Advance Your Beauty Career by Training to be an Instructor in Cosmetology

If your passion for cosmetology and other aspects of the beauty industry has inspired you to become a teacher, then we have an instructor training program for you at Crave Beauty Academy in Wichita, KS. Let us help you develop your teaching skills through the latest Pivot Point training tools and Mindful teaching program. The things you will learn include developing your own curriculum, leading classroom demonstrations, giving presentations, supervising services in student clinics, and other important skills that you will need to know as a teacher of cosmetology.

Our program is designed to prepare you to sit for the state board exam so you can achieve your beauty instructor license. Full-time and part-time schedules are available to help you achieve your beauty school instructor dreams, so you can get started with the enrollment process right away!

Become a Positive Influence in the Future of the Beauty Industry

Remember how your cosmetology instructor encouraged you throughout your beauty education? Being a teacher in a beauty school is a high calling because it puts you in a position to influence the future generation of beauty professionals. If you desire to be an instructor of cosmetology, Crave Beauty Academy can give you the teacher training you need to succeed. Our instructor training program is a 300-hour program and is available to full-time and part-time students at our Wichita, KS campus. Applicants of the cosmetology instructor training program are required to have a current cosmetologist license from Kansas.

Our training program teaches you the classroom management skills you will need to know, and it helps develop your student mentoring skills. A beauty education is typically a mix of classroom education and hands-on experience, so your instructor training will cover all the different types of teaching and coaching that you will be doing in the classroom and in student clinics. You will also be able to practice what you learn through student teaching opportunities.

If you are serious about enrolling in our instructor training program, or you simply want more information, contact our admissions team. We are here to help!

See What Our Students Have To Say

“Great school and great teachers! I love the support and resources that are available to me. I look forward to coming to school each day, and I definitely feel like I get the education/attention that I need for when I graduate… Very happy and thankful with my choice to come to crave beauty academy to continue on with getting my cosmetology license.”

-Lexi C.

Lexi C.

“Loving my experience at Crave! The staff is so knowledgeable! I am learning a lot and the other students are great. Lots of team work and willingness to share ideas and thoughts! Glad I have chosen Crave!!”



Frequently Asked Questions About Our Cosmetology Instructor Training Program

How long does it take to complete the instructor training program?

Our instructor training program is 300 hours and can be completed through a full-time program or a part-time program. We strive to make it easy for you to get the training you need to achieve your beauty school teaching dreams.

How much does tuition cost for the instructor training program?

Our program costs only $6.67/hour. When textbooks are added to the cost, your tuition investment is around $2,150. As an accredited beauty school, we are pleased to be able to offer financial aid to those who qualify. See our Financial Aid page for further information.

What are the prerequisites for the instructor training program?

Applicants of the cosmetology instructor training program are required to have a current Kansas cosmetologist license. If you do not have your cosmetologist license, and you would like one, Crave Beauty Academy offers a full cosmetology program that provides all the training hours you need to sit for the state board exam.

What career options are available to beauty school instructors?

Beauty school instructors can go on to teach classes at beauty schools in the state they were licensed in. However, not all graduates of an instructor training program go on to become beauty school instructors. It is possible to get a position in a professional salon or to work at a company that manufactures and/or distributes beauty products. Some graduates of the program may decide to focus on the business aspects of a beauty school instead of the teaching aspects. No matter what path you follow after graduation, we believe our education will help you advance in some way.

Which Crave Beauty Academy campus has the instructor training program?

At this time, only the Wichita, KS campus has the cosmetology instructor training program. The program may not always be available, so it is a good idea to contact us first to ask when the next program begins.

How do I enroll in the instructor training program?

Contact us to begin the enrollment process and schedule your school tour!

Ready to Get Started?

If you want to become a licensed Instructor, we are here to guide you every step of the way. To begin your enrollment in our instructor training program, please fill out the form or give us a call. Note that to become a licensed instructor, you must already have your licensure as a cosmetologist, esthetics, or nail technology license for your specific training program.

As a first step, we strongly encourage prospective students to schedule a school tour. This immersive experience offers a firsthand look at our facilities, classrooms, and the vibrant community that defines Crave Beauty Academy. Moreover, during your visit, you’ll have the opportunity for a personal interview, allowing us to understand your aspirations and how we can best support your educational journey. Your future as a leading beauty instructor starts here!

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3804 W Douglas Ave.
Wichita, KS 67203


Monday: 9AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday - Thursday: 9AM - 9PM
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Saturday: 9AM - 5PM
Sunday: Closed

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14858 Manchester Rd.
Ballwin, MO 63011


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