Teacher Training

Utah has a growing beauty scene, thanks to the professional beauty school instructors who help today’s students gain the skills to be tomorrow’s top stylists. One of our partner schools, Avalon School of Cosmetology, offers beauty teacher training courses that help students understand how to translate their experience through solid lesson plans. Their program can also help you become a leader who brings out the best in your students. Of course, there are many options for training in Utah-- so be sure to compare all of your options.

So, what’s the next step towards a career as a cosmetology school instructor? All you have to do to view your options is scroll through the listings below – or use the search box at the top of this page. We have spent years making connections with beauty schools in every state, including Utah. Below, you can find some quick information to can help you determine the major requirements for teaching beauty courses in Utah. Don’t wait to serve as a role model and inspiration to students with the same passion for beauty as you. Check out beauty school instructor programs today!

State License Requirements
Hours + Cosmetology License
Work Experience


  • 1000 Hours of Training
  • Or 3000 Hours Work Experience
Education Details

Being a stylist and an instructor at a beauty school are two very different things. Not only do you have to communicate techniques to a diverse student body with different learning styles, but you have to hold yourself in a more professional and less casual demeanor. The kind of coursework that builds these essential skills is what you should be looking for in a teacher training program.

Utah cosmetology instructor training course topics: •

  • Effective communication and professional skills •
  • Classroom management •
  • Student retention •
  • Adapting to various learning styles •
  • Leadership
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

In Utah, there are several types of requirements for instructor licensure, depending on which area of cosmetology you want to teach in. You can find the requirements as laid out here by the State of Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. You will need at least 1,000 hours of instructor training or 3,000 hours of work experience. You’ll pay a $60 fee for each type of instructor license you want to receive. After that, you’ll need to renew your license by September 30th of odd-numbered years. The fee associated with renewal is $52.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Cosmetology Instructor

Beauty School instructors pass on their knowledge of beauty applications and techniques to aspiring cosmetologists. They have a passion for teaching and keep up with the latest industry trends. In the state of Utah, a person must complete a course curriculum, which consists of 1000 hours of training. Courses include administering and grading exams as well as presentation techniques. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a Beauty School instructor can expect to earn about $52,000 a year.

State board Contact Information

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Board of Cosmetology
160 East, 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 841141
Phone Number: 801-530-6628
Fax Number: 801-530-6511
E-mail Address: doplweb@utah.gov

The Utah DOPL can help you answer any questions you might have about obtaining or renewing a Utah cosmetology license.

Finding the right network of professionals with similar thought processes is a key step to becoming a successful cosmetologist in Utah. Here are recommended professionals.

  • Professional Beauty Federation of California, http://www.beautyfederation.org/
  • Professional Beauty Association, https://probeauty.org/
  • National Interstate Council of Boards of Cosmetology, https://nictesting.org/
  • National Association of Barber Boards, http://nationalbarberboards.com/

Find the Beauty Schools in Utah that interest you below,

Avalon School of Cosmetology

1992 Antelope Drive,
Layton, UT 84041

Program: Teacher Training

Aveda Institute Provo

210 N. University Ave,
Provo, UT 84601

Program: Cosmetology


10301 S. 1300 E.,
Sandy, UT 84094

Program: Cosmetology

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