• Specialization: Hairstyling (High School)
    • Introduction to Hairstyling

      This credit provides students with an introduction to shampoo, hair and scalp treatments, basic blow-drying, curling iron, and braiding techniques.

      Course Code: HR-210
      Level: 8312 20S
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 120

    • Basic Hairstyling

      Students learn basic skills in scalp manipulations, fingerwaving, pincurling, roller setting, and sectioning. Theory assignments are related to practical components as well as the history of hairstyling, trichology, pH scale, shampoos, rinses, scalp disorders, hair and scalp treatments.

      Course Code: HR-220
      Level: 8313 20S
      Course Requirements: Introduction to Hairstyling

      Hours: 120

    • Basic Haircutting and Thermal Styling

      Students learn blow-drying, pincurl, roller setting, and updos as well as basic hair cutting techniques.

      Course Code: HR-230
      Level: 8314 20S
      Course Requirements: Basic Hairstyling

      Hours: 120

    • Related Salon Services

      This credit focuses on the function and composition of the skin, including identification of diseases and disorders. Students perform basic beauty services such as makeup application and eyebrow shaping. Nail anatomy and manicure services are also included, along with perm wraps, colour sectioning, fingerwaving braids and updos.

      Course Code: HR-240
      Level: 8315 20S
      Course Requirements: Basic Haircutting and Thermal Styling

      Hours: 120

    • Intermediate Haircutting and Barbering Techniques

      This credit examines hair shaping techniques using shears, razors, and clippers. Students also learn various cutting and finishing techniques for men’s hair, including beards and moustaches.

      Course Code: HR-250
      Level: 8316 30S
      Course Requirements: Related Salon Services

      Hours: 120

    • Hair Colouring

      This credit allows students to provide hair colouring and hair lightening services.

      Course Code: HR-260
      Level: 8317 30S
      Course Requirements: Intermediate Haircutting and Barbering Techniques

      Hours: 120

    • Salon Operation

      Students learn salon planning and management, including retail and reception duties, as well as develop their resume and career portfolio.

      Course Code: HR-310
      Level: 8322 40S
      Course Requirements: None

      Hours: 120

    • Intermediate Hairstyling and Artificial Hair

      This course focuses on the styling, shaping, and care of various artificial hair services, along with intermediate techniques in fingerwave, pincurl, roller setting, comb-outs, and updos.

      Course Code: HR-270
      Level: 8318 30S
      Course Requirements: Hair Colouring

      Hours: 120

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