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Hairstyling and Aesthetics TXJ2OI
This course presents hairstyling, make-up, and nail care techniques from a salon/spa perspective. Using materials, processes, and techniques used in the industry, students learn fundamental skills in hairstyling, giving manicures and facials, and providing hair/scalp analyses and treatments. Students will also consider related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field of hairstyling and aesthetics. This course emphasizes technological applications in the personal services industry. Students will learn to describe and evaluate professional practices and principles, to select and use technical resources to solve problems, and to use materials, tools, and equipment safely. They will also acquire transferable skills for changing work environments, personal management skills, and knowledge of entry requirements for careers in this area. Units on cosmetology with an emphasis on skin care and some hair care are highlighted.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Hairstyling & Aesthetics TXH3EI
This course provides students with opportunities to learn techniques in hairstyling and aesthetics that meet industry standards, using appropriate materials and equipment. Students will identify trends in the hairstyling and aesthetics industry; describe scientific and physical processes used in services such as hair cutting, hair colouring, and permanent waving. They will also learn to respect environmental, health, and safety laws; and explore career opportunities. This course will emphasize hairstyling to both male and female students. Those interested in Hairstyling and Aesthetics as a career path should also apply for Cooperative Education.
COURSE NOTE: Recommended: Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grade 10 (TXJ2OI)
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
Hairstyling and Aesthetics TXH4EI
This course builds on the Grade 11 course to provide a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue a career in cosmetology. Students will continue to develop practical skills and knowledge pertaining to the beauty industry. They will also gain an awareness of the entrepreneurial skills required to own and operate a salon. The course may focus on hairstyling or aesthetics.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TXH3EI - Hairstyling & Aesthetics
OYAP (Concentrated): Hairstyling & Aesthetics TXH4ET
This course builds on the Grade 11 course to provide a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue a career in cosmetology. Students will continue to develop practical skills and knowledge pertaining to the beauty industry. They will also gain an awareness of the entrepreneurial skills required to own and operate a salon. The course will focus on hairstyling. This three credit course will emphasize Hairstyling skills and is required for students taking the Hairstyling OYAP (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program). The additional instructional time allows for the practice and refinement of hairstyling skills for entry into apprenticeship programs.
COURSE NOTE: Only students accepted into the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) will be admitted into this course. Students apply for Concentrated OYAP by filling out a Co-op application form.
CREDIT: 3TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TXH3EI - Hairstyling & Aesthetics
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take TXH4EC - OYAP (Concentrated): Hairstyling & Aesthetics - Co-op Component