This course builds on the topics developed in Hairstylist Foundation 2. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of specialized services such as wigs, hairpieces and extensions. Students will explore the composition of the different types of wigs, hairpieces and extensions, the measuring criteria for fitting, maintenance and cleaning techniques. Students will also have a second opportunity to observe, learn and assist in a professional salon environment of their choice. Students practice learned skills as per salon requirements, review their career goals and develop self-marketing tools including a professional portfolio, practice interview techniques and create a resume and cover letter. Industry guest speakers representing salon franchises, corporations and salon owners will present their hiring criteria. In addition, during this 6 week course students will prepare for the final VCC practical exam and for their Industry Training Authority (ITA) Hairstylist Certificate of Completion theory exam.
Course code: HAIR 1300
Length: 155.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.