Cosmetology Teacher Training in Illinois

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Cameo Beauty Academy – Accredited

9714 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

(708) 636‐ 4660
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, Teacher Training

700 East Terra Cotta Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

(815) 207-8599
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

609 South Randall Road
Elgin, IL 60123

(630) 345-8665
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Teacher Training

657 Highgrove Place
Rockford, IL 61108

(815) 605-6088
Programs:
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Teacher Training

142 East Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173

(815) 572-4797
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

3602 Marquette Road Suite 2
Peru, IL 61354

(815) 441-9904
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training, Continuing Education

6943 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108

(815) 564-7233
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training, Continuing Education

211 East 3rd Street
Sterling, IL 61081

(815) 441-5856
Programs:
Continuing Education, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

3106 West North Avenue
Stone Park, IL 60165

(708) 316-2802
Programs:
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

226 Hawthorn Village Commons
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

(847) 371-9990
Programs:
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

1200 Harger Road Suite 100
Oak Brook, IL 60523

(630) 517-0754
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry, Hair Design, Teacher Training

5460 U.S. Highway 34
Oswego, IL 60543

(630) 554-2266
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

10321 South Roberts Road
Palos Hills, IL 60465

(708) 430-1755
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

2245 Gateway Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178

(815) 756-3596
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

4335 West 147th Street
Midlothian, IL 60445

(708) 687-7800
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

8057 North Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, IL 60714

(708) 541-8527
Programs:
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

15301 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452

(708) 687-7800
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

307 Golf Mill Center
Niles, IL 60714

(773) 508- 5600
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

1037-1043 Curtiss Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515

(773) 635-7700
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Teacher Training

7350 West 87th Street
Bridgeview, IL 60455

(708) 233-9933
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

6458 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626

(888) 616-9051
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Teacher Training

264 South Randall Road
Elgin, IL 60123

(847) 376-0740
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Teacher Training

530 East North Avenue
Glendale Heights, IL 60139

(630) 790-1500
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

751 East Park Avenue
Libertyville, IL 60048

(847) 247-8100
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

5321 North Harlem Avenue
Chicago, IL 60656

(773) 467-1900
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

602 West Glen Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614

(888) 616-9051
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

5485 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108

(888) 616-9051
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

2913 West White Oaks Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

(217) 753-8990
Programs:
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Teacher Training
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A Touch of Serenity Spa & Career Institute

1702 Washington Street Suite 101
Waukegan, IL 60085

A+ Nail School

10231 Grand Avenue
Franklin Park, IL 60131

ABC School of Cosmetology and Nail Technology – Accredited

9213 South Illinois Route 31
Lake In The Hills, IL 60156

America Nail College

1301 South Wolf Road 404
Prospect Heights, IL 60070

Bell Mar Beauty College – Accredited

5717 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804

Bloomington Normal Barber College

1116 East Lafayette 12
Bloomington, IL 61701

Bollywood Salon & Beauty School – Accredited

4847 Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60077

Cannella School of Hair Design – Accredited

117 West Chicago Street
Elgin, IL 60123

Cannella School of Hair Design - Archer Avenue – Accredited

4269 South Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632

Cannella School of Hair Design - Commercial Avenue – Accredited

9012 South Commercial Avenue
Chicago, IL 60617

Cannella School of Hair Design - Villa Park – Accredited

617 West North Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181

Capelli Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

4518 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60639

Capelli Salon Academy – Accredited

329 East Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Capri Beauty College - New Lenox – Accredited

193 East Lincoln Highway
New Lenox, IL 60451

Capri Beauty College - Oak Forest – Accredited

15815-25 Rob Roy Drive
Oak Forest, IL 60452

Champions Beauty-Barber University – Accredited

4374 East New York Street
Aurora, IL 60504

Chicago Nail School

13004 Western Avenue 1
Blue Island, IL 60406

City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman

1145 West Wilson Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640

City Colleges of Chicago - Malcolm X

1900 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60612

Creative Touch Cosmetology School – Accredited

234 East 3rd Street
Waterloo, IL 62298

Debutante's School of Beauty – Accredited

145 North 3rd Street
Dekalb, IL 60115

Dudley Beauty College - Chicago – Accredited

8501 South Green Street 11
Chicago, IL 60620

Erskine Reeves Barber Academy – Accredited

552 North Mannheim Road Suite A
Hillside, IL 60162

Futurama Beauty Academy – Accredited

1822 West 47th Street
Chicago, IL 60609

G Skin & Beauty Institute - Schaumburg – Accredited

90 West Hillcrest Boulevard Suite 302
Schaumburg, IL 60195

Gem City College – Accredited

700 State Street
Quincy, IL 62301

Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

506 South McClun Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

Highland Community College

2998 West Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL 61032

I.M. Beauty School – Accredited

615 Milwaukee Avenue 28
Glenview, IL 60025

Innovations Design Academy – Accredited

214 East Washington Street
MaComb, IL 61455

L.A. Style School of Cosmetology – Accredited

2145 West 95th Street
Chicago, IL 60643

Lake Land College

5001 Lake Land Boulevard
Mattoon, IL 61938

Larry's Barber College - Halsted Street – Accredited

10456 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628

Larry's Barber College - 79th Street – Accredited

701 East 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60619

Larry's Barber College - Chicago

2700 South California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608

Larry's Barber College - Joliet – Accredited

929 West Jefferson
Joliet, IL 60435

Larry's Barber College - Rockford

6501 B North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61111

Midwest Barber Academy

465 West Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Midwest Technical Institute - Moline – Accredited

3620 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265

Ms. Roberts Beauty Academy – Accredited

552 Mannheim Road Suite A
Hillside, IL 60162

Networks Barber College - Calumet City – Accredited

508 Burnham Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409

Networks Barber College - Chicago – Accredited

325 West 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60628

New Style Hair Academy – Accredited

3161 Avenue of the Cities
Moline, IL 61265

Oehrlein School of Cosmetology – Accredited

100 Meadown Avenue
East Peoria, IL 61611

Paul Mitchell The School Bradley – Accredited

1600 North State Route 50 Room 522
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Paul Mitchell The School Chicago – Accredited

