This 10 month program gives you the skills to create a lucrative and rewarding career in the hairdressing field. Develop your artistic talents to become a highly skilled professional with endless opportunities.

This amazing program, combining practical hair design theories and training in an engaging and diverse series of demonstrations and workshops, affords you every opportunity to excel. Your first three weeks of training focuses on developing detailed workmanship and continues throughout the entirety of your program. Comprehensive theories will provide you with the knowledge needed to effectively perform each and every service.

Kosmetae’s Creative Hair Design Program has a monthly intake; we are currently accepting applications for our next program. This program is eligible for financial aid (student loans) or flexible payment plans. Start your career today! Email admissions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone the Academy at (604) 850-5777 to receive premier training in the following:   

This Career Program includes comprehensive training in the following:

  • Precision Cuts
  • Advanced Styling
  • Diverse Hair Braiding 
  • Texturizing
  • Hair Straightening 
  • Mens Hair Care
  • Colour Technology
  • Ombre
  • Balayage
  • Shampoo & Conditioners



In addition to practical spa theories, training and demonstrations, our workshops allot you every opportunity to learn and put into practice your new skills.

As you near completion, you will see that you have evolved from a student into a professional. You will have the ability to apply your knowledge to each service, using your critical thinking to effectively analyze your client in order to meet their individual needs.

Upon graduation, you'll receive your Diploma and qualify for B.C.'s Beauty Council certification . Your training at Kosmetae Academy can take you anywhere in the world!

Whatever path you choose, Kosmetae Academy will ensure that you have the skills and advanced knowledge to establish yourself at the forefront of your industry as a professional Hairdresser.



Hands-on experience is fundamental and integral to building your confidence and technique. All of your training occurs on campus in a state-of-the art facility, with the most current equipment including a full hair salon. You are afforded every opportunity to develop your skills, perfect your techniques and to express your creativity. With the support of highly qualified instructors, you will be guided through the experience and excitement of providing the best possible client service, frequently with the reward of a tip!


Shampoo Techniques - This segment covers the importance of appropriate shampoo and conditioning treatments while mastering a memorable scalp massage. You will also gain important product knowledge, giving you every opportunity to meet your client’s needs.

Precision Cutting - Your client is looking to you to perform a transformation of current trends to their own unique style and image. You will acquire these skills, providing cutting edge haircuts, such as textured layer cuts, long layer cuts, under cuts, club cuts, asymmetrical cuts and avant grade haircuts.

Styling Techniques - Assisting your client to determine the best style for their face and the occasion is essential. Special attention is given for you to attain enviable skills in up-dos, bridal styling, cornrows, invisible braiding, rope braiding, extensions, curvature to soft curl perms and hair straightening. When gaining experience during student clinics, your instructor will assist you to develop your own unique style and talent.

Colour Technology - The ability to correctly mix colours for that perfect shade is fundamental to keeping your clients happy. During this segment, you will develop an eye for the nuances of colour while learning colour analysis, semi to demi colour, highlighting, toning, foiling, colour correction and trendy hair colour. You will also be able to apply those skills in creating your own take on current trends such as Ombre and Balage.

Texturizing - Chemical texture services are always evolving into new, exciting trends that clients of all ages can appreciate. This segment will give you an in depth understanding of chemical texture services such as keratin smoothing treatments and the hydroxide relaxer hair straightening system. You'll also receive thorough training on creating a perfect perm with basic perm wraps, curvature perm wraps, spiral perms, bricklay perms, as well as soft curl perms.

Theories - Knowledge is the key to a successful professional practice. You will attain this knowledge during theory lectures including sanitation and sterilization, chemistry, hair design principles, nutrition, life skills and more. You will also obtain the necessary skills in which to successfully market yourself or to start your own business and appropriate procedures for client consultation and care. Guest speakers regularly attend our facility to expand your product knowledge and to provide you with a deeper understanding of industry standards, quality service and quality presentation.



Application Fee $250.00
Administration Fee $100.00 
Tuition $12,200.00

Additionally, student kits are purchased the first day of class.

Call Today

Schedule your school tour today. To contact us, please call (604) 850-5777 or send an email using our online enrollment form. 

Admission Requirements


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Program Information Booklet

“Kosmetae Academy is highly regarded as the most successful of aesthetic schools in British Columbia. They provide their students with a superior level of education and therefore produce some of the most knowledgeable aestheticians in the industry. Graduates are usually placed immediately, and are found to be quite successful.”
Midi Hosein, Europe Cosmetique, Burnaby, BC




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"Kosmetae has been a wonderful part of my life and relaxation for years. I've been coming to your school for over 10 years and always know I will be treated with professionalism and receive extremely competent personal care. Simply everything about your school is first class. From atmosphere to student attitude and skills sets one knows they will have a wonderful experience. As a professional speaker who travels weekly, I look forward to my time at Kosmetae as 'me time' to refuel and refresh"
Lynn Giuliani, President, Progressions Inc., Bellingham, WA

Special attention is given to your level of education as we believe no service can be performed effectively
and efficiently without a deep understanding and knowledge of all aspects of the industry.

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