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 1175.1010 EXAMINATION


 

Section 1175.1010  Examination

 

a)         Examinations shall be administered by the Division or its designated testing service for nail technicians, nail technology teachers and nail technology clinic teachers and shall cover subject matter as set forth in Section 3C-7 of the Act.

 

b)         The passing score on each examination is 75.

 

c)         Retakes for Nail Technicians

 

1)         An applicant who fails to pass a third examination for licensure as a nail technician must submit an official transcript from a cosmetology school approved to teach nail technology or a nail technology school approved by the Division showing successful completion of a 60 hour refresher course prior to taking the examination a fourth time.

 

2)         An applicant upon failing the fourth examination must submit an official transcript from an approved nail technology or cosmetology school showing successful repetition of the entire program  of nail technology training prior to taking the examination a fifth time.

 

3)         For purposes of examination retakes, the fifth attempt shall count as the first.

 

4)         An applicant shall make a written request for an examination retake at least 45 days in advance of the examination date.  Such a request must include the required examination fee and official transcripts when further study is required in accordance with subsections (c)(1) and (2) .

 

d)         Retakes for Nail Technology Teachers or Nail Technology Clinic Teachers

 

1)         An applicant who fails to pass a third examination must submit an official transcript from a licensed cosmetology school approved to teach nail technology teachers or nail technology clinic teachers or a licensed nail technology school approved to teach nail technology showing successful completion of an 80 hour refresher course prior to taking the examination a fourth time.

 

2)         An applicant, upon failing the fourth examination, must submit an official transcript from an approved nail technology or cosmetology school showing successful repetition of the entire program  of teacher training prior to taking the examination a fifth time.

 

3)         For purpose of examination retakes, the fifth attempt shall count as the first.

 

4)         An applicant shall make a written request for an examination retake at least 45 days in advance of the examination date.  Such a request must include the required examination fee and official transcripts when further study is required in accordance with subsections (d)(1) and (2) of this Section.

 

5)         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 30 Ill. Reg. 9503, effective May 10, 2006)