Classes

Paying your registration deposit

To register for a Modlocks class, a 30% deposit is required in advance. The balance is due on the day of the class. You also have the option to pay the full price of the class in advance. All deposits are non-refundable except in extenuating circumstances. In the event that a class is cancelled or rescheduled, your deposit may either be refunded in full or moved to the next available class of the same kind. (All classes add 13% applicable tax.)

 

 

MODLOCKS 101: Creating Dreadlocks (no prerequisite)

COST: $500 + 13% tax
Hair tools and mannequin heads are provided.

No prerequisite.

Modlocks 101 is a class for anyone with any level of experience interested in the basic process of dreadlocking different textures of hair. With practice and due diligence, dreadlocking can be a fulfilling hobby or profession.

In this class you will learn how to section hair, 5 different locking techniques and 2 ways to finish a Modlocks dreadlock on 2 textures of hair: straight and afro. All hair tools and mannequin heads will be supplied in class. It is recommended to bring something to take notes.

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MODLOCKS 201: Basic Dreadlock Maintenance (prerequisite: 101)

COST: $500 + 13% tax 
Students must bring the tools that were supplied to them in Modlocks 101: Creating Dreadlocks. If you do not bring your Modlocks kit, you will be charged $50 to purchase a new kit.

The hair textures of models provided by Modlocks are not guaranteed. Students can invite a dreadlock model to work on. Arrangements to bring a model must be made with Modlocks in advance.

Prerequisite: 101

This class is an introduction to fixing and maintaining dreadlocks.

In this class you will learn how to lock the roots, fix any undesirable features such as bends or bumps and reincorporate all loose hair back into a dreadlock. Live model(s) will be in attendance for demonstration and practice purposes. You are welcome to invite one model with dreadlocks to work on. (Please arrange this with Modlocks in advance).

Upon completion of this workshop, each student will be offered their very own Modlocks affiliates page* on the Modlocks website! You will have your own custom subdomain as well as personal access to upload and edit your own bio, location, hours, prices and pictures of your work. The affiliation is designed to help give you exposure in the dreadlock community so you can start promoting yourself right away.

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*restrictions apply

MODLOCKS 301: Dreadlock Extenders & Repair (prerequisite: 101 & 201)

COST: $500 + 13% tax
Students must bring the tools that were supplied to them in Modlocks 101: Creating Dreadlocks. If you do not bring your Modlocks kit, you will be charged $50 to purchase a new kit.

The hair textures of models provided by Modlocks are not guaranteed. Students can invite a dreadlock model to work on. Arrangements to bring a model must be made with Modlocks in advance.

Prerequisite: 101 & 201

Ready for more? This is an advanced class for anyone who has taken both beginner classes for new dreadlocks and basic maintenance.

In this class you will learn how to add length to new or mature locks, repair breakage, reshape sections and fix just about any imperfection. Live model(s) will be in attendance for demonstration and practice purposes. You are welcome to invite one guest with dreadlocks who needs maintenance (please arrange this with Modlocks in advance).

Upon completion of this class, the status on your Modlocks affiliates page will update and you will receive a certificate for completing levels 101, 201 and 301.

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MODLOCKS Consultations & Communication (prerequisite: at least 101)

COST: $150 + 13% TAX 

Prerequisite: at least 101

Time to work on those social skills! Knowing how to make and maintain dreadlocks is just one part of the business. This is a general level class specifically for those who have taken any Modlocks class and want to learn the gift of gab.

In this class you will learn how to conduct professional consultations, engage in conversation during long services and  respond to compliments or complaints.

Improve your client consultation, hair analysis, customer service and retention.

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MODLOCKS Creative Dreadlock Styles (no prerequisite)

COST: $150 + 13% tax
Hair tools are provided. Students can work on styling their own dreadlocks, the other students, or invite a dreadlock model to work on. Arrangements to bring a model must be made with Modlocks in advance.

No prerequisite.

By popular demand, this is a workshop dedicated to learning how to style dreadlocks! From braids and curls to ponytails and buns, you’ll discover a myriad of ways to style dreadlocks for any occasion.

Whether your goal is to learn how to style your own dreadlocks or somebody else’s, this general level workshop will meet all your expectations. No styling experience required.

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MODLOCKS All Levels: 101, 201, 301 (includes FREE Bonus Workshop!)

When you register and pay for MODLOCKS 101, 201 and 301 together, as a BONUS you will receive your choice of either attending the Consultations & Communications class or the Creative Dreadlock Styles class FREE!

*Certain restrictions apply.