Course Description

This 21-hour Micro-Credential provides an opportunity for learners to explore hair types; work hands-on with products and processes specific to textured hair; understand protective hairstyles; explore natural and heat/chemically straightened hairstyles; and practice common film techniques, like styling for continuity and the use of hair extensions, in a textured-hair-specific environment. This Micro-Credential focuses on working in the Film industry, while the content also applies to hair stylists across many industries. This Micro-Credential opens access for Red Seal hairdressers to flexible careers in the Film and Television industry, with a specific focus on textured hair.

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn the basic fundamentals of textured hair including using specific products, conducting consultations, and understanding client needs

  • Improve confidence and knowledge of how to properly care for textured hair

  • Develop the skills to create styles that work for the talent and the show


This course is suitable for any individual who holds a current Red Seal Hairstylist Certification, a Certificate of Qualifications from the Beauty Council of Western Canada or a British Columbia Hair License.

If you do not have these prerequisites, please email prosit@camosun.ca for recommendations. 


This Micro-Credential is designed to be taken separately or consecutively with the three other Hair in Film micro-credentials, submitted separately.


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