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Hairstylist Foundation

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Trades and Applied Technology
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design
Description:Do you see yourself creating great cuts, colours and styles as a professional hairstylist? VIU's Hairstylist training program carries an excellent reputation: graduates of this program report a high level of success in the industry and many local salons are owned and operated by graduates.

The 11-month hairdressing school program includes Pivot Point International's A Designer Approach curriculum, which helps build skills, proficiency and confidence in all aspects of hairdressing. Students gain great experience as they perform services on members of the public in the VIU's School of Hairdressing Salon. They also complete two practicums and have the chance to participate in competitions. Red Seal certification is now available. Explore your passion and creativity in hairdresser school.
URL:Hairstylist Foundation at Vancouver Island University
Length:11 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,072
Careers:Hairstylists and Barbers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • Graduation from BC secondary school, or equivalent from another school system,
    • Minimum 17 years of age, unless stated otherwise.
    • Resume and/or personal profile and/or references may be required.
    • Interview may be required.
    • Mathematics and/or reading and/or trades aptitude test may be required.
    • Physically fit and able to adapt to working conditions.
    • Good hand/eye coordination.
    • Good health, free of vision, hearing or respiratory ailments.
    • Valid driver's license will be required for vehicle and equipment operation.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 07, 2020

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