St. Louis provides essential skills training to all hairstyling students, so they may be prepared to successful complete Level I and II exemption exams. In partnership with Conestoga College, St. Louis offers opportunities for hairstyling students to write the Ministry of Advance Education and Skills Development (formerly Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities) exemption exams on site. The cost of writing these exams is $155.00 each and is not included in the program materials fees.
Why do you have to write this exam?
Graduates of programs of less than 1,500 vocational hours (St. Louis hair program is 700 hours) will be required to write exemption tests and achieve a minimum of 70% for each of the in-school levels, and complete a 3,020 hour practicum in the pursuit of a Certificate of Apprenticeship. ( © 2012, Queen’s Printer for Ontario ) St. Louis provides all the in-class theory required for your hairstyling qualifications and St. Louis students consistently achieve over 80% on these exams. By writing the exams, you can begin your apprenticeship early!
In-class theory √
Updated high school transcript (if required) √
Exemption exams √
Placement experience √
Another 2800 hours of apprenticeship hours to go! Sign on with an apprenticeship employer and with full-time work, you could be done in 1 1/2 to 2 years.