FAQs

This section was created so potential students can get answers to some of their questions. We have tried to put answers and questions to as many queries as we possibly could, if your question is not answered here please feel free to contact us.

How do I apply to your school?

Potential students wishing to enroll at the Hair Art Academy, are advised to call our school and speak to the director.

They will advise you as to what steps you need to take and help you through the process.

You may call our school at: (604) 541-1541.

What are some personal requirements?

A hairstylist needs to have:

  • Good health and no skin allergies and irritations.
  • Pleasant personality, good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Creative flair and fashion conscious.

What is your admission process?

Applicants to the full-time, part-time and flexi-hairdressing program at the Hair Art Academy are required to provide proof of identity and educational background (i.e. photo ID and confirmation that they have Grade 12 or mature students status). The material must become part of their file.

All applicants will be invited to an orientation, an evening prior to commencement of their program. The purpose of the orientation is to outline the program offered, and to acquaint the prospective student with the atmosphere, the mission statement and the rules and regulations of the school.

Applicants may not be discriminated against on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, sexual preference, physical challenges, or any other discriminatory factor prohibited by law.

Prior learning assessment may be applicable for ESL students, therefore an English Comprehensive Exam is strongly suggested.

How do I apply for a student loan?

It is recommended that you contact the school and speak to a director. They will guide you through the process and can answer many of your questions.

How long is the course?

The course is a 43-51 weeks Diploma course.

Is there an age restriction?

If you require a student loan you must be 19 years of age, if you have graduated from high school (i.e.) you could be eighteen). You must have been out of school for two years and be 19 to be eligible for a student loan.

Call our school for more information.

What are our job prospects?

Upon completing our course, you will have the opportunity to work out of your own home, work in a salon, become a color tech, able to work in the movie industry, and on board cruise ships.

The career possibilities are numerous and our staff will be more than happy to discuss your future as a hairstylist.