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Beauty & Body Care | DEP in Hairdressing

In collaboration with popular cosmetic companies, LaSalle College offers a professional hairdressing training officially recognized by the ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur.

From haircuts to highlights to haute coiffure, the latest fashion trends will be yours to explore with the use of our professional hairdressing studios. You can earn a Diploma of Vocational Studies in just one year, as our classes are condensed into a four-day week schedule.

As a graduate, you will find work in the entertainment industry (television, film, fashion), spas, beauty salons, hotels, resorts and you can even open your own business! LaSalle College Beauty department is in high demand and will often outsource its students to the fashion industry in Montréal, giving them immediate industry experience.

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  • Passionate about the beauty industry
  • Great communication skills, with respect to client discretion and moral ethics
  • Attention to detail and ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Develop your own unique and personal hairdressing style
  • Master professional setting, styling, streaking, and hair treatment techniques
  • Master the various tools and equipment used in hair care industry
  • Develop the social skills required to work in the industry

One year (three 15-week semesters). Total of 1455 hours, including a 90-hour internship in a professional beauty salon.

Diploma of vocational studies (DEP).

This training is offered in English or French.

At the beginning of the program, you will need to buy a kit prepared for you. You will also get a detailed list of the required materials for the semester along with suggestions of the best suppliers.

Come spend the day with our students and teachers. This is a unique opportunity to help you make a better choice about your education. It’s free of charge and there are no future obligations! Click here to register.

To be considered for admission to a program leading to a DEP, students must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Persons holding a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (a comparative evaluation of your studies issued by the MICC or document recognized in Appendix 5 Chapter 6 of the guide to the certification of studies guide). The diploma or its equivalent must be in your file before the beginning of each course OR
  • Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, proof of equivalence of Secondary V studies, or postsecondary diploma (Diploma of College Studies or Bachelor’s degree) OR
  • Persons who are at least 16 years old age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning OR
  • Persons who are at least 18 years old at the time of training and has functional prerequisites for successful completion of the General Development Test as well as specific prerequisites or recognition of equivalent learning OR
  • Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue his general education courses  (concomitance), concurrently with his vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in Language of Instruction, second language and mathematics in programs of studies established by the Minister.

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