The Vancouver Hairdressing Academy course runs for 6 months, with classes 3 days a week from 10am- 6pm
The program cost is currently
$8000, textbook cost of $800 (textbook is now all course material loaded on a new iPad, which the student keeps) and a kit fee of
$2000, which is for all your professional equipment and mannequins.
For students paying the course fee at once by
the first day of school, there will be a 10% reduction in tuition.
*Please note this discount only applies if the student finishes
at least 10 weeks of the course. If the student is dismissed or leaves the course for any reason in less than 10 weeks, the former
student will forfeit the discount.
The VHA's agenda is a simple one: We are going to raise the bar in the hairdressing school
We will do this by training you as if we are going to hire you. After finishing the Vancouver Hairdressing Academy course,
you will be fully prepared for the realities of the beauty business and ready to begin your career in hairdressing.
is taken from the apprenticeship program created by Michael Levine in 1998 and used by Michael and his education team to train hundreds
of young hairstylists, a training system that has helped produce 5 Canadian Hairdresser of the Year Award Winners. The training system
at the Vancouver Hairdressing Academy has evolved into the fastest and most progressive way to train a new hairstylist anywhere in
We will have you cutting hair on the first day, and colouring hair by the fourth day. It is intense, fast-paced and
fun, but most important, practical. There is little emphasis placed on dated areas and techniques that are rarely used.
course is for the student that wants to achieve the highest levels in the industry. If you have low-expectations of this business,
there are plenty of other schools that can lead you to a career in mediocrity. We are only interested inteaching you how to be the
best, most successful stylist you can be.
Our expectations are high; regular attendance and a great attitude are the minimum
requirements. We are going to treat you more like an apprentice than a student. You will be held to a high level of professionalism,
from dress code, to appearance, to customer service. After finishing this course, you will be prepared to set foot in any of the best
salons in North America. And in many cases, you will help raise the bar for that company's standard of employee.
subject to change without notice