Natural Hair Specialist Certification
Why Get Certified?
You might ask yourself why seek certification as a Hair Braider or Natural Hair Specialist when your state doesn't require a license to practice? Great question! Stylist seek certification in their field to let searching customers know they have expertise, that they have achieved a certain level of mastery in the field, and that they can be trusted.
Other Great Reasons To Get Certified
Surveys consistently suggest that certified individuals earn higher salaries and gain more opportunities for career advancement. This especially holds true for the natural hair community.
Certification proves to prospective employers that your expertise is confirmed by Braided Bliss, a top educator in the natural hair community. With licenses held in Florida and Minnesota.
Proven Professional Achievement
Documented evidence of your professional achievement leads to recognition and respect for your abilities as an Natural Hair Specialist.
Certified professionals demonstrate that they are committed to continuing education, allowing them to adapt more effectively to a rapidly changing environment.
Certification credentials increase your standing in community by attesting to the integrity of your knowledge of healthy natural hair and the skills and the reliability with which you can apply them.
Certification helps employers match skills to job requirements and provides confidence that employees have the right skills for you to work in their natural hair salon.
Continued Professional Growth
Recertification requirements, combined with a variety of learning resources, ensure that your knowledge keeps pace with a rapidly changing field.
After your training, you will also have the opportunity to become a Braided Bliss Natural Hair Specialist. Once your skills are developed and your work is up to our standards, we will promote you and direct clients to your salon for no additional fees.
Braided Bliss will continue to promote you for as long as you maintain your Certification, which is done via annual reviews.
Our Hair Braiding Course is designed to provide 30 hours of instruction in the following areas to become certified in hair braiding:
*10 Hours: HIV/AIDS and other communicable diseases.
*10 Hours: Sanitation and Sterilization.
*5 Hours: Disorders and Diseases of the scalp.
*5 Hours: Laws and rules of theDepartment of Business and Professional Regulation and Board of Cosmetology, which affect the governing practices of natural hair styling.