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Woodford Training Centre, Inc.

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Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Alberta Student Aid Program
  • Second Career
  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships

Programs

Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Beauty, Esthetics, Barber Programs

  • This is an Interprovincial Red Seal program covering all aspects of Cosmetology. After an approved apprenticeship, successful students qualify to work anywhere in Canada.

    School Requirements

    Each student should have a clean and neat appearance - dress clothes and shoes. (Black uniform will be provided by school). Students must follow all rules and regulations as outlined in the Student Handbook. WTC requires each student to maintain 95% attendance.

    This is a competency-based level program. All students will receive a transcript of their marks and log book issued by the Industrial Training Division (Department of Advanced Education and Skills) indicating skill attained in the program.

    Students completing all elements of the program will receive a diploma. The graduate is eligible to continue in an apprenticeship program of 4000 hours duration to quality for Interprovincial Journeyman status. (Red Seal)

    Program Objectives

    • Develop an appreciation, understanding and the skill required for the practice of the Hairstylist Trade
    • Develop habits of good workmanship, safety and hygiene
    • Learn to select wisely, use properly and care for all commercial products, tools and equipment pertaining to the trade
    • Develop and strengthen related knowledge and skill (technical and general) in subjects that complement and support the trade training
    • Develop sufficient skills to enable the graduate to assume responsibility for his/her own business, after a suitable apprenticeship and work experience period

    Course Content

    Block 1

    • Occupational Health and Safety
    • WHMIS
    • Cutting I– Hairdressing
    • Cutting II– Barbering
    • Standard First Aid
    • Salon Fundamentals
    • Styling I
    • Styling II
    • Chemically Waving and Relaxing hair
    • Colour Fundamentals
    • Hair Colouring
    • Lightening and Toning
    • Intro to Aesthetics
    • Workplace Exposure
    • Intro to Apprenticeship
    • Math Essentials
    • Communication Essentials
    • Workplace Essentials
    • Computer Essentials

    Block II

    • Advanced Cutting – Female/Male
    • Advance Colouring
    • Advanced Perming
  • Program Objectives

    • Develop an appreciation, understanding and the skill required for the practice of the Aesthetics Trade
    • Develop habits of good workmanship, safety and hygiene
    • Learn to select wisely, use properly and care for all commercial products, tools and equipment pertaining to the trade
    • Develop and strengthen related knowledge and skill (technical and general) in subjects that complement and support the trade training
    • Develop sufficient skills to enable the graduate to assume responsibility for his/her own business, after a suitable apprenticeship and work experience period

    Course Content

    • Professional Image
    • Advanced Facial Treatments
    • Sanitation and Disinfection
    • Physiology and Histology of the Skin
    • Skin Disorders and Diseases
    • Spa Pedicures
    • Spa Body Treatments
    • Spa Manicures
    • Makeup Techniques
    • Basic Facial Treatment
    • Electrotherapy
    • Treatment Preparation
    • Skin Analysis
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Hair Removal
    • Relaxation Massage Techniques
    • Lash and Brow Tinting
    • Cosmetic Ingredients
    • On-the-Job Training (3 weeks)
    • Communication Essentials
    • Workplace Essentials
    • WHMIS
    • OH&S
    • * Emergency First Aid

    Entrance Requirements

    • Provincial High School Graduation Certificate (Non-High School or mature students may also be eligible for admission to programs.)

Woodford Training Centre, Inc.

Welcome to Woodford Training Centre - the Hairstylist and Aesthetics Program. I would like to congratulate you on taking the first step in continuing your education. As a student at WTC, you will be involved in an interprovincial apprenticeship program. At the completion of your apprenticeship, you will be entitled to write for the Interprovincial Red Seal License.

WTC prides itself on supporting the faculty in maintaining their level of competence, as well as developing new techniques. We use a variety of procedures to maintain an acceptable level of expertise in your instructors. Throughout your ten months with us, my instructors and I will strive to instill in you the skills that will make you successful in the beauty services field.

A History of Excellence

Since our inception in 1995, our students competed in various provincial competitions, Atlantic Allied Beauty hair shows in Moncton and Halifax, as well as competing nationally for Skills Canada. Thanks to their training, they have been honored with various awards for their high level of skill. Please call us or visit our school to learn how you can become a member of our award-winning team.


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