Provider:​​ Delivered in partnership with Keystone
Location: 2720 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 2L6
(250) 871-8300
Program start date:
​Semester 1
Semester 2 (February 4th to October 9th, 2020)
​​​Tuesday - Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm
2 week winter break during the holiday season
2 week summer break (last week of July, first week of August) 
Cost to student: ​Student Cost $4620 + kit expenses (~$1,250)​ = ~$5870
Prerequisite(s): ​2 Day Work Experience placement a tKeystone 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.

District & NIC Applications, Form and Links
ITA Youth Train In Trades Application - needed once accepted to the Trades program
NIDES Registration - Only required if your program starts in Semester 2
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Careers Contacts

GP Vanier
Kelley Giorganni: 250-338-2110
Mark R Isfeld
Randy James: 250-334-4628
Tracey McKinney: 250-339-3617
Glacier View
Dawn Stevens: 250-338-2752