Get Your Hair Styling Diploma from Artists Within Makeup Academy

Enhance Your Career with a Hair Styling Diploma! 

In-School Hair Styling Diploma Program

Artists Within's extensive hair and makeup experience has enabled us to develop a hair styling diploma program we know will increase your odds of getting work. With attention being given to every aspect our hair stylist program, we aim to make you a confident, industry-ready hair stylist.

Beginning as nothing more than a vision, Artists Within has been an accredited in-person academy since 2003. We are the only academy that offers fully accredited diploma programs, as well as being the only makeup artist academy to offer government sponsored student loan assistance and ITEC certification.

Become a Hair Design Stylist from the Experts

Have you ever thought of going back to school for hair style design? At Artists Within we believe it is important to have a broad array of skills to offer when applying for jobs in the hair and makeup industry. If you're considering adding to your skillset or are currently attending makeup school, then check out our session hair styling diploma program. Available in both full and part time (8 & 16 weeks), our hair design program is aimed at makeup artists and hairdressers who want to learn to be more creative and take their work to the next level.

+ Hair Design Diploma Topics

  • Skeletal and muscular structure
  • Hair types & structure
  • Hair design elements
  • Hygiene & infection control
  • Working with heated tools
  • Rollers, curls & diffusing
  • Basic twists and rolls
  • Marcel waves
  • Finger waving
  • Pin curls - technical and fashion inspired
  • Product knowledge
  • Facial considerations
  • Blowdrying
  • Parting and sectioning - classic and fashion inspired
  • Kit needs
  • Television, Commercials & Video - technicalities, call sheets, working with a production team
  • Setting techniques
  • Bridal or grad work
  • Period hair, looks and fashion inspired looks
  • Braids - basic & fashion inspired
  • Photo shoots - perfecting each technique, expectations, fashion inspiration
  • Marketing
  • Runway - exceptions, basic and creative looks
  • Preparation & bookings
  • One professional photoshoot

+ Hair Design Diploma Kit

  • Client Cape
  • 2 towels
  • Water bottle
  • Mannequin Stand
  • Mannequin Head


  • Professional ionic hair dryer
  • Diffuser attachment
  • Metal curl clips (1 box; 100 pins)
  • Black bobby pins
  • Brown bobby pins
  • 6 pack sectioning clips


  • Large size boar bristle round brush
  • Medium size boar bristle round brush
  • Medium size Isinis brush
  • 9 Row Denman brush
  • Large paddle brush
  • Boar bristle wood teasing brush


  • Static free wave comb with ruler measure
  • Wide tooth rake comb
  • Static free tail comb
  • Static free lift comb

+ Hair Design Diploma Pricing

All Pricing is in Canadian Dollars

  • Tuition - $1995.00
  • Hair Design Kit - $550.00 + GST
  • Total - $2572.50
  • Deposit - $350.00 (This is subtracted from your tuition and due at time of registration to hold your spot. The remaining balance is due the first day of class)

+ Prerequisites

Although there are no prerequisites required to register for this course it is definitely an advantage to have already completed your makeup artist diploma or are currently pursuing it. For those interested, our hair design program may be combined with the makeup program to become a full time program or may be taken individually.

+ Hair Design Diploma Full Time Dates

8 week program Monday & Tuesday's from 9:30am till 4:30pm


  • March 4 - April 23, 2018
  • August 26 - October 15, 2019
  • October 21 - December 10, 2019

+ Hair Design Part Time Dates

16 week program Monday & Tuesday's from 6:30pm till 9:30pm

The last week of class runs Monday - Thursday from 6:30pm till 9:30pm


  • January 7 - April 23, 2019
  • August 26 - December 10, 2019
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Artists Within Makeup Academy
#306, 822 11th Ave. S.W. Calgary, AB T2R 0E5
Phone: 403.208.0034
Insta: @artistwithinmakeupacadmey