Hairdressing School (DEP) | LaSalle College Montréal

DEP in Hairdressing

DEP | 5745

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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  • At the Montréal campus.

This program leads to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP).

  • 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

To be eligible for admission to this program leading to a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DEP), candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as a Diploma of College Studies (SEC) or a Bachelor's degree
  • Being at least 16 years of 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 for equivalent learning
  • Being at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test or recognition of equivalent learning
  • The Trade and the Training Process (15 h)
  • Health and Safety (30 h)
  • Examining the Scalp and Hair (45 h)
  • Morphology and Physiognomy (30 h)
  • Shampooing Hair (30 h)
  • Hair and Scalp Treatments I (15 h)
  • Setting Hair (45 h)
  • Styling Hair I (35 h)
  • Communication I (25 h)
  • Standard Women's Haircuts I (55 h)
  • Standard Permanents I (50 h)
  • Colouring Hair I (75 h)
  • Gradual Men's Haircuts and Beard Trimming I (30 h)
  • Styling Hair II (40 h)
  • Hair and Scalp Treatments II (45 h)
  • Communication II (20 h)
  • Standard Women's Haircuts II (65 h)
  • Gradual Men's Haircuts and Beard Trimming II (30 h)
  • Sales of Products and Services I (30 h)
  • Standard Permanents II (55 h)
  • Colouring Hair II (45 h)
  • Pastel Colouring (60 h)
  • Colour Correction (90 h)
  • Personalized Hairstyling (105 h)
  • Sales of Products and Services II (15 h)
  • Styled Haircuts (75 h)
  • Styled Permanents (75 h)
  • Creative Colouring (120 h)
  • Practicum (105 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.

  • 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

This training is offered in English or French.

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

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.