Welcome to Hair Braiding Academy
World of Braiding & Extensions Ltd : 37 Alexandra Street : Southend On Sea : Essex : SS1 1BW | t. 01702 339 858 | e. info@worldofbraidingacademy.com

Welcome To Hair Braiding Academy

Our Mission:

  • To make Hair Braiding glamorous and appreciated by everyone of all races.
  • To offer PROFESSIONAL training and make braiding accessible to everyone from all races.
  • To incorporate pride and respectability to hair braiding career.

What is hair braiding? It is the creative art of interweaving of strands of hair to form a design.It is also a form of grooming to tidy away hair.

Why do we braid? For beauty, unique designs, varied hair length, change of colour, volume, texture, protection from harsh weathers, to rest hair, easy maintenance etc.

Some of the celebrities known for their exotic braid designs include: Alicia Keys, Cheryl Cole, Queen Latifa, Beyonce, David Beckham, Christina Aguilera, Sean Paul, Rio Ferdinand, Brandy, Snoop Dog, Lemar to mention a few.

The Hair Braiding Academy

Why would you need our help!!

Are you a Mum who wants to braid and tidy your children’s hair without spending too much money and time at the salon; are you worried about redundancy or unemployment and want to create a new career path in hair and beauty; are you bored and frustrated with your present job and want extra income to support your needs; are you a hairdressing student who wants to add a variety of skill to your knowledge; are you a hair braiding stylist who will like to train to become a professional braider so you can work on all hair types and work with modern and current tools; or are you a salon owner who do not know what your staff is doing in the salon or simply want to add more services to your current business?

If your answer is yes to any of the above questions then come to us as we have the tools to train you to become a professional braiding stylist on all hair types – Afro or European hair.

Why choose World of Braiding?

  • We are certified by the hair and beauty industry leader HABIA with a CPD approval.
  • We are UK’s first professional Hair Braiding Academy.
  • We are the industry leader in hair braiding training – the only braids training academy with a set up classroom attached to a Braiding Salon.
  • We teach you theory and hands-on practical skill with a step-by-step instruction.
  • We have experienced braiders who are also qualified teachers who understand that not all students are on the same level of learning.
  • We train you from complete beginner to professional level.
  •  We train you on all hair types – Afro & European hair types.
  • We offer you complete package training on how to get into the business of braiding.
  • We offer 100% satisfaction guarantee.




This course gives a general introduction to braiding. It involves the basic skill of braiding from the beginner level. Ideal for students who are new to braiding or are not sure of their braiding skill.

Content: 4 basic techniques of braiding. 1.Singles - natural, 2.Singles Plait extensions 3.Cornrows – natural, 4.Cornrows extensions

Duration: 3 days (10am - 5pm) of intensive hands-on & theory training.
Doing the Math:How you will recover your investment
Pricing your Business/service after training

Doing Single plait a days@£100X 6 days =£600 per week
£600 Per week X52 weeks =£31,200 per year
@£40(doing 3 in 1 day)=£120 per dayX6 days=£720 per week
£720 per weekX52 weeks=£37,400 per year



Gain a full knowledge of all areas of braiding – singles, cornrows, twisting, weaving, locking and extensions in a full course that contains a combination of all you need to get into the business. Suitable to students who already own salons or intend to start a salon but need the know-how to move their business forward and avoid turning away clients. Also suitable to international students who do not want to keep travelling to improve on skills or take different classes. Note: Students do not need any prior experience or knowledge of braiding as this course also deals with all levels that students may require.

Content: 10 techniques of braiding 1.Feather tips, 2.Human hair braiding, 3.Pixie, 4.Ghana braids, 5.Zig-zag cornrows 6.Senegalese twist, 7.Afro kinky twist, 8.Pick’n’drop, 9.Tree Braid weave, 10.Full cornrow weave (content will vary according to students’ requirement)

Duration: 10 days (10am - 5pm) of intensive hands-on training



This course is aimed at offering the skill of weaving to add extensions to client’s hair. It includes stitching with needles & thread and other current weave techniques. The skill you gain can be applied on women of all races who have different natural hair types (Afro, European or Asian). With four weave techniques, you will gain so much to add to your salon service – full cornrow weave, European track weave, Tree braid weave & Micro bead strand-by-strand extensions (the most healthy & natural extensions used by celebrities). In addition to the techniques, you will learn how to cut & style your weave, flat iron, curl etc. You will get to know about health & safety in hair weaving, weave maintenance, products, quality weave extensions to give the most glamorous natural looking weaves, take out weaves/ extensions etc.

Content: 4 techniques of Weaving. 1.Full Cornrow weave, 2.European Track weave 3.Tree braid weave, 4.Micro Beads strand-by-strand extensions (content may vary according to clients’ need)

Duration: 5 days (10am - 5pm) of intensive hands-on training.

Doing the Math: How you will recover your investment
Pricing your Business/service after training

Doing Weaves £80(doing 3 in 1 day) =£240 per dayX6 days=£1440 per week
£1,440 Per week X52 weeks =£74,800 per year

Extensions@£250(doing 2 in 1 day)=£500 per dayX6 days=£3000 per week
£300per weekX52 weeks=£156,400 per year.

This is top of the range full packaged training to get students into every aspect of the braiding business. This course is for anyone who wants to be fully involved with Hair Braiding on an international basis and level. This student not only gets well informed in knowledge but gets all the practical work they desire to be up and running in the business. The content includes modern braids on all hair types such as European (Caucasian hair), Afro hair types of all textures - natural or chemically relaxed hair, Asian hair types etc. This course releases the creativity of students to explore and try new ideas. Skills to be gained range from modern cornrows; modern twists, modern weaves, to extensions (strand-by-strand used by celebrities). This full course combines all the specialist courses and is aimed at students who are ready to move their braiding business to the next level on the international arena.

Content: 22 techniques of braiding
1 Single plaits natural & add extensions, 2.cornrows natural & add extensions, 3.Feathers tips, 4.Pixie, 5.Curly hair extns,6 Yarn braiding, 7. Two strand twist, 8. Afro Kinky twist, 9.Senegalese twist, 10.Cornrows pineapple style, 11 Nubian twist,
12 zig zag/criss-cross, 13 Ghana/banana
14 comb twist locs, 14 palm roll lock maintenance, 15 Silky locs, 16 Loc extension, 17 Tree braid weave 18. Bonding weave
19. Cornrow designed or braid designed weave, 20 Full Cornrow weave 21 Extensions – glue gun infusion, 22. Extensions – micro linking infusion (contents may vary for requirement)

Duration: 14 days (10am – 5pm) of intensive hands-on training


The Hair Braiding Salon

Whatever your reasons for choosing braids – beauty, style, change of colour, add volume, add length etc, let World of Braiding & Extensions help you modernise braids by adding flair and fun to braids.

With the blending of creative designs from America and the traditional designs of Africa, we believe hair should be healthy, beautiful and glamorous. World of Braiding is therefore at the forefront of spreading the message of healthy hair braiding where we want you to Join our slogan – get the look without the damage. To achieve this, we will provide you with a free one to one custom consultation; recommend hair styles and products suitable for the growth, maintenance and health of your hair to give you Modern Hair Braiding.

Buy our Products

World of Braiding Training Kit: £59.99


Training DVD: £29.99

Expressions Synthetic Hair: £1.99


Online eBook: £9.99



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