TEACHER TRAINING - WEST VIRGINIA

Teacher Training
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West Virginia

Teachers of all subjects play a very important role in society. Without instructors and teachers passing on their knowledge, different fields and industries can die out very quickly.

That is why cosmetology instructors are such a crucial part of the beauty industry.

State License Requirements
5 Years
Recent Salon Experience + Cosmetology License

In this state you can become an instructor with your cosmetology license and 5+ years of salon experience. Plus, you’ll have to pass an interview exam.

Education Details

Teaching and doing are two very different things. If you’re an awesome cosmetologist and want to share your skills with the next generation of stylists, the first thing you should do is review course curriculum in instructor programs. Be sure you choose a program that helps you manage the classroom while helping your students achieve their professional goals.

West Virginia cosmetology instructor classes should cover: •

  • Teaching methods •
  • Curriculum design •
  • Learning styles •
  • Student retention
License Renewal
4
License Renewal Hours
1 Year*
License Renewal Period

In West Virginia, the renewal process for practitioners and instructors follows the same process laid out by the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. In this state you can become an instructor with your cosmetology license and 5+ years of salon experience. Plus, you’ll have to pass an interview exam. Once you qualify, you will have to take 4 continuing education units per year. Additionally, you will need to renew every year and pay a $35 fee, along with submitting your required application.

Careers
$48,250
Salary
6.60%*
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

Since cosmetology instructors are responsible for the future of cosmetology, they may earn fairly competitive salaries. In West Virginia, the average salary for a vocational teacher is $45,700 per year (O*Net, 2014). Between 2012 and 2022, job openings in this field are expected to jump by 12% (O*Net, 2012).

Working as a Cosmetology Instructor

As a cosmetology instructor, you may enjoy a fairly regular schedule. When you are assigned to a class or a cohort of students, you may stay with their group until they graduate. Although you may have a steady schedule, you may end up coming in early or staying late to work with students, grade work, or prepare lesson plans. Strong communication skills can take you far as a cosmetology teacher. If you can connect with students using their life experiences and their prior education, you may find that teaching them is much easier. This may also feed their love of the cosmetology industry.

State board Contact Information

West Virginia State Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists
1201 Dunbar Ave.
Dunbar, WV 25064
Phone Number: 304-558-2924
Fax Number: 304-558-3450
E-mail Address: adam.l.higginbotham@wv.gov

The West Virginia State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining a West Virginia state cosmetology license.

Finding the right network of professionals is key in becoming a successful cosmetologist. Here are recommended professionals.

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Find the Beauty Schools in West Virginia that interest you below,

LBI School of Cosmetology

40 Commerce Drive,Suite 201
Morgantown, WV 26501

Program: Cosmetology

Our School LTI's School of Spa and Cosmetology Arts can help you turn your creativity into a career. Our cosmetology, esthetics, and nail technician curriculum is designed to cover it all - from Our School LTI's School of Spa and Cosmetology Arts can help you turn your creativity into a career. Our cosmetology, esthetics, and nail technician curriculum is designed to cover it all - from basic skills like cutting and styling to complex procedures such as chemical texture services, skin care, manicures, and pedicures. Programs Offered COSMETOLOGY Our comprehensive cosmetology curriculum covers a wide variety of skills including classes in hair styling and color, manicuring, skin care, chemical services, and salon management. You will have the opportunity for supervised practice in the school's full-service cosmetology clinic and perform services for real clients. This clock-hour program is designed to train students in both theory and practical experience. The courses are structured to give each student a well-rounded and marketable education. After completion of 1,250 hours of instruction AND successful completion of the Cosmetology program, the graduate must take and pass the licensure examination through the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology in order to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The exam consists of a written portion and a practical portion. All classes prepare our students to take and to pass the exam; a mock state board exam is available to the student prior to the actual exam. MASTER TEACHER OF COSMETOLOGY DIPLOMA As a Master Teacher, you'll gain the skills, knowledge, and ability to teach students the ins and outs of cosmetology. You'll learn the basics of instruction like communications and public speaking. You'll reinforce these skills with higher-level classes about personal and professional conduct, instructional methodology, and theory behind managing salons ESTHETICS* You'll earn this certificate in Esthetics & Professional Makeup in two semesters. You'll gain an understanding of skin care and makeup, including a study of anatomy, physiology and histology, chemistry, and nutrition. We'll teach you how to provide services like specialized facials with facial massage, Galvanic treatments, and hair removal. You'll learn skin analysis, use of facial machines, and makeup artistry skills. ESTHETICS/NAIL TECHNICIAN This program is designed so that the student can work as an esthetician or as a nail technician. Graduates of this program will be awarded a diploma and be able to sit for the Esthetics and Nail Technician licensing exam after successful completion of 600 hours of instruction AND successful completion of the Esthetics and Nail Technician program.  For more information about these programs, please contact us. *These two programs are not accredited and therefore "cash only" programs.        
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