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Chapter 130-3 SCHOOL EQUIPMENT CURRICULUM

Rule 130-3-.01 Cosmetology School Equipment

(1) Each school desiring to teach cosmetology must provide the following minimum equipment:
(a) secured metal filing cabinets for school and student records;
(b) sufficient chalkboards;
(c) one (1) wet disinfectant container for each work station;
(d) a minimum of four (4) shampoo basins for enrollment up to fifteen (15) students, and one (1) additional shampoo basin for each additional fifteen (15) students or fraction thereof;
(e) three (3) facial chairs or cushioned massage tables;
(f) a minimum of seven (7) hair dryers for enrollment up to fifteen (15) students and one (1) additional dryer for each additional five (5) students;
(g) work stations with mirrors for each individual student;
(h) sufficient covered containers for soiled or disposable towels and covered/washable containers for garbage;
(i) one mannequin per student;
(j) one closed container per station for clean implements only;
(k) closed containers to adequately store clean towels/linens;
(l) locker space for personal items must be furnished for each student;
(m) paraffin wax machine and paraffin wax;
(n) school minimum floor space 3,000 sq. ft.
(o) four (4) manicuring tables with two (2) chairs at each table, and implements as specified on nail care equipment rules of the Board;
(p) one (1) whirlpool pedicure spa (with fixed plumbing) and three (3) footbaths;
(q) autoclave is an acceptable method of sterilization;
(r) four (4) manicuring tables with two (2) chairs at each table;
(s) audio visual aids.
(t) a current copy of the Laws and Rules of the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology;
(u) The basic kit for cosmetology students shall contain the following:
1. mannequin with hair at least 6-7 inches long
2. basic combs
3. scissors/shears and thinning shears
4. razor with guard and disposable blades
5. brushes
6. rollers
7. clips
8. protective capes
9. disposable neck strips
10. perm rods and end papers
11. marcel iron and flat iron
12. blow dryer
13. consumable supplies for esthetics
14. basic nail care kit; and consumable supplies for nail care
15. standard textbook
16. one (1) workbook
(2) All of the above equipment must be standard beauty equipment and maintained in good and safe working condition at all times.
(3) Any cosmetology school desiring to teach a separate course in hair design, esthetics or nail technology and having more than fifteen (15) students in a hair design, esthetics, or nail technology course shall provide all necessary equipment and supplies for each such school course.
(4) Schools licensed by the Board prior to March 17, 1986 are exempt from the square footage requirements of this rule, but such schools are not exempt from all other requirements of this rule.

Rule 130-3-.02 Cosmetology School Curriculum

The curriculum for students enrolled in a school of cosmetology for a complete course of a minimum of nine (9) months and fifteen hundred (1,500) credit hours for training shall be as follows:

(a) Each school or licensed instructor shall require each student to obtain 250 total hours of training before the student performs clinical services on a client. Of these 250 hours, of which 200 hours shall be theory and training on mannequins, fifteen (15) hours shall be on skin care, ten (10) hours on nail care, and the final 25 hours shall be on live models in the curriculum as stated below. For the purposes of this Rule, one (1) credit hour equals one (1) clock hour for the first 250 hours of training.

Level 1

1. Theory = (50) - (50 credit hours/50 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects related to cosmetology:
(i) chemistry;
(ii) sanitation and sterilization;
(iii) introduction to skin care and nail care.
(iv) EPA; OSHA; Infection Control Standards; bloodspill procedures;
(v) AIDS; HIV; and communicable diseases.
2. Theory of Permanent Waving = (20) - (20 credit hours/20 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) the chemistry of permanent wave solution and its reaction;
(ii) the chemistry of relaxers and its reaction;
(iii) the principles of permanent wave rod placement.
3. Theory of Hair Coloring = (45) - (45 credit hours/45 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) chemistry of color;
(ii) principles of color application;
(iii) the chemical action of hair color.
4. Theory of Hair and Scalp Treatments and Conditioning = (20) - (20 credit hours/20 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) hair analysis;
(ii) scalp condition;
(iii) treatments;
(iv) analysis, condition and treatments.
5. Theory of Hair cutting = (30) - (30 credit hours/30 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) proper handling and care of instruments.
6. Theory of Shampooing = (15) - (15 credit hours/15 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) proper procedure of shampooing;
(ii) knowledge of shampoo formulas;
(iii) water temperature.
7. Theory of Hairdressing = (45) - (45 credit hours/45 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) 20 hours training on mannequins;
(ii) 25 hours training on live models (without compensation).
8. Theory of Nail Care and Skin Care = (25) - (25 credit hours/25 clock hours).
(i) concepts and principles of nail care procedures and correct handling of instruments--(10 credit hours/10 clock hours);
(ii) concepts and principles of skin care procedures and techniques - (15 credit hours/15 clock hours):

