This 3-day hands on training course is designed for individuals who are associated with the hair industry and want more in-depth knowledge of the hair and scalp, and hair loss problems. Our goal is to give you some basic knowledge about the hair and scalp so that you can then understand how internal and external factors can cause hair loss and hair breakage.
The first part of this course will provide you with a working knowledge of the physical and chemical processes of the hair and scalp. We will then discuss how chemical processes to the hair can lead to hair breakage. Finally, we will discuss the most common hair loss problems that can affect the hair.
- Functions and Structures of the Skin
- Glands of the Skin
- The Chemistry and Physiology of the Hair
- Nervous and Circulatory Support Systems
- Amino Acids and Bonds in the Hair
- Cystine, Cysteine and Permanent Waving
- Coloring and Decoloring
- Diffuse Hair Loss
- Genetic Hair Loss in Men and Women
- Scarring Alopecia
- Enhanced Natural Health Through Nutritional Influences
- Microscopic Lab – several hours of clinical training with volunteer patients
The course consists of a printed course booklet and a flash drive that contains the course text, photos, diagrams, as well 6 lectures presented by David Salinger). Course materials will be mailed via Priority Mail at least 4 weeks prior to class once you have paid at least 50% of your tuition.
Once you have completed the course, you have the option of taking your exam on the last day of the class under supervision. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive your IAT Hair Practitioner Certificate via Priority Mail a few weeks later.
Continental breakfast, coffee, tea, and lunch served daily
A portion of your payment (up to $250) can be credited towards the full Trichology Certification Course should you decide to continue your studies.