Registration for Online Hairstylist Level 2 Program Now Open

Have you completed Hairstylist Level 1 and are you ready to take Hairstylist Level 2?


If yes, then you have an opportunity to enroll in a Level 2 ONLINE training course that is being offered in BC through VIU’s Nanaimo Campus.


This Hairstylist Level 2 training course will offer a blended approach to learning that consists of online and classroom studies. You will be involved in:

  • 12 weeks of online training - 10 hours per week (approximately), and
  • 1 week of classroom training - 30 hours


Program start and end dates;

1. Online training course: January 13, 2020 –April 3, 2020

There are no set hours for the online component. This means you are not required to attend set classroom times. However, apprentices can expect to spend approximately 10 hours per week on course work. For some apprentices the hours will be less, and for others slightly more.


2. Classroom training course: April 6 – April 9, 2020

The face-to-face classroom component of the training session will be held Monday through Thursday, from 9am – 4pm daily, and is offered at Vancouver Island University’s Hairdressing Department, 900 5th Street, Nanaimo, BC.


Writing the Hairstylist Interprovincial Red Seal Exam

Upon completion of the Level 2 technical training session (online and in classroom), apprentices will write the Interprovincial Red Seal Exam on Wednesday April 8th, 2020


Practical Assessment

Arrangements will be made for apprentices to schedule their ITA Standardized Practical Assessment at one of the host locations at the end of the Level 2 training course.


How do you register for the Level 2 training course?

Apprentices can register for this program through

For questions or more information you can contact: or call 250-740-6227.

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