Barber Instructor Program


Learn ways to share your professional expertise with beginning and advanced future professionals. Develop effective communication skills to connect with future professionals from different generations and learning styles. Learn techniques to address difficult behaviors, evaluate performance and guide future professionals to reach their career goals. After completing the program and passing the Texas written and practical exams you obtain a license and are fully qualified to begin working as an entry level instructor.

500 Hours (Approximately 4 months full time) Active license and minimum 1 year licensure required Clock hours
Lesson Planning: Theory 15
Development of a Barber Course: Theory 15
Principles of Teaching:

Teaching Aids Theory 10
Self-Evaluation: Theory 10
Classroom Problems Theory 5
Assisting with Students: Practical Instruction 250
Learning Office Procedures and State Laws: Practical Instruction 50
Personality and Professional Conduct: Theory 15
Student Learning Principles Theory 10
Basic Teaching Methods Theory 10
Testing: Theory 10
Teaching Adults: Theory 10
Classroom Management Theory 5
Theory Class (Assisting
Teacher, Observing, Teaching)
Practical Instruction 25
Total Once clock hour equals 60 minutes 500


Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are the responsibility of the future professional. Tuition payments can be made in the form of any of the following: Total Transformation Institute’s payment plan via cash, check, money order or credit card: Title IV funding (if applicable) or Scholarships. A future professional’s End of Contract date (EOC) is calculated to include 50 hours for unforeseen absences. Total Transformation Institute will charge and additional fee for any
TDLR required clock hours, practical applications, or written work remaining after the end of the contract date at the rate of $10 per hour or any part thereof until graduation requirements are fulfilled

Tuition $3,200 Down payment due by start of class
Future Professional Textbooks $240 Due by start of class (non-refundable)
Enrollment fee $100 Due with Enrollment Contract

Texas student permit fee ^ $25 Due by start of class
Total $3,565 *All prices are subject to change


Other Costs

In addition to the program requirements, the future professional must pass the Texas Cosmetology Instructor Written Exam and Practical Exam to become licensed. Testing fees are payable to PSI Exams and can be found on their web page.  Additional equipment and supplies may be required to complete the chosen course of study and by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) for practical evaluations and the State Board Practical exam. The Texas Cosmetology Instructor license fee, payable to TDLR, can be found on their web site. On occasion, Total Transformation Institute travels to outside educational events, which could require the future professional to pay admission.


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This program does not qualify for Federal Student Aid.

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