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Completing the Cosmetology Instruction Program gives you the chance to take your cosmetology career to the next level. If you enjoy what you do and like teaching and helping others just as much, our Cosmetology Instructor Program will prepare you to combine your interests and take your career in a new direction.

To be an instructor of any kind, you need to understand:

  • Lesson planning
  • Classroom management
  • Course presentation
  • Lab management

Upon training completion, you’ll be prepared to take the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Instructor Examination and pursue employment as a cosmetology instructor.

Course # Course Title Credits
COSI1170 Cosmetology Teacher Training Phase I 375
COSI1270 Cosmetology Teacher Training Phase II 375

Cosmetology Teacher Training Phase I


The primary focus of this course is to prepare the student to become a well-trained and well-rounded teaching professional. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of all subject matter in theory and practical application. Students will also prepare for state board licensure exam for cosmetology instructors

375 credits
225 theory hours
150 lab hours

Cosmetology Teacher Training Phase II


This course provides the student with the opportunity to perform skill demonstrations, have supervised practice teaching, and to thoroughly study the principles and methods of teaching.This program is not regulated by Texas Workforce Commission/Career Schools and Colleges. This Program is Approved and Regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, P.O Box 12157 Austin, Texas 78711, (800) 803-9202, To be employed as a “licensed cosmetologist” in the state of Texas an individual must possess a license by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

375 credits
125 theory hours
250 lab hours

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