Get Your Hair Styling Diploma from Artists Within Makeup Academy

Enhance Your Career with a Hair Session Styling Diploma! 

In-School Hair Styling Session Styling Diploma Program

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

Artists Within has been an accredited in-person academy since 2003. We are the only makeup artist academy that offers fully accredited diploma programs, government sponsored student loan assistance and ITEC certification.

Learn from the Experts and Become a Hair Session Stylist

Have you ever thought of going to school for hair session styling? 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 hair session styling diploma program. Available in both full and part time (8 & 16 weeks), our hair session styling program is aimed at makeup artists and hairdressers who want to learn to be more creative taking their work to the next level on set, shows, weddings or client work.

+ Hair Session Stying 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 Session Styling 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 Session Styling Diploma Pricing

All Pricing is in Canadian Dollars

  • Tuition - $1995.00
  • Hair Design Kit - $650.00 + GST
  • Total - $2677.50
  • 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 artistry diploma or are currently pursuing it. For those interested, our hair session styling program may be combined with the makeup program or may be taken individually.

+ Hair Session Styling Diploma Full Time Dates

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


  • January 6 - February 25, 2020
  • April 27 - June 23, 2020
  • August 24 , October 13, 2020
Break into the Industry with Our Hair Styling Diploma Program

Learn from the best - become the best


Artists Within Makeup Academy
#306, 822 11th Ave. S.W. Calgary, AB T2R 0E5
Phone: 403.208.0034
Insta: @artistwithinmakeupacadmey