Frequently Asked Questions
I want to do the Naked Weave™ course online! How do I book?
Fantastic to hear that you’re interested in training in the most discreet and versatile weave technique available! Our Online Course is CPD Accredited and available from £195 with options to include a full hair kit, basic kit and training head. The course can be completed within 7 hours and upon purchase, you will have instant access for 4 months, giving ample time to practice and submit your work!
I want to take a Naked Weave™ location course! Where can I do this?
Brilliant to hear you’re interested in joining us on one of our location courses! It’s always such a lovely day with lunch and a luxury kit included in the cost of the day (£475). Our educators are all over the UK and run their own courses – to find an educator near you, please use our salon finder! For courses ran by our Managing Director, creator of the Naked Weave™ technique and total boss babe, Ola Goldsmith, please see the Events Page to find locations and current availability. She also occasionally runs exclusive 1-2-1 two method training days at her gorgeous salon, so it’s well worth checking whether these are available!
What does the Naked Weave™ course cover?
The Naked Weave™ course is 20 modules long and covers step-by-step instructions on the method, consultations, colour matching, aftercare, problem solving, basic cutting and blending, maintenance & removal. There is also information on business building, including guidance on price setting, hair supplier recommendations and insurance. All this and so much more is included within the course, as well as full support and guidance from our team during and after the course. Following your qualification, you will gain access to the Naked Weave™ Technicians group, ideal for any questions, advice and bouncing ideas off other qualified professionals!
I’m interested in having a weave fitted. Where are you based?
Please use our salon finder to find a qualified Naked Weave Technician to help you achieve your dream hair!
I’m just starting out in the hair business and need a little guidance. Can you help?
How exciting to be right at the beginning of your hair journey! We offer a subscription service with our managing director Ola Goldsmith for her VIP Members Group. For £18 a month, you gain access to our exclusive members area and Facebook group, jam-packed with downloadable resources, live training and networking opportunities with like-minded hair professionals, as well as direct advice, tips, tricks and questions from Ola herself to help your business to go from strength to strength. There is new content being added frequently, so you won’t want to miss a single month! Please see the VIP Members Page for more information, subscription link and reviews from our mentees so far.
We also offer a subscription service to our VIP Business Builder programme. For £89 a month and no contract period, this programme is JAM-PACKED with learning, advice and tutorials all based on starting and growing your hair business! Also included, is membership to Ola’s mentorship programme, regularly updated with live training and group coaching calls with Ola herself.
Our team is also available during office hours for any little questions or queries you may have on email at [email protected], social media or via phone. Even if you have a question outside of these hours, rest assured one of our team will get back to you as soon as possible!
What support is offered during and after the course?
Full support is offered both during and following course completion, with the Naked Weave Team being available during office hours via email at [email protected] , social media or via phone. We are able to answer any questions, queries and offer any advice you may require. However, if you do have a burning question outside of these hours, still feel free to drop us a message and one of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
Upon completion of the course, you will also gain access to our exclusive Naked Weave Technicians group, which gives the opportunity to gain advice, network and bounce ideas off hundreds of other qualified technicians. Not to mention our 20% trade discount for all Naked Weave Accredited Technicians, which is ideal for stocking up on any essentials at the start of your Naked Weave journey!
Do you sell hair?
Watch this space! To register your interest for an exclusive, invite only trade account, click here! In the meantime, we can offer recommendations for hair suppliers upon request and there is a section on this very subject within all four of our accredited courses!
What hair is used for the weave and where can I get it?
Naked Weave™ is a unique weave application technique which can be used for applying any weft extensions! Recommendations on hair suppliers are included within all four of our accredited courses.
Do the courses cover cutting and blending?
Both our location and online courses do cover simple cutting and blending techniques following the application. However, we do offer a masterclass specifically on cutting and blending with three fantastic tutorials from celebrity stylist Jason Meacher and The Hair Extension Group Managing Director, salon owner & educator, Ola Goldsmith. This masterclass compliments the course perfectly, to deepen your understanding and hone your cutting and blending skills to achieve the optimum finished look!
Will I need a full training kit to complete the Naked Weave™ online course?
If you are already experienced in hair extensions, you may find you already have a lot of the items in the course kit! Unless you fancy making a start with brand new equipment, you may wish to opt for the “Basic Kit” option, which includes practice hair and essential items for completing the course, or “Course Only” option of online training and top up on any missing items.
A list of all items included in each kit is available on the course page.
What if I book a course date then can no longer make it or need to cancel?
If you wish to change or amend your course, please request this via email on [email protected] at least 14 days before the course is due to take place. There is no guarantee that alterations will be possible, so we suggest that you are confident with your booking and are able to attend on the day, venue and time stated. If a course is sold out, we cannot accept any requests for alterations.
Any changes outside of this 14 day window, will be subject to further charges at our discretion. All courses are strictly non-refundable.
Failure to attend the course on the day, will not be refunded or credited. If you are unable to make the course date, please notify via email at least 14 days before the course is due to take place. These will be assessed on a case-by-case basis and resolution will be at the company’s discretion.
Any cancellations outside of the 14 day window, will be fully chargeable.
More information on this can be found on our terms and conditions page.
My course was rescheduled, and I cannot make the new date/venue! What next?
In exceptional circumstances, location courses may be cancelled or rescheduled. If this is the case, we will notify all attendees booked onto the course at the earliest convenience possible. If the venue is altered, we will strive to ensure the new location is in close vicinity to the previous, wherever possible.
If you are unable to make the new date or location, please notify us within 48 hours of the update and a credit note will be offered for use on any courses or products available on the website, valid for 12 months from issue date.
Any courses still taking place in alternative venues or on alternative dates will not be refunded, under any circumstance. In the rare case a course is cancelled completely, all students will be eligible to receive a full refund in due course, should they not wish to exchange to another location.
For further information on this, please see our terms and conditions page.
Will I need experience in hair extensions to complete the course?
Absolutely not! Our luxury Naked Weave™ location courses teach you everything you need to start right away without any previous hair experience, including a full starter training kit!
All of our Online Courses are suitable for complete beginners also, with plenty of detail and visuals to pick up the techniques, also with full support from our team at The Hair Extension Group. Whether you opt for online or location is down to the environment you feel you best learn and pick up techniques and teaching!
Our Naked Locks Course is also aimed at complete beginners to the Hair Extension industry, which is a great place to start!
I’ve just qualified! Can I please have some images to use to promote the service while I build up my portfolio?
Congratulations! It’s great to have you on board and we can’t wait to see your journey! Please email [email protected] for high quality images you can use in the interim between getting your own client portfolio. When using any images provided by The Hair Extension Group Ltd, please ensure that you are making clear that these are for illustrative purposes only and not your own work.
I’ve just purchased an online course. Where do I find the course content?
Brilliant news! All course content is available immediately following purchase, by simply logging into our website with the email address you used to buy the course and clicking on “My Courses” on the left-hand side. Happy learning and we can’t wait to see your work!
Can I pay for my course in instalments?
Good news! We offer Klarna and Paypal Credit payment options, allowing for the option of paying in monthly instalments or following delivery of items. Please check out the links for further information on the services.
I’m fully qualified and love the technique so much, I want to become an educator! How do I go about this?
We’re so glad you’re as excited as us about spreading the word about Naked Weave! To apply to be an educator, please contact [email protected] and one of our team will be able to provide you with availability in your location and further information on the application process. We now work in partnership with Sargent Training to provide a teaching qualification also, so becoming a Naked Weave™ educator couldn’t be simpler!