4713.31 Qualifications for instructor license.

The state board of cosmetology shall issue an instructor license to an applicant who satisfies all of the following applicable conditions:

(A) Is at least eighteen years of age;

(B) Is of good moral character;

(C) Has the equivalent of an Ohio public school twelfth grade education;

(D) Pays to the board the applicable fee;

(E) In the case of an applicant for an initial cosmetology instructor license, holds a current, valid advanced cosmetologist license issued in this state and does either of the following:

(1) Has the licensed advanced cosmetologist or owner of the licensed beauty salon in which the applicant has been employed certify to the board that the applicant has engaged in the practice of cosmetology in a licensed beauty salon for at least one thousand eight hundred hours;

(2) Has a school of cosmetology licensed in this state certify to the board that the applicant has successfully completed one thousand hours of board-approved cosmetology instructor training as an apprentice instructor.

(F) In the case of an applicant for an initial esthetics instructor license, holds a current, valid advanced esthetician or advanced cosmetologist license issued in this state and does either of the following:

(1) Has the licensed advanced esthetician. licensed advanced cosmetologist, or owner of the licensed esthetics salon or licensed beauty salon in which the applicant has been employed certify to the board that the applicant has engaged in the practice of esthetics in a licensed esthetics salon or practice of cosmetology in a licensed beauty salon for at least one thousand eight hundred hours;

(2) Has a school of cosmetology licensed in this state certify to the board that the applicant has successfully completed at least five hundred hours of board-approved esthetics instructor training as an apprentice instructor.

(G) In the case of an applicant for an initial hair design instructor license, holds a current, valid advanced hair designer or advanced cosmetologist license and does either of the following:

(1) Has the licensed advanced hair designer, licensed advanced cosmetologist, or owner of the licensed hair design salon or licensed beauty salon in which the applicant has been employed certify to the board that the applicant has engaged in the practice of hair design in a licensed hair design salon or practice of cosmetology in a licensed beauty salon for at least one thousand eight hundred hours;

(2) Has a school of cosmetology licensed in this state certify to the board that the applicant has successfully completed at least eight hundred hours of board-approved hair design instructor's training as an apprentice instructor.

(H) In the case of an applicant for an initial manicurist instructor license, holds a current, valid advanced manicurist or advanced cosmetologist license and does either of the following:

(1) Has the licensed advanced manicurist, licensed advanced cosmetologist, or owner of the licensed nail salon or licensed beauty salon in which the applicant has been employed certify to the board that the applicant has engaged in the practice of manicuring in a licensed nail salon or practice of cosmetology in a licensed beauty salon for at least one thousand eight hundred hours;

(2) Has a school of cosmetology licensed in this state certify to the board that the applicant has successfully completed at least three hundred hours of board-approved manicurist instructor training as an apprentice instructor.

(I) In the case of an applicant for an initial natural hair style instructor license, holds a current, valid advanced natural hair stylist or advanced cosmetologist license and does either of the following:

(1) Has the licensed advanced natural hair stylist, licensed advanced cosmetologist, or owner of the licensed natural hair style salon or licensed beauty salon in which the applicant has been employed certify to the board that the applicant has engaged in the practice of natural hair styling in a licensed natural hair style salon or practice of cosmetology in a licensed beauty salon for at least one thousand eight hundred hours;

(2) Has a school of cosmetology licensed in this state certify to the board that the applicant has successfully completed at least four hundred hours of board-approved natural hair style instructor training as an apprentice instructor.

(J) In the case of all applicants, passes an examination conducted under division (B) of section 4713.24 of the Revised Code for the branch of cosmetology the applicant seeks to instruct.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 213, §1, eff. 9/13/2016.

Effective Date: 04-07-2003