Aveda Institute Canada

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LEARN. GROW. BECOME

Come with a dream. Leave with a career.

Let us develop your natural talent…

"Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world."Horst Rechelbacher, Founder

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4 Points of Difference

The Aveda Brand

Aveda is the first beauty company manufacturing products with organic, plant-based alternatives to synthetic chemicals and packaging with 100% certified wind power.

The Cutting Edge Curriculum

Aveda is the only global beauty brand that has a complete education system with dedicated programs for both professional and salon development to make sure that you are always on top of your game in this industry.

The endless opportunities

With our 95% job placement rate and the Aveda network of over 7,000 salon/spas, institutes and stores worldwide, you can go anywhere your talent takes you.

The Industry Innovators

Be inspired by the beauty industry innovators that call Aveda home. Learn from these world-renowned global artists at special workshops, industry events and Aveda Advanced Academy classes.

These global artists call Aveda home and teach special workshops, deliver guest lectures and take time out of the limelight to inspire our future professionals.

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Our Green Mission

At Aveda, we encourage our students to be the change. They become ambassadors by becoming leaders and educating their communities on how to live an eco-friendly lifestyle.

The salon industry is expected to grow by 31% over the next decade, increasingly becoming among the most reliable, creative and advantageous international careers.

With the Aveda name behind you the possibilities are unlimited. Aveda can lead the way to career opportunities both within and outside the global Aveda Network.

Aveda is one of the fastest growing worldwide salon networks in the industry. Our graduates go on to be part of creative teams that travel the world inspiring other beauty industry professionals.

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Diploma

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program - Calgary

Campus Full time 9 - 12 months September 2017 Canada Calgary

Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. [+]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities. Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours) Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Little to no experience Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma Introduction/Alpha Unit You will begin by learning the fundamentals. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops concentrate on skill, accuracy and reinforcing classroom knowledge. You’ll be introduced to retailing, guest services, and sanitation safety requirements. Beta Unit Unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in cut, colour and style. You will increase your confidence on the clinic floor and begin to learn vital career-advancing skills such as interviewing and resume writing. Gamma Unit Get ready to launch your career with in-depth training in guest service, time management, self-promotion, goal setting and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration are now ready for the salon. You demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination and possess the theoretical knowledge required to pass the written exam. It’s time to realize your dreams as a salon professional. Testimonials “What I love the most is when the educators are by your side every step of the way – they help you feel confident” – Cherry Vo “From the moment I stepped in the doors to Aveda Institute Calgary I had an instant feeling of ‘home’. Now it’s turned into my home. I’ve had the opportunity to gain a family, a wealth of knowledge and a new, more positive outlook on the world and my place in it.” – Terri Lynn Court “I chose the Aveda Institute because of how I was told no one would get left behind, how no one person would feel inadequate next to another. How people treated others with a sense of belonging and kindness. It was like a start to something better and brighter.” Jessica “Daphne” Larouche [-]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program - Toronto

Campus Full time 9 - 12 months September 2017 Canada Toronto

Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. [+]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities. Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours) Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Little to no experience Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma Introduction/Alpha Unit You will begin by learning the fundamentals. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops concentrate on skill, accuracy and reinforcing classroom knowledge. You’ll be introduced to retailing, guest services, and sanitation safety requirements. Beta Unit Unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in cut, colour and style. You will increase your confidence on the clinic floor and begin to learn vital career-advancing skills such as interviewing and resume writing. Gamma Unit Get ready to launch your career with in-depth training in guest service, time management, self-promotion, goal setting and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration are now ready for the salon. You demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination and possess the theoretical knowledge required to pass the written exam. It’s time to realize your dreams as a salon professional. Testimonials “I have been able to succeed beyond my expectations. Aveda’s philosophy of treating students as employees has prepared me very well for the professional world” – Pawandeep Chowdhary “The people I’ve met and the things I’ve learned has been such an amazing experience so far. I can honestly say I’ve never loved school so much in my life, especially because it doesn’t feel like it.” – Jessica Nguyen [-]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program - Vancouver

Campus Full time 9 - 12 months September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. [+]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities. Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours) Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Little to no experience Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma Introduction/Alpha Unit You will begin by learning the fundamentals. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops concentrate on skill, accuracy and reinforcing classroom knowledge. You’ll be introduced to retailing, guest services, and sanitation safety requirements. Beta Unit Unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in cut, colour and style. You will increase your confidence on the clinic floor and begin to learn vital career-advancing skills such as interviewing and resume writing. Gamma Unit Get ready to launch your career with in-depth training in guest service, time management, self-promotion, goal setting and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration are now ready for the salon. You demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination and possess the theoretical knowledge required to pass the written exam. It’s time to realize your dreams as a salon professional. Testimonials “I chose the Aveda Institute Toronto because of the incredible atmosphere that I experienced while on my tour.” – Paisley Rose [-]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program - Winnipeg

