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  • Hairstyling or Barbering

    Hairstyling or Barbering

    NIWE Academy guides students through the journey to become a licensed Hairstylist or Barber in Alberta. Our 1400 hour Diploma Program sets up students to successfully complete the period 1 and period 2 governmental examination, receive an Alberta Journeypersons License and qualify for Red Seal Examination.

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To become a licensed Hairstylist or Barber in Alberta, each Diploma Program requires 1,400 in school hours. After successful completion of the governments period 1 and period 2 examination you will receive your Alberta journeypersons Licence and will qualify for Red Seal Examination which will allow you to work anywhere in Canada.

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Our 1400 Hour (35 Week) Hairstyling or Barbering Program

To become a licensed Hairstylist or Barber in Alberta, each Diploma Program requires 1400 in school hours and 1400 on the job apprenticeship hours for a total of 2800 hours for each program. After successful completion of the governments period 1 and period 2 examination you will receive your Alberta journeypersons Licence and will qualify for Red Seal Examination which will allow you to work anywhere in Canada.

Alberta journeypersons Licence and will qualify for Red Seal Examination which will allow you to work anywhere in Canada.

Flexible Program Options

2019 Day Classes
  • September 3rd (Full Time)
  • October 7th (Full Time)
  • September 2nd (Part Time)

Why Hair Styling?

  • The industry of Hairstyling and Barbering offer 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 Hairstyling and Barbering provide the ability to work flexible hours and in an abundance of different locations, it is essentially recession proof! Hairstyling is the career that shines in its opportunity to connect with others and offer 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 Barbering!

Our Curriculum

  • Hair Cutting & Barbering — Basic to advanced from short to long cuts for woman 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 hair styling techniques.
  • Hair Colouring — Basic to advanced including today's trends with Balayage, Ombre, Sombre, foil weaved and panelled highlighting techniques exclusively using La bioEsthetique Paris.
  • 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.

Financing/Requirements

Government Grants, Student Loans & 0% Financing Alberta Student Loans

19 years or older with all provinces with the exception of Alberta.

GED or Highschool Diploma

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