LEVEL 1 total: 250

(b) When student has completed 250 credit hours (250 clock hours) in the above curriculum, with a minimum passing score of 75 percent, the student is prepared to progress to the clinic floor to perform clinical services on patrons. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE FIRST 250 CREDIT HOURS/250 CLOCK HOURS OF Level 1 TRAINING THE CURRICULUM SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:
1. Theory = (100) - (100 credit hours/100 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the theory and practice of all required subjects of cosmetology and the following subjects related to cosmetology:
(i) sterilization and sanitation;
(ii) physiology;
(iii) electricity;
(iv) safety precautions;
(v) chemistry of beauty products, actions/reactions, and the composition of tints, dyes and bleaches;
(vi) salesmanship;
(vii) telephone etiquette and ethics;
(viii) salon deportment: consisting of instruction in courtesy, neatness and professional attitude in meeting the public.
2. Social Skills, reception or Desk Work, Art and Ethics, State Board of Cosmetology Laws and Rules = (50) - (50 credit hours/50 clock hours).
3. Laboratory = (50) - (50 credit hours/50 clock hours) Shall include practical training in preparing germicidal solutions, shampoos, tint and bleaches, practical training in washing and sanitizing all equipment in the beauty salon.
4. Hairdressing, Shampoo and Comb-out = (280) - (280 credit hours) Shall include shampoos, comprising dry, soapless, oil and reconditioner, finger waving, wet curls, thermocurling, blow drying, hair styles, combouts and all types of pressing; hot combs and chemicals.
5. Hair Cutting and Shaping = (125) - (125 credit hours/166 applications).
6. Permanent Waving = (180) - (180 credit hours/60 applications).
7. Chemical Hair Relaxing = (100) - (100 credit hours/50 applications).
8. Hair Coloring and Hair Lightening = (140) - (140 credit hours) Shall include the following:
(i) temporary rinses and semi permanent color - (10 credit hours /12 applications);
(ii) hair lightening - (25 credit hours/10 applications);
(iii) virgin tints - (40 credit hours/20 applications);
(iv) retouches - (60 credit hours /30 applications);
(v) predisposition tests - 2 ½ credit hours;
(vi) dye and tint removal - 2 ½ credit hours.
9. Scalp and Hair Treatment = (50) - (50 credit hours /66 applications) which shall include brushing and manipulations, corrective treatments, reconditioning treatments.
10. Facial Treatment, Make-up and Hair Removal = (55) - (55 credit hours):
(i) facial treatments - (30 credit hours/30 applications);
(ii) make-up applications- (20 credit hours/20 applications);
(iii) brow and lash tint - (5 credit hours/5 applications).
11. Hair Removal = (30) - (30 credit hours):
(i) lip, chin and face - (10 credit hours/20 applications);
(ii) brow tweezing - (10 credit hours/20 applications);
(iii) brow waxing - (10 credit hours/20 applications).
12. Manicures, Pedicures and Nail Sculpting = (90) - (90 credit hours):
(i) manicures with hand and forearm massage - (25 credit hours/25 applications);
(ii) pedicures with foot and leg massage - (20 credit hours/20 applications);
(iii) nail sculpting - (45 credit hours/15 applications).

Level 2 Total Hours: 1500

Total Hours: 1,500 credit hours/1,500 clock hours.

