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FHTC knows that everyone is unique with unique needs. There are many choices for you as a potential student. What’s so good about FHTC Program Modules? Flexibility. You tell us what your needs are and we make it happen.
Are you interested in doing hair as a hobby, for friends and family, as a career professional, to supplement your current job as an Aesthitician or make up Artist? Our program is structured to accommodate YOUR individual needs. The program is based on industry standards and ensuring that when you leave the Centre you are prepared and ready to work and achieve amazing work as a Stylist. You will know how to do this with confidence!
FHTC can help you to fulfill all of these goals. The following schedules are the most popular:
Forty hours per week for ten months usually Monday to Friday from ten to six.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from four to eight and Saturday from eleven to five for eighteen months.
Combine any of the above days and times to accomplish however many hours you are available per week and month to complete the program.
This is a six month intense program. The student completes after attending Monday and Tuesday from ten to six, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from ten to eight and Saturday from eleven to five.
All of these Program Options are flexible to accommodate your lifestyle.
Upon completion of the program, student will receive two diplomas; one for extensive training in advanced color design and the other for general hairdressing.
The Tuition is $8000.00; Supplies are $1500.00 for a total of $9500.00. There are no additional fees once the program commences.
To develop into highly qualified Stylists.
To learn the art of basic cutting, perming and coloring as well as Infection Control and Communicating Successfully.
FHTC wants you to gain experience and confidence while training.
Program Description: The student will receive a total of fifteen hundred hour of instruction, both theory and practical. After taking the Hairdressing program a student will be prepared to work as a hair colorist, texturizer, haircutter, salon trainer, distributor sales consultant, and as a fully trained general hairdresser taking care of all hair needs of a clientele in a salon or spa.
At the end of the program students will be assessed on theory and practical work.
Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
Describe the origins of appearance enhancement; describe the advancements made in cosmetology, and list some of the career opportunities available to licensed beauty practitioners.
Life Skills including explaining how to set long and short- term goals, discuss the most effective ways to manage time, describe good study habits, define ethics. List the characteristics of a healthy, positive attitude, it’s the principles that contribute to personal and professional success and explain the concept of self-management.
Your Professional Image: Student will understand professional hygiene, explain the concept of dressing for success, use appropriate methods to ensure personal health and well-being and demonstrate an understanding of ergonomic principles and ergonomically correct postures and movement.
Communicate for success: Student will list the golden rules of human relations, explain importance of effective communication, conduct a successful client consultation, handle delicate communications with your clients and build open lines of communication with co-workers and salon managers.
Infection Control: Students will understand laws and rules in their Province, list the types and classifications of bacteria, list the types of disinfectants and how they are used, define hepatitis and HIV, and explain how they are transmitted, describe how to safely clean and disinfect salon tools and equipment, explain the differences between cleaning, disinfectants and sterilization and discuss Universal Precautions and responsibilities as a salon professional.
General Anatomy: Students will explain the importance of anatomy and physiology to the cosmetology profession, describe cells, their structure, and their reproduction, define tissue and identify the types of tissues found in the body and name the 10 main body systems and explain their basic functions.
Properties of the Hair and Scalp: Students will name and describe the structures of the hair root, list and describe the three layers of the hair shaft, describe the three types of side bonds in the cortex, list the factors that should be considered in a hair analysis, describe the process of hair growth, discuss the types of hair loss and their causes, describe the options for hair loss treatment and recognize hair and scalp disorders commonly seen in the salon and school and know which can be treated by cosmetologists.
Principles of Hair design: Students will list the five elements of hair design, list the five principles of hair design, identify different facial shapes, demonstrate how to design hairstyles to enhance or camouflage facial features and explain design considerations for men.
Shampooing, rinsing and conditioning: Students will explain the importance of PH in shampoo selection, explain the role of surfactants in shampoo, discuss the uses and benefits of various types of shampoos and conditioners, perform proper scalp manipulations as part of a shampoo service and demonstrate proper shampooing and conditioning procedures.
Haircutting: Student will identify reference points on the head form and understand their role in haircutting, define angles, elevations and guidelines, list the factors involved in a successful client consultation, demonstrate the safe and proper use of the various tools of haircutting, demonstrate mastery of the four basic haircuts and demonstrate mastery of other haircutting techniques.
Hairstyling: Student will demonstrate finger waving, pin curls, roller setting and hair wrapping, demonstrate various blow-dry styling techniques, demonstrate three basic techniques of styling long hair, demonstrate the proper use of thermal irons, demonstrate various thermal iron manipulations and explain how they are used, describe the three types of hair pressing and demonstrate the procedures involved n soft pressing and hair pressing.
Chemical texture services: Students will list the factors of hair analysis for chemical texture services, explain the physical and chemical actions that take place during permanent waving, list and describe the various types of permanent waving solutions, demonstrate basic wrapping procedures: straight set, curvature wrap, brick lay wrap, wave wrap, double-rod wrap and spiral wrap, explain the basic procedure for a curl re-forming service.
Hair colouring: Student will identify the principles of color theory and relate them to hair color, explain level and tone and their role in formulating hair color, list the four basic categories of hair color, explain their chemical effects on the hair, and give examples of their use, explain the action of hair lighteners, demonstrate application techniques for temporary colors, semi-permanent colors, permanent colors, semi-permanent colors and lighteners and demonstrate special-effects hair coloring techniques.
Seeking employment: Student will discuss the essentials of becoming test-wise, explain the steps involved in preparing for employment, list and describe the various types of salon businesses, write an achievement-oriented resume and prepare an employment portfolio, explain how to explore the job market and research potential employers and be prepared to complete an effective employment interview.
Your performance will be evaluated on a percentage basis (70% passing grade). You will learn the theory of hairdressing according to Future Hair Training centre and Milady's Standard Cosmetology textbook. The final exam is made up of written and practical components, covering all aspects of hairdressing learned during the course.
While learning all aspects of hairdressing required to achieve a diploma, each student will also learn from weekly worksheets, guest speakers, demonstration models and the utmost in modern salon and classroom activities to help motivate and create an individual identity as a hair stylist. Although these are not all graded, they are mandatory components of the course, as is working on clients.
Theory will be conducted according to the study of Milady's Standard Cosmetology textbook. Some students excel at a more rapid pace while others may take longer. The instructors will help to accommodate all students accordingly.