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Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Grades 9 and 10(May-August)

Open to new teachers graduating in June of this year. Dive into this AQ course with your peers and build knowledge and strategies from the instructor who is a K-12 classroom educator with years of classroom and sector experience and insight.

Hairstyling and Aesthetics Grade 9 and 10 ABQ will support the enhancement of professional knowledge, ethical practice, leadership and ongoing professional learning by supporting you with the philosophy and skills to implement the Ontario Curriculum for Hairstyling and Aesthetics in a secondary classroom setting. The course will provide an overview of the techniques used in the Hairstyling and Aesthetics Industry and help you to develop the fundamental skills in hairstyling, manicures and facials. It is beneficial for candidates to come to the ABQ Course with background knowledge, skills and experience in the field of Hairstyling and Aesthetics.

This exciting course offers a mixture of hands-on technological education combined with theoretical aspects to strengthen professional efficacy and generate new knowledge and passion for Hair and Aesthetics through inquiry-based learning.


Applicants to this ABQ course must be OCT certified teachers in good standing with formal technical education or proof of competence and skilled wage-earning experience in the area of study. All inquiries about experience in a specific field are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

  • A Certificate of Qualification and Registration with the OCT
  • One Technological area listed on your OCT Certificate

If you do not have Technological Education on your OCT certificate, you must hold an Intermediate Division qualification* and submit work experience letters which meet one of the following options:

  • 5 years of full-time related wage-earning experience OR
  • 3 years of full-time related wage-earning experience after successful completion of a related 2 year diploma program OR
  • 2 years of full-time related wage-earning experience after successful completion of related 3 or 4 year degree program
  • Note: Related work experience must be proof of use of skills and knowledge related to the technological education subject for entry and may include business or industrial experience. One year of full-time work experience can be interpreted as 1,700 hours of work experience. If you are self-employed you must submit a sworn affidavit, a business license and proof of income.

    * If you do not hold an Intermediate qualification, please contact our office.

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    Course listings are accurate as of May. 19 14:14 PM.