Courses in Hair Styling

High school graduates might typically choose courses of study to learn a new skill. Depending on their chosen field, these courses can simply augment existing knowledge, or they may eventually lead to earning a certification or state license granting them the ability to professionally practice a trade. What are courses in hair styling? These classes usually focus on styling tools and techniques as… Read more

High school graduates might typically choose courses of study to learn a new skill. Depending on their chosen field, these courses can simply augment existing knowledge, or they may eventually lead to earning a certification or state license granting them the ability to professionally practice a trade.

What are courses in hair styling? These classes usually focus on styling tools and techniques as well as the properties of straight, wavy, curly and kinky hair. Some courses also instruct learners in styling and care for natural and synthetic hair pieces and extensions. Methods for creating braids, buns, French twists and other types of updos may be taught in addition to advanced techniques to create styles for special occasions such as proms and weddings. Finally, students may learn basic, intermediate and advanced barber methods that focus on scissor and clipper usage.

Valuable skills learned in hair styling courses may include general customer service techniques. Workstation setup and maintenance along with coloring, cutting and styling aid cosmetology professionals in building a loyal client base and maintaining a positive reputation in their field.

Since hair styling is an international vocation, schools all over the globe offer instruction in its methods. The cost to complete these courses varies widely, so check with each institution to confirm its tuition, registration and other fees.

Successful completion of hair styling courses may lead to many opportunities. Entry-level stylists can begin climbing the career ladder in salons and barber shops. However, this traditional path isn’t the only one open to graduates. Stylists are also needed for fashion shows, special occasions and to help celebrities look their best for major events. Finally, salon management or ownership can be a lucrative move for experienced professionals.

Online educational institutions offer flexibility and convenience, making it possible to pursue hair styling courses from anywhere in the world and within a busy schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

Read less
Other options within this field of study: 
Uptodate Fashion Academy
Milan , Italy

Students will be able to envision the newest trends and incorporate an imagination with their fashion knowledge.

Students will be able to envision the newest trends and incorporate an imagination with their fashion knowledge. -
Courses
Full-time
June 2020
Campus
 
Beauty Schools Of America
Miami Beach , USA + 5 More

Electrolysis academic program prepares students to work alongside doctors of the growing industry of permanent hair removal. Since it was developed in 1875 in this field deman ... +

Electrolysis academic program prepares students to work alongside doctors of the growing industry of permanent hair removal. Since it was developed in 1875 in this field demand has been increasing steadily. While it is true that there are more advanced for hair removal forms, the program Electrolysis is a very important method because it not only teaches how to deal with all types of beautiful body with permanent results, but also a prerequisite for obtain a license laser hair removal. -
Courses
Full-time
320 hours
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Aveda Institute Canada
Calgary , Canada + 3 More

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hand ... +

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Attend Winnipeg’s top hair school in the heart of the Exchange District! -
Courses
Full-time
9 months
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London , United Kingdom

This qualification is awarded by City & Guilds and is designed to support the Assessment and Quality Assurance of all Apprenticeships and Vocational Qualifications. This i ... +

This qualification is awarded by City & Guilds and is designed to support the Assessment and Quality Assurance of all Apprenticeships and Vocational Qualifications. This is an exciting opportunity to gain a qualification designed for those working -
Courses
Part-time
20 weeks
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Aveda Institute Canada
Calgary , Canada + 3 More

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hand ... +

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Attend Aveda’s top hair school in the heart of downtown Toronto! -
Courses
Full-time
10 months
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Aveda Institute Canada
Calgary , Canada + 3 More

Already a stylist? The Aveda Academy Program is for intermediate level stylists who want to further refine their hairdressing skills through our innovative and inspiring curri ... +

Already a stylist? The Aveda Academy Program is for intermediate level stylists who want to further refine their hairdressing skills through our innovative and inspiring curriculum and high-energy salon environment. Aveda diploma not required. Attend Vancouver’s leading hair school in the heart of Gastown! -
Courses
Full-time
6 months
English
February 2020
Campus
 
Aveda Institute Canada
Calgary , Canada + 3 More

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hand ... +

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Attend Vancouver’s leading hair school in the heart of Gastown! -
Courses
Part-time
10 months
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Beauty Schools Of America
Miami Beach , USA + 5 More

The Electrolysis and Laser Technician program gives the student multiple licenses so he/she can become a highly marketable employee. Students will learn basic facials, makeup ... +

The Electrolysis and Laser Technician program gives the student multiple licenses so he/she can become a highly marketable employee. Students will learn basic facials, makeup artistry, and various methods of hair removal, whether it be temporary or to permanently remove hair from the face and body using specialized equipment and techniques. -
Courses
Full-time
650 hours
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London , United Kingdom

Develop and enhance your cutting skills by enrolling on the advanced cutting course. Within the cutting course you will refresh your previous knowledge and gain skills in disc ... +

Develop and enhance your cutting skills by enrolling on the advanced cutting course. Within the cutting course you will refresh your previous knowledge and gain skills in disconnection and asymmetric styles. -
Courses
Part-time
10 weeks
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London , United Kingdom

This is a short, ten week course, which is run one evening per week, and will introduce you to the basic cutting techniques required in Barbering. It is a popular well attende ... +

This is a short, ten week course, which is run one evening per week, and will introduce you to the basic cutting techniques required in Barbering. It is a popular well attended course which is run three times over the year. -
Courses
Part-time
10 weeks
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London , United Kingdom

An NVQ Level 3 Hairdressing Apprenticeship is an exciting opportunity working and earning a real salary whilst gaining your qualification.This is progression from Level 2 deve ... +

An NVQ Level 3 Hairdressing Apprenticeship is an exciting opportunity working and earning a real salary whilst gaining your qualification.This is progression from Level 2 developing and enhancing your skills. -
Courses
Part-time
34 weeks
English
August 2020
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London , United Kingdom

The Level 4 colour correction qualification is designed for qualified stylists working in the industry to give in depth knowledge and practical application of correcting colou ... +

The Level 4 colour correction qualification is designed for qualified stylists working in the industry to give in depth knowledge and practical application of correcting colour. Colour correction is a major part of our industry -
Courses
Part-time
25 weeks
English
October 2020
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London , United Kingdom

Wet shaving is a fast growing service in the Barbering industry . Enhance your technical skills and earning potential by enrolling on this Wet Shaving course. You will learn h ... +

Wet shaving is a fast growing service in the Barbering industry . Enhance your technical skills and earning potential by enrolling on this Wet Shaving course. You will learn how to prepare the skin, -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
May 2020
Campus
 
Aveda Institute Canada
Calgary , Canada + 3 More

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hand ... +

New to styling? Let us develop your natural talent. The Aveda Institute Hairstyling Program is a beginner level diploma program that incorporates 1,400 hours of extensive hands-on learning to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. Located in Exchange District of Calgary! -
Courses
Part-time
12 months
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Uptodate Fashion Academy
Milan , Italy

Hair-styling today is a fundamental factor of the total look, therefore, the hair styling expresses the image of the individual and how well this person is in line with the fa ... +

Hair-styling today is a fundamental factor of the total look, therefore, the hair styling expresses the image of the individual and how well this person is in line with the fashion trends. -
Courses
Full-time
October 2020
Campus