Teacher Training

Have you spent years working your magic as a stylist, nail tech, makeup artist or in other creative aspect of the beauty industry? Then you should think about sharing your knowledge and skills with the next generation of beauty professionals with cosmetology teacher training. Instructors are the number one inspiration for students who have dreams of working with hair, makeup, skin care, and nails. Arizona has a diverse mix of professionals who help make this state look its best. One example is Elvia Jaime of Phoenix, who is an immigrant from Mexico and is now recognized as a successful entrepreneur by local and global organizations.

How do we fit in? Well, we have plenty of experience helping students and current professionals find the beauty teacher training courses they’re looking for. And if you aren’t sure where you’re headed, we can help point you in the right direction. All you have to do is use the search box above or scroll through the listings below to see what your local options are. So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to learn more about becoming a cosmetology school instructor or go ahead and contact local schools right now!

State License Requirements
Hours + Cosmetology License for 1 Year

Before you become a licensed cosmetology, aesthetics, or nail technology instructor, you must have a valid license to practice your chosen cosmetological art. You also need at least one year of full-time work experience. Cosmetology instructors need 650 hours of training, while esthetics instructors need 500 hours of schooling and nail technician instructors need 350 hours. You must pay a $100 written exam fee and a $70 licensing fee.

Contact the board for more information:

•      Arizona Board of Cosmetology

Education Details

When choosing a cosmetologist teacher training program, ask the school advisors to explain all the learning outcomes courses are meant to deliver. You will want to find a program that helps you hone your leadership skills and channel your years of experience into effective mentorship for your students. When you look into teacher training, also ask schools how they help you meet education license requirements.

Arizona cosmetology teacher training courses cover: •

  • Student assessment •
  • Examination administration and evaluation •
  • Learning styles •
  • Leadership and professional skills
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

In Arkansas, you will renew your cosmetology instructor license every year by your birthday, and pay an $80 fee. This will be handled by the Arkansas Department of Health, and you can submit your application online. Although you will not be required to take continuing education courses in the state of Arkansas, we highly recommend looking for ways to keep up on the latest trends and skills your clients will want. That’s why it’s important to talk with schools that teach these programs to see how teachers stay connected. 

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Cosmetology Instructor
State board Contact Information

Arizona Board of Cosmetology
1721 East Broadway
Tempe, AZ 85282-1611
Phone Number: 480-784-4539
Fax Number: 480-784-4962
E-mail Address: azboard@azboc.gov

The Arizona Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology li-cense, updating a change of name or change of address information, getting the forms you need for licensure or renewal, and answering any questions you may have.

To succeed as a cosmetologist in Arizona, networking with local and national organizations is imperative.  Below are a few organizations and associations that we recommend. 

Find the Beauty Schools in Arizona that interest you below,

Empire Beauty School - Avondale-Goodyear

9945 W. McDowell Rd (Gateway Shopping Center) ,
Avondale-Goodyear, AZ 85323

Program: Teacher Training

Empire Beauty School - Chandler-Gilbert

2978 North Alma School Road,
Chandler-Gilbert, AZ 85224

Program: Teacher Training

Avalon School of Cosmetology

2111 S. Alma School Rd # 21,
Mesa, AZ 85210

Program: Teacher Training

Avalon School of Cosmetology

1107 East Bell Road, #104,
Phoenix, AZ 85022

Program: Teacher Training

Empire Beauty School - NW Phoenix

2727 W. Glendale Avenue,
Phoenix-Glendale, AZ 85051

Program: Teacher Training

Aveda Institute Phoenix

8475 S. Emerald Dr,
Tempe, AZ 85284

Program: Teacher Training

Aveda Institute - Tucson

845 N. Park,Suite #105
Tucson, AZ 85719

Program: Teacher Training

Empire Beauty School - C Tucson

3030 East Speedway Blvd.,
Tucson-University Area, AZ 85716

Program: Teacher Training

Studio Academy of Beauty

610 North Alma School Road,Suite 38
Chandler, AZ 85224

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Flagstaff

1790 E. Route 66,
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Program: Cosmetology

Studio Academy of Beauty

8046 N. 19th Ave.,
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Program: Cosmetology

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