Introduction to Trichology

The Introduction Course is an online course for those who want to discover the potential of Trichology. Learn about the structure of hair and skin and what causes problems.

Topics in this course are relevant to you and your job. You can learn at home and at your own pace. At the end of the course, successful students will receive a 10 CPD hours certificate and be equipped to offer knowledgeable and confident advice to clients.

If you have any questions, please contact Susan 01525 288881. If you’re ready to get started, go directly to the enrolment page.

Course Duration

32 hours

The course duration is flexible. The literature provides guidelines for suggested hours dedicated to study, but these are flexible – students will be able to study and complete assignments in their own time.

Course Location


Course notes will be provided online as well as audio commentary. Students can study and respond to multiple choice questions at the end of each section.

Course Content

The course is divided into four parts:

  1. Science of the Human Body
  2. Structures and Functions of the Integumentory System
  3. Fundamentals of Immune Responses
  4. Trichology-related Hair, Scalp and Skin Conditions

Accreditation and Endorsement

Course Benefits

The Introduction to Trichology Course gives students an overview of the fundamentals of trichology, including the structure of hair and skin, conditions of the hair and scalp, and the nature of the chemicals used in hair products.


Support and guidance

At each stage, students will be provided with all the knowledge online. Full support and guidance will be given on the course, as well as assessments for each section.


Course materials

Students will are able to read and listen to guidance notes throughout the course.

Clinical Principles

Best practice

Although underlying clinical principles are learned, clinical assessment is not applicable to this course.


Specialists in their field

The course team is made up of highly qualified and experienced trichology and educational specialists. Read more information about the Team.


Course pricing

The Introduction to Trichology Course costs £60 + VAT. The cost of the course will be credited against the Level 4 Certificate in Trichology.


Where to go from here

On successful completion, the candidate is awarded the Introduction to Trichology Certificate and will be invited to study the Level 4 Certificate in Trichology. This is intended to provide a progression route to official recognition as a registered Trichologist.