On the Fringe Pro Hair Professional Hairstyling Diploma Program BLANCHE MACDONALD CENTRE 2 The Hair Industry Artist. stylist. techniciAn.
entrepreneur 3 hAir professionAl With billions o3 dollars being pumped into the Hair Care industry on an annual basis, the growth potential is meteoric. The industry itsel3 o33ers an incredibly diverse assortment o3 opportunities and experiences: the companies involved range 3rom huge, multi-national conglomerates to independent, neighbourhood operators, products can have the most advanced chemical components or be distilled down to the purest natural botanicals, and styles and trends can be customized to every consumer type and need, 3rom the 3unctional to the 3antastic. Being a hair care pro3essional challenges you on so many levels: 3rom your technical abilities, creative sense o3 aesthetics, interpersonal skills, time management, leadership style and entrepreneurial practices.
Beyond these essentials, you are an integral part o3 an industry that is ever changing: challenging you to create and absorb new trends and technology, to be able to constantly adapt to changing consumer interests and to continually innovate and generate excitement. Given this ever changing dynamic, the demand 3or highly trained hair care pro3essionals is exponential. Career possibilities are endless.
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to a multitude o3 work environments and industries. From hair stylists, colour and perm technicians, plat3orm artists, technical trainers, product consultants, salon owners and entrepreneurs, wig makers, hair specialists 3or 3ashion shoots and runway shows, to Department Heads 3or Hair 3or TV and flm productions, being a Hair care pro3essional allows you the exibility, challenge and creativity to do what you love! The College the BlAnche MAcdonAld centre presents pro hAir, A neW And innovAtive progrAM for hAir trAining in cAnAdA.<br><br> Established since 1960, the Blanche Macdonald Centre has earned a worldwide reputation as a frst-class educational institution. This is an exceptional college that produces creative artists with outstanding skills and talent in 3ashion and beauty. With a heavy roster o3 Makeup graduates who have received Emmy, Gemini and Leo nominations and awards, Fashion graduates whose work have been 3eatured in Flare, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Elle magazines etc., international, national and local media acclaim and industry 3aculties who are lauded 3or their academic and pro3essional excellence, the Blanche Macdonald Centre is the college o3 choice 3or those who wish to develop a pro3essional and success3ul career in the creative arts.<br><br> The Blanche Macdonald Centre has two locations in Vancouver. The original campus is approximately 30,000 square 3eet and is situated in an award-winning, architecturally spectacular mall at City Square. This Uptown campus houses the departments o3 Pro3essional Makeup Artistry, Esthetics/Spa Therapy and Nail Technology, and administrative o3fces.<br><br> The second location, the International college, 3eatures a new multi-million dollar campus that houses the Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising 3aculties, International programs 3or Makeup Artistry, and the Pro3essional Hairstyling programs. Spanning approximately 18,000 square 3eet, this new downtown location is in the heart o3 Vancouver 9s elite retail row, on Robson Street. Surrounded by such purveyors o3 luxury goods as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Ti33any, prestigious hair salons to virtually every powerhouse retail brand, students are provided with infnite opportunities in internships and career placement.<br><br> 3 The Program Now, the Blanche Macdonald Centre carries 3orward its high educational and pro3essional standards with the NEW pro3essional Hair program, PRO HAIR. 4 Moving well beyond the traditional paradigm o3 hair school training, the college provides you with an unparalleled approach to Hair education. With a thorough and complete immersion into all aspects o3 Hair, this progressive curriculum will allow you the exibility and uidity to work in a diversity o3 work environments and industries, 3rom salon, editorial, runway, television production studios to flm sets.<br><br> This is the frst Hair program in Canada to integrate the essential skills and application relating to Hair 3or television and 3eature flms. Whatever your path, the Blanche Macdonald PRO HAIR program will ensure that you will acquire all the necessary skills and confdence that will propel you to success. Throughout your training, practical skills are honed and sharpened with countless hours spent working on outside clients.<br><br> This is not a program that can be condensed into a 3ew short months. In order to ensure your success3ul outcome as a top Hair pro3essional, you need to have the hundreds o3 hours o3 practice and practical application. Only by cutting, colouring, and creating on a continual basis can you develop the skills, the discerning aesthetic, the competence and the confdence that you need to compete and excel.