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Teacher Training Program

The WBI’s Teacher Training Program consists of 600 hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of a beauty instructor. Western Beauty Institute’s technical instruction includes methods of instruction given by demonstration, communication skills, lectures, classroom participation, and examination. Practical operations include actual performance by the instructor trainee of teaching techniques and principles.

TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

The goal of the Western Beauty Institute’s Teacher Training Program is to develop an individual’s ability to teach related information, manipulative operations, and techniques while using various teaching aids (instruction sheets, textbooks, videos, tests).

TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION (minimum specified)

  • Laws & Regulations (The Cosmetology Act, Board rules & regulations)
  • Instructional Techniques (method of instruction, lecture, demonstration, performance, communication skills, instructional aids, use of questions to promote learning)
  • Organizational Techniques (4-step teaching method, performance objectives, learning domains)
  • Lesson Planning (subject, titles, outlines, development, visual aids)
  • Techniques of Evaluation (purpose of tests, test types, exam administration, scoring & grading cosmetic and skin care preparations)
  • In-Class Technical Instructions and Demonstrations to Students (three or more days on all practices of cosmetology, including the Barbering and Cosmetology Act and Rules & Regulations)
  • Student Supervision and Training (performed while students are practicing the art of Cosmetology on a live person or mannequins in a classroom or laboratory setting)
  • Practical Operations (minimum specified)
  • Organizational Techniques (4-step teaching method, performance objectives, learning domains)
  • Lesson Planning (subject, title, outlines, development, visual aids)

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