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.

In-Person Location or Virtual LIVE

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 or  Download the enrollment application.

Winter 2021

In-person Choice - Begins January 4, 2021     REGISTER
Ends January 25, 2021 (Monday Evenings, 5pm-8pm)
Location: In-person
Registration deadline: December 22, 2020

Virtual LIVE Choice - Begins January 5, 2021     REGISTER
Ends February 2, 2021 (Monday Evenings, 5pm-8pm)
Location: Virtual LIVE
Registration deadline: December 22, 2020

Spring 2021
Begins April 6, 2021     REGISTER
Ends April 27, 2021 (Monday Evenings, 5pm-8pm
Location: In-person
Registration deadline: March 16, 2021

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 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.