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NOC 6341 Hairstylists and barbers

Example Titles
barber
barber apprentice
beauty salon operator
hair colour technician
hair dyer
hair-care specialist
hairdresser
hairdresser apprentice
hairstyling specialist
hairstylist
hairstylist apprentice
men’s hairdresser
wig stylist

Lead statement
Hairstylists and barbers cut and style hair and perform related services. They are employed in hairstyling or hairdressing salons, barber shops, vocational schools, health care establishments and theatre, film and television establishments.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Hairstylists

Suggest hairstyle compatible with client’s physical features or determine style from client’s instructions and preferences
Cut, trim, taper, curl, wave, perm and style hair
Apply bleach, tints, dyes or rinses to colour, frost or streak hair
Analyze hair and scalp condition and provide basic treatment or advice on beauty care treatments for scalp and hair
Clean and style wigs and hair pieces
Apply hair extensions
May shampoo and rinse hair
May perform receptionist duties and order supplies
May train or supervise other hairstylists, hairstylist apprentices and helpers.

Barbers

Cut and trim hair according to client’s instructions or preferences
Shave and trim beards and moustaches
May shampoo hair and provide other hair treatment, such as waving, straightening and tinting and may also provide scalp conditioning massages
May book appointments and order supplies
May train and supervise other barbers and barber apprentices.

Source: Canada website