2005 Idaho Code - 54-805 — REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSE

                                  TITLE  54
                    PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
                                  CHAPTER 8
                                 COSMETICIANS
    54-805.  REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSE. Except as herein otherwise provided,
the following shall be considered minimum requirements for license in the
respective categories, and all applicants shall be  of good moral character
and temperate habits:
    (1)  As a registered cosmetologist:
    (a)  Be sixteen and one-half (16 1/2) years of age.
    (b)  Completion of two (2) years' high school education or its equivalent.
    (c)  Graduation from and completion of a two thousand (2,000) hour course
    of instruction in a school of cosmetology, or a four thousand (4,000) hour
    course of instruction as an apprentice covering all phases of the practice
    of cosmetology.
    (d)  Successful passage of the examination for cosmetologist given under
    the direction of the board.
    (2)  As an instructor of cosmetology, nail technology, esthetics or
electrology: twelve (12) semester college credit hours or equivalent as
approved by the board or successful completion of the examination required by
board rules, and
    (a)  Hold a current license as a cosmetologist, nail technologist,
    esthetician or electrologist and satisfactory completion of a six (6)
    month teacher's course of instruction in a school of cosmetology, or
    (b)  Two (2) years' experience as a licensed cosmetologist, nail
    technologist, esthetician or electrologist in a registered cosmetological
    establishment and a three (3) month teacher's course of instruction in a
    school of cosmetology, or
    (c)  Five (5) years' experience as a licensed cosmetologist, nail
    technologist, esthetician or electrologist immediately preceding the
    application for license.
    (3)  As a student:
    (a)  Be sixteen and one-half (16 1/2) years of age.
    (b)  Have completed at least two (2) years of high school education or its
    equivalent.
    (4)  As an apprentice:
    (a)  Be sixteen and one-half (16 1/2) years of age.
    (b)  Have completed at least two (2) years of high school education or its
    equivalent.
    (5)  As a nail technician:
    (a)  Be sixteen and one-half (16 1/2) years of age.
    (b)  Have completed at least two (2) years of high school education or its
    equivalent.
    (c)  Have completed and  graduated from at least a four hundred (400) hour
    course of instruction and graduated from such training in a board approved
    school, or an eight hundred (800) hour course of instruction as an
    apprentice in a specified cosmetological establishment under the direct
    personal supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor, who shall have
    at least one (1) licensed nail technician on-site in the specified
    cosmetological establishment for each student being trained.
    (d)  Successful passage of the examination for nail technician given under
    the direction of the board.
    (6)  As an electrologist:
    (a)  Be sixteen and one-half (16 1/2) years of age.
    (b)  Have completed at least two (2) years of high school education or its
    equivalent.
    (c)  Have completed and graduated from at least an eight hundred (800)
    hour course of instruction and graduated from such training in a school
    approved by the board to teach electrology, or a one thousand six hundred
    (1,600) hour course of instruction as an apprentice in a specified
    cosmetological establishment under the direct personal supervision of a
    licensed electrologist instructor, who shall have at least one (1)
    licensed electrologist on-site in the specified cosmetological
    establishment as established by board rules.
    (d)  Successfully passed the examination for electrologist given under the
    direction of the board.
    (7)  As an esthetician:
    (a)  Be sixteen and one-half (16 1/2) years of age.
    (b)  Have completed at least two (2) years of high school education or its
    equivalent.
    (c)  Have completed and graduated from at least a six hundred (600) hour
    course of instruction for such in a school approved by the board to teach
    esthetics or a one thousand two hundred (1,200) hour course of instruction
    as an apprentice in a specified cosmetological establishment under the
    direct personal supervision of a licensed cosmetology instructor, who
    shall have at least one (1) licensed esthetician on-site in the specified
    cosmetological establishment for each student being trained.
    (d)  Successfully passed the examination for esthetician given under the
    direction of the board.
    (8)  As a haircutter:
    (a)  Be sixteen and one-half (16 1/2) years of age.
    (b)  Have completed at least two (2) years of high school education or its
    equivalent.
    (c)  Have completed and graduated from at least a nine hundred (900) hour
    course of instruction for such in a school approved by the board to teach
    haircutting.
    (d)  Successfully passed the examination for haircutter given under the
    direction of the board.

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