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Hairstyling Training Pre-Apprenticeship

Hairstylist Pre-Apprenticeship Program

The Hairstylist Pre-Apprenticeship Program is designed for those who want to become licensed Hairstylists but have not achieved the required academic requirements (OSSD or equivalent) to register as an apprentice.

This program prepares participants to enter the Hairstylist Trade as a Registered Apprentice.

This 40-week* program includes:

  • Academic Upgrading (16 weeks)
  • Level 1 in-school training component of the Apprenticeship Program (10 weeks)
  • Employment skills, life skills, computer basics, CPR and First Aid safety training (6 weeks)
  • Paid work placement experience (up to 8 weeks)

*Note: minor changes to curriculum schedule/outline may occur


To download the 2020-2021 Pre-Apprenticeship Program Application Form, click here.

Current materials:

Studio 500 Pre-Apprenticeship Flyer (PDF)


Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


500 the East Mall (inside Burnhamthorpe Collegiate)
Etobicoke, Ontario M9B 2C4



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