Cosmetology Teacher Training in Maine

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639 Broadway
Bangor, ME 4401

(207) 942-0039
Cosmetology, Teacher Training

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Aveda Institute Maine – Accredited

43 Bridge Street
Augusta, ME 4330

Spa Tech Institute - Westbrook – Accredited

100 Larrabee Road
Westbrook, ME 4092

How to Become a Cosmetology Teacher in Maine

Maine Cosmetology Teacher Training At a Glance
  • 1,000 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every 1 year.
  • 14 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for teacher training in Maine is $46,980.
  • There is a predicted 5.5% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

If you are wondering what kind of impact you can have after you complete cosmetology teacher training, the beauty industry in Main holds many examples. Look no further than Linda Maclean Dunbar, who is filling a need for quality cosmetology training in the Steuben area. She is excited to open her school and train new students in the area. With the right training, you too could work for a school owner, or even conduct your own workshops and courses through your own salon - once you meet Maine's requirements for beauty school teachers. Why are we so excited about helping you make this happen? Because we are passionate about all things beauty.

We've helped over two million students connect with schools to discuss all types of cosmetology programs. We also know how important teaching is to passing on the knowledge and skills for future generations. It's how quality is sustained, and where new trends emerge from. So, take a moment to review the following facts about Maine cosmetology teacher requirements. Then use the search box above or scan the beauty school listings below to see what's available in your neck of the woods.

State License Requirements

1,000 Education Hours

Required to earn a teacher training license

There are several licensure paths available to those who want to become cosmetology instructors in Maine. First, you can complete a comprehensive 600-hour instructor training program after earning a cosmetology license. Second, you can complete at least 1,500 hours of work as a licensed cosmetologist over the five years prior to instructor certification; this route requires four credits of teacher training.

Education Details

If you want to become an awe inspiring cosmetology teacher in Maine, you need to start with the right training. Look for programs with courses that help you become a leader, design effective coursework and compose yourself like a true professional. Many programs include information that can help you increase retention rates, which are so critical to your success as a cosmetology instructor.

Maine cosmetology instructor courses cover:

  • Classroom management
  • Learning styles
  • Curriculum design
  • Ethics and legal issues

License Renewal

1 Year

License renewal period

14 Hours

Continuing education required

If you want to be a cosmetology instructor in Maine, you do not have to apply for a separate licensure. They require students complete their cosmetology license requirements, plus 1,000+ training hours and 1,500+ hours of actual work experience. You must then provide proof of such to the state of Maine Professional and Financial Regulation agency. Cosmetology practitioners and instructors must renew their license every year by the last day of October. The renewal fee is $50 to keep your cosmetology license in good standing and continue working as an instructor.

Maine Teacher Training Careers


Average yearly salary for teacher training in Maine

Contact the Maine State Board of Cosmetology

Office of Professional and Financial Regulation
Teacher Training

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