The Langley School District offers the ITA Youth TRAIN in Trades Hairstylist program at Aldergrove Community Secondary school. This program, in partnership with the ITA and the Beauty Council of BC, offers Langley students the opportunity to participate in Level 1 certified ITA training.

Students earn high school course credits, as well as post-secondary credits, while training to gain the required skills and knowledge to become a Level 1 apprentice upon program completion.  (Program Details listed below the video)

Program Length and Dates

  • For Grade 11 and 12 students
  • Runs February to following January
  • 2 semester program

What do you learn?

  • Skills and knowledge to become a certified hairstylist in British Columbia

What do you leave with upon successful completion of the program?

  • Credit for 10 courses (40 credits)
  • Beauty Council of BC registration as a trainee
  • 900 hours of credit towards the ITA Hairstylist foundation
  • ITA Registration as a trainee
  • practical work experience in the field and in the training salon

What do you need to get into the program?

  • Sincere interest in hairdressing
  • Grade 10 completion, plus Eng 11 or Comm 11
  • intention to graduate
  • fully proficient in the English language
  • interest in working with people