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Comox Valley School District

​​​​​​​​​​​​Trades Train - Hairdressing

​Provider:​​ Delivered in partnership with the Del Rio Academy

​Location: 2720 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 2L6
(250) 871-8300
​Program start date: ​Semester 1 or Semester 2 of Grade 12 year
​Times: ​​​Tuesday - Friday
9:00am – 4:30pm
​Cost to student:​School District pays $5000
Student Cost $2,783 + kit expenses (~$1,500)​ = $5,283
​Prerequisite(s):​​2 Day Work Experience placement at Del Rio Academy and another Salon

​Grad Credits:36

​​​*No break over high school spring Break*


The Hairdressing Foundations Course (990 hours) includes all facets of wet and dry hairstyling as well as techniques in up-dos. Students will be trained by qualified hairstylists/instructors, to gain knowledge in advanced modern color techniques, color correction, creative custom foiling applications and hair lightening. Training in texture services includes an application of modern perming techniques. The haircutting segment provides the foundation for modern cutting and texturizing techniques, razor and clipper cutting.​   β€‹

Students will pay $100.00 to Del Rio Academy upon acceptance into the program, followed with the remaining $3,783.59, on the first day of the program. Please refer to Del Rio Academy Dismissal Policy, Attendance Policy and other pertinent information  outlined in the Student Handbook.

The students are responsible for the purchase of their own kit, which will cost approximately $1,500 on top of the Del Rio expenses.

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