TEACHER TRAINING - CALIFORNIA

Teacher Training
IN
California

So you’ve spent years helping your clients feel confident and beautiful, and now you’re ready to help others develop professional cosmetology skills—perfect! California has several options for people who want to take cosmetology teacher training courses to work as a licensed instructor in the state. Cosmetology instructors in California teach their students more than just cutting and styling techniques. They help students understand the importance of connecting with clients and the community on a personal level. Just take a look at these success stories from Pacific Beauty College of LA for inspiration and examples of what you can accomplish.

Our expertise is helping students like you find and compare the beauty programs that can help you pursue your dreams. If you want to become an instructor at a cosmetology school, it starts with the right training. You can learn how to channel your knowledge and skills into effective classroom learning. All you have to do is use the search box at the top of this page or check out the listings of beauty teacher training courses below to narrow your options. Or, if you just want some quick info before making any sudden moves, just keep on reading…

State License Requirements
N/A

If you’re interested in teaching cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or nail care in California, you do not need a specialized license or certification. However, to get hired as a cosmetology instructor, you need a current license in your chosen specialty. Postsecondary training in teaching skills and hands-on instruction can help you work more efficiently with students. You should keep your cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, or nail care license valid throughout your career.

Get more information on education options and requirements:

 

Education Details

Becoming a cosmetology teacher instructor in California can help you pass the torch to the next generation of learners. After your years of experience serving your clients, you will now need to develop new skills in the areas of communication, teaching methods, classroom management, and other critical areas. And be sure to ask each school how they can help you fulfill the California requirements for instructors.

California beauty school instructor topics include: •

  • Performance evaluation •
  • Teaching methods •
  • Student motivation •
  • Student retention
License Renewal
0
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

For those who teach cosmetology in California, you do not have to obtain a teaching certification. However, you will need to become a licensed cosmetologist with the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology first. To renew your cosmetologist license in the state, you will have to do so every 2 years in odd-numbered years. There is a $50 fee, and your license will expire on the date it was originally issued. On top of that, California doesn’t require students to take continuing education courses. But why not keep up on the latest trends and keep your skills fresh?

Careers
$65,160 
Salary
18.7%
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Cosmetology Instructor
State board Contact Information

California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
PO Box 944226
Sacramento, CA94244-2260
2420 Del Paso Road, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834
Cosmetology Board Phone Number: 1-800-952-5210
Fax Number: 916-575-7281
E-mail: barbercosmo@dca.ca.gov

The California State Board of Cosmetology is a valuable resource and can answer additional questions about obtaining a California state cosmetology license.

 

Becoming a successful cosmetologist in California can be a very daunting task and will require consistent networking with national organizations of like minded individuals.  Below are a few organizations that we recommend.  

 

  • California Cosmetology Association
  • Associated Hair Professionals, http://www.insuringstyle.com/hairstylists/
  • California Fashion Association, calfashion.org
  • Beauty Consortium

Find the Beauty Schools in California that interest you below,

Avalon School of Cosmetology

2318 Central Avenue,
Alameda, CA 94501

Program: Cosmetology

Milan Institute

2822 F Street,
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Program: Cosmetology

Newberry School of Beauty

16852 Devonshire Street,
Chatsworth, CA 91344

Program: Cosmetology

Milan Institute of Cosmetology

934 Missouri Street,
Fairfield, CA 94533

Program: Cosmetology

Milan Institute

255 West Bullard ,
Fresno, CA 93704

Program: Cosmetology

Milan Institute of Cosmetology

47120 Dune Palms,
La Quinta, CA 92253

Program: Cosmetology

Aveda Institute - Los Angeles

10935 Weyburn Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Program: Cosmetology

TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy - Los Angeles

464 N Fairfax,
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Program: Cosmetology

Milan Institute - Merced

780 Loughborough Drive,
Merced, CA 95340

Program: Cosmetology

Paul Mitchell the School Modesto

3100 Mchenry Ave,
Modesto, CA 95350

Program: Cosmetology

Blake Austin College Beauty Academy

1679 East Monte Vista Suite 200,
Vacaville, CA 95688

Program: Cosmetology

Lu Ross Academy of Beauty & Health

470 East Thompson Boulevard,
Ventura, CA 93001

Program: Cosmetology

Milan Institute of Cosmetology

3356 South Fairway,
Visalia, CA 93277

Program: Cosmetology