TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1175 THE BARBER, COSMETOLOGY, ESTHETICS, HAIR BRAIDING, AND NAIL TECHNOLOGY ACT OF 1985
SECTION 1175.205 LICENSURE BY EXAMINATION BARBER TEACHER
Section 1175.205 Licensure by Examination – Barber Teacher
a) Eligibility. Each applicant must meet the following requirements pursuant to Section 2-4(a), (b), (c) and (d) of the Act prior to filing an application for the barber teacher examination.
1) Be at least 18 years of age;
2) Be a high school graduate or its equivalent;
3) Hold a license in good standing as a barber or cosmetologist;
A) Complete a program of 500 hours of barber teacher training in an approved barber school and 3 years of practical experience as a licensed barber within 5 years preceding the application; or
B) Complete a program of 1000 hours of barber teacher training in an approved barber school.
b) Application. Each applicant shall file an application, on forms provided by the Division. The application shall include:
A) In the case of a barber teacher training graduate, pursuant to Section 2-4(d)(1) of the Act:
i) An official transcript from an approved barber school showing successful completion of a program of 500 hours of barber teacher training as set forth in Section 1175.335; and
ii) 2 employment verification forms showing at least 3 years of practical experience as a licensed barber within the last 5 years.
B) In the case of a barber teacher training graduate, pursuant to Section 2-4(d)(2) of the Act, an official transcript from an approved barber school showing successful completion of a program of 1000 hours of barber teaching training as set forth in Section 1175.335;
2) The applicant's Illinois barber license number;
3) If licensed as a barber teacher in another state, other jurisdiction of the United States, or foreign jurisdiction, a certification of licensure from the state or jurisdiction of original licensure and from the state or jurisdiction of current licensure or most recent practice;
4) Proof of any name change (i.e., marriage license, divorce decree, affidavit, or court order) if the applicant's name is other than that shown on any document submitted; and
5) All applicants under this Section shall submit the required examination fee to the Department's testing service.
c) Examination. Each applicant shall take and pass the barber teacher examination as required in Section 1175.210.
d) An applicant's training received from a barber or cosmetology school or similar institution located in another state, other jurisdiction of the United States, or foreign jurisdiction must substantially comply with the requirements set forth in Subpart C. An applicant seeking credit for training or licensure in a foreign country must provide educational training credentials and transcripts and/or evidence of licensure to determine if the applicant's program substantially complies with the requirements set forth in Subparts B and C. The Board may, as a means of assisting it in the review of foreign country training or licensure, require an applicant to submit his/her educational training credentials and transcripts and/or evidence of licensure to an approved education credentialing evaluation service or similar service approved by the Board for evaluation at the cost to the applicant. The Board may also require additional coursework or a 250-hour barber refresher course from a school licensed by the Division as set forth in Section 1175.331. The Board may also require an applicant to appear for an interview before the Board or to provide additional information to assist the Board in its evaluation of the applicant's training.
e) The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100.
(Source: Amended at 42 Ill. Reg. 15159, effective August 10, 2018)