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Braiders Program

The pathway to your new career!

Our Natural Hair Braider course is meticulously crafted to equip students for a successful entry into the Natural Hair Care profession.  The style techniques include braiding, twisting, wrapping, extending and locking natural hair. This program prepares current and prospective natural hair care specialists for board requirements for training and licensure and also allows existing cosmetologists to earn continuing education units.

300 Hours

Full time 28 hours per week / total of 10 weeks
Part time 12 hours per week / total of 25 weeks

Level 1

Learn the fundamentals of natural hair braider as you study the related sciences of natural hair, along with state safety requirements. Combining theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, this unit puts you on your way to a career in natural hair braider.

Weeks 1 through 3: Full Time

Weeks 1 through 4.5: Part Time

Total Instruction: 90 hours

Level 2

Apply your knowledge through clinic experiences while you increase your understanding in the classroom. In this unit, you’ll refine your skills and gain the expertise you need to meet Level Up Beauty Academy skin care and makeup service standards and state safety requirements.

Weeks 4 through 6: Full Time

Weeks 5.5 through 9: Part Time

Total Instruction: 90 hours

Level 3

Get ready to launch your career with in-depth training in client service, time management, self-promotion, goal-setting, merchandising and entrepreneurship. Your speed, accuracy and concentration are now ready for the salon. You can demonstrate competency in all tasks required for the skill certification examination and possess the theoretical knowledge you need to pass your exam. It’s time to realize your dreams as a salon professional.

Weeks 7 through 10: Full Time

Weeks 10 through 18: Part Time

Total Instruction: 120 hours

Braiders Course

The primary purpose of our Natural Hair Braider Program is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to pass the State Board examination and for competency in job entry-level positions in Braiding or a related career field.

Estimated Tuition & Fees



1208 Greenspring Dr

York, PA 17402



Estimated Completion Time

4-9 Months

Ready To Start Your Dream Career Today?

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