Instructor Training

Take your TSPA career a step further by sharing your passion and experience with future professionals. Our educator training program provides the education and technical skills you need to not only help students shape their own success, but more importantly, prepare you for a long-term career in the industry.

Program Details

2 Options

Instructor, 1000 hours, 27 weeks
Cosmetology Instructor, 500 hours, 14 weeks
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Or call the admissions office directly at 208-606-5257 or send us an email.

To qualify as an instructor of barber, cosmetology, electrology, esthetics or nail technology, an applicant must:

(a)  Have completed twelve (12) college credit hours or an equivalent education as determined by the board or pass an examination required by board rules;

(b)  Hold a current license as a cosmetologist, electrologist, esthetician or nail technician; and

(c)  Have at least five (5) years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist, electrologist, esthetician or nail technician, which years of experience immediately precede the application for an instructor’s license, or have satisfactorily completed:

(i)   A minimum six (6) month teacher’s course of instruction in a school of cosmetology; or

(ii)  A minimum three (3) month teacher’s course of instruction in a school of cosmetology, if the applicant has at least two (2) years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist, electrologist, esthetician or nail technician.

For questions regarding what college credits and/or work experience will be excepted by the board of Barber and Cosmetology Services please contact them directly at 208.334.3233 or bcb@ibol.idaho.gov

A Program Designed to Share Your Passion

  • Preparatory Training
  • Class Attendance
  • Conducting Theory Classes
  • Conducting Practical Classes
  • Methods of Keeping Records

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