Barber Training Programs in or near Illinois
Illinois Barbering Schools
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includes learning about cutting hair, shaving and grooming beards, giving facials, and fitting hairpieces. Get trained for the Illinois Becoming a barber .
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State of Illinois Barbering Requirements
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Barbering Schools in or near Illinois
657 Highgrove Place
Rockford, IL 61108
609 S. Randall Road
Elgin, IL 60123
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State of Illinois, Barbering Certification Requirements
You must be 18 years old and have your high school diploma or equivalent.
To be eligible to be an instructor, you must have your cosmetology license plus 1000 hours of training. Or, you must have 2 years of experience plus 500 hours of training.
Your license must be renewed by September 30th of every odd-numbered year. There is a $25 fee.
If you want to practice in Illinois from another state, you must submit an application for licensure by endorsement. You must provide certification of your license from your current state board.
Cosmetologists need 14 CEUs every 2 years. Instructors need 24 CEUs every 2 years.
Educational requirements in Illinois:
Cosmetology – 1500 hours; 150 internship hours can be counted towards this total Barber – 1500 hours Instructor – 500 hours with two years of licensed experience or 1000 hours Electrologist – 600 hours Esthetician – 750 hours Massage Therapist – 500 hours Nail Technician – 350 hours Hair Braider – 300 hours