Campus Full time 9 - 12 months September 2017 Canada Winnipeg

Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. [+]

Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program Unleash your creativity and talent. Our Institute Hairstyling Program incorporates hands-on learning to provide you with real salon experience with a focus on beauty and wellness. With a strong focus on beauty and wellness, Aveda teaches you the business aspect of the industry and how to market yourself. You will learn to build your own guest-base by working with real guests throughout your program. As an Aveda graduate, you will be a true salon professional with limitless career opportunities. Graduate In: 9-12 months (1200-1500 hours) Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Little to no experience Certification Awarded: Hairstyling Diploma Introduction/Alpha Unit You will begin by learning the fundamentals. Lectures, demonstrations and workshops concentrate on skill, accuracy and reinforcing classroom knowledge. You’ll be introduced to retailing, guest services, and sanitation safety requirements. Beta Unit Unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in cut, colour and style. You will increase your confidence on the clinic floor and begin to learn vital career-advancing skills such as interviewing and resume writing. Gamma Unit Get ready to launch your career with in-depth training in guest service, time management, self-promotion, goal setting and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration are now ready for the salon. You demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination and possess the theoretical knowledge required to pass the written exam. It’s time to realize your dreams as a salon professional. Testimonials “Aveda has opened my eyes to a whole new perspective on the beauty industry. The way Aveda promotes being healthy and environmentally friendly is something I am extremely proud to be part of” – Amy Sidoryk “Tomorrow marks one month that I have been attending Aveda Institute. In 2 days I will be doing my very first haircut. That’s right. I’ve been in school for a month and am already going to cut hair. This is how hands on everything is. I feel in one month that I have learned more than I ever dreamed of knowing.” - Amy, Born To Style Winner 2013 “Aveda has become my home and my saviour. The educators, staff and institute have all helped me give direction and a purpose in life that I would not have found if I had not stepped into this building. Everyone here is amazing and I will forever be grateful for Aveda giving me a chance.” – Kirby Burke [-]

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Aveda Academy Salon Program - Toronto

Campus Full time 6 - 12 months September 2017 Canada Toronto

The Aveda Academy Salon is an advanced level program for hairstylists who have completed a hairstyling diploma and wish to accelerate their careers. Through innovative and inspiring education, hands-on experience and a high-energy salon environment, this program is designed to have you working as a stylist upon graduation. [+]

Aveda Academy Salon Program A New Stylist? Accelerate your career. The Aveda Academy Salon is an advanced level program for hairstylists who have completed a hairstyling diploma and wish to accelerate their careers. Through innovative and inspiring education, hands-on experience and a high-energy salon environment, this program is designed to have you working as a stylist upon graduation. Graduate in: 6-12 months (720-1400 hours) Level: Intermediate/Advanced Prerequisite: Hairstyling Diploma, license or registered apprenticeship Certification Awarded: Hair Cut Specialist, Hair Colour Specialist or Dual Specialist Certificate Eligibility Hairstyling diploma, license or registered apprenticeship Pass a skills assessment conducted at an Aveda Academy Salon location with a Lead Educator Testimonials “I have been able to succeed beyond my expectations. Aveda’s philosophy of treating students as employees has prepared me very well for the professional world” – Pawandeep Chowdhary “The people I’ve met and the things I’ve learned has been such an amazing experience so far. I can honestly say I’ve never loved school so much in my life, especially because it doesn’t feel like it.” – Jessica Nguyen [-]

Aveda Academy Salon Program - Vancouver

Campus Full time 6 - 12 months September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Aveda Academy Salon is an advanced level program for hairstylists who have completed a hairstyling diploma and wish to accelerate their careers. Through innovative and inspiring education, hands-on experience and a high-energy salon environment, this program is designed to have you working as a stylist upon graduation. [+]

Aveda Academy Salon Program A New Stylist? Accelerate your career. The Aveda Academy Salon is an advanced level program for hairstylists who have completed a hairstyling diploma and wish to accelerate their careers. Through innovative and inspiring education, hands-on experience and a high-energy salon environment, this program is designed to have you working as a stylist upon graduation. Graduate in: 6-12 months (720-1400 hours) Level: Intermediate/Advanced Prerequisite: Hairstyling Diploma, license or registered apprenticeship Certification Awarded: Hair Cut Specialist, Hair Colour Specialist or Dual Specialist Certificate Eligibility Hairstyling diploma, license or registered apprenticeship Pass a skills assessment conducted at an Aveda Academy Salon location with a Lead Educator Testimonials “I chose the Aveda Institute Vancouver because of the incredible atmosphere that I experienced while on my tour.” – Paisley Rose [-]

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Calgary, Alberta, T2P 1B7 CA
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 3L6 CA
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Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1G6 CA
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101 - 111 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 1A7 CA