Selkirk College’s Hairstylist Program provides you with knowledge and skills to turn your creative edge into a lasting career with limitless opportunity.
Our Hairstylist Foundation Program uses highly experienced, supportive instructors to develop an intimate learning environment which teaches the required classroom theory and hands-on training.
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From hair care and equipment upkeep to exploring the latest trends in colour and style, Selkirk College will give you a comprehensive overview while teaching you to build strong workplace and client relationships. Practice your classroom learning with real clients in the salon on the Silver King Campus and in a weekly commercial salon practicums. You will learn about:
Hygiene, sanitation and disinfection practices
Use and maintenance of tools and equipment
Hair and scalp care
Chemical waving and relaxing of hair
Students successfully completing the Selkirk College Hairstylist Foundation Program will have earned the hours and training required to receive the Industry Authority Certificate of Completion of the Level 1 Foundation Program. Subsequent training can help earn the Level 2 Foundation and the Red Seal Certificate of Qualification. Learn more online at Industry Training Authority.
Youth Train in Trades
The Youth Train in Trades program was formerly known as Accelerated Credit Enrolment in Industry Training (ACE IT). It is designed to help secondary school students get a head start on careers in the trades while earning credit towards their high school graduation. Learn more online at Industry Training Authority.
For more information speak with your high school guidance counsellor or get in touch with Selkirk College's Industry and Trades administrative assistant.
Hands-on Practice Opportunity
Students get real life practical experience on clients in the salon on the Silver King Campus. Learn more about these services...
New Red Seal Certification - Level 2
Current Hairstylists and students who successfully complete the Foundation Program now have the opportunity to become Red Seal Certified. This would require 150 hours of Level 2 designated training, an employer sponsor and passing the ITA Interprovincial Red Seal exams.
Selkirk College will be offering the five week Level 2 ITA designated training starting on May 27, 2019.
For more information or to apply please contact Trades Admissions.