Hair Extensions Training

Hair Extensions Training


We do this at SW Hair Training Academy and anyone is welcome – Even if you haven’t worked in the industry before. We do training in 5 Methods including Micro ring hair extensions.

Our new and improved programme allows your training day/s to be 100% practical allowing more time to perfect fitting techniques, placement and most importantly cutting and finishing.
This is achieved with a link to Part 1 will be sent when we have received payment of non refundable deposit along with your booking pack. This provides you with all the informative and intensive theory needed prior to your PRACTICAL training day/s. Part 2 will be your Practical Training day/s. Part 3 recaps everything you have learnt on your practical training day. (you will continue to have access to these to refer to whenever you need to).

About us.

SW Hair Academy is a fast-track training Academy. Our courses lead to a verified standard that you can rely on.
SW Hair Academy is not an ‘add on’ to a mobile or salon business, our sole focus is to provide fast track expert training to help you improve your business results. All our courses are typically 1-2 days.
Our CPD accredited courses are short intensive courses allowing students to gain an industry recognized certificate in a few days, leading to a verified standard that you can rely on with external independent accreditation.
We have the training salon in London and various locations throughout the UK which we hold training in small groups or 1 on 1 – or we can come to your site and work with your team.
Our relationship with our students doesn’t finish at the end of a course, we provide ongoing support by phone and email to help students maximise their investment in their performance. We look forward to helping you meet the needs of your business no matter how large or small.

What does our courses include and cover?

Your Practical training PART TWO is provided by a qualified Training Assessor and certified for 15 CPD hours.

Course 1 - £249 | Course duration 1 day (SILVER), choose from the following:- 

  • Micro Ring and Tape Weft 
  • Micro Ring & Loop Bonds
  • Loop Bonds & Tape Weft
  • PreBonded Fusion & Micro Ring
  • Micro Ring BRAIDLESS & Micro Ring
  • Micro Ring BRAIDLESS & TapeWeft

Select preferred combination from 'Methods drop down box' Or request a different combination of your own.

Course 2 (GOLD) £399:-

 Advanced Module -

  • Micro Rings
  • Tape Weft
  • Fusion Bonded
  • Micro Ring BRAIDLESS

Course 2 (GOLD PLUS) £499:-

 Advanced Module -

  • Micro Rings
  • Tape Weft
  • Fusion Bonded
  • Micro Weft
  • Micro Ring BRAIDLESS
  • Nano Ring

 Course duration 2 days. (plus 2 weeks online training) MEGA MASTER CLASS learning.

With this module you can perfect your approach to the standard of our most experienced stylists. Raise your skill set to the highest level with our advanced techniques. - £399 (4 methods) or £499 (6 methods). 

Course 3 (PLATINUM):-

2 days Hair Thinning Applications - With this module you can perfect your approach to Clients with thinning hair. Our Specialist method taught alongside all implications of clients with Medical Conditions or general thinning hair and when not to apply. Basic Tricology & Hair Loss. - £499. 

Course 4 (DIAMOND):- Ultimate Weft:- Sew In and Net Weave and Micro Ring Weft for Beginners . 2 days. £599.

Micro Ring Weft Hair Extension application method is much quicker than the individual strand by strand micro ring or pre bonded method, because there are less micro rings that have to be applied to the hair weft this dramatically reduces fitting time.

Sewn In Weave The hair is braided with a needle and thread. The weft of hair is literally sewed onto the head with a braid.

Net Sewn In Weave This is the same as the regular sew-in method except a net is sewn over the braids. Net weaves relieve tension and allow the hair to not swell as much after shampooing.

Course 5 (DIAMOND Plus):-Wig & Weave.

Same as Course 4 PLUS the following:-

  • Closure and frontal weave
  • Crochet wig & wig ventilation
  • Frontal customising
  • Wig construction
  • Wig laying

All courses include the following:-

  • Health and Safety Manual
  • Industry recognized certificate
  • Training manuals
  • Guaranteed insurance cover
  • Ongoing help and support

Day 1: Practical which consists of: Client Consultations, Client hair Type, Preparation, Sectioning, Application, Cutting & Styling, Aftercare, Maintenance, Removal, Equipment, Colour matching, Hair Products and Health & Safety. 

Day 2: Consists of applying hair extensions, where trainers will be on hand to observe & assess your application and assist you throughout the application where required and to help with any individual requirements clients may have. All hair required for this application will be provided and included in the training cost. If you provide your own model for the second day, it is at your discretion if you ask for your client to pay a small fee (to you) for having hair extensions applied to which will help towards your total costs. 

At SW Hair Academy we believe that high professional standards delivered by well trained personnel to build your reputation and ensure repeat customer visits.  Our sole aim is to help you provide professional standards by giving you access to affordable courses that are delivered by qualified experienced personnel.

We also offer ongoing support and help after your training is completed for any questions or help you require at a later date.

Upon booking your training, course 1 full payment will be due. Course 2 and above a deposit is required (see course details) at the time of booking. This deposit is used to secure the date and place which you book for training and this charge will be deducted from the overall cost, when the remainder of the amount has been settled.

Learn how to maximise your results and reduce your application time while boosting profitability.

(Optional Kit Add On)

These kits are required for training so please select the kit relevant to the training course you are attending.

For all trainings every trainee must also have:

  • Section Clips x 6
  • Hairdressing scissors-preferably not your best ones as extensions blunt your scissors
  • Tail/Sectioning comb

If you do not have these they can be purchased from our selection above from the drop down box.

What is included in your hair extension training kit:

  • Professional Hair Extension Brush 
  • Hair Extension Tail Comb
  • Sectioning Clips
  • Finger protectors/cots
  • Professional cutting scissors
  • Remy Human hair Extensions - Full Head Practice Hair
  • Hair extensions pliers
  • Micro rings
  • Micro ring pulling tool
  • Consultation Sheets.
  • Training Manual
  • Bond Remover for Fusion Methods
  • Heat Connector only for Fusion Methods


  • hair extensions “everything you need to know” manual
  • Insurance details to kick-start your business
  • Professional certificate

What will you learn:-

  • - Salon and client health & safety
  • - Client consultation
  • - Different types of hair on sale
  • - Colour & texture matching
  • - Securing that booking (£££)
  • - Application placements (half & full head placement)
  • - Blending for natural look
  • - Hair extensions after care & maintenance
  • - Best products to sell client (£££)
  • - Highlights, low lights and balayage
  • - Hair extensions removal
  • - Pricing and profit
  • - Business insurance

Business Start up and Marketing £45 (Optional):-

Business start-up & development workshop worth £2,000, only £45, please let us know if you wish to add this Workshop upon booking.  
  • Business Development Training incl. Running a profitable Hair Extensions business. 
  • Presenting your Brand online.
  • Mindset practices to transition to being a business owner.
  • Motivation & Inspiration segments on Identity, Impact, Influence & Image.
  • Start up and expand your hair extension business
  • Maximise your income in the hair extension market
  • Teach your target market
  • Social Media Basic Training (Effective Content advise for all Platforms)
  • Website/ business cards and full colour double sided leaflets

Location 1 (Head office):- Harrow Arts Centre, 171 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End, London HA5 4EA. 07729 667402 | Location 2: Training Centre (Next to Pinner Parish) Church Lane, Pinner HA5 3AA.


Book your training above HERE.

Training Centres in:-

Birmingham | Brighton | Bristol | Cardiff | Exeter | Hertfordshire | Hull | Liverpool, Merseyside | Manchester | London | Newcastle | Norwich | Nottingham | Renfrewshire | York.



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