About this Program

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

About the Program

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.

This program moved to the Welland Campus, effective September 2017, with newly renovated labs and facilities.

The Niagara College Teaching Salon is located in the Pavilion Building at the Welland Campus! Call 905-735-2211 extension 3620 to book an appointment.

Career Opportunities

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

Upon Successful Completion

Graduates are eligible to register with the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development as an apprentice in order to complete the on-the-job/ in-salon training. Completion of the apprenticeship term qualifies the graduate to write the Provincial Certificate of Qualification Exam (C of Q) for their Hairstylist Provincial License.


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

Start Dates

Ontario College Diploma
#0397 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Waitlisted (What's this?)
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Open
May 2019Not Available