Associate Trichologist Certification

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Associate Trichologist Certification

Abbreviation of Certification: ATC

USTI Course Fee: Investment of $2,399

National Exam Fee: $299

Description and purpose of test

Learn in depth how the body functions and how it relates to the hair and scalp. Understand how nutrition, health and wellness effect hair loss and how you can help your clients. Learn how to setup, market and run a Trichology or hair loss business as you become an Associate Trichologist.

Associate Trichologists topics covered:

Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction to USTI – USTI, Trainers, Attendees
  • What is Trichology?
  • Hair Loss Facts
  • Functions of the Skin
  • Glands of the Skin
  • Hair Structure, Physiology and Chemistry
  • Overview, Hair Shaft
  • Hair Anatomy
  • Hair growth Cycle
  • Hair texture
  • Hair pH
  • Amino Acids and Hair Bonds
  • Hair Loss -Causes of Hair Loss
  • Types of Hair Loss
  • Female Hair Loss
  • Male Hair Loss
  • Diffuse Hair Loss
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Scarring Alopecia
  • Traction Alopecia
  • Damaged Hair
  • Lab: Hands-On Scoping
  • Consultations for Hair Loss
  • A Systematic Approach for Conducting Effective Checkups
  • Retaining Customers Through Checkups
  • MicroScoping Process
  • Checkups
  • A Systematic Approach for Conducting Effective Checkups
  • Retaining Customers Through Checkups
  • Advanced Treatment of Hair Loss, Low Level Laser in Salon and Home Options
  • Multi-Therapeutic Approach
  • Advanced Treatment of Hair Loss (continued) Scalp Hygiene/Scalp Prep/Shampoo
  • Conditioning
  • DHT Blockers – Topical and Internal
  • Hair Supplements /Vitamins
  • Natural Herbal Topicals
  • Minoxidil and Enhanced Minoxidil
  • Hair Loss Marketplace. How to compete with eBay. Amazon, and Wal-Mart
  • Treatment Programs
  • Salon Services and Healthy Hair Programs
  • Services and Products
  • How to Sell Healthy Hair Programs
  • Case Studies
  • Business Opportunities for Hair Loss Practitioner
  • Products and Laser available and profit potential of each
  • Marketing Products & Home Treatment Lasers vs. Salon/Clinic Lasers

The test is comprised of 100 questions:

The breakdown is as follows: 36% Anatomy and Physiology, 16% Hair composition, 17% Sales/Marketing, 9% Treatment Alternatives, 6% Effects of Drugs/Medications, 16 Hair Loss/Scalp conditions

Allotted time for examinees is 2 hours.

Passing Score: 70%

For Exam Fees and dates call:

USTI® – US Trichology Institute
Educating & Empowering Hair Restoration Professionals
Phone: 518-220-1500