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, AP Esthetician, Esthetician, Nail Technician and Eyelash 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.


2626 E. 82nd Street
3rd Floor Conference Room, Suite 327
Bloomington, MN 55425


$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 2020
Begins June 1, 2020     REGISTER
Ends June 29, 2020 (Monday Evenings, 5pm-8pm
Location: Virtual LIVE
Registration deadline: April 13, 2020

Summer 2020
Begins July 6, 2020     REGISTER
Ends July 27, 2020 (Monday Evenings, 5pm-8pm
Location: Virtual LIVE
Registration deadline: June 22, 2020

Fall 2020
Begins October 5, 2020     REGISTER
Ends October 26, 2020 (Monday Evenings, 5pm-9pm
Location: Virtual LIVE
Registration deadline: September 21, 2020

For details and to register please call 952.925.9731.  Payment options: Pay in full with registration or pay half with your registration and the balance paid 20 days before class. No exceptions.  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.