Avant-Garde is increasing our prices effective August 1, 2014.  The Advanced Artificial Nail Technician program tuition will be $3,000 and the kit $1,800. The Hairstyling course tuition will be $5,800 and the kit cost will rise to $2,700. The Advanced Esthetics and Nail Technician program cost will be $6,000 and the kit will be $3,000.

About us

Avant-Garde College has operated as a full-service educational salon since 1987. Our curriculum and training is continually revised and updated to satisfy the ever-changing demands of the beauty industry. Our students are taught by provincially-approved instructors who have several years of combined training and experience. Our students graduate with leading industry knowledge and a positive reputation, allowing employers to hire our graduates with confidence and assurance.  The comprehensive training offered at Avant-Garde is highly respected among salon owners and operators. Avant-Garde is designated for student loan funding.


The atmosphere of our college is conducive to learning, with nearly 9,000 square feet of open floor space. The design of the modern college offers an abundance of natural lighting, spacious classrooms, a large student lunchroom and two full size salons. Conveniently located along a public transit route we also offer students free parking on our on-site lot. All diploma courses are approved for provincial and federal student loan funding.