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Portage College

Portage College
Be a cut above the rest!! Transform your creative passion and ability into a successful career. If you enjoy people and have an artistic flair then you should consider the hairstyling certificate at Portage College. Our experienced and professional instructors offer the perfect combination of skilled techniques and excellent technical training to help you unleash your creativity and come away with all the skills and knowledge you will need to work effectively in the industry. The program focuses on hands-on training in hair cutting and hair design, as well as colouring, lightening and chemical texturizing. You will be introduced to relevant legislation in the trade, health and safety issues, professional ethics, entrepreneurial practices and insight into interpersonal human relationships which is an important component in ensuring that you can communicate effectively with your client. In other words, Portage College's Hairstyling Certificate program offers the whole package - everything you need to step confidently into the next chapter of your life.

Box 417, 9531 - 94 Avenue
Lac La Biche, Alberta, T0A2C0, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • English 10-2
  • Math 10-3

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Tuition $9,983.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,769.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $508.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated September 15, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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