Apply to HDC

The First Step in Your New Career Begins Here

Before you get started, here are a few things to remember:


In order to attend register for our programs, you must be at least 17 years of age and have a Grade 12 diploma or equivalency. These can include a GED or successfully completing the Canadian Adult Achievement Test.

Mature Students

To apply as a mature student, you must be at least 21 years of age and have been out of school for a minimum of one year. Mature students will write a standardized test on site at HDC, which will serve as the education requirement for those who do not have a high school diploma.

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    Give us a call

    Call our Admissions Department today at (902) 422-8941. If we are not readily available to connect with you, we encourage you to leave us a message and we’ll be sure to return your call as soon as possible.

    Send us an email!

    You can email our Admissions Department any time at

    Visit us in person, we’d love to meet you

    We would love to get to know you to explore your passion for a career in cosmetology and to learn about your career goals. If our Admissions Department is not immediately available, we’ll happily book you an appointment so we can give you the undivided attention that you deserve to discuss all your career options.

    We can’t wait to meet you! It is our mission here at HDC to provide our students with a supportive and safe learning environment that is responsive to their individual needs. Passion, respect, integrity, dedication and enthusiasm are at the heart of our student experience. Our entire team is committed to your education and career path goals. We have grown some pretty fantastic individuals who have launched incredible careers, you could be next!

    Have questions about the HDC? Book a meeting with our Admissions Lead!