Rule 130-3-.03 Cosmetology School Curriculum Credit Hours

(1) Credits will be allowed to student as listed below. Work Performed by Students
(a) one cold or heat wave (including shampoo and set) - 3 hours;
(b) one chemical relaxer (including shampoo and set - 2 hours;
(c) bleach (including shampoo and set) - 2 ½ hours;
(d) one shampoo, set and comb out, or one pressing, curling and comb-out - 1 ½ hours;
(e) one facial - 1 hour;
(f) one brow and lash tint - 30 minutes;
(g) one color other than bleach (including shampoo and set) - 2 hours;
(h) one hair cut - 45 minutes;
(i) one shampoo - 15 minutes;
(j) one arch - 15 minutes;
(k) one temporary rinse/semi permanent color - 45 minutes;
(l) one scalp treatment - 1 hour;
(m) one pedicure - 1 hour;
(n) one pedicure - 1 hour;
(o) one full set of sculptured nail application - 3 hours.
(2) A weekly work sheet, signed in black ink and/or electronic signature by the student and the instructor, shall be kept for each student, which shows the number of hours of training in each subject. This work sheet shall be sub-totaled in January, April, June, and September and subject to review by the inspector at any time.
(3) Any student shall have the right to refuse to attend classes for more than eight (8) hours in one day.

Rule 130-3-.04 Esthetician School Equipment

(1) Each esthetician school must provide the following minimum equipment:
(a) secured metal filing cabinets for school and student records;
(b) sufficient chalkboards;
(c) one lavatory bowl for up to fifteen students;
(d) eight facial chairs or cushioned massage tables;
(e) one work station or position per two students;
(f) one (1)set of facial equipment per each four (4) work stations or positions to include, brushing, vacuum ionization, glass electrode or high frequency galvanic or cathodic current, decrustation machine, spray or mister;
(g) one(1) set of facial equipment per each two (2) work stations or positions to include steamer, one magnification lamp; and
(h) one covered container for soiled or disposable towels; also, container for soiled linen;
(i) locker space must be furnished for each student;
(j) one properly lighted make-up area;
(k) one head form or chart per class;
(l) one head form or chart per class;
(m) school minimum floor space-1800 sq. ft.;
(n) wet sterilizer for each station;
(o) closed cabinet for clean linen;
(p) locker space must be furnished for each student;
(q) audio visual aids;
(r) wet sterilizer for each station;
(s) closed cabinet for clean linen;
(t) separate rest rooms for males and females;
(u) adequate ventilation;
(v) proper lighting;
(w) hot and cold running water;
(x) facilities for clean sanitary drinking water;
(y) library;
(z) autoclave is an acceptable method of sterilization.

A basic kit for each esthetician student:

1. tweezers;
2. comedone extractors;
3. cleansers;
4. liquid soap;
5. skin fresheners (toners);
6. astringents;
7. moisturizers;
8. emollient creams;
9. foundation;
10. concealor;
11. blusher;
12. lipstick;
13. powder;
14. eye shadow;
15. mascara;
16. eyeliners;
17. eyebrow pencils;
18. professional pencil sharpener;
19. disposable sponges and applicators; and q-tips. Round cotton pads, rectangular rolled cotton and cotton balls, wooden spatula, muslin strips, disposable gloves;
20. one (1) textbook;
21. one (1) workbook;
22. a current copy of the laws and rules of the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology.
(2) All of the above equipment must be standard equipment and maintained in good and safe working condition at all times.
(3) Each cosmetology school desiring to specialize in esthetics and having more than 15 students in the specialized course is required to obtain necessary equipment listed in this chapter.

Rule 130-3-.05 Esthetician School Curriculum

The curriculum for students enrolled in an esthetician school for a complete course of at least nine (9) months and 1,000 credit hours of training shall be as follows:

(a) No school or licensed instructor shall permit a student to render clinical services until the student has completed 250 credit/clock hours of training in the following curriculum:

Level 1

1. Professional Practices = 150 - (150 credit/clock hours):
(i) bacteriology, sterilization, and sanitation;
(ii) personal hygiene;
(iii) public health and safety;
(iv) EPA; OSHA; infection controls standards; and bloodspill procedures;
(v) AIDS; HIV and communicable diseases;
(vi) methods;
(vii) facility hygiene; clean-up applications and procedures.
2. professional ethics = 20 - (20 credit/clock hours):
(i) personal attitude;
(ii) personal image.
3. business practices = 80 - (80 credit/clock hours):
(i) State Board Rules Laws and Rules;
(ii) esthetician salon development;
(iii) business insurance;
(iv) client records;
(v) confidential ethics;
(vi) medical record keeping;
(vii) write your resume;
(viii) the job interview.

