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 1175.1210 CREDIT HOURS


 

Section 1175.1210  Credit Hours

 

a)         With the exception of program hours earned under subsection (e) of this Section, an approved CE program hour shall include at a minimum 50 minutes of actual class time, exclusive of time devoted by participants to pre-class or post-class preparation.

 

b)         Participants completing courses at a university or college shall receive 15 CE credit hours for each semester hour or 10 CE hours for each quarter hour of school credit awarded.

 

c)         A licensee who serves as an instructor, speaker or discussion leader of an approved course shall be allowed CE credit for actual presentation time.  For preparation time, 1 hour of credit will be awarded for each 2 hours of actual presentation time.  Preparation time for repetitious presentations shall not receive credit. No more than 10 hours can be earned under this subsection during any renewal period.

 

d)         Credit shall be awarded for successful completion of courses taken pursuant to continuing education requirements in another state.  Credit hours shall be awarded as stated in subsections (a), (b) and (c).

 

e)         Renewal applicants may earn a maximum of 50% of the total hours required for each renewal through completion of individual study courses (see Section 1175.1200(c)(6)).

 

f)         Continuing Education Earned in Other States.  If a licensee has earned CE hours in another state or territory for which he/she will be claiming credit toward full compliance in Illinois, the applicant shall submit an out of state CE approval form along with a $10 processing fee within 90 days after completion of the course.  The Committee shall review and recommend approval or disapproval of this program using the criteria set forth in this Section.

 

g)         For the first renewal of the license, a licensee who obtained a hair braider or hair braiding teacher license under Section 1175.1400 (grandfather) shall successfully complete at least 65 hours of relevant training in health, safety, hygiene and business management.

 

(Source:  Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 14983, effective September 9, 2011)