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 1175.1505 COSMETOLOGY SCHOOLS APPROVED TO TEACH HAIR BRAIDING
Section 1175.1505 Cosmetology Schools Approved to Teach Hair Braiding
a) Existing cosmetology schools that wish to provide a course of instruction in hair braiding shall:
1) Provide at least 200 square feet of work space to accommodate 5 work stations. If attendance exceeds 10 in the work space at any time, an additional 40 square feet is required for each additional work station required by subsection (a)(4)(E). The use of this space shall not reduce the square footage for the conduct of an approved cosmetology school below the minimum requirements set forth in this Part.
2) File an application with the Division, on forms provided by the Division, that shall include:
A) A detailed floor plan consistent with the requirements of this Section. The floor plan must be drawn to a scale specified on the floor plan and show each detail of the school site;
B) A signed fire inspection report from the local fire inspection authority, conducted in the 6 months immediately preceding application, giving approval for use of the site as a school;
C) A financial statement prepared by a certified public accountant licensed by the Division pursuant to the Illinois Public Accounting Act [225 ILCS 450] who is not an employee of the school, showing that the owner has sufficient finances to operate the school for at least 3 months after the school license is approved;
D) A copy of the official student contract to be used by the school, which shall be consistent with the requirements of Section 1175.1515;
E) A copy of the curricula to be used by the school, which shall be consistent with the requirements of this Part;
F) A listing of all teachers who will be in the school's employ, showing a sufficient number of qualified teachers who are holders of a current hair braiding teacher license or cosmetology teacher license issued by the Division;
G) A copy of the transcript to be used by the school, which shall be consistent with the requirements of Section 1175.1525; and
H) The required fee set forth in Section 1175.100.
3) When the items listed in subsection (a)(2) have been received, the Division shall inspect the school premises, prior to school approval, to determine compliance with this Subpart. The school shall not solicit student enrollment for the hair braiding program until the school has received notice of approval from the Division. Approval shall be granted if all the requirements of this Section have been met.
4) In addition, the school shall have the following:
A) Desk/table space and chairs suitable for demonstrating hair braiding practices for each licensed teacher in the classroom.
B) 1 mannequin practice table to accommodate at least 5 students.
C) 1 shampoo bowl and chair with adequate hot and cold running water.
D) 1 dryer and chair.
E) At least 1 work station, including a styling chair for every 2 students in attendance.
F) 1 mannequin for each student in attendance.
G) Sufficient hair braiding tools, devices and supplies for each student in attendance.
H) 1 cape for each student in attendance.
b) Cosmetology schools approved to teach hair braiding shall be required to comply with all provisions in this Part except Section 1175.1510(a) and (b).
(Source: Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 21098, effective November 7, 2014)