Hairstyling Certificate – Lloydminster

Hairstyling certificate courses are based on Alberta apprenticeship and industry training (AIT) requirements.

See the AIT hairstylist apprenticeship course outline (pdf), and check the AIT hairstylist occupation profile for more information.

Courses
Credits

ST 130 Safety, Personal & Professional Development 1
This course provides the student with an overview of the requirements of a safe working environment in which to practice hairstyling. Topics in the program focus on general and personal safety, hygiene and infection control, understanding of provincial regulations and understanding of the professional ethics that should be practiced and adhered to in the hairstyling profession.
ST 131 Client Services 1
This course provides the student with an overview of the requirements of client communication and customer client service in a salon environment.
ST 132 Facility & Equipment 1
This course provides the student with an overview of the requirements, care and use of the equipment necessary for the hairstyling professional and the professional requirements in a salon.
ST 133 Properties of Hair & Scalp and Anatomy & Physiology 1
This course provides an overview of the anatomy of the hair and its function and of hair types and conditions. The correct use of various hair analysis methods and tools and the recording of the findings are also considered.
ST 134 Draping, Shampooing & Treatments 3
This course provides an overview of the draping, shampooing methods and treatments used in the care, styling and treatment of all hair types.
ST 135 Haircutting & Hairstyling 6
This course provides the student with an overview of the basic types of haircuts for men and women and an understanding of the theory the fundamentals of haircutting. Students also learn to identify cutting varying types of textures, as well as the foundations and skills to effectively style clients' hair from wet to dry. Additionally students learn to use hair products and tools for a specific style and hair texture.
ST 136 Colour & Makeup and Facial Hair Removal 1
This course is an overview of using color to promote harmony. Course content includes colour, physiology, skin tone, and the relationships with different colours. This course provides students with practical knowledge necessary to provide the services in waxing and makeup application.
ST 137 Public Clinic / Practicum I 5
This course is a practical work experience for Hairstyling students. Students gain hands on experience in a work setting allowing them to apply and put into practice the knowledge and skills learned in theory and lab courses. P/F.
ST 140 Chemical Texturing 4
This course provides the student with an introduction to chemical texturizing (perm waving) and hair relaxing and curl reforming.
ST 141 Hair Colouring 4
This course provides the student with an introduction to hair coloring techniques and the effects it has on the hair.
ST 142 Business & Industry Coaching 1
This course introduces students to career opportunities in hairstyling. Students have the opportunity to learn how to create their own business in the beauty field.
ST 143 Advanced Haircutting 2
This course provides the students with the ability to perform advance haircutting, understanding current fashion trends, creativity in cutting hair, and personalizing haircuts. Students also learn to design and shape mustaches and beards.
ST 144 Advanced Hairstyling 2
This course provides the student with advanced skills to style client's hair to effectively apply an advanced styling approach.  Students learn special techniques, procedures, the use of specialty tools, and advanced finishing artistry.
Public Clinics/Practicums
Credits

ST 137 Public Clinic/Practicum I 3
ST 145 Public Clinic/Practicum II 5
This course is a practical work experience for Hairstyling students. Students gain hands on experience in a work setting allowing them to apply and put into practice the knowledge and skills learned in theory and lab courses. P/F.
ST 150 Public Clinic/Practicum III 8
This course is a practical work experience for Hairstyling students. Students gain hands on experience in a work setting allowing them to apply and put into practice the knowledge and skills learned in theory and lab courses. P/F.




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