Practitioner Continuing Education Courses //

The State of Minnesota now requires 4 hours of Safety / Sanitation and 4 hours of Professional Practice to be completed before license renewal every three years.

We offer these classes typically the 1st or 2nd Monday of the months in which they are scheduled (In-person only, we do not offer online or independent study), depending on how our school calendar falls. The cost of the Safety / Sanitation class is $70.00 and includes a current copy of Minnesota Statutes and Rules; The cost of the Professional Practice class is $75.00 and includes any product or equipment necessary to complete the class. 

Please register early.

Please plan AT LEAST TWO MONTHS IN ADVANCE and be aware of the RULE CHANGES (New as of August 1, 2017)

See schedules below.

Minnesota Cosmetology Rules Chapter 2105.0200:

Subpart 2.  Continuing education (CE) requirements for practitioners.  The licensee must complete the following CE requirements before applying to renew a license:

     B.  A cosmetologist, nail technician, esthetician, advanced practice esthetician, or salon manager renewing a license on or after August 1, 2017, must complete a total of eight hours of CE credits from board approved providers within the three years prior to the date of the license renewal.  Licensees must maintain proof of completion of the CE credits as required in subpart 5.   The eight hours must consist of:

          (1)  four hours of core CEs, consisting of one hour pertaining to state cosmetology laws and rules, and three hours related to health, safety, and infection control matters: and

          (2)  four hours of professional practice CEs, consisting of one or more of the following topics within the licensee's scope of practice:

                    (a) product chemistry and chemical interaction:

                    (b) proper use of machines and instruments:

                    (c) business management, professional ethics, and human relations; or

                    (d) techniques relevant to the type of license held by the practitioner.

     C.  The CE credits are valid for only one license renewal period, but may be applied to multiple licenses held by the same practitioner if the CEs were completed within three years prior to the license renewal date.

Date and Time for our final Professional Practice class:

           (Date and Time are subject to change)

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.​ (Skincare)

Date and Time for our final Safety / Sanitation class:

           (Date and Time are subject to change)

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CORE Safety and Sanitation)

Please contact Wendy Brown for inquiries or to register. Remember - Please Register Early!

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