The future of cosmetology relies on passionate, skilled instructors who can pass on their knowledge and skills to the new generation of cosmetologists. Cosmetology instructors have the opportunity to improve the beauty industry at large. With every class they teach, instructors have a platform to impart wisdom, inspire a vision, minimize bad habits and train students to perfect the details that many stylists overlook. Are you ready to start your new adventure as a cosmetology instructor? Health and Style Institute offers a Teacher Training program that can help prepare you to become a cosmetology instructor.
Where Do I Start?
To begin your training at Health and Style Institute, you must have a high school diploma, or a GED and you must possess a cosmetology license. Our training program prepares students to pass the State Board exam to become a licensed teacher and find fulfilling careers passing on their knowledge of all things beauty.
The Teacher Training curriculum requires 800 clock hours for graduation and upon successful completion of this program, you will be awarded a Teacher Training certificate. The program includes 150 hours of instruction on teaching methods and laws governing cosmetology. The remaining 650 hours include practice teaching under the supervision and guidance of a licensed cosmetology teacher in a real classroom with real students. You will learn through lectures, step-by-step methods, hands-on projects, group activity coordination, objective based learning, demonstrations and clinic/student salon activity management.
Qualities of a Cosmetology Instructor
Cosmetology instructors should possess a thorough understanding of the cosmetology industry, hair, nail and skin services. You should be able to effectively communicate and deliver lessons while practicing patience with students as they learn new skills. Other qualities and skills successful cosmetology instructors include:
- Organization and planning skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Credibility and authority as an expert in the beauty trade you’re teaching
- Ability to lead class lectures and discussions
- Ability to coach and critique hands-on skills
- Comfortable interacting with many personality types
- Understanding inventory management and budgeting for required materials
As a cosmetology instructor or licensed cosmetologist, you have the distinct opportunity to become a leader in this exciting field. Career opportunities for licensed graduates include (but not limited to):
- Lead Instructor
- Specialty Product Educator
- Director of Education
- School Director
Enroll in Health and Style Institute’s Teacher Training Program
Health and Style Institute provides the hands-on training you’ll need to become a good mentor and our coursework prepares you to pass the state licensure exam. Are you ready to take the next step in your cosmetology career? Contact Health and Style Institute at 1-844-94-STYLE for more information on our Teacher Training program.