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 1175.1005 EXAMINATION – NAIL TECHNOLOGY TEACHER OR NAIL TECHNOLOGY CLINIC TEACHER


 

Section 1175.1005  Examination – Nail Technology Teacher or Nail Technology Clinic Teacher

 

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

 

1)         Be at least 18 years of age;

 

2)         Have graduated from high school or its equivalent;

 

3)         Hold a current license as a cosmetologist or nail technician;

 

4)         For nail technology teacher, either:

 

A)        Have completed a 500 hour program  of teacher training in an approved cosmetology or nail technology school and have at least 2 years of full time experience as a practicing nail technician; or

 

B)        Have completed a 625 hour program  of teacher training in a school of cosmetology approved in accordance with Section 1175.1105 or school of nail technology approved in accordance with Section 1175.1100; and

 

5)         For nail technology clinic teacher, have completed a 250 hour program  of clinic teacher training in an approved cosmetology or nail technology school or 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 nail technician and has completed an instructor's institute of 20 hours, as approved by the Division, prior to submitting an application for examination.

 

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

 

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

 

2)         The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100;

 

3)         For nail technology teacher, either:

 

A)        An official transcript from an approved school of nail technology or cosmetology showing successful completion of a 500 hour program  of teacher training as outlined in Section 1175.535 or 1175.1140 of this Part and 2 employment verification forms showing at least 2 years of full-time experience as a practicing nail technician; or

 

B)        An official transcript from an approved school of nail technology or cosmetology, showing successful completion of a 625 hour program  of teacher training as outlined in Section 1175.535 or 1175.1140 of this Part;

 

4)         For nail technology clinic teacher:

 

A)        An official transcript from an approved school of nail technology 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 nail technician 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 nail technology or cosmetology license; and

 

6)         If the applicant is licensed in another state, a certification of licensure from the state of original licensure and from the state in which the applicant predominantly practices and is currently licensed.

 

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