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 Board of Cosmetology Instructor Licensure Course requirements to be eligible for the Minnesota Board of Cosmetologist instructor examination. Our course is taught by a LIVE instructor. When you complete our course you will enter the classroom ready and confident to teach.  This course is more than a textbook 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.

In-Person Location or Virtual

2626 E. 82nd Street
Knowledge Loop Suite 103
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.

Summer 2022
Hybrid - Begins July 12, 2022     REGISTER
Ends August 8, 2022 (Tuesday Evenings, 6 pm-9 pm) 8/2 - no class
Virtual via Zoom: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26
In-person, Bloomington, MN: 8/9
Registration deadline: June 22, 2022

Fall 2022
Hybrid - Begins October 4, 2022     REGISTER
Ends October 25, 2022 (Tuesday Evenings, 6 pm-9 pm)
Virtual via Zoom: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18
In-person, Bloomington, MN: 10/25/22
Registration deadline: September 21, 2022

Payment options: Pay in full at registration or pay half with your registration and the balance paid 20 days before class. No Exceptions. All payments MUST be made via credit card, money order/cashier's check. Personal checks will not be accepted. For details, to register or arrange payments please call 952.925.9731.

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

*SSPA reserves the right to cancel a 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, Esthetician, AP Esthetician, or Eyelash Technician in a licensed salon, supervised by a licensed manager, within the three years prior to this application.