Hairstylist, Certificate | Selkirk College | Burnaby, Canada
9 months
18978 CAD/full
5171 CAD/full
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Selkirk College’s Hairstylist Program provides you with knowledge and skills to turn your creative edge into a lasting career with limitless opportunity.

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The Hairstylist Foundation Program uses highly experienced, supportive instructors to develop an intimate learning environment that teaches the required classroom theory and hands-on training.

Get Professional Results 

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.

Programme Structure

Course of Studies for the 9-Month Program
  • Hygiene, sanitation and disinfection practices
  • Use and maintenance of tools and equipment
  • Client services
  • Hair and scalp care
  • Haircutting
  • Hairstyling
  • Chemical waving and relaxing of hair
  • Hair colouring
  • Specialized services
  • Business management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most programs accept applications 12 months before the start date. 




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of BC grade 10 or equivalent (e.g. GED, ABE Intermediate)
  • Consideration will be given to mature individuals: anyone who is not a secondary school graduate (or equivalent) but who will be nineteen (19) years of age or older on the first day of classes for the term is eligible to attend the College as a mature student
Additional Requirements 
  • An interview with an instructor may be required before commencement of the program
  • Applicants must have developed interpersonal and intrapersonal skills. Strong "people skills" are a must.
  • Applicants must be non-allergic to the solutions used in this occupation.
  • This occupation is physically demanding and reasonable physical conditioning is necessary.
  • Professional clothes must be worn to all classes and practicum placements (no jeans).

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18978 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18978 CAD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    5171 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5171 CAD for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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