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 1175.705 EXAMINATION – ESTHETICS TEACHER AND ESTHETICS CLINIC TEACHER


 

Section 1175.705  Examination – Esthetics Teacher and Esthetics Clinic Teacher

 

a)         Eligibility.  Each applicant must meet the following requirements pursuant to Section 3A-3 of the Act prior to filing an application for the esthetics teacher examination.

 

1)         Be at least 18 years of age;

 

2)         Be a high school graduate or its equivalent;

 

3)         Hold a current license as a cosmetologist or esthetician;

 

4)         For esthetics teacher:

 

A)        Complete a program of 500 hours of teacher training in an approved cosmetology or esthetics school and 2 years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist or esthetician within 5 years preceding application; or

 

B)        Complete a program of 750 hours of teacher training in a licensed cosmetology school approved to teach esthetics or in an esthetics school; and

 

5)         For esthetics clinic teacher: An official transcript from an approved school of esthetics or cosmetology showing successful completion of a program of 250 hours of clinic teacher training as outlined in Section 1175.536 or 1175.841 of this Part and 2 employment verification forms showing at least 2 years of practical experience as a licensed cosmetologist within 5 years prior to application.

 

b)         Application.  Each applicant shall file an application, on forms provided by the Division, at least 45 days prior to an examination date. The application shall include:

 

1)         Proof of any name change (i.e., marriage license, divorce decree, affidavit or court order) if different than shown on supporting documents;

 

2)         The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100;

 

3)         For an esthetics teacher:

 

A)        An official transcript from an approved school of esthetics or cosmetology showing successful completion of a 500 hour program  of teacher training as outlined in Section 1175.535 or 1175.840 of this Part and 2 employment verification forms showing at least 2 years of the last 5 years preceding the examination of practical experience as a licensed esthetician or cosmetologist; or

 

B)        An official transcript from an approved school of esthetics or cosmetology showing completion of a program  of 750 hours of teacher training as outlined in Section 1175.535 or 1175.840 of this Part;

 

4)         For an esthetics clinic teacher: 

 

A)        An official transcript from an approved school of esthetics or cosmetology showing successful completion of a program of 250 hours of clinic teacher training; or

 

B)        Proof that the teacher, within 5 years preceding the examination, has obtained a minimum of 2 years of practical experience working at least 30 full time hours per week as a licensed esthetician and has completed an instructor's institute of 20 hours, approved by the Division, prior to submitting an application for examination;

 

5)         A copy of the applicant's current Illinois esthetician or cosmetology license;

 

6)         For any person who holds a cosmetologist's license, a certificate of competency in the use of machines (steamer, disencrustation machine, etc.) utilized in the practice of esthetics.  The certificate shall be from the school of cosmetology or esthetics or the manufacturer of machines used in esthetics; and

 

7)         If licensed in another state, a certification of licensure from the state of original licensure and from the state of current licensure or most recent practice.

 

(Source:  Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 1888, effective January 20, 2011)