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Chapter 240-10 INSTRUCTOR LICENSING

Rule 240-10-.01 Application for Instructor License

(1) Any person desiring to teach or instruct in a school of cosmetology, school of hair design, school of barbering, school of barber II, school of esthetics, or school of nail care in the State of Georgia, is required to make application for a license using the form furnished by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers and show by such application that applicant has met all the requirements of the law and rules of the Board. When such application is properly filled out and returned to the Board, it shall be accompanied by the following:
(a) the required application processing fee(s) which is non-refundable;
(b) proof of a high school diploma or GED Certificate or certificate of completion from a post secondary school;
(c) an appropriate level of Education instructor training. An official certification or transcript indicating successful completion of the required credit hours of instructor training from a Board approved school at the appropriate level;
(d) prerequisite license plus Experience:
1. One year licensed as a Master Cosmetologist or Master Barber with a license in good standing, AND
2. One year of documented work experience in a Salon/Shop as a Master Cosmetologist, Master Barber, Esthetician, Hair Designer, or Nail Technician OR
(e) proof of passing a written and practical examination in English to become an instructor.
(2) Any person desiring to obtain a license to teach or instruct in a school of cosmetology, barbering, barber II, hair design, esthetics, or nail technology in the State of Georgia, who has been employed by the Technical College System of Georgia, the State Department of Education, or any Board of Regents school to teach cosmetology, barbering, barbering II, hair design, esthetics, or nail technology in the state's public schools, may make application for a license by using the form furnished by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers and show by such application that applicant has met all the requirements of the laws and rules of the Board. When such application is completed and returned to the Board, it shall be accompanied by the following:
(a) the required application processing fee(s) which is non-refundable;
(b) proof of passing a written and practical examination in English to become an instructor;
(c) a copy of a current Georgia license at the appropriate Master level with a license in good standing;
(d) proof of a high school diploma or GED Certificate or certificate of completion from a post-secondary school;
(e) two years as an Instructor completed within the last two years documented by a letter of recommendation from the school/college where employed and pay stubs for the two year period; and
(f) proof of completion of all required continuing education.