Hair Relaxing (Afro Chemical Straightening)

TypeOnsite Course
PlaceGrantham & Nottinghamshire
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Afro Hair Course

Course Content:   Practical and Theoretical

Time: –1 Day (10.00am – 3.00 pm)

Price:  £375

Portfolio: Live Models/ Blocks

Includes: Kit

Location: Girlis Academy or Participating Colleges

One 2 One Training is available on request with £50 fuel charge

This course is written to the National Occupational Standard (NOS)


About Hair Relaxing (Afro Straightening):

Afro Relaxing Course is intended to provide knowledge and understanding of hairdressing skills required to expertly style, finish and relax African type hair.  The course is balanced with theory input and practical assessments and focuses on hairdressing for African type hair.

The course covers basic theory and product knowledge along with demonstration of techniques.  This is followed by practical hands on training session. You will learn how to ensure the hair is completely straight and also how to achieve this without damage to the client’s hair or scalp. You will work on live/block models during this course and by the conclusions you will be able to prepare and carry out a full relaxing / straightening treatments.

Course Contents

Health and Safety / Scalp Disorders
African Type Hair
Theory of Hair Relaxing
Relaxant Chemicals / Lye, No lye relaxer
Client Consultations
Practical Relaxing Treatment Process
Relaxing Treatment Process
Chemical Burns / Treating Burns

Course Contains:

Afro Mannequin
Hairdressing Scissors
1 x tint Bowl
1 x Application Brush
Wide Tooth Wood Comb
Duck Clips
Butterfly Clips
Afro Pack comb
Protector Lotion
Relaxing Solution
Normalizing Shampoo

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Afro Hair Training Course:

Learn how to style, extend, relax, braid, weave and trim afro and other curly hair textures to create classical and contemporary looks for your clients on this 3 day Afro Hair  training course.

Designed for both beginners and qualified stylists this comprehensive course takes place in our training salons in Grantham & Leicester city centres and uses LIVE models provided by us to teach you everything you need to know about this hair type including how to achieve the maintenance of moisture within the hair which is essential for radiantly healthy hair and scalp, manageability and the reduction of breakage.

Small groups of up to only 5 learners will ensure that you alongside your tutor, work quickly and confidently through the practical steps that lead you start to finish through treating your client from an excellent client consultation and how to identify all different hair types and conditions, to the skills and techniques required to become an expert in working successfully with Afro hair.

Course contents:
Relaxing & chemical straightening
Weaving and braiding including corn row
Trimming, blending and styling
Afro hair products & finishing
Practical tuition: Live clients throughout course
Health & safety considerations & regulations
Client record keeping / data protection act
Safe use of electrical equipment & tools
Anatomy & physiology: structure of the hair, hair growth cycles
Hair analysis & patch testing
Scalp diseases & disorders
Client consultations / contra-indications & contra-actions

Also included in the price of the course, you will get:

An extensive training manual
Complete Afro Hair kit
Insurance and supplier information
Full certification on successful completion of course

Your FREE Afro Hair Kit includes Hairdressing & thinning Scissors, relaxing and scalp protector creams and contains everything you need to start working with Afro hair professionally as soon as you complete the course. You will, of course, be able to obtain public liability insurance of your GIRLIS Afro Hair Certificate.

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