With 40 years of running successful salons, our academy was designed out of a need to have students more skilled and better prepared for the industry when they graduate. After training many successful stylists we knew what we wanted out of a new graduate in our salons, and it just wasn’t there – so we created it. Our goal is to raise the bar and provide the best most relevant education to our industry this is why are program is ever evolving and improving to give our students the best and set them up as leaders in our Industry. Not only are our programs tailored to what is needed in a future stylist we also offer first-rate instructors who have relevant and current experience to offer our students.
EC Exclusive Programs
The Exclusive EC Advanced Cutting and Coloring Program
Start off with an exceptional foundation that will take you beyond the apprenticeship standards you need to know to the skills that will allow you to curate a high caliber of expertise and artistry. EvelineCharles Academy is a full-service salon and spa, and our students learn first-hand how to work on models and clients, deal with a packed client schedule, and develop their artistic talent.
EvelineCharles Business Principles Program
In this industry, business skills differentiate the ability to make a living and have a successful career. With our elite Business Principles Program, you will learn everything from how to create, maintain, and grow a loyal clientele, to improving your sales skills to be successful in retailing. No matter where you take your hair skills, you’ll have the business savvy to maximize your salary.
Flexible Learning Schedules
3 Days per Week Program
Earn while you learn. Our 3 Day programs are designed to give students the flexibility of working while in school. This study schedule allows students to attend classes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, or Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
5 Days per Week Program
EvelineCharles offers an accelerated 5 Day Hair Styling and Barbering program that allows students to graduate up to three months sooner. Choose between a Monday – Friday schedule or Tuesday – Saturday.
Ask us about how you can save up to $4,000 on tuition and graduate up to 500 hours earlier with our Fast Track Program that transfers high school cosmetology credits for the Hair Styling and Barbering program.
EC Industry Partnerships
International Therapies Examination Council Certified (ITEC)
ITEC is a certification guaranteeing that a student has been trained to the highest of standards, and qualifies students to work on cruise ships and in 38 countries including Canada, Europe and Australia. Students who are ITEC certified are more desirable hires, giving them a wider range of employment opportunities to choose from.
British Barbers Association
BBA is an accreditation organization that is committed to raising the professional standards of the male grooming and barbering industry.
This innovative brand has revolutionized the field of non-invasive esthetic machines. From laser hair removal, to skin treatment, to acne, their medical grade equipment showcases not only the newest technology but also the safest.
With 40 years of running successful salons, our academy was designed out of a need to have students more competent and better prepared for the industry when they graduate. After training many successful stylists we knew what we wanted out of a new graduate in our salons, and it just wasn’t there – so we created it. Our goal is to raise the bar and provide the best most relevant education to our industry this is why our program is ever evolving and improving to give are students the best and set them up as leaders in our Industry. Not only are our programs tailored to what is needed in a future stylist or esthetician, we also offer the best teachers who have relevant experience to offer our students because they have been successful and competitive artists in our industry.
At EvelineCharles Academy we believe in inspiring our students by inviting industry moguls to share their experience, knowledge, and artistry.
Past Guest Speakers have included:
Damien Carney / Eric Fisher / Vivienne Mackinder / Richard Calcasola / Robert Lobetta
Stephen Moody / Frank and Jana Westerbeke / Sally Rogerson / David Wagner
Kendall and Beate Assmuth Ong / Camilla Hurrel / Lauren Gartland / Tina Anderson
- Bronze, Silver, and Gold at Skills Canada Competition – Esthetics 2015
- Bronze at Skills Canada Competition – Hairstyling 2015
- NAHA Finalist – 2014
- Bronze, Silver, and Gold at Skills Canada Competition – Esthetics 2014
- Bronze, Silver, and Gold at Skills Canada Competition – Esthetics 2013
- Gold at Skills Canada Competition – Safety 2013
- 4th and 5th place at Skills Canada Competition – Hairstyling 2012
- Gold and Bronze at Sassoon Academy 2012
- Gold at Skills Canada Competition – Hairstyling 2011
- Silver and Bronze at Sassoon Academy 2010