1225 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Paul Mitchell The School Lombard – Accredited

106 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148

Paul Mitchell The School Normal – Accredited

1503 East College Avenue Suite L
Normal, IL 61761

Paul Mitchell The School Tinley Park – Accredited

18454 West Creek Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Phipps Academy of Barbering – Accredited

266 North Kinzie Avenue
Bradley, IL 60915

Phipps Academy of Barbering - Richton Park – Accredited

3723 Sauk Trail
Richton Park, IL 60471

Pivot Point Academy – Accredited

144 East Lake Street Suite C
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Professional's Choice Hair Design Academy – Accredited

2719 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60435

Rend Lake College

468 North Ken Gray Parkway
Ina, IL 62846

Royal School of Cosmetology – Accredited

401 West National Avenue Suite C
Effingham, IL 62401

Roza Nail Technology School

10024 Skokie Boulevard 301B
Skokie, IL 60077

Sandra Rossi Education Center – Accredited

264 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Shawnee Community College

8364 Shawnee College Road
Ullin, IL 62992

Steven Papageorge Hair Academy – Accredited

3401 West Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

The Barber Academy - Schaumburg

1815 West Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL 60194

The Curl Society – Accredited

7645 West Belmont Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL 60707

The Nail Inn & School of Cosmetology – Accredited

115 Stephen Street
Lemont, IL 60439

Trenz Beauty Academy - Calumet City – Accredited

695 Wentworth Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409

Trenz Beauty Academy - Chicago – Accredited

2605 West 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60652

Trichology Trends Institute – Accredited

341 West Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL 60067

Universal Spa Training Academy – Accredited

340 Burlington Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Your School of Beauty Culture – Accredited

116 East Pershing Road
Chicago, IL 60653

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Illinois

Illinois Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 1,000 education hours or 500 apprentice hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 2 years.
  • 24 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for teacher training in Illinois is $50,730.
  • There is a predicted 6.2% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

Beauty teacher training courses can open your eyes to the techniques and best practices that help students learn a valuable trade. Whether you want to teach hair, nails, barbering, makeup, skin care, or massage, you'll need to develop your teaching skillset. Fortunately, there are schools in Illinois who prove you have quality options. You can also join Illinois' efforts to lift up your community. For instance, lawmakers recently helped develop a program to train salon workers to spot possible domestic violence situations. As a cosmetology teacher, you can help students understand their job will be about more than just cutting hair.

We take pride in our years of experience, helping beauty students pursue their dreams in cosmetology. It takes a special kind of person to be a teacher, no matter what subject, grade or age level. Many adults go into teaching to earn extra income, or to get a change of pace from their routine. To check out your options in your area, look below for Illinois teacher training programs near you. We also laid out the highlights of becoming a cosmetology instructor in Illinois below. Want to know hour requirements and other aspects of this career? It's all right here.

State License Requirements

1,000 Education Hours OR 500 Apprentice Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

You may want to become a cosmetology instructor after spending some time getting practical experience. There are two routes you can follow, both of which require a current cosmetology license in Illinois. If you have two years of experience, you must get 500 hours of teacher training to become certified. If you have less than two years of experience, you must go through 1,000 hours of training.

Education Details

In Illinois, you can learn to be a great cosmetology instructor if you have the passion for motivating students, and the right teacher training. Effective programs will be geared towards helping you develop leadership skills, and the ability to design course material that helps students fully grasp cosmetology concepts. If you want to find the best instructor training, start by looking at all the courses offered through programs in your area.

Illinois beauty school instructor courses include:

  • Learning styles
  • Communication
  • Teaching methods
  • Student motivation

License Renewal

2 Years

License renewal period

24 Hours

Continuing education required

Like a lot of states, you can earn the right to teach cosmetology classes by earning your cosmetology license and completing the appropriate number of training hours. In Illinois, you can qualify with 1,000 training hours or 500 hours of training plus two years of experience. To teach cosmetology in Illinois, you will have to have 14 continuing education units every two years. The renewal fee in Illinois is $25. The Illinois Board of Cosmetology is the agency who will facilitate your renewal.

Illinois Teacher Training Careers

$50,730

Average yearly salary for teacher training in Illinois

The Job Outlook for a Beauty School Instructor in Illinois appears to have some room for growth. Beauty School Instructors can expect some competition in the IL market and should consider specializing to easily promote instruction strengths. With a location quotient of 0.92 and an average annual wage of $50,730, Illinois is considered to have an average employment level for this occupation at a decent wage.

Contact the Illinois State Board of Cosmetology

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Teacher Training
Illinois

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