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 1175.375 COSMETOLOGY SCHOOLS APPROVED TO TEACH BARBERING
Section 1175.375 Cosmetology Schools Approved to Teach Barbering
a) Existing cosmetology schools that wish to provide barbering instruction shall:
1) Provide 200 square feet of space to accommodate 5 work stations and a maximum of 10 students. If attendance exceeds 10 on the clinic floor at any time, an additional 40 square feet is required for each additional work station required by subsection (a)(4)(B). The use of this space shall not reduce the square footage for the conduct of an approved cosmetology school below the minimum requirements set forth in Section 1175.505.
2) File an application with the Division, on forms provided by the Division, that shall include:
A) A detailed floor plan;
B) A signed copy of the fire inspection report from the local fire inspection authority conducted within 6 months prior to application, giving approval for use of the site as a school;
C) A financial statement prepared by a certified public accountant licensed by the Division pursuant to the Illinois Public Accounting Act [225 ILCS 450] who is not an employee of the school, showing that the owner has sufficient finances to operate the school for at least 3 months;
D) A copy of the enrollment agreement to be used by the school;
E) A copy of the barbering curriculum;
F) A listing of all barber and cosmetology teachers, including their teacher license numbers, who will be in the school's employ;
G) A copy of the school's official transcript; and
H) The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100.
3) When the items listed in subsection (a)(2) have been received, the Division shall inspect the school premises, prior to school approval, to determine compliance.
4) In addition, the school shall have the following:
A) At least one work station or position for every 2 students. Every work station shall include electrical outlets, mirror space and either a barber chair or styling chair.
B) Every school shall provide sufficient barbering tools, devices and supplies for each student in attendance.
b) Cosmetology schools approved to teach barbering shall be required to comply with all provisions of this Part except for Section 1175.305(a) and (b).
c) Cosmetology teachers shall only teach those subjects that are common to barbering and cosmetology.
(Source: Added at 38 Ill. Reg. 21098, effective November 7, 2014)