entry into apprenticeship.
  • Our facility features up-to-date hairstyling labs providing an ideal venue for hands-on learning.
  • We work closely with industry employers and our students benefit from innovative technical skills through theoretical and practical training.
  • Our experienced and respected faculty and staff promote and encourage students to be creative and artistic while providing the training necessary for graduates to be successful in this exciting field.

Career Opportunities

  • Chemical technician
  • Business owner
  • Salon manager
  • Colour technician/specialist
  • Product sales representative
  • Salon consultant
  • Hair receptionist
  • Educator

You are well-suited to this program if you:

  • Enjoy an active, hands on approach to learning
  • Are a good listener and are interested in developing strong customer service and communication skills
  • Enjoy incorporating an element of creativity and artistic intelligence into your work
  • Detail – oriented, task-oriented and able to take constructive criticism
  • Interested in continuous learning, necessary for this evolving field

Hair design is an industry that is forever changing, fast paced, and rewarding. Qualified stylists are in great demand. With numerous employment opportunities, the hairstyling trade offers a lucrative, exciting and growth filled future.

Pat Spano, Program Professor

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0397 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Not Available
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Waitlisted (What's this?)
January 2018Open
May 2018Not Available
Ontario College Diploma
#0397 - 2 Years Niagara Falls
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Closed
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Not Available
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available

Note: This program was formerly “Hairstyling Techniques”, a 1 year certificate program.