Career » Train in Trades/Work in Trades/Dual Credit » Hairdressing


Provider:​​ Delivered in partnership with Keystone
Location: 2720 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 2L6
(250) 871-8300
Program start date: Semester 1 or Semester 2 of Grade 12 year
Times: ​​Tuesday - Friday
9:00am – 4:30pm
Cost to student: ​School District pays $5000
Student Cost $2,783 + kit expenses (~$1,500)​ = $4,273
Prerequisite(s): ​2 Day Work Experience placement at Del Rio Academy and another Salon

Grad Credits: 36
​​​*No break over high school spring Break*


The Hairdressing Foundations Course (990 hours) includes all facets of wet and dry hair styling as well as techniques in up-dos. Students will be trained by qualified hairstylists/instructors, to gain knowledge in advanced modern color techniques, color correction, creative custom foiling applications and hair lightening. Training in texture services includes an application of modern perming techniques. The hair cutting segment provides the foundation for modern cutting and texturizing techniques, razor and clipper cutting.​   ​

Students will pay $100.00 to Keystone upon acceptance into the program, followed with the remaining $3,783.59, on the first day of the program. Please refer to Keystone Dismissal Policy, Attendance Policy and other pertinent information  outlined in the Student Handbook.

The students are responsible for the purchase of their own kit, which will cost approximately $1,500 on top of the Keystone expenses.