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 1175.1545 FINAL EXAMINATION


 

Section 1175.1545  Final Examination

 

a)         A hair braiding school shall require each candidate for graduation to pass a final examination that shall test the student's theoretical and practical knowledge of the curriculum studied.

 

b)         The practical examination shall test the candidate's skills in the following areas:

 

1)         Client Preparation, Analysis and Consultation

 

2)         Single Braids With and Without Extensions

 

3)         Cornrows With and Without Extensions

 

4)         Double Strand Twisting

 

5)         Knots

 

6)         Locking

 

7)         Weaving and Styling

 

8)         Safety and Sanitation Procedures

 

c)         The examination shall be administered by the uniform application of standard performance criteria established by the school for each skill area. The standard performance criteria for each skill area shall be delineated in the examination records as specified in subsection (g).

 

d)         A passing score of 75 or greater shall be required on both the theoretical and practical portions of the final examination.

 

e)         The school shall allow each candidate for graduation at least 3 attempts to pass the final examination.

 

f)         The Division may monitor the administration of the final examination:

 

1)         As a result of a complaint received;

 

2)         For random sampling; and/or

 

3)         To collect data.

 

g)         The school shall maintain records of the final examination for a period of no less than 5 years in the manner prescribed in Section 1175.1525(b).  These records shall include:

 

1)         A copy of the final examination administered; and

 

2)         Each student's examination grades.

 

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