Hairstylist (Apprenticeship Option)


Foundational skills in hairstyling, barbering plus introduction to aesthetics

Hairstylists and barbers may be employed in a variety of settings including salons, barbershops, spas, through self - employment, in residential institutions, or in theatre or television.


St. Louis HAIR SALON in Kitchener & Cambridge is open to the public on FRIDAYS ONLY! (please check this link for information how to make appointments and view the Price List 2013-14)





  • Tuition fee is paid from Ministry of Education funding
  • $1000 non-refundable materials fee (textbooks, hairstyling kit & mannequins)
  • Fee for Ministry of Training, Colleges and University Challenge exams are the responsibility of the participant
  • This program does not qualify for OSAP assistance

Terms & Methods of payment

  • $100 cash deposit required at time of registration / orientation session
  • $900 payable by first class
  • Mastercard, VISA, Debit or cash accepted


  • St. Louis - Kitchener Main Campus, 80 Young St.
  • St. Louis - Cambridge Campus, 82 Beverly St.


  • 28 weeks in-class instruction
  • 220-hour work placement

Classroom Time:

  • Monday to Friday, 8:45 am – 3:30 pm at St. Louis – Cambridge Campus
  • Monday to Friday, 8:45 am – 3:30 pm at St. Louis – Kitchener Main Campus
  • Work placement times of day may vary



Licensed childcare is available on-site


  • Grade 12 diploma not required to start
  • Participants may earn 8 secondary school credits
  • Work experience and employer contacts
  • Approval may be given to complete work placement at a business where the participant currently holds a part-time job


  • A High School diploma is required to become a registered Apprentice in Ontario. You can still register as an Apprentice prior to completing your Diploma requirements through OYAP. The St. Louis Hairstyling Program can provide 8 credits toward the Ontario Secondary School Diploma for all successful participants.


  • Ontario Certified Teacher & Certified Licensed Hairstylists with industry experience in cosmetology and adult education
  • Program is instructor-led with extensive hands-on learning.


To register attend the mandatory orientation / registration session (NO registration required to attend)