Hairdressing Foundations

Del Rio Academy
Hairdressing Foundations 990

COURSE DESCRIPTION

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The 990 Foundations hairdressing course is designed for our High School ACE IT students. This program is available to grade 12 students as a full time course to be taken Tuesday through Saturday during the grade 12 school year. This program contributes toward graduation credits and is recognized by the ITA as an apprenticeship pathway leading to Red Seal Endorsement. Please contact your High School career counsellor for more information.

This course 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. Training in texture services includes an application of modern perming, and chemical straightening techniques. The haircutting segment provides the foundation for modern cutting and texturizing techniques, razor and basic skills in clipper cutting. Learn More.

Pivot Point Salon Fundamentals Curriculum
Tuesday to Friday (990 hours / 8.5 months)*
* Duration does not include summer or winter breaks 

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, and all facets of hair design and styling.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Preferred grade 12; 19 years of age or older; will accept students less than 19 years of age with parental consent; parental consent must be given by signing a Del Rio Academy school contract; provide current resume; provide essay (personal statement) as outlined in application; after providing evidence the student may sign an enrolment contract with the Del Rio Academy of Hair & Esthetics.

TEXTBOOKS REQUIRED

Pivot Point Cosmetology Fundamentals Text Book and Study Guide
Pivot Point LAB requires laptop, tablet or i-Pad 

COURSE DURATION

Tuesday to Friday (990 hours / 8.5 months)*
* Duration does not include summer or winter breaks. 

DELIVERY

The hairdressing program is delivered in the classroom and in the salon. Students train on mannequins and clients throughout the program. The instructor ratio is 2 instructors for 20 hairdressing students. This would be a maximum class size. Classroom theory is from 9:00 am until 10:00 am. Students work on clients or mannequins in the salon from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, during which time they are closely supervised and assisted. Students are given one 30 minute lunch break.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to perform the following: basic haircuts, perms, colours including foils, wet and dry styling, recognize scalp diseases and disorders, use proper sanitation procedures required for the industry, reception duties, sell retail hairstyling products, develop a basic understanding of the salon business

COURSE FEES

Tuition: $7500.00 • Textbook & Lab Fees: $640.00 • Kit: Allow $500.00 - $1000.00 • Registration: $250.00
(Kit to be purchased from professional beauty suppliers. Kit list provided by Del Rio) 

ATTENDANCE & DRESS EXPECTATIONS

Tuesday to Friday (990 hours / 8.5 months)* or
* Duration does not include summer or winter breaks 

Professional Salon attire: Black, grey, and/ or white only. Closed toe shoes with quiet soft soles; runners or high heels, are not acceptable. Capris or dress pants are acceptable. Skirts and shorts if worn must be knee length. Jeans are not acceptable.



COURSE CHANGES

Information contained in this course outline is correct at the time of publication. Content of the courses is revised on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational employment and marketing needs. The instructor will endeavor to provide notice of changes to students as soon as possible. Timetable may also be revised.