Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program
Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities.
- Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours)
- Level: Beginner
- Prerequisite: Little to no experience
- Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma
You will begin by learning the fundamentals. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops concentrate on skill, accuracy and reinforcing classroom knowledge. You’ll be introduced to retailing, guest services, and sanitation safety requirements.
Unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in cut, colour and style. You will increase your confidence on the clinic floor and begin to learn vital career-advancing skills such as interviewing and resume writing.
Get ready to launch your career with in-depth training in guest service, time management, self-promotion, goal setting and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration are now ready for the salon. You demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination and possess the theoretical knowledge required to pass the written exam. It’s time to realize your dreams as a salon professional.
“What I love the most is when the educators are by your side every step of the way – they help you feel confident” – Cherry Vo
“From the moment I stepped in the doors to Aveda Institute Calgary I had an instant feeling of ‘home’. Now it’s turned into my home. I’ve had the opportunity to gain a family, a wealth of knowledge and a new, more positive outlook on the world and my place in it.” – Terri Lynn Court
“I chose the Aveda Institute because of how I was told no one would get left behind, how no one person would feel inadequate next to another. How people treated others with a sense of belonging and kindness. It was like a start to something better and brighter.” Jessica “Daphne” Larouche
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