Training Courses

Whether you already work as an extensionist and what to develop your skills or if you are a complete beginner and want to add extensions to your skill set we offer first class, industry recognised education and training.

Welcome to the Racoon Hair Extensions Training Academy

Hairdressing never stays still and clients’ expectations continue to rise. Developing skills and creating new looks with fresh techniques is vital, making education essential.

Racoon International excels in first class, comprehensive education and training courses for hair extensions, available and accessible far and wide. Our educators can train in the comfort of your own salon, ensuring you and yours feel relaxed and confident in the familiarity of your own surroundings. Or there’s our own purpose-built academy which offers a comprehensive range of courses, in addition to regional training centres throughout the UK as an alternative option.

So, sharpen your techniques and coax your creativity by making the most of our brilliant education programme and training courses – it’s there for the taking!

What you will learn

  • Hair extensions applications, maintenance and removal
  • How to work safely, cleanly and efficiently
  • Hair extensions knowledge and the latest trends
  • Social Media and Marketing tips
  • Techniques for perfect consultation
  • Colour matching and hair blending techniques
  • How to create your hair extensions price list
  • After care – Racoon Xtend Haircare product training


Your essential foundation training courses in Hair Extensions

Luxe Bond – 2 Days

Luxe Tape – 1 Day

Luxe Link – 1 Day

Luxe Weave – 1 day


Once you have completed the Foundation Academy improve your hair extension skills further with the Advanced Academy for hair extensions training

Adv. Techniques – speedy bonds – 1 Day

Event Hair Styling using extensions – 1 Day

Advanced colouring – colouring Racoon Luxe extensions – 1 Day


Get to the very top of the hair extensions profession, train in our exclusive Hair in Recovery Programme or take the Racoon International Diploma to hair extensions educator level.

Adv. Hair Science – 1 Day

Hair In Recovery Certificate – 5 Days

Racoon International Diploma (Educator level)

Not sure what hair extensions training course is right for you? Get in touch with our team today.

Hair Extensions Training for Colleges

Launched in 2023 the Racoon Xtend College Network is a specifically designed hair extensions essentials training course offered to colleges and hairdressing training academies to give recent hairdressing graduates of NVQ level 2 another string to their bow as they leave to start their hairdressing salon careers.

As more and more hairdressing salons begin to offer hair extensions, having this initial hair extensions education in Racoon Luxe Hair Extensions and an Essentials certificate will help students stand out when looking for their next hair salon position and will help them easily start to build their own hair extensions client base.

The course is delivered by two of our highly skilled hair extensions Education & Training team, training up to 12 students.

If you are a college or hairdressing training establishment interested in offering the Racoon Xtend Essentials training course please contact us for more information.

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