<br><br> As you become 3ully profcient in the processes and principles o3 Hair, the emphasis shi3ts 3rom your role as a student to a Hair pro3essional. Fundamental career skills in resumé building, networking, job search techniques are reviewed. In addition, you are provided with expert advice in navigating the complex world o3 unions (i.e.<br><br> IATSE and ACFC) with its vast array o3 standards, requirements and industry etiquette. Furthering your career development, you acquire much needed business skills as a salon manager or entrepreneur. From essential accounting practices, retail and merchandising strategies, inventory control, and the ability to market yoursel3 and your business, ultimately, you will be prepared to succeed in a competitive environment.<br><br> Leading the Hair industry in its role as an educator, the Blanche Macdonald Centre is the frst college to introduce Art & Technology into a Hair curriculum. Within a state o3 the art MAC computer lab, students are given instruction in using Photoshop, compiling and composing their photos in a digital 3ormat and creating an e-port3olio. This is the only Hair program that will give you what you need to compete in today 9s wired world.<br><br> 5 Pro Hair Professional Hairstyling Diploma Program This is a 3ull-time 1500 hour program covering ten months. Students are required to attend classes fve days per week. 6 course highlights include: Shampooing and shampoo massage techniques Hair and scalp conditioning Basic and advanced blow drying Haircutting and advanced haircutting Cutting procedures 3or texturing the hair Layering, graduated shapes, one length cuts Long hair design Cutting tools, scissors, razors,...<br><br> Styling tools, blowdryers, curling and at irons... Perming and perm wraps Perm products and procedures Chemical texturizing Chemical relaxation and straightening Thermal straightening techniques Colour 3ormulas and colour charts Colour correction Tint application Highlighting Foils Creating texture with 3oils, special 3/x placement, zoning Freehand colour Advanced colour theory Finishing techniques Styling procedures and techniques Roller setting, fngerwaves, pincurls Hair extensions and additions Men 9s haircutting Razors, clippers 7 Hair Ventilating and Hair Laying Script breakdown 3or Hair plots Continuity 3or TV and Film Set etiquette 3or TV and Film Hair pieces Wigs - blocking, cleaning and maintenance False 3acial hair pieces 3 beards and moustaches Natural and synthetic hair Hair competitions Plat3orm artists Photoshoots and 3ashion editorials Fashion shows Fashion trends and styles Entrepreneurial skills E33ective communication skills Client consultation Developing and retaining your clientele Client product recommendations Inventory control Retail sales and merchandising Promotions and marketing Developing a digital port3olio Scanning printed images Image editing and production using Photoshop Power point slide show and presentation o3 e-port3olio DVD port3olio Student website creation Note: the Blanche Macdonald Centre reserves the right to change course o33erings, curriculum and content, 3acilities, 3aculty, tuition 3ees, schedules, materials and supplies without notice. Pro Hair Program Outline level i Students begin with a complete immersion in the practical and hands-on aspects o3 cutting hair.<br><br> Throughout this initial phase, emphasis is placed on mastering the structure o3 3our basic hair cutting techniques and combinations o3 the 3our, giving a total o3 f3teen di33erent hair cuts and hairstyles. Beginning with in-class demonstrations and mannequin work, you will then advance to working with live models. Comprehensive introduction to 3undamentals include shampooing and shampoo massage techniques, draping, hair and scalp conditioning, wet setting, thermal styling, blow-drying essentials, and working with an assortment and range o3 styling and cutting tools.<br><br> Other related theoretical subject matter includes trichology, bacteriology, sanitation and hygiene. Through the continual practice and repetition o3 these essential skills, only then will you begin to acquire confdence and expertise. level ii Shi3ting 3rom cut to colour.<br><br> Learn the vocabulary o3 colour 3 bleach, Temporary colour, Semi Colour, Demi colour, permanent colouring, toning colours, scrunching and highlight. Emphasis is now placed on the practical application and theoretical knowledge o3 all aspects o3 hair colouring 3 colour consultation, colour classifcation, special problem colouring, colour correction, colour application, colour highlights, sa3ety precautions and enhancing a haircut with the use o3 color. Additionally, you will gain 3urther practical experience and begin to develop your creative talents by learning how to create texture with 3oils, special 3/x placement and zoning, and the use o3 3reehand colour.<br><br> Applying hair colour is both an art and a science. level iii Advancing into the third level, you are now ready to delve into the principles and processes o3 chemical composition, chemical hair texturing and chemical hair relaxing, commonly known as perming. During this module, the history o3 perming, up to contemporary perming techniques are reviewed.