Cosmetology Teacher Training in Washington
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Aveda Institute Portland, Vancouver Campus – Accredited
Vancouver, WA 98661
International Beauty Education Center – Accredited
Airway Heights, WA 99001
Paul Mitchell The School Spokane – Accredited
Spokane Valley, WA 99037
Zorganics Institute Beauty and Wellness – Accredited
Bellingham, WA 98226
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How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Washington
- 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
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.
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
License renewal period
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
- 405 Black Lake Boulevard Southwest, Olympia, WA 98502
- Website: State of Washington Dept. of Licensing, Cosmetology Licensing Program
- Email: DOLCosmo@dol.wa.gov
- Call: 360-664-6626
- Fax: 360-664-2550