Cosmetology Instructor Training

500 Hour

Course Description: The State of Illinois requires Cosmetologists, with two years’ experience, wishing to obtain the Instructor license to take 500 hours of training which takes approximately five (5) months to complete on a full-time schedule. The course is designed to teach the methods and principles of teaching. Upon completion students will be prepared to take the State Board Exam to acquire the Instructor license.

Instructor program starts are considered case-by-case.

1000 Hour

Course Description: The State of Illinois requires Cosmetologists wishing to obtain the Instructor license to take 1000 hours of training, if they do not have a least two years’ experience, which takes approximately nine (9) months to complete on a full-time schedule. The course is designed to teach the methods and principles of teaching. Upon completion students will be prepared to take the State Board Exam to acquire the Instructor license.

Instructor program starts are considered case-by-case.

Admission Requirements

Cosmetology Instructor Student 500 hour

(*call for specific starts dates and training times)

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid Cosmetologist license (500 hour course only)
  • Must have obtained a high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Copy of driver’s license or state ID
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Copy of your Social Security card
  • An essay stating why you would like to join the program and pursue a career in this industry and where you see yourself in 5 years
  • High school transcripts
  • College transcripts (if applicable)
  • Two professional letters of recommendation.
  • $100 registration fee

Cosmetology Instructor Student 1000 hour

(*call for specific starts dates and training times)

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have obtained a high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Copy of driver’s license or state ID
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  • Copy of your Social Security card
  • An essay stating why you would like to join the program and pursue a career in this industry and where you see yourself in 5 years
  • High school transcripts
  • College transcripts (if applicable)
  • Two professional letters of recommendation.
  • $100 registration fee

Tuition

Cosmetology Program (Day & Night)

500 Hour

Application and Registration Fee $100.00
Instructor’s Book $250.00
Tuition $3,400.00
Total Education Expense $3,750.00

1000 Hour

Application and Registration Fee $100.00
Instructor’s Book $250.00
Tuition $6,400.00
Total Education Expense $6,750.00