Level 1 Total 250 Hours

(b) When the student has successfully completed 250 credit/clock hours in the above curriculum with a minimum passing score of 75 percent, the student may progress to the clinic floor to perform clinical services on patrons. After completion of the first 250 credit/ clock hour of Level 1 training, the curriculum shall be as follows:

Level 2

1. Sciences = 320 - (320 credit/clock hours):
(i) histology of skin;
(I) cell;
(II) tissue;
(ii) dermatology and physiology:
(I) structure of the skin and glands;
(II) functions of the skin and glands;
(III) conditions and disorders of the skin;
(IV) physiology of color;
(V) morphology.
(iii) Theory:
(I) medical terminology;
(II) medical charting;
(III) clinical sanitation and sterilization;
(IV) patient psychology;
(V) customer service;
(VI) advanced skin analysis/diseases;
(VII) camouflage make-up.
2. Body treatment = 75 - (75 credit hours/75 applications):
(i) massage;
(ii) wraps;
(iii) cellulite;
(iv) aromatherapy;
(v) reflexology.
3. Facials= 115 - (115 credit hours/115 applications):
(i) client consultations and skin analysis;
(ii) manipulations;
(iii) cleansing;
(iv) toning;
(v) post-op therapy;
(vi) pre-op therapy;
(vii) spa facials.
(I) European Massage: The use of all five (5) basic massage movements in a systematic procedure that will improve and promote skin rejuvenation and relaxation;
(II) Aromatherapy: The use of essential oils in masks, massage, and diffusion to correct and promote relaxation;
(III) Product Therapy: The use of epidermabrasion product treatment solution in the form of serum, powders, or infusions for rejuvenation of the skin;
(IV) Mask Therapy: The use of thermo, fleece, botanicals, anti-aging, and pore cleansing specialty masks to rejuvenate the skin;
(V) Machines: The use of spa/salon machines that include galvanic, high frequency, brushing, vacuum, and vaporizers for aiding in skin rejuvenation. This does not include the use of the microdermabrasion machine in the school/student environment unless it is a FDA guideline class 1.
4. Make-up = 90 - (90 credit hours (90 applications):
(i) client consultation and skin analysis;
(ii) contouring;
(iii) application;
(iv) color accent;
(v) camouflage make-up.
5. Hair removal = 75 - (75 credit hours):
(i) lip, chin, face - 20 credit hours (40 applications);
(ii) leg waxing - 10 credit hours (5 applications);
(iii) bikini waxing - 10 credit hours (20 applications);
(iv) brow arching - 35 credit hours (70 applications);
(I) brow tweezing - 15 credit hours (30 applications);
(II) brow waxing - 15 credit hours (30 applications);
(III) brow and lash tinting - 5 credit hours (10 applications).
6. Spa/Salon Management = 75 - (75 credit/clock hours):
(i) front desk;
(ii) marketing: business, client, product;
(iii) managerial responsibilities;
(iv) client retention and tracking;
(v) business management;
(vi) business record management;
(vii) profit and loss statement management.

Level 2 Total 750

Total hours - 1,000 credit hours.

Rule 130-3-.06 Esthetician School Curriculum Credit Hours

(1) Credits will be allowed to students as listed below:

Work Performed by Students

(a) one facial - 1 credit hour;
(b) one body treatment - 1 credit hour;
(c) one make-up - 1 credit hour;
(d) one hair removal or waxing (lip, chin, face) - ½ credit hour;
(e) one hair removal (legs) - 2 credit hours;
(f) one hair removal (bikini) - ½ credit hour;
(g) one arching - ½ credit hour;
(h) brow and lash tinting - 1 credit hour.
(2) A weekly work sheet, signed in black ink and/or electronic signature by the student and the instructor, shall be kept on each student which shows the number of hours or training in each subject, this work sheet will be sub-totaled in January, April, June, and September and will be subject to review by the inspector at any time.
(3) Any student shall have the right to refuse to attend classes for more than eight (8) hours in one day.

