Instructor Licensure Course

Class Description

The SSPA Instructor Licensure Course is designed to provide future educators with the basic teaching skills needed to become licensed for entry level employment as an instructor in the field of cosmetology (Cosmetologist, Esthetician, Nail Technician and nail technician). This course is approved and fulfills the 38-hour instructor course requirements needed to be eligible to take the Minnesota Board of Cosmetologist instructor examination. When you complete our course you will enter the classroom ready and confident to teach.  This course is more than text book study.   Includes Milady Master Educator 3rd Edition textbook. and a one year membership in the Salon & Spa Professional Association (non-members only) to get you on track with your continuing education.


6950 France Avenue South
Lower Level Conference Room
Edina, MN 55435


$835 (includes Milady Master Educator 3rd Edition and MN Cosmetology Laws and Rules Books and a one year SSPA membership - $285 value). Current SSPA members receive a $25 discount.  Register online below for the session of your choice or  Download the enrollment application.

Spring 2018 Schedule*

Begins April 16, 2018     Register
Ends May 7, 2018 (Monday evenings, 4:30pm - 9:00pm)
Location: Bloomington, MN

Summer 2018 Schedule*

Begins July 16, 2018    Register
(No class on July 30, 2018)
Ends August 13  (Monday evenings, 4:30pm - 9:00pm)
Location: Bloomington, MN

Fall 2018 Schedule*

Begins October 1, 2018     Register
Ends October 22, 2018 (Monday Evenings, 4:30pm-9:00pm 

Registration Deadlines

Winter Session - Registration ends January 24, 2018 - Hurry!
Spring Session - Registration ends April 2, 2018
Summer Session - Registration ends June 25, 2018
Fall Session - Registration ends, September 17, 2018

For details and to register please call 952.925.9731.  Payment options are available. All payment MUST be made by credit card, money order/cashiers check or cash.  Checks will not be accepted.

CANCELLATION BY ENROLEE:  50 percent of the course fee will be forfeited by the enrolee for any cancellation.   No refunds after the 1st day of class.   No Shows will forfeit the full fee amount

*SSPA reserves the right to cancel course or move registrants to another scheduled Minnesota instructor Licensure course if enrollment is insufficient.

PLEASE NOTE: Enrolees must have at least 2,700 hours of experience as a licensed cosmetologist, nail technician or esthetician in a licensed salon, supervised by a licensed manager, within the three years prior to this application.