FOUNDATIONAL HAIR COURSE
Want to become a hairdresser but don't know how to take the first step? This 5 week course will teach you everything basic and more.
Our beginners course is practicality intensive, and you will walk out with plenty of knowledge and real-life experience and confidence.
Watch the intro video
Japanese hair history and service theory and philosophy
Japanese service manual
Shampoo, massage, and blow-dry technique
Proper consultation manual and role-play
Biology and chemical theory
( WEEKS 1 )
SERVICE & BASIC THEORY
This first stage of the 5 week certificate will introduce the students to the world of Japanese hair and the success of the industry. Why is Japanese service one of the top in the world, and why are Japanese hairstylists one of the most skilled in the world? Students will learn everything from the basics of hair biology, to how to shampoo and massage to ensure your customers return no matter what. Students will also learn a customer service manual and consultation manual that has been proven to satisfy customers for years, at SOZO Hair & Make, the top international salon in Tokyo.
During the second stage of the 5 week certificate, students will learn the basics of scissor work. Students will obtain the skills to use cutting and thinning scissors to create basic, and trending hairstyles in Tokyo. Learn how to design a haircut based on facial structure and how to draw a diagram to further deepen structural understanding. In this stage, the basic bob cut will be taught alongside techniques on how to apply this skill. Further, many Japanese styles require layering and texturizing skills that students will learn. In the final weeks of stage 2, students will also learn how to style a haircut based on the structure of the cut itself and trending Japanese style.
( WEEKS 2-3 )
Hair type and facial structure analysis
Technical diagram drawings application
Cutting and thinning scissor workshop
Basic bob technique
Advanced bob application
Layering and texturizing technique
Basic and advanced men's cut technique
Tokyo trend style workshop
Cut and styling understanding
( WEEKS 4-5 )
Color theory analysis and application
Basic light and dark color technique
Basic highlight technique
Advanced design highlight technique
Basic and advanced bleach technique
Trending grey hair color technique
Human hair model practice
The third stage of the 5 week certificate offers students an in-depth understanding of color theory. Not only will students learn about color analysis, they will receive intensive training on basic and advanced coloring techniques. Japanese coloring technique is popular because of it's trending styles and excellent execution. Japanese hair color chemicals are also known to be precise and non-damaging, and students will be able to access various coloring chemicals otherwise unattainable. Students will learn through theory and practice on how to create trending styles as well as color techniques that will be used for generations to come.
We will provide equipment at the beginning of the course for you. We can provide Japanese-made scissors, etc.
For those who do not need it, we will not provide equipment and instead offer a partial discount on the fee.
TOKYO , JAPAN
5 weeks every weekday
From around 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
May 13 to June14, 2024
At times, we may also do it on weekends.
After successfully finishing the course, you will receive the SOZO education completion certificate.
No experience as a beautician is necessary.
All lessons will be conducted in English.
Do I need a visa to take the Foundational Hair Course when visiting Japan?
- In many countries, it is possible to stay in Japan for up to 90 days without a visa. Please refer to the list of visa-exempt countries for more information.
Where should I stay when I come to Tokyo?
- If you need help, We can recommend hotels based on your budget and preferences.
By reserving a course, you acknowledge and accept our terms and conditions. To secure your place on the course, a 20% deposit is required at the time of booking, with the remaining 100% payment due no later than 28 days before the course start date. We accept payment by credit card or debit card. If you prefer to pay through alternative means, kindly reach out to us for alternative methods.
Important Reminder: Please wait until you have received a confirmation letter from Sozo Education before making any arrangements for your flight and accommodations. Thank you.