Rule 130-3-.07 Nail Care School Equipment

(1) Each school of nail care must provide the following minimum equipment:
(a) Secured metal filing cabinet for school and student records;
(b) Sufficient chalkboards;
(c) Audio visual aids;
(d) Locker space must be furnished for each student;
(e) School minimum floor space 1,500 sq. ft.;
(f) A minimum of four hand washing sinks separate from restrooms for enrollment up to fifteen (15) students and one additional sink for each fifteen (15) students;
(g) Fifteen (15) nail stations with adequate light and two (2) chairs for each student;
(h) Wet disinfectant container for complete immersion of implements in hospital grade disinfectant for each station;
(i) Sealed container for storage of disinfected implements. Ultraviolet (UV) sanitizers are acceptable storage containers;
(j) Covered waster containers for each station;
(k) Closed cabinet for clean towels;
(l) Covered container for soiled or disposable towels;
(m) Proper paraffin wax machine and paraffin wax;
(n) Sufficient trays for nail supplies;
(o) Closed container with cotton;
(p) Fingerbowl with nail brush for each student;
(q) One set of mannequin hands and/or practice fingers per student;
(r) One (1) whirlpool pedicure spa (with fixed plumbing) and three (3) footbaths;
(s) Professional electric nail file/drill;
(t) UV Gel light;
(u) An autoclave is an acceptable method of sterilization;
(v) The basic kit and supplies for nail technology students shall contain the following:
1.
a. metal cuticle pusher;
b. metal nail file;
c. manicure scissors;
d. cuticle nippers;
e. nail implements;
f. metal drill bits;
g. fingernail clipper;
h. toenail clipper;
i. tweezers and metal tongs;
2. nail care supplies (disposable):
a. emery boards;
b. nail buffers;
c. orangewood sticks;
d. cotton balls, q-tips;
e. sponges applicators;
f. wooden spatula;
g. foot file or paddle;
h. pedicure slippers and toe separators;
i. disposable gloves;
3. nail polish:
4. polish remover;
5. cuticle remover and cuticle oil;
6. hand cream;
7. materials for acrylic/gel sculptured nails, gel nails, nail wraps and nail tip applications;
8. sanitizing foot soak;
9. massage lotion;
10. antiseptic foot spray;
11. Copy of the laws and rules of the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology;
12. one (1) textbook;
13. one (1) workbook;
(2) All of the above equipment must be standard equipment and maintained in good working condition at all times.
(3) Each cosmetology school desiring to teach a separate course in nail care and having more than fifteen (15) students in the specialized course is required to obtain necessary equipment listed in this chapter.

Rule 130-3-.08 Nail Care Curriculum

(1) One (1) credit hour EQUALS one (1) clock hour unless the credit is being given for an application. The curriculum for students enrolled in a nail care school for a complete course of at least four (4)months and 525 credit/525 clock hours of training shall be as follows:
(a) No school or licensed instructor shall permit a student to render clinical services until the student has successfully completed 140 credit/140clock hours of training with a minimum passing score of 75 percent in the following:

Level 1

1. Theory = (140) - (140 credit/140 clock hours)
(i) Personal hygiene, professional ethics, and customer relations;
(ii) Sanitation and sterilization, public health and safety, infection control and bacteriology;
(iii) AIDS, HIV, and other communicable diseases;
(iv) EPA, OSHA, other government standards; bloodspill procedure;
(v) Physiology and anatomy, including that of the hands, arms feet and legs;
(vi) The art of massage and massage techniques, introduction to reflexology;
(vii) Nail composition and structure, nail disorders and nail diseases;
(viii) Chemistry, including product knowledge, composition, usage, safety, and hazardous materials;
(ix) Methods and procedures and implements, including their usage and safety;
(x) Salon Business:
(I) Salon development and business operations;
(II) Client consultations;
(III) Business development;
(IV) Marketing, advertising and retailing;
(V) Career/business planning, including preparation for interviews, resume writing, and goal setting.
(xi) Georgia State Board of Cosmetology laws and rules a copy of which shall be provided to students.

