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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

 
 
This course is designed for lifelong learners and for personal use. It is not for college credit or licensure.
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  • Self-Paced
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  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Know the history of hair braiding.
  • Know 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.
  • Know the different types of hair buns and how to braid them.
  • Know the procedures involved in creating English, Dutch, Cornrows, and Pig Tail Braiding Styles.
  • Know 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.
 
 
 
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Universal Class, Inc. has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this approval, Universal Class, Inc. has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is widely recognized as the Standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, Universal Class, Inc. is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its courses that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
 
 
 

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Lesson 1: History of Hair Braiding

Hair Braiding Among Native Americans
Hair Braiding Among Africans
Hair Braiding in Asian Cultures
115 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Article: Hair Braiding History
  • Take Poll: Favorites Please!
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam: History of Hair Braiding

Lesson 2: Hair Braiding Accessories

Hair Braiding Accessories
Hair Brushes
Hair Combs
Rubber Bands
Alligator Hair Clamp
Hair Sticks
110 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review Article: Hair Braiding Basics
  • Review Article: Tools and Hair Accessories for Braiding
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam: Hair Braiding Accessories

Lesson 3: Preparations for Hair Braiding

Cleaning Your Hair
Fine-Tuning Your Hair
110 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review Article: Easy Braiding
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam: Preparations for Hair Braiding

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
100 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review Article: Classic Hair Styles
  • Review Article: Styles for Every Taste
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam: Simple Hair Braiding Styles I

Lesson 5: Simple Hair Braiding Styles II

Barrette Fold
Long Clamp Twist
Crown Roll
Reverse Roll
Hair Roll
Simple Hair Roll
Rope Braid
130 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review Article: Crowns Rule
  • Review Article: Hair Roll
  • Review Article: Working with Long Hair
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam: Simple Hair Braiding Styles II

Lesson 6: French Braids and Five-Strand Braiding

French Plait
Double French Braid
French Loop
Five-Strand Braiding
120 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review Article: 5 Strand Braiding
  • Review Article: Express Yourself with French Braids
  • Review Article: Go Continental with French Braids
  • Take Poll: I'm All Thumbs
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete: Exam 6: French Braids and 5 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
125 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review Article: Buns Buns Everywhere
  • Review Article: Long Hair Buns Galore
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete: Exam 7: Different Types of Hair Buns

Lesson 8: English, Dutch, Cornrows, and Pigtail Braiding Styles

English Braiding
Dutch Braiding
Cornrow Braiding
Pigtail Braiding
100 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review Article: Different Strokes for Different Folks
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 8: English, Dutch, Cornrows, and Pig Tail Braiding Styles

Lesson 9: Updo Hair Styles

Rope Updo
Hair Claw Updo
Victorian Updo
Eowyn Updo
Chinese Braided Updo
Classic Twisted Updo
Curly Updo
120 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review Article: Chinese Braided Updo
  • Review Article: Fancy Up-Dos
  • Review Article: Up-Dos for Any Occasion
  • Take Poll: The Long and Short of It
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 9: Updo Hair Styles

Lesson 10: Basic Fishtail Braids

Fishtail Braids
Fishtail Ponytail Braids
Full Fishtail Braids
Partial Fishtail Braids
Other Simple Fishtail Braids
110 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 10: Basic 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
720 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Review Article: Hair Braiding Regulations
  • Review Article: Tips for Braiding African hair
  • Take Poll: Your Opinion Matters: Course Rating
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete Assignment: Final Thoughts
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Exam: Licensing, Regulations, and Tips for Hair Braiding
  • Complete: The Final Exam
1860
Total Course Points

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Course Title: Braiding Hair 101
Course Number: 8900303
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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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!
Requirements: View Technical Requirements
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00

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Student Testimonials

  • "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.
  • "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.

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