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Training Academy

What is offered as part of the course? 

All students receive a pack before their course begins. This contains all the essential items they need to take part in this comprehensive program.

 

TRAINING DAYS WILL BE HELD ON A SUNDAY!

IF YOU ARE WANTING IN SALON TRAINING I CAN DO THIS ON DIFFERENT DAYS FOR YOU.

 

We will supply food and drink for you on your training days.                   

 

What will I learn?

  • Do's and Don’ts Of Extensions/ Contra Indications

  • How to Deal With Contra Indications

  • Health & Safety

  • The Hair Cycle

  • The Difference Between Human Hair & Synthetic Hair

  • How To Carry Out A Professional Client Consultation

  • Colour Matching Client’s hair To Extensions

  • Different Lengths/Colour Matching

  • Preparation For Fittings & What Will I Need?

  • Extension Fitting, Blending & Styling Fitted Extensions

  • Colouring Extensions

  • Matting

  • Aftercare

  • Aftercare On Holiday

  • Extension Fitting Practical’s

  • How To Fit Your Chosen Method As A Half Head/ Full Head

  • How & When To Carry Out Maintenance Appointments

  • How To Remove Your Fitted Extensions Safely With Demo & Practical

  • Aftercare Advice

  • Recommended Suppliers

  • Introducing Your New Service/Pricing

  • Public Liability Insurance

  • A full consultation 

  • Health and safety guidance 

  • Colour matching 

  • Hair structure 

  • Ordering hair process

  • How to fit and remove the extensions using each method 

  • Cutting and blending techniques

  • How to choose the right hair extensions method

  • Business advice including social media guidance, insurance, and recommended suppliers

 

Prerequisites for in-salon training 

If you’re a salon owner who is considering booking in-salon hair extensions training, the great news is that there are no prerequisites to our course. This means that you can book your entire team on with no concerns that they don’t have the necessary background to take part. 

Our courses are suitable for complete beginners with the exception of our advanced level training where course students must hold a valid NVQ Level 2 in hairdressing or barbering. 

Please contact me for more information on coming to train in your salon.

Course certification 

HERR Academy courses are fully accredited, and each individual member of staff will receive a diploma at the end of their 1-day training course.

To be eligible for the diploma, the course tutor will be continuously assessing the work of each stylist. we will provide detailed feedback along the way. 

Once your team members have received their certification, not only will this make it easier for you to get insurance, but you can also proudly display your team certificates around your salon or on social media. Current and prospective clients will feel confident in choosing your business over other salons when the entire team holds accepted qualifications in hair extension application. 

 

 

Why should salon owners choose in-salon training?

In-salon training is an investment for your business that will set you apart from your rivals. You can expect the following benefits when you commit to hair extensions training for your team.

Extension of your services 

If you have previously been unable to offer hair extensions as a service in your salon, then your training will allow you to add this highly sought-after styling choice to your list. Hair extensions are incredibly popular, thanks to celebrity culture and social media. People realise that they don’t need to be stuck with the locks they were born with; instead, they can commit to hair extensions to provide them with the look they desire. 

Hair extensions also require routine maintenance every six to eight weeks so you can be assured of regular appointments in your calendar. 

Regular updates 

Even if some of your team have previously completed their training in hair extensions, their skills may not be as current as they could be. Our in-salon program offers the latest methods and will expose your stylists to new techniques they haven’t tried yet.

Give your staff confidence

Some salons may offer hair extensions training with stylists who don’t feel confident about their abilities. Perhaps their training was completed several years ago, and they feel a little rusty, or maybe they’ve never completed a formal hair extensions certification at all. If this is the case, then you can book in-salon training to give your staff confidence to carry out an excellent hair extensions treatment for your clients. 

The more confident they feel, the better the outcome and the greater the reputation of your salon business. 

Invest in your staff for retention 

Of course, as a salon owner you know that your business is only as good as the people who work there. To keep your best stylists, you need to invest in their training and development. If you have noticed a pattern where promising young team members leave to go elsewhere or set up on their own, this can often be because they can’t see a future in the business they’re working for. When you invest in hair extensions training across your entire workforce, then they’re more likely to stay loyal to your salon. 

Streamline your team’s talents 

If your team members have been hired at separate times, they will usually have varied levels of training. By investing in hair extensions training for your in-salon team, you will streamline the experience that your individual stylists have in this area and radically upgrade the skillset of your business. 

Information on different method:

Tape methods

Tape extensions are one of the latest methods on the market and are great for adding new length and weight to your hair, this method is flat to the scalp and very discreet, almost invisible and gives a full head of hair in less than an hour. These cleverly designed tapes ensure that the weight is distributed across multiple strands of hair, preventing them from putting stress on your natural hair.

Suitable for all hair types tape hair extensions can be used to fill out hair outlines and gaps or to add extra length with the right after care all our extensions are re usable and last upto 9 months and we recommend re fitting every 6-8 weeks so no damage is caused

 

Weave Methods

 Weaves are designed for adding lots of weight as these can hold the most hair, so if its lots of grams your after a weave is for you! These are available in a selection of colours for highlighted hair and are fitted using silicone lined microbeads to grip onto your own hair, the weft is sewn onto micro beards support, these can be fitted on clips or a micro beads for a more permanent solution, weaves are easy to remove and refit

with the right after care all our extensions are re usable and last upto 9 months and we recommend re fitting every 6-8 weeks so no damage is caused

Our Hair extensions are available in a range on lengths and colours, including beautiful balayage shades, brunettes, coppers and blondes, call in for your complimentary colour match and consultation.

 

NANO/MICRO METHOS

we pride ourselves on offering discreet natural hair extensions, our individual methods offer the most natural look and are suitable for all hair types, we love micro beads and nano bead hair extensions for flexibility and wearing your extensions up, nano beads are 90% smaller than micro beads and both are great for adding colour such as balayage without colouring your own hair! Nano and micro beads are applied with a copper bead which is simply closed into place and opened to release.

These individual strands are fitted throughout your hair so the weight is distributed evenly enabling the client to add half a head for thickness or a full head for length with the right after care all our extensions are re usable and last upto 9 months and we recommend re fitting every 10-12 weeks so no damage is caused

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