Idaho Cosmetology and Beauty Schools

Interested in taking the first step into the beauty industry?  Enrolling in an Idaho cosmetology program will get you on your way to joining nearly 1,400 cosmetologists in the state and pursuing your dream.  BeautySchools.com wants to make your search for the perfect school as easy as possible, which is why we have compiled the Web’s most extensive list of programs in your area.  Compare different options and get in contact with your top schools to find the one that is right for you!

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Before being eligible to apply for your cosmetology license, the Idaho Board of Cosmetology, requires that you meet its educational requirements from a board approved school.  There are 9 different types of cosmetology licenses that you can earn in Idaho, each  as follows:

  • Cosmetologist: 2,000 training hours or 4,000 apprenticeship hours
  • Hairstylist: 900 training hours
  • Esthetician: 600 classroom hours and 1,200 apprenticeship hours
  • Nail Technician: 400 classroom hours and 800 apprenticeship hours
  • Barber Stylist: 1,800 training hours
  • Barber: 900 training hours
  • Electrologist: 800 training hours
  • Massage Therapist: 500 training hours

In Idaho, you may apply for a cosmetology instructor license directly if you have worked in the field for five of the last seven years. People with less than two years of work experience need 1,000 student teaching hours. If you have two to five years of experience as a cosmetologist, you need 500 student teaching hours before you can apply for the instructor license.

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