Cosmetology Teacher Training in Washington

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1105 South 348th Street Suite B-106
Federal Way, WA 98003

(206) 945-1551
Cosmetology, Barbering, Hair Design, Teacher Training

71 Gage Boulevard
Richland, WA 99352

(509) 213-6180
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

15303 East Sprague Avenue Suite C Suite C
Spokane Valley, WA 99037

(509) 213-6185
Cosmetology, Barbering, Teacher Training

Find Cosmetology Schools Near You

Arts Barber Academy – Accredited

2400 West Kennewick Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336

Aura Beauty Ink Institute – Accredited

1819 Central Avenue South 83
Kent, WA 98032

Aveda Institute Portland, Vancouver Campus – Accredited

6615 Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661

Centralia Beauty College – Accredited

217 South Tower Avenue
Centralia, WA 98531

Chavez Beauty School – Accredited

109 West Heron Street Suite B
Aberdeen, WA 98520

Electraspa School of Esthetics – Accredited

7811 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98408

Elite Cosmetology, Barber & Spa Academy – Accredited

2606 West Nob Hill Boulevard
Yakima, WA 98902

Evergreen Beauty College - Everett – Accredited

802 Southeast Everett Mall Way Suite A
Everett, WA 98208

Evergreen Beauty College - Renton – Accredited

1222 Bronson Way North
Renton, WA 98057

Evergreen Beauty College - Yakima – Accredited

401 North 1st Street
Yakima, WA 98901

International Beauty Education Center – Accredited

12832 West Sunset Highway
Airway Heights, WA 99001

JD Beauty Academy – Accredited

208 South Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801

New York Hair Academy – Accredited

2508 West Sylvester Street Suite D
Pasco, WA 99301

Paris Academy of Beauty – Accredited

20109 Aurora Avenue North Suite 104
Shoreline, WA 98133

Studio Beauty School – Accredited

10001 East Sprague Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA 99206

Stylemaster College of Hair Design – Accredited

1224 Commerce Avenue
Longview, WA 98632

True Esthetics Academy – Accredited

1000 Station Drive Suite 100
DuPont, WA 98327

Victoria's Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

23 West First Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336

Zorganics Institute Beauty and Wellness – Accredited

410 West Bakerview Road Suite 112
Bellingham, WA 98226

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Washington

Washington Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 500 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for teacher training in Washington is $57,940.
  • There is a predicted 17.4% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

The state of Washington has many options for beauty school instructor training you might consider. If you want to inspire students who are passionate about starting their careers, it can help to stay current in the top trends and techniques clients want. Schools such as Evergreen Beauty College have instructor training courses for beauty professionals. This program can train you to work in schools, represent products and teach leadership skills that will give your students the confidence to succeed. Plus, many cosmetology teacher programs offer hands-on experience so you can know what it's like to teach before you complete your training.

Are you jumping up and down thinking about all the wonderful experiences, styles and techniques you can share with your beauty students? Not only can you teach them to be great stylists, but you show them how customer service skills can keep their clients coming back, and feeling comfortable. All you have to do now is use the search box at the top of this page to see the beauty schools near you. And let us know how much you're loving the next phase of your career when you step to the front of the classroom!

State License Requirements

500 Education Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

Washington State has requirements for cosmetologists in the state, and those coming into the state, to follow to become an instructor. These guidelines include having your regular cosmetologist license and completing 500+ classroom hours and exams.

Education Details

Finding the right cosmetology teacher training program in Washington starts with comparing the course goals at your local beauty schools. Being a great teacher requires more than awesome cosmetology skills. You will need a program that helps you understand how to connect with students who have different learning styles and career aspirations. Also look for curriculum that will help you understand the laws that apply to Washington State cosmetology teachers.

Washington cosmetology teacher training courses

  • Exam administration
  • Learning styles
  • Student assessment
  • Marketing and professional skills

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Washington State has requirements for cosmetologists in the state, and those coming into the state, to follow to become an instructor. These guidelines include having your regular cosmetologist license and completing 500+ classroom hours and exams. The renewal process for instructors and practitioners takes place every two years and includes a $55 fee when you submit your renewal application. Washington State does not require instructors to complete continuing education units. But they are a great way to stay current with trends and important regulations.

Washington Teacher Training Careers


Average yearly salary for teacher training in Washington

Beauty school instructors in Washington are responsible for the education of individuals who wish to become beauty salon professionals. Some areas of expertise include nail art, hair styling, braiding, beauty salon management and more. A WA beauty school instructor must have a post secondary degree and years of experience in a beauty salon. In Washington, the average annual salary is $49,470, with a work force that exceeds 119,800 individuals.

Contact the Washington State Board of Cosmetology

State of Washington Dept. of Licensing, Cosmetology Licensing Program
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