London Hair &
Beauty Institute

London Institute - Central London


020 7096 1321

Birmingham Institute- City Centre

0121 270 6209


Hair Relaxing (Afro Straightening)


London & Birmingham


£275 + Vat London, £245 + Vat Birmingham


£82.50 London, £73.50 Birmingham

Duration /Times:

1 Day - 10.30am - 4.30pm


Free Kit

Class Size:  

Maximum 5 Students

Live Models:



LHBI Diploma- Suitable for Public Liability Insurance

  • Afro Relaxing Course
  • Course Contents
  • Free Kit
  • FAQ's
  • Testimonials

The London Hair & Beauty Institute Afro Relaxing Course is  intended to provide knowledge and understanding of hairdressing skills required to expertly style, finish and relax African type hair.  The course is balanced with theory input and practical assessments and focuses on hairdressing for African type hair.


The course covers basic theory and product knowledge along with demonstration of techniques.  This is followed by a practical hands on training session. You will learn how to ensure the hair is completely straight and also how to achieve this without damage to the client's hair or scalp. You will work on live models during this course and by the conclusions you will be able to prepare and carry out a full relaxing / straightening treatments.


This course qualifies the learner to go out and work in the hairdressing industry specialising in African hair types, either within a salon or on a self-employed basis. You will receive a free kit and Full certification upon successful completion of this course.


The 'LHBI Course Guarantee' provides that if you do not pass this course, you will be able to redo the course completely free of charge. This is valid for 6 months after completion of the course and it means that you will have complete confidence that you will learn the skills you need during the course.


You will work on live models during this course and you will work in groups of no more than 5. You will receive full certification upon successful completion of this course which will enable you to get full public liability insurance for up to £2 million. Call us today for Course Dates more information on this course.


Email us for our course dates and info London

Email us for our course dates and info Birmingham

Course Contents

Health and Safety  / Scalp Disorders
African Type Hair
Theory of Hair Relaxing
Relaxant Chemicals / Lye, No lye relaxer
Client Consultations
Practical Relaxing Treatment Process
Relaxing Treatment Process
Chemical Burns  / Treating Burns

Free Afro Hair Kit
Hairdressing Scissors
1 x tint Bowl
1 x Application Brush
Wide tooth plastic comb
Plastic Sectioning Clips
Bulldog clips      
Afro Pack comb
Protector lotion
Relaxing Solution
Barrier cream

How can I book this course? Just call or email us for our forthcoming dates and then pay your deposit and we will book you onto the course.

What is the deposit for this course? 25% of the course price (inc vat)

When does payment need to be made by? You can pay the remainder of the course fees on the first day of your course.

When will I receive my kit and Certification? You will receive this on the day of the course*

Are there live models on this course? You will have live models during this course.

Can i get insurance with this certificate? Yes you will be able to get public liability insurance of up to £2m

Where can I order further products from? We offer suppliers lists with all courses

What happens if i don't pass the course? Our Risk Free Guarantee will provide you with the opportunity to retake the course again COMPLETELY FREE OF CHARGE. This is valid within 6 months of the original course.

Is there a payment option available with this course? Please call us to discuss payment options available to you.

* (please see terms and conditions for further details)


“I am retraining to be a hairdresser whilst still working in my office job, and found LHI to be the only company that could fit around my available days as time is limited.  Being able to  come back if I didn’t pass was very reassuring for me as it is a big step for me, and now I’m colouring my friends and family’s hair with confidence and have two interviews to work in salons.  Can’t believe it’s actually happing and so quickly!

Anna, 32, Hair Colouring Course

"I did the 5 day cutting course and I was so surprised at just how much i learned during that week. I learned all of the diffrerent cuts and we had plenty of clients on which to practise. I think that the biggest strenth of this course is that you learn to cut on real people not just doll heads. I now have a triving mobile business and I want to do the colour course so I can add to my skills. I was a complete beginner and after the course I felt confident enough to start my business.

Lia, 38 London, Cutting Course