Hairstylists must get into an apprenticeship program to become a journeyperson in Northwest Territories. Interested individuals must pass the trade entrance examination as a minimum educational requirement. Designated trades are categorised into three, and hairstylists belong to Category A. More information about the examination is detailed here:
Apprentices should have at least a 70% passing grade for the entrance examination before attending the training and signing the apprenticeship contract. This trade requires 3,600 hours of training with two periods of on-the-job learning and two periods of technical education. Each period has 1,800 hours. Further details about the training are stated here:
Hairstylists in the province can also take the Red Seal exam and get the chance to work anywhere in Canada once they pass.