So, you think you might want to be a Hairstylist?

Do friends ask you to fix their hair? Check out students learning hairstyling.  Watch a day in the life of a Hairstylist and discover the skills you need for this trade.

Job Description

Hairstylists possess the knowledge and ability needed to shampoo, cut, style and chemically treat hair. They may also provide other services such as scalp treatments and hairpiece services.

Hairstylists are employed in BC’s Service Sector in hairstyling or hairdressing salons, barber shops, vocational schools, health care establishments and theatre, film and television establishments.

Look below to find out which sectors of BC’s economy you can work in if you pursue this trade.

Red Seal Trade
Industry Training Authority (ITA)
Salary & Job Information
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For more information on how much HAIRSTYLISTS make, the expected number of future job openings, where the jobs are and the current workforce opportunities specifically for this trade, visit the Work BC Career Profile here.

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