When: 1 pm-2.30 pm on Fortnightly on Sundays, 6 teaching sessions
Course Duration: 7 January 2024 - 24 March 2024
Location: Online via Zoom
The goal of the Hair Practitioner’s Certificate Course is to give you some basic knowledge about the hair and scalp so that you can then understand how internal and external factors can cause hair loss and hair breakage.
This 12-week online course includes :
This course is suitable for a number of participants ranging from those who give advice to people about hair loss like G.P’s to those working within the hair industry including hairstylists, barbers, hair coaches and those with a keen interest in the science of hair and hair loss.
The live interactive webinars will be delivered by Lorna Jones, IAT Certified Trichologist.
All students must agree to attend with their camera's on as the sessions will be interactive and will give participants the opportunity to ask any questions.
If anyone misses the live webinar session on a Sunday or would like a recap, it will be recorded and replayed the following week on a Wednesday evening at 7.30pm. It is will not be available for distribution.
We recognise that there are a variety of learning methods, and that people learn in different ways. Some are visual learners, others are auditory learners, or some maybe kinesthetic learners. Therefore, the course content is delivered in a variety of ways to suit a variety of learning methods.
There are 5 video lectures that will be sent out to at the beginning of the course. In addition there is also a pre-recorded Revision video. They have been recorded by David Salinger, the Executive Director of the International Association of Trichologists, which will cover the following:
Detailed Course Handbook
The course book is a full comprehensive guide and consists of 12 lessons. This is complimented by pre-recorded videos.
Live interactive webinars
This gives a classroom setting and the opportunity to discuss concepts and to learn from shared experiences
The course is divided into 5 modules. They include the following:
Modules 1 and 2
These modules are designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of the functions and structure of the skin and the biology of hair physical and chemical process of the hair and scalp.
This module is designed to explore the physical and chemical process of the hair and scalp and how chemical processes to the hair can lead to hair breakage
Modules 4 and 5
These modules cover the most common hair loss problems that can affect the hair.
On successful completion of the course, participants will have a working knowledge of
· Common Hair loss problems – causes and treatments
· The structures, functions and physiology of the hair and skin
· The role of amino acids and bonds in the hair
· Science of chemical process to the hair
· The relevance of Microscopy
£550.00 course fee.
This can be payable in instalments. Please contact us for details of the arrangements
At the end of the course, there will be a formal assessment where all participants will sit an on-line test. A Hair Practitioner certificate will be awarded on successful completion of the course.
If participants would like to further develop their knowledge in this field, they may consider studying the full IAT trichology course leading to a certificate as a trichologist – a professional that specialises in hair loss and scalp problems.
If so, a credit of $250 can be put towards that course, on successful completion of this HPCC course.