Express your experimental creativity at its finest on every cut, style, or color with the best hairdressing school in Calgary!

Hairstyling Technician Diploma Program - 1100 Hours (32 Weeks)

The Hair Styling Diploma is an excellent choice for anyone aiming to become a salon business owner or makeup artist with a professional portfolio and impeccable skill set.

It develops the technical skills required by trade secrets to legally perform hair service in Alberta such as coloring, cutting, texturing, barbering, and much more. Even better, you will be fully licensed and capable of working in the salon, bridal, private clients, special occasions, fashion, or film.

From gold-standard hairstyling techniques to top-grade hair products, NIWE Academy will work with you as you learn and acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and professional experience.

Live a creative, impactful life. Be a Certified Hair Stylist!

Why Hairstyling Program

The industry of Hair Styling offers a world of creativity and flexibility like no other. NIWE Academy wants to introduce you to a personalized art that will have you continuously learning, growing, and creating throughout your career.

Not only does Hairdressing and Barbering provide the ability to work flexible hours and in an abundance of different locations, but it is also essentially recession-proof! Hairstyling is the career that shines in its opportunity to connect with others and offers a fun and necessary service to the world!

If you’re looking for a career or perhaps a new skill that opens many exciting and fresh doors, give us a call us at 1-403-453-8200 to inquire more about Hairstyling!

Our Curriculum

  • Hair Cutting & Barbering — Basic to advanced from short to long cuts for women and men including fades, hair tattooing, and shaving.
  • Hairstyling Techniques — Basic to advanced including blow-dry, wet sets, up-do’s, hair extensions, braiding, short and long hairstyling techniques.
  • Hair Colouring — Basic to advanced including today's trends with Balayage, Ombre, Sombre, foil weaved, and paneled highlighting techniques exclusively using Schwarzkopf.
  • Texturizing — Chemical restructuring.
  • Salon Business — Intensive business training for employees, independent, and everything you need to know to open your own salon commercially or at home.


  • Hair Extensions

What You Will Learn

  • To be a Creative Stylist in any salon and spa
  • The “business” of Hairstyling - how to be successful as a Manager or Owner
  • Step by step procedure on opening a private salon (with city permits)
  • How to be a Platform Artist or Instructor
  • How you will consistently increase your sales each year
  • Year to year simulations on profit from your personal “Chair or Salon”
  • Importance of this recession-proof and lucrative career
  • And a lot more!

Flexible Program Options

Now Online 2022 Classes
Blended Online Learning

  • January 10, 2022

Next Steps

Once enrolled, you will get a tablet and log-ins to our Virtual Classroom. You will experience one on one blended instruction (online learning with after-class practical Hairdressing training) with our seasoned industry professionals who are experienced in both business and the beauty industry. NIWE Academy’s attentive and inclusive approach guides you every step of the way, from theory to practice, to ensure that you pass your government exams with flying colours and the highest possible marks.

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