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Michelle Griffin Education presents a unique range of hairdressing and hair extension courses, to offer a comprehensive educational service for trainee assistants, hairdressers, hair extension technicians, educators, colleges and manufacturer, both in the UK and internationally.

We offer a range of bespoke courses to reflect the demands of the hairdressing and hair extension industry. The education is based upon Michelle Griffin’s international reputation and unequalled extensions expertise, and with her years of knowledge, she has designed specialist courses for a variety of hairdressing and hair extension attachment methods.

The Academy is based in the Midlands and is the only Centre of Expertise for hair extensions in the UK, awarded in 2012. Michelle and our specialist education team will deliver these courses in the Academy or in your salon, college or training venue across the UK., Europe and internationally.

This is a five week refresher hairdressing course designed for hairdressers with at least an NVQ2 and who have been away from the industry for a while, want to regain their conidence and learn new skills to get back to the salon floor. Whether you want to get back to work in a salon or build up your confidence to go freelance, this course will equip you with all you need.

For students completing their NVQ2. A programme designed to run alongside National qualifications, it includes basic hair extension training on two methods within Michelle Grifin Academy.

The period will cover up to one year learning. You will gain salon floor experience and a basic knowledge of hairdressing including hair extension application as well as all units required to complete NVQ2.

This programme will cover everything from customer service up to cutting techniques and completion of NVQ2.

This programme is designed for stylists with NVQ2. This programme will cover extension application and removals in two methods of extensions systems available within the academy. Cutting, blending and styling and creative development.

This programme will run for 12 months with a timetable to complete.

Refresh and develop your basic hairdressing skills. Created for hairdressers who feel they have lost confidence, or feel they would beneit from revisiting the basic techniques, rebuilding self-assurance and gaining inspiration. This course will consist of demonstrations and practical work.

Progressive cutting techniques for hair extensions. Learn how to blend seamlessly into extension hair, create solid lines, disconnections and strengthen haircuts by using the correct cutting techniques. Cutting Creative delivers conidence in hair extension cutting.

Designed for stylists who want af irm foundation and creative inspiration, taking your work to the next level. Led by demonstrations and a hands-on workshop. Model needed.

Covers all aspects of basic hair extension application: from the correct use of tools, application and placement patterns for a full head of hair extensions. This course was developed for NEW stylists and Hair Extensionists, ideally with an NVQ2, to learn  the foundation blocks and basic techniques of hair extensions in their chosen method of application.

The morning session is dedicated to theory and the afternoon is practical, where you will need to bring your own model. A model can be provided by the academy, if notice is given. This course will give each attendee on any of the systems 6 hours CPD credit for each system, apart from the Taped Weft which is four hours.

Designed for stylists with a minimum of three years experience and who are competent in graduation, texturising and freehand methods of cutting. This course will motivate, inspire and develop your creativity. Learn new placements and techniques with integration, colour matching and use methods delegated to soften and strengthen haircuts as well as learning new techniques.

This course will give each attendee on any of the systems 6 hours CPD credit for each system, apart from the Taped Weft which is four hours. A one day editorial presentation and demonstration along with hands-on workshop. Bring along a model and your kit for a session of pushing the boundaries.