Cosmetology & Braiding Institute L.L.C.
Programs Offered at Sweeting's School of Natural Hair-Nashville, Tennessee
Natural Hair Styling Curriculum ( Online classes available)
- Natural Hair Styling Program
- Instructor's Program
- Braider Certification
Upon Completion: Students are encouraged to take the TN State
- $70.00 Theory Exam
- $70.00 Practical Exam
- $50.00 State application fee for license
We are proud to announce that we are Nashville's only SPECIALTY NATURAL HAIR SCHOOL. We specialize in teaching all the latest trends in Natural Hair: Braids, Box braids, Twist, Crochet, Cornrows, Plaits, Extensions, Senegalese Braids, Tree Braids, Silk Press, Locs (Starting and Retwist), Coil Twist, Two-strand Twist, Comb twist, Sew-in techniques, and much more.
Health / Sanitation / Sterilization 16 Hour On-Line Course
Tennessee Hair Braiding Update
Govern Bill Lee signed into Law Senate Bill 1185 which reduces the requirements needed to provide natural hair braiding . As per the Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners website,, the law now only requires hair braiders meet the following requirements.
1. Obtain 16 hours of training in health and hygiene in person or online.
2.Register biennially and pay a $30 registration fee by going to www.core,tn.gov on or after July 1, 201
3. Use only disposable or properly sanitized instruments and
4. Post a notice that the Hair Braider is not licensed and refrain from referring to oneself as a Natural Hair Stylist
Licensure is still required for Natural Hair Styling. Natural Hair is 300 hrs. 120 hrs. (Theory) On line 180 hrs. Practical ( hands on Training )
Payment Plans are not available to ON-LINE STUDENTS Tuition $5000 ( On line students refers to students outside of Davidson County
Sweeting's School Of Natural Hair is designed to target those students who are gifted, passionate, and serious about going to the next level in the Hair Industry. The next level is to achieve a Natural Hair Styling license.
Natural Hair Styling Program
Military Benefits accepted GI Bill etc.
(See Tuition Page for Tuition Options)
Call School for Payment Options
- 1 Theory book
- 1 Law Book
- 1 Natural Hair Care Kit
The 300 hours of instruction required of an applicant for a Natural Hair Stylist license shall be apportioned as follows:
General 120 Hours
Sanitation, sterilization, bacteriology, shampooing, draping, disorders of hair and scalp, state law and salon management.
Physical 180 Hours
Twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking, braiding and natural hair styling by hand or mechanical appliances.
Cost: $200.00 per Technique*
* Denotes Technique
Classes are only open to Licensed Stylists, Barbers, and Students current enrolled in Beauty School
Registrants click Pay Now and return here and contact information form Must be filled out including your transaction Id to be placed in the comment section to confirm registration. Once you have registered please call the school at 615-361-7147
Which technique are you interested in?
Locs 101* 4 Hours
Learn how to start, style and repair locs as well as the maintenance.
Sew-In* 4 Hours
Learn how to sew-in as well as learn the braiding patterns, closures, and the different types of hair to use
Financial Assistance Available
(Affordable financial assistance is available through a third party service provider. Contact the school for details.)
Full Cosmetology Payment Plan:
$450.00 Due on First Day of class
Please Note: Final hours will not be released for Testing until all financial obligations have been satisfied.