What You Will Study

  • Preparatory Training (50 hours) teaching of theory and practical operation, selecting subject matter for class lecture, preparing class lectures, conducting a review of all subjects taught, preparing and grading examinations, demonstrating practical operations, teaching practical operations
  • Class Attendance (100 hours) attending classes conducted by a licensed instructor to prepare instructor-trainee to properly lecture and perform demonstrations
  • Conducting Theory (50 hours) implementing the preparatory training by conducting theory class
  • Conducting Practical Class/Clinic Management (300 hours) Planning, analysis, implementation and assessment of student ability/achievement/learning, demonstrations – return demonstrations, client communications, inventory control, supervision of clinic safety and sanitation, effective dispensary procedures
  • Record Keeping and Student Advising (10 hours) record keeping, etc.
  • Instructor’s Discretion/Individual Training (90 hours) training in areas/subjects in which the individual instructor-trainee may be deficient.

 What You Need To Graduate & Qualify for the Instructor Exam

  • Accrue 600 hours. The hours must be documented legal hours of training in the correct areas required by the State of Arkansas
  • Must complete one hour of classroom theory for each day attended and one hour of instructor theory once per week
  • Registration and certification of hours
  • Account and final papers must be in order, including Licensing Exam Application, Exit Interview for Loan students, date for mock state board, and financial paperwork settled
  • Must have grades no less than a 75% in theory and 75% on practicals.

Upon completing your program and having met all the requirements to graduate, including having your balance paid in full, you will be awarded a diploma.

Instructor Program FAQ's


Q: How much will this program cost me?

A: Tuition and Fees $3,590.00

Books and Kits $200.00

Room/Board Not offered

*Applicable sales tax will be charged on books.


Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?

A: Scholarships, grants and student loans are available to those who qualify. We also offer monthly payment plans with no interest.


Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?

A: The program is designed to take 5 months to complete. 

Q: What type of jobs will I be able to do with this license?

A: The job opportunities are plentiful. Click on the link below to view Standard Occupational Codes. (http://www.bls.gov/SOC/


Q: How do I apply for Financial Aid?

A: Click on the link to start your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) www.fafsa.ed.gov

Q: How do I request student loans?

A: Click on the link to start the loan process. www.studentloans.gov

* School code for Jacksonville and Conway Campus 017020

* School code for Ft. Smith and Jonesboro Campus 015099

* Financial aid is available for those that qualify.

Instructor Training


600 Clock Hour Program & Current Practitioners License

Key Benefits

This training and license will qualify you to teach within the scope of your practitioner’s license. There is a need in the beauty industry to meet the never-ending demand for well-trained Instructors.