16 Hour Hair Braiding Course and Business Bundle

16 Hour Braiding Course + 6 Hour Wrapping Course + 3 Business Courses to get your business started.

16 Hour Hair Braiders Course.

A's Hair Academy offers the 16 Hour Hair Braiding Course. It is important to know how to protect yourself and your clients while working in a hair salon hair. After course completion, you will receive a certificate of completion which proves that you have dedicated 16 hours to learning about Aids/HIV, Sanitation & Sterilization along with Diseases & Disorders of the hair & scalp.

Your Certificate of Completion will be yours to show to your employer when applying for a Hair Braiding position at any salon throughout Florida. You can also display your Certificate on your wall to show your clients that you are knowledgeable and aware of all the precautions one must take to keep them safe in the salon environment.


The State of Florida NO LONGER requires individuals to be licensed in order to braid hair as of July 1, 2020. We will continue to offer the 16 Hour Hair Braiding course for your personal knowledge. You WILL NOT be able to register for a license in the State of Florida. State Braiding licenses are no longer being issued.


1. "Hair braiding" means the weaving or interweaving of natural human hair or commercial hair, including the use of hair extensions or wefts, for compensation without cutting, coloring, permanent waving, relaxing, removing, or chemical treatment.

2. A license or registration is not required for a person whose occupation or practice is confined solely to hair braiding.



The course includes coverage of the following key elements:

  • 5 HIV/AIDS and other communicable diseases
  • 5 Sanitation and sterilization
  • 4 Disorders and diseases of the scalp
  • 2 Laws and rules affecting Hair Braiding

You can start whenever it’s convenient. You can even log in and log out as often as you like because our system will keep track of your progress. Study online using your mobile phone or computer or tablet. With no files to download. This 16 Hour Braiding course has no hands-on training. Only theory.

FAQ's - Questions & Answers

What are the requirements to take this course?

You must be at least 16 years of age of have have received a high school diploma.

Can I work in a hair salon braiding hair without a Hair Braiding License?

Yes, you can work in a hair salon in the state of Florida without having a Hair Braiding License.

Will I have to pass a test before passing this course?

No, their is a short quiz at the end of the course that you can review to successfully complete this course.

Do I need to buy any textbooks for this course?

No, you do not have to buy any textbooks for this course. This is a theory only course. No hands on or videos.

How long can I take to complete my course once I enroll?

You will have up to 2 months to complete your course.

Do I have to be a Florida resident to take this course?

No, this course is open to all.

Once I complete my braiding course and receive my certificate, what do I do next?

After receiving your Certificate of Completion, you can display it in your workplace. Everyone will know that you have completed the requirements that the State of Florida once had in place before abolishing the requirements for individuals to have a Braiding License. (HB1193)

How long will it take to receive my Florida State Hair Braiding License?

The State of Florida is no longer issuing Hair Braiders Licenses.

Can I get a refund after I complete this course?

No, due to the digital nature of this course and the ability to print your certificate of completion yourself, you will NOT be able to receive a refund.

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