<br><br> Examine new chemical 3ormulations o3 the several di33erent texturizing products o33ered on the market today. While product knowledge is expanded upon, thermal straightening techniques and the variety o3 perm techniques are also explored (eg. piggyback, rectangle, bricklaying, expanded circle, contour wraps and a wide assortment o3 perming tools).<br><br> As a perm technician, it is essential that you understand the chemical hair structure o3 your client, how to work with di33erent hair types, sa3ety measures involved with using chemical products, allergic reactions and your client 9s medical history. All these myriad o3 3actors can determine whether your perm application is success3ul or not. 8 9 10 level iv Making a uid transition 3rom the classroom to the workplace is essential.<br><br> Develop the skills and confdence that you need, in your emerging role as a Hair pro3essional. Fundamental career skills in resumé building, interview skills, networking, job search techniques are reviewed. Furthering your career development, you acquire much needed business skills as a salon manager or entrepreneur.<br><br> From accessing government resources, essential accounting practices, retail and merchandising strategies, inventory control, salon operations and policies and more, ultimately, you will be prepared to succeed in a competitive environment. Foundational studies in cells anatomy and physiology are also reviewed. Students will 3ollow a comprehensive study o3 the cells tissues and organs, with a complete understanding o3 the systems o3 the human body and how it works.<br><br> Skeletal, Muscular, Circulatory, Nervous, Endocrine, Excretory, Respiratory, & Digestive systems level v 3 hAir for visuAl MediA: fAshion, television And filM Working in Visual Media, Pro3essional Hairstylists can expand their career opportunities with 3reelance projects and assignments in Fashion, Television and Film. Learn how to conduct yoursel3 within an artistic team, work as a Plat3orm artist, visualize and execute a creative concept on a 3ashion editorial photo-shoot or juggle the pressured time constraints o3 a backstage runway show. Or i3 you are on a Television or Film set, learn how to do a character study, breakdown a script 3or Hair needs, or work with wigs, beards and extensions.<br><br> This level also teaches you how to navigate the complex world o3 Film unions (i.e. IATSE and ACFC) with its vast array o3 standards, requirements and industry etiquette. level vi 3 Art & technology It is so essential in today 9s wired world that you are able to market your services and business via the web.<br><br> The Blanche Macdonald Centre is the frst college in Canada to integrate Art & Technology into an advanced and progressive Hair curriculum. Within a state o3 the art Apple Macintosh computer lab, students design, plan and create a personal Digital Port3olio. This module allows you to combine your creative talents with technology.<br><br> Learning the 3undamentals o3 Adobe Photoshop and Microso3t Power Point, students download and scan digital images, develop various image editing skills and then advance into digital production. At the completion o3 this level, students will have created their own e-port3olios on a CD, DVD and have built their own pro3essional website showcasing their photo gallery. grAduAtion Our Expectations o3 You 3 At the college, you will become immersed in a collaborative and motivating environment.<br><br> To make the most o3 your educational experience, we can provide you with all the necessary knowledge, means, and connections, but the key ingredients to your success lie with you. I3 you can demonstrate a constant discipline to your studies, a respect3ul, open attitude and approach to your peers and instructors, and an absolute commitment to be your best, you will succeed. Learn to reach our expectations and to exceed your own.<br><br> The Blanche Macdonald Diploma 3 A3ter success3ully completing the academic criteria and 3ulflling your fnancial obligations and requisite hours o3 attendance, you will receive a Blanche Macdonald Diploma. This Diploma is recognized as a frst class standard o3 excellence in education and training. 11 BLANCHE MACDONALD CENTRE City Square Campus 100-555 West 12th Ave.<br><br> Vancouver, BC V5Z 3X7 Tel: 604.685.0347 Robson Campus 460 Robson Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2B5 Tel. 604-685-0337 email@example.com www.blanchemacdonald.com This brochure is 3ully protected by copyright and nothing may be reprinted, reproduced, transmitted in any 3orm, without the pe rmission 3rom the publisher. Blanche Macdonald Centre is a wholly owned division o3 Paci3ique Riche Enterprises Ltd.<br><br> © 2006 by the Blanche Macdonald Centre. Admission requirements Applicants must be in good health, have good manual dexterity and colour vision. You should not be allergic to hair colouring and styling products.<br><br> It is essential that you are able to stand 3or prolonged periods. Additionally, you should have strong interpersonal skills and be com3ortable in engaging in conversation with clients. Please contact an Admissions Director at the Blanche Macdonald Centre 3or registration details.<br><br> Tel (604) 685-0347 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.