Instructor - General

Required State License(s):

None

Other Possible License(s):

When providing training programs to prepare individuals for a type of job (i.e.., nanny school, bartender school, etc.) are required to be licensed as a vocational school with the Department of Education, Proprietary School Unit; (517) 373-6774. Truck driver training providers and instructors are required to be certified by the Secretary of State. For further information, visit the Secretary of State's website at www.Michigan.gov/sos, telephone (517) 241-6850, or email DriverEd@Michigan.gov.

No license is required for instructors but approval is required with the Department of Education. This is usually accomplished by supplying the Department with personnel qualification forms. Persons with 2-years or more experience or a degree in the appropriate field are generally approved.

Those providing non-vocational training (i.e.., management skills, stress reduction, etc.) are not required to be licensed by the state.

However, the Department of Education may allow these constituents/companies "to be licensed" with the Department in the future. Call (517) 373-6774 for further information.

Revised: 07/2014