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Online Class: Braiding Hair 101


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Course Description

Hair styling and hair braiding is not a recent trend. The word Braid means a complex pattern created by intertwining three or more strands. A braid can be formed by any flexible material such as fibers, wire, thread, or hair. This course will cover all aspects and types of hair braiding.

With a little work and practice, you will become an expert as this self-paced course is designed to help individuals who would like to do hair braiding on their own and for the aspiring hair braiders who would like to start a hair braiding salon. This course includes instructional photos making the learning process easy. Course topics include:

  • Lesson 1: History of Hair Braiding
  • Lesson 2: Hair Braiding Accessories
  • Lesson 3: Preparations for Hair Braiding
  • Lesson 4: Simple Hair Braiding Styles I
  • Lesson 5: Simple Hair Braiding Styles II
  • Lesson 6: French Braids and 5 Strands Braiding
  • Lesson 7: Different Types of Hair Buns
  • Lesson 8: English, Dutch, Cornrows, and Pig Tail Braiding Styles
  • Lesson 9: Updo Hair Styles
  • Lesson 10: Basic Fishtail Braids
  • Lesson 11: Licensing, Regulations, and Tips for Hair Braiding
Braiding Hair Basics
 
 
This course is designed for lifelong learners and for personal use. It is not for college credit or licensure.
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Instructor Support
  • IACET CEUs
  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • Android & iOS Friendly
 
 
 
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  • Lesson 1: History of Hair Braiding

    Hair Braiding Among Native Americans
    Hair Braiding Among Africans
    Hair Braiding in Asian Cultures
  • Lesson 2: Hair Braiding Accessories

    Hair Braiding Accessories
    Hair Brushes
    Hair Combs
    Rubber Bands
    Alligator Hair Clamp
    Hair Sticks
  • Lesson 3: Preparations for Hair Braiding

    Cleaning Your Hair
    Fine-Tuning Your Hair
  • Lesson 4: Simple Hair Braiding Styles I

    Basic Three-Strand Braid
    Reverse Braid
    Knotted Braid Ponytail
    Basic Hair Flip
    Reverse Hair Flip
    Stylish Hair Flip
    Hair Knot
    Twisted Loop
  • Lesson 5: Simple Hair Braiding Styles II

    Barrette Fold
    Long Clamp Twist
    Crown Roll
    Reverse Roll
    Hair Roll
    Simple Hair Roll
    Rope Braid
  • Lesson 6: French Braids and Five-Strand Braiding

    French Plait
    Double French Braid
    French Loop
    Five-Strand Braiding
  • Lesson 7: Different Types of Hair Buns

    Basic Bun
    Half Bun
    Double Bun
    Curly Bun
    Chinese Bun
    Barrette Bun
    Long Clamp Bun
    Classic Double Braid Bun
  • Lesson 8: English, Dutch, Cornrows, and Pigtail Braiding Styles

    English Braiding
    Dutch Braiding
    Cornrow Braiding
    Pigtail Braiding
  • Lesson 9: Updo Hair Styles

    Rope Updo
    Hair Claw Updo
    Victorian Updo
    Eowyn Updo
    Chinese Braided Updo
    Classic Twisted Updo
    Curly Updo
  • Lesson 10: Basic Fishtail Braids

    Fishtail Braids
    Fishtail Ponytail Braids
    Full Fishtail Braids
    Partial Fishtail Braids
    Other Simple Fishtail Braids
  • Lesson 11: Licensing, Regulations, and Tips for Hair Braiding

    General Requirements for Hair Braider License
    Safety Regulations for Hair Braiding
    Tips for Hair Braiding
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Course Title: Braiding Hair 101
Course Number: 8900303
Languages: English - United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and other English speaking countries
Course Type: How To
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Nancy Fillip
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $40.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $65.00

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Summarize the history of hair braiding.
  • Summarize the hair braiding accessories.
  • Describe the preparations needed before starting a hair braid.
  • Describe the simple hair braiding styles.
  • Describe the procedures involved in French Braids and 5 Strands Braiding.
  • Summarize the different types of hair buns and how to braid them.
  • Summarize the procedures involved in creating English, Dutch, Cornrows, and Pig Tail Braiding Styles.
  • Summarize the procedures involved in creating basic Fishtail Braids.
  • Describe licensing and regulations in order to braid hair professionally, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
An IntroductionAssignment5
Lesson 1 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson 1 Exam: History of Hair BraidingExam100
Lesson 2 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson 2 Exam: Hair Braiding AccessoriesExam100
Lesson 3 AssignmentAssignment20
Lesson 3 Exam: Preparations for Hair BraidingExam90
Lesson 4 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson 4 Exam: Simple Hair Braiding Styles IExam90
Lesson 5 AssignmentAssignment30
Lesson 5 Exam: Simple Hair Braiding Styles IIExam100
Lesson 6 AssignmentAssignment30
Exam 6: French Braids and 5 Strand BraidingExam90
Lesson 7 AssignmentAssignment25
Exam 7: Different Types of Hair BunsExam100
Lesson 8 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson 8: English, Dutch, Cornrows, and Pig Tail Braiding StylesExam90
Lesson 9 AssignmentAssignment30
Lesson 9: Updo Hair StylesExam90
Lesson 10 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson 10: Basic Fishtail BraidsExam100
Final ThoughtsAssignment100
Lesson 11 AssignmentAssignment10
Lesson 11 Exam: Licensing, Regulations, and Tips for Hair BraidingExam100
The Final ExamExam510
Total Points:1860
Student Testimonials
  • "All of this course was helpful because it helped me to remember things I had forgotten about and things I didn't know. It showed you in pictures and in step by step instructions." -- Rosalind W.
  • "the course was fun, and the instructor gave useful tips, and was very helpful!" -- Jane S.
  • "This course was great and the instructor was great." -- Majolie N.
  • "Great experience!" -- Jameelah S.
  • "The course was well put together and I have learned a lot from it and the instructor was is an expert. She's always there to answer your questions." -- Laveisha B.
  • "I liked the actual braiding assignments. The information in the links was extremely helpful....The instructor was available as soon as I sent the assignment and got right back to me." -- BarBara M.
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