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Registered hairstylist apprentices are invited to pursue this Hairstylist (Apprenticeship) Algonquin College Certificate program by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Learn cutting-edge skills from industry experts in Algonquin College's world-class hair salon. Through a combination of hands-on application and theoretical instruction, you develop the skills you need for a career as a licensed professional hairstylist in today's high-demand beauty industry.
In order to enrol in this program, applicants must:
- be currently employed in the trade
- be formally registered as apprentices with MTCU
- have a valid Offer of Classroom Training from the MTCU that includes your Ministry Client ID and approved Class Number
Eligibility is determined by the MTCU.
The program provides a total of 480 hours of in-class instruction, which must be supplemented by 3,020 hours of on the job training. Upon completion of these requirements, you write and perform a practical exam to earn your Red Seal Inter-provincial license so you can work as a qualified hairstylist.