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 1175.715 APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE


 

Section 1175.715  Application for Licensure

 

a)         Applicants for licensure based on examination shall submit to the Division:

 

1)         A signed and completed licensure application that the applicant will receive with the notification of successful completion of the examination;

 

2)         Proof of name change (i.e., marriage license, divorce decree, affidavit or court order) if different from that shown on pre-printed licensure application; and

 

3)         The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100.

 

b)         Cosmetology teachers licensed in Illinois who are applying for an esthetics teacher's license will not be required to take the examination set forth in Section 1175.705.  An application shall be submitted to the Division that  includes:

 

1)         A copy of the applicant's current cosmetology teacher license;

 

2)         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

 

3)         The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100.

 

c)         A licensed cosmetology teacher who will be teaching esthetics in an approved esthetics school or in a cosmetology school approved to teach esthetics, however, will be required to submit a written request to the Division notifying it of his/her intent to teach esthetics.

 

1)         The written request shall be accompanied by:

 

A)        A copy of his/her cosmetology teacher license; and

 

B)        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.

 

2)         The Division shall issue a letter of authority to the individual that he/she is approved to teach esthetics in Illinois.

 

d)         Nothing in this Part requires a licensed cosmetologist to obtain a license to practice esthetics or a licensed cosmetology teacher to obtain a license to practice or to teach esthetics.

 

e)         Nail technology teachers licensed in Illinois who are applying for an esthetics teacher's license will not be required to take the examination set forth in Section 1175.710.  An application shall be submitted to the Division that includes:

 

1)         A copy of his/her current nail technology teacher license;

 

2)         A copy of his/her esthetics license;

 

3)         Either:

 

A)        Proof of two years experience as an esthetician; or

 

B)         An official transcript verifying completion of 250 hours of Post‑Graduate School Training that includes all subjects in the basic esthetics curriculum in Section 1175.835, including theory and practice.  Presentation of material must include the concepts that are intended to be taught and the skills to be acquired during the various phases of basic education; and

 

4)        The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100.

 

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