Instructor Certification

INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION PROCESS AND PROCEDURES


To obtain an instructor certification, the applicant must complete the following:

  1. Complete and pass a course in “teaching techniques” at a post-secondary educational level.
  2. Pass the NIC Instructor Written Examination by a minimum scaled score of 80.00. The administration of the Computer Based Testing (CBT) written examination applications are processed by D.L. Roope Administrations Inc. and are administered at Iso-Quality Testing testing centers.
  3. Pass the West Virginia State Law Examination by a minimum scaled score of 80.00. The administration of the Computer Based Testing (CBT) West Virginia State Law examination applications are also processed by D.L. Roope Administrations Inc. and are administered at Iso-Quality Testing testing centers.
  4. Complete the application for Instructor Certification and submit to the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists (“Board”).

 

Approved Online Teaching Techniques Courses

PROVIDER WEB ADDRESS REQUIRED HOURS PROVIDER PHONE INSTRUCTIONS

MILADY

https://milady.cengage.com/instructor-training

16

(518) 348-2432

User may complete any of the 18 courses located under the “Online Instructor Training” section. User must complete a minimum of 16 hours

PIVOT POINT

https://www.learnaboutbeauty.com

16

(847) 866-0500

User MUST be a member/student of a school that uses Pivot Point education online. Using the username and password received from a school, the user will select the “Learn” tab and select “Mindful Teaching Pro”. User may complete any of the 58 courses listed but must complete a minimum of 16 hours

 

Information on registering for the NIC Instructor Written Examination and the West Virginia State Law Examination

  1. You may register for the examinations online at http://www.dlroope.com/west_virginia.cfm?state=7. When your application is approved you will receive an e-mail from Iso Quality Testing with pre-registration information for the CBT examination(s).  Your e-mail address must be used only by you to ensure proper delivery of your pre-registration information.  The NIC Instructor Written and the West Virginia State Law examinations will be administered via Computer Base Testing (CBT) as of January 1, 2019.  They will be offered at Iso-Quality Testing (IQT) Centers in South Charleston, Wheeling and Princeton.  Candidates may apply to test at any IQT Testing Center in any state if that is more convenient for the individual
  2. The NIC Instructor Written examination has questions that pertain to: Instructional Methods, Instructional Planning & Classroom/Clinic Management. For information on this examination, please click on the following link for scope of the examination: http://www.dlroope.com/forms/all_states/NIC_Instructor_Written_CIB_ID_ME_MT_NC_NH_WA_WV.pdf
  3. The West Virginia State Law examination will assess that the applicant has knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations that govern the profession. For information on study materials, please click on the link below:
    http://www.wvlegislature.gov/WVCODE/ChapterEntire.cfm?chap=30&art=27

 

Applying for your Instructor Certification

  1. Once you have passed the examinations and completed a teaching techniques course at a post-secondary educational level, you will submit an Instructor Certification application along with all the required information that is listed on the application to the Board’s office located at 1201 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064. To access the Instructor Certification application, please click on the link below:
    http://wvbbc.com/Portals/WVBBC/docs/Instructor%20Certification%20Application.pdf

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