Be Extraordinary
It begins here
Jump-start your career in a truly rewarding industry

This program has been approved by Private Training Institution Branch (PTIB)
of The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training

You deserve the best
The best Hair School in Metro Vancouver
We are committed to ensuring that our trainees get the most comprehensive training we can provide in the skills necessary to be successful stylists in today’s market.
EST. 1994

The Hair Art Academy is fully certified with the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

We’ve been around for more than 22 years and we pride ourselves on providing the highest level of training. We have a waitlist of salons waiting to hire our new grads and we rank among the highest when it comes to post-grad employment.

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We offer all the latest hair services by our students under the close supervision of our expert instructors.  We are operating under covid safety standards. Please call (604) 427-3288 to schedule an appointment.

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We offer a  comprehensive 1,152 hr program to prepare you for the real world. 95% of the training is practical and completed on real people. All models/clients will be provided. Full-time and flexible hours are available based on your needs.

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We are focused 100% on hair dressing and nothing else! We incorporate advanced cutting,  barbering, up-do styling, colour, foils, colour formulation,  balayage, business training and professionalism, in our intensive program.

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Our program is all-inclusive with absolutely no hidden fees. Our premium student kits are the best quality available. We can assist you with your student loan application. It only takes 15 minutes. We offer in house no interest payment plans.

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All of our instructors have a minimum of 18 years of salon experience and have had extensive advanced training from around the world. Our team of instructors have over 85 years of combined experience.

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Our Hair Program is the best in the industry

Other 600 hour hair programs will leave you feeling rushed and unprepared.
Please feel free to drop in for a visit or call Peter or Van if you require more information.
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The hairdressing industry provides many opportunities and can be very rewarding. Hands-on practical experience is essential to your success. Get the best training possible. There are no shortcuts to becoming an amazing hairdresser. Our instructors consist of certified Goldwell Color Technicians, American Crew Certified Educator, Platform Artist, and Salon Owners!

Van Hong
Owner/Artistic Director

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