Instructor Training


Are you passionate about helping others feel confident and beautiful? Do you have a strong background in esthetics and a desire to share your knowledge with others? Our instructor training program at St. John Institute will provide you with the skills and training necessary to become a successful esthetician instructor. Our experienced and dedicated instructors will guide you through every step of the process, from mastering advanced techniques to developing effective teaching methods. Don't miss this opportunity to turn your passion for esthetics into a rewarding career as an instructor. Enroll in our program at St. John Institute today and take the first step towards your dream job!

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Our Esthetician Instructor Certification Program is a 25 week (24 hours weekly) totaling 600 clocked hours through a hands-on instruction hybrid course. Our use of both online learning and on-campus hands-on practice allows even busy individuals a chance to become an instructor. This program is designed with the modern student in mind, offering practical courses that help our students create a realistic success plan. Through our program, you will learn the foundations and fundamentals of esthetics instruction, develop educational judgments and proper work habits, and prepare to successfully pass State Boards Examination, and become a Licensed Esthetician Instructor.

For added flexibility, we offer both day and weekend programs. Both programs provide 8 hours weekly of online learning that includes lectures, projects, essays, reading assignments, and recorded demonstration videos. The remaining 16 hours per week are in-person on our campus to learn hands-on classroom management, facilitate group discussion, conduct field trips and assessments, provide one-on-one coaching and academic support, State Board preparation, and career development. So why wait? Jumpstart your success and enroll at St. John Institute today!

Level 1: Junior Instructor

Using the Milady Master Educator 3rd Edition and Cengage Online Ebook, you will accumulate 350 credit hours over 12 weeks in the following areas:

300 Theory Hours: Principles of Teaching, Learning and Lesson Plan Development, Preparation, Teaching Methods, Presentation Techniques Application, Testing, Lectures, Workbook Assignments, Demonstrations, Discussion Question, and Answer Sessions, Field Trips, Virtual Classroom Management, Videos, Films, Powerpoint, Charts Manikins, Reference Materials, Chalk/Board Writing, Program Development.

50 Business Hours: Professional Educator Code of Ethics, St. John Skincare & Wellness Institute Rules, Regulations, Inventory control, GA State Board of Cosmetology Licensing Requirements & Rules, Laws, Fundamentals of Business Management, Professional Ethics, and Business Management, Business Plan Writing, Contract Negotiations, Sales, Public/Human Relations, Insurance, Salon Safety & Sanitation, Career Planning/Employment.

Level 2: Educator

Using the same curriculum, you will collect 250 credit hours in the following areas:

125 hours of Student Salon Management: Independent Clinic Supervision, Client Communication, Reception Desk, Inventory Control, Effective Dispensary Procedures, Supervision of Clinic Sanitation and Client Safety, Technical Skill Ability, Independent Classroom Instruction, Administrative Responsibilities, Records, and Reports Management. Safety Measures, Classroom Conditions, and Maintenance. Classroom Management. Organizational and Regulatory Requirements.

125 hours of Instruction and Academic Assessment: Planning, Analysis Implementation, Assessment of Student Ability/Achievement, Learning Diagnosis of Student Weakness and Overall Progress, Student Motivation for Study and Learning. Oral and Written Testing Evaluation of Overall Progress, Development, and Use of Testing/Measures, Academic Advising, and State Board Preparation.


The full cost of tuition for our program is $10,500, with various payment plans and financing options available. Contact us to book a free admissions consultation with our program chair, where you can ask any questions you may have, and see if this program is right for you.

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