You’re an expert — now be a teacher.


Are you a licensed professional in beauty and wellness with a passion to teach? Our 150 hour Instructor program will provide you with the foundational skills needed to pursue a career as an instructor. Learn effective lesson planning, communication skills, coaching and grading principal techniques before you receive hands on experience of observing on the clinic floor. Approximately three hours of homework per week will be given. The program will have 40 student teaching hours to be fulfilled based on availability and scheduling.

Learn to Lead

You’ll begin your journey by learning the fundamentals of teaching skills objectives, competencies, methods, and lesson planning. Once the fundamental skills are taught you will be introduced  into teaching techniques of the practical laboratory, interpersonal relations, evaluation, and grading principles. You will then begin to learn facilitating and managing skills, classroom management, communications, counseling, record keeping and safety/first aid training.

Finally, you will get ready to launch your career with supervised teaching, practical applications on the clinic floor, and basic skills of practical teaching techniques. This will prepare you to confidently handle and assess various situations that could arise on the clinic floor while teaching.

what our graduates are saying


“My time in the instructor training program turned me from simply a practitioner into an educator. The skills I learned will help me, not only in the classroom, but in life! The expertise of the instructors are phenomenal, they have taught me more than I thought possible. The level of education always goes above and beyond.” –Aaron


“I really enjoyed the instructors training program, I had amazing instructors and learned so much! I think that IBW does a great job reinforcing what they teach. Great atmosphere and culture.” –Jennifer


“Great Program! I learned a lot and feel very prepared. I love IBW and will never go anywhere else!” –Natalie


“IBW has a great atmosphere. The instructors really care about the students and their future careers.” –L’Shay


“I am really glad I completed the instructor training program. This program has gifted me with confidence and presentation skills! I am ready to teach!” –Catrina

Take the Leap

If you’re excited about the prospect of training at The Institute of Beauty and Wellness, here’s all you have to do to get started.

  1. Complete an online application
  2. Campus tour and interview
  3. Submit an official high school transcript, diploma or GED showing completion of the program
  4. Take an entrance assessment should either of the following be applicable
    1. GPA is 2.0 or below
    2. Copy of diploma or GED does not verify GPA
  5. Provide proof of age with a document such as a: driver’s license, government-issued identification, birth registration/certificate, passport, etc.
  6. Provide proof of professional license

PLEASE NOTE: You will receive a written notice of acceptance or rejection. A spot is not held in the program until the Admissions Office receives the signed enrollment contract. Placement into the program is on a first-come basis.

To schedule your tour and interview, please call or text 414.227.2889.


Theory: 110 hours
Practical: 40 hours
Total: 150 hours