Institute Hairstyling (Beginner Level)

Aveda’s Institute Hairstyling Program is an immersive, beginner-level program designed to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. You’ll learn from our dedicated educators in an energized salon environment that gives you ample opportunities for real-time styling experience on actual Aveda guests.

It’s All About the Passion

At Aveda, we don’t believe in styling and moving on. We believe that hairstyling is a craft that needs to be learned without shortcuts. Our students have a true passion for hairstyling and are committed to taking that passion to a whole new level, where they’re continually learning the newest styling techniques and being challenged to be their professional best.

Our Institute Hairstyling program provides over 1,000 hours (1,400 hours for Calgary and Winnipeg, and 1,200 hour for Vancouver) of instruction and hands-on styling experience. That proven combination of innovative training and firsthand styling and salon experience is why our graduates celebrate a 95% placement rate.

Our program teaches the latest hairstyling and cutting techniques and complements those technical skills with courses in Finishing and Extensions, Scissor Handling, Plant Aromaology & Ingredient Analysis, Hair Colouring & Colour Theory and Skin Health & Makeup Application. You’ll also have 24-hour access to our online learning tools so you can learn and study whenever and wherever you want!

Our Commitment to the Environment

As an Aveda student, you become part of the Aveda family. You’ll participate alongside instructors and fellow students in community projects, awareness-raising initiatives and fundraisers to increase your engagement of the world around you and your role in protecting the environment. Our salons and signature Aveda hair and skin care products are designed and formulated with a respect for the planet at their core, from the eco-friendly resources we use in our salons to the organic, plant-based ingredients in our products.

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