Institute Hairstyling (Diploma)

Aveda’s Institute Hairstyling Program is an immersive hairstyling program designed to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. You’ll learn the latest hairstyling and cutting techniques in an energized salon environment. Little to no experience required to get started!

Curriculum includes:
  • Scissor Handling & Haircutting Fundamentals
  • Hair Colouring & Colour Theory 
  • Upstyling & Creative Styling
  • Product Knowledge 
  • Aveda Business College (guest retention & recruitment, productivity, etc)
  • Salon Job-Search Skills (resume writing, career fairs, etc)
  • Hair & Skin Health 
  • Basic Makeup Application

Our program provides over 1,000 hours of instruction with hands-on styling experience on over 200 real guests to help you build your confidence in the skills you are learning. 24-hour access to our online learning tools is available so you can learn and study whenever and wherever you want! With the salon industry expected to grow by 31% over the next decade, professional hair styling is increasingly becoming one of the most reliable and creative international careers.

Contact us today for more information on our Institute Hairstyling Diploma Program.

Why Choose Aveda?

The Aveda Institute is more than just a hair school. We’re committed to a culture of care, both within the institute and beyond our doors. Intimate class sizes with dedicated educators ensure that all students can pursue their passions and maximize their career potential. We are proud to be an eco-conscious school and instructors and students alike live this culture -- from everyday actions in our local communities to affecting positive change on a global scale.

Aveda students have a 95% job placement rate nationally. As one of the fastest growing salon networks in the beauty industry, graduates of our 75 international schools have endless opportunities to use their global education in our over 7,000 salons/spas, institutes and retail stores worldwide. Our graduates become an integral part of creative teams that travel the world, inspiring other beauty professionals. Aveda Institute students graduate to be globally recognized trendsetters within the industry. Former Aveda students excel in international hair shows like Aveda Congress, the Salon Magazine Contessa Awards and Aveda Master Jam. Aveda’s avant-garde artists can be found styling for international magazines and films, appearing on TV and providing guest lectures and special workshops for current Aveda students.

By connecting upcoming talent with existing industry icons, Aveda can maintain a legacy of professional excellence. With the Aveda name behind you, and the confidence you will build through our program, the possibilities are unlimited.

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Fill out our online form to learn more about Aveda’s Institute Hairstyling Diploma! We’ll give you a tour of our campus and learn more about your goals and ambitions while providing the information you need on financing your education, program start dates and much more.


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  • Job placement
  • Financial aid
  • How much will it cost?
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