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1195 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam, BC, V3B 7Y8| Phone: 604-464-5793| Contact Us
Gleneagle Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
ACE-IT : Hairdressing Program

Hair designers have their work cut out for them and our ACE-IT Hairdressing Program is here to help you pursue your passion and make it your career. The new skills and experiences that this pro-gram will teach you, along with your natural talent, will give you a boost into the field of professional hairdressing. The ACE IT program includes 7 hair-dressing classes and 700 hours of work-based training.Upon successful comple-tion, you will qualify to write the ITA (Industry Training Authority) Exam and the B.C. Beauty Council Certificate of Qualification Exam.

The ACE-IT Hairdressing program is an in-school training program offering students a unique opportunity for secondary students to earn graduation credits and post-secondary industry certification in Hairdressing.

It enables students to acquire the job-ready skills required to enter the industry, or to pursue further training in this area of specialization.

Students in the ACE-IT Hairdressing program learn the basic fundamentals of hairdressing in seven (7) different courses accumulating about 800 classroom hours. In addition to course work, students will complete an additional 240 hours of hairdressing by working in salons in the community or doing more work in the school’s salon. These additional hours could be paid or unpaid work experience. Students will (usually) need to take English 12 (or Communications 12) in order to complete his/her graduation requirements.

The program provides students with a basic knowledge of hairdressing theory and gives them an opportunity to practice skills. It also introduces students to the operation of a hair salon including reception duties, product selection, and client relations. This program will provide students with an overview of the operation and management of a hair salon.

Please note: there is an $1,100 materials cost to this course... this covers necessary suppliers (textbooks, hairdryer, straightner, scissors, etc. Students keep all materials after program ends.)

Current class with Instructor, Janet Kim

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Gleneagle Secondary School

1195 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam BC
V3B 7Y8
604-464-5793 604-937-8054
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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