4709-3-04 Curriculum.

(A) Curriculum

Each barber school shall conduct a course of study and training which shall consist of not less than eighteen hundred clock hours, and no student shall be permitted to spend more than ten hours in the school in any one day. The minimum requirements for each student shall consist of the following:

(1) At least one hundred hours of theoretical study, to be completed within the first twenty-five weeks of training, with the following to be taught:

(a) Scientific fundamentals of barbering;

(b) Hygiene and bacteriology;

(c) Histology of the hair, skin and nerves;

(d) Structure of the head, face and neck (anatomy and physiology);

(e) Elementary chemistry relating to barbering sterilization and antiseptic;

(f) Diseases of the skin, hair and glands;

(g) Barber history;

(h) Law pertaining to barbering;

(i) Salesmanship, advertising, public relations, and human relations; and

(j) Barber ethics and shop management.

(2) At least two hundred hours of scientific barbering practice on other than general clinic patrons, preferably to be completed within the first twenty-five weeks of training, with the following to be taught:

(a) Facial treatments (rolling cream - rest facial - packs - bleach - clay);

(b) Shampoo treatments (plain shampoo and tonic - hot oil shampoo);

(c) Tinting;

(d) Bleaching;

(e) Facial shaving;

(f) Haircutting I (tapers);

(g) Haircutting II (style/trend cuts);

(h) Haircutting III (styling);

(i) Straightening and relaxing;

(j) Permanent waving;

(k) Hairpieces; and

(l) Barber implements.

(3) At least twelve hundred hours of general barber practice on the following subjects:

(a) Facial treatments;

(b) Scalp treatments;

(c) Shampoo treatments;

(d) Tinting;

(e) Bleaching;

(f) Facial shaving;

(g) Haircutting I (tapers);

(h) Haircutting II (style/trend cuts);

(i) Haircutting III (styling);

(j) Hair straightening and relaxing;

(k) Permanent waving;

(l) Shop duties;

(m) Shop management; and

(n) Hair pieces.

(4) The remaining three hundred hours may be allocated by the school to related theory, practice or clinic as it deems necessary and each barber school shall average a total of at least five general clinic services per student per day.

(B) Each barber school shall require that no patron be released from a chair after being served by a student until all the work performed has been thoroughly inspected and approved by the teacher.

(C) Each barber school shall submit a schedule of its complete course of study to the board for its approval and shall post a course outline in the school where it can be easily read by all students.

(D) A student attending less than forty hours per week shall follow the same rules as required of all other students except that he or she must be scheduled to attend the school a minimum of three clock hours per day. The school shall submit to the board for its approval the daily schedule to be followed by the part-time student.

(E) One-thousand-hour curriculum for licensed cosmetologists

(1) Each barber school may conduct a course of study and training which shall consist of not less than one thousand clock hours, and no student shall be permitted to spend more than ten hours in the school in any one day. Upon satisfactory completion of the one thousand clock hours, and upon presentation of a current ohio cosmetology license, the student shall be eligible to apply for the examination conducted by the board as set forth in section 4709.07 of the Revised Code.

(2) Each barber school shall teach the same subjects and shall require the same practices and procedures as outlined in paragraph (A) of this rule, with the exception made for the number of hours prescribed for each subject as follows:

(a) Theoretical study - thirty-five hours

(b) Scientific barber practice - one hundred hours

(c) General barber practice - eight hundred hours

(d) The remaining sixty-five hours may be allocated by the school to related theory, practice or clinic as it deems necessary.

(e) Each barber school shall submit to the board for its approval a course outline of its complete one thousand hour course. A copy of such approved outline shall be posted in the school where it may be easily read by all students.

Effective: 07/20/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/01/2013 and 04/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4709.05
Rule Amplifies: 4709.05
Prior Effective Dates: 11/19/1987, 10/23/1992, 08/09/2002, 11/2/07