Level 1 total: 140

(2) After the student has successfully completed 140 credit/140 clock hours in the above curriculum with a passing score of 75 percent, the student may progress to the clinic floor to perform clinical services on patrons. Note: Hours and applications are to apply to a full set only. After the completion of the first 140 credit/140 clock hours of Level 1 training, the curriculum shall be as follows:
(a) Manicure with hand and forearm massage (basic, hot oil, and various spa manicures) = (70) - (70 credit hours/70 applications);
(b) Pedicure with foot and leg massage (basic and various spa pedicures) = (60)-(60 credit hours/60 applications);
(c) Nail Sculpting = (90) - (90 credit hours/30 applications);
(d) Artificial tip application with overlay = (60) - (60 credit hours/20 applications);
(e) Nail wrapping (silk, linen, etc. on natural nails only) = (20) - (20credit hours/20 applications);
(f) Fill-in application = (30) - (30 credit hours/30 applications);
(g) Artificial nail removal/nail repair = (10) - (10 credit hours/20 applications);
(h) Professional nail drill usage with professional drill designed for fingernails only = (5) - (5 credit hours/10 applications);
(i) Nail art techniques = (10) - (10 credit hours/10 applications);
(j) Airbrush nail art = (5) - (5 credit hours/5 applications);
(k) Paraffin treatments on hands and feet = (5) - (5 credit hours/10 applications);
(l) Student competition: advanced techniques and related subjects = (20) - (20 credit hours).

Level 2 Total: 385

TOTAL HOURS -525 credit/clock hours.

Rule 130-3-.09 Nail Care School Curriculum Credit Hours

(1) Credits will be allowed to students as listed below: Work Performed by Students
(a) Manicure with hand and forearm massage - 1 credit hour;
(b) Pedicure with foot and leg massage - 1 credit hour;
(c) Nail sculpting - 3 credit hours;
(d) Artificial tip application with overlay - 3 credit hours;
(e) Nail Wrapping (silk, linen, etc.) on natural nails only - 1 credit hour;
(f) Fill in application - 1 credit hour;
(g) Nail repair or artificial nail removal - ½ credit hour;
(h) Professional nail drill usage - ½ credit hour;
(i) Nail art and airbrush techniques - 5 minutes per nail or 1 credit hour/full set;
(j) Natural nail overlay - 1 credit hour;
(k) Paraffin treatment - ½ credit hour.
(2) A weekly work sheet, signed in black ink or electronic signature by the student and the instructor, shall be kept on each student which shows the number of hours of training in each subject. This work sheet shall be sub-totaled in January, April, June, and September and subject to review by the inspector at any time.
(3) Any student shall have the right to refuse to attend classes for more than eight (8) hours in one day.

Rule 130-3-.10 Hair Designer School Equipment

(1) Each school desiring to teach hair design must provide the following minimum equipment:
(a) secured metal filing cabinets for school and student records;
(b) sufficient chalkboards;
(c) one (1) wet disinfectant container for each work station;
(d) a minimum of four (4) shampoo basins for enrollment up to fifteen (15) students, and one (1) additional shampoo basin for each additional fifteen (15) students or fraction thereof;
(e) a minimum of seven (7) hair dryers for enrollment up to fifteen (15) students and one (1) additional dryer for each additional five (5) students;
(f) work stations with mirrors for each individual student;
(g) sufficient closed containers for soiled or disposable towels;
(h) one mannequin per student;
(i) one closed container per station for clean implements only;
(j) one closed towel container to adequately store clean linens;
(k) locker space for personal items must be furnished for each student;
(l) school minimum floor space: 1800 sq. ft.;
(m) audio visual aids;
(n) an autoclave is an acceptable method of sterilization;
(o) a current copy of the Laws and Rules of the Georgia state Board of Cosmetology;
(p) The basic kit for hair design students shall contain the following:
1. mannequin with hair at least 6-7 inches long;
2. basic combs;
3. scissors/shears and thinning shears;
4. razor with guard and disposable blades;
5. brushes;
6. rollers;
7. clips;
8. protective capes;
9. disposable neck strips;
10. perm rods and end papers;
11. marcel iron/flat iron;
12. blow dryer;
13. consumable supplies for esthetics;
14. standard textbook;
15. one (1) workbook.
(2) All of the above equipment must be standard beauty equipment and maintained in good and safe working condition at all times.
(3) Any cosmetology school desiring to teach a separate course in cosmetology, esthetics or nail care technology and having more than fifteen (15) students in an cosmetology, esthetics or nail technology each course must shall provide all necessary equipment and supplies for each such school course.

Rule 130-3-.11 Hair Designer School Curriculum

The curriculum for students enrolled in a school of hair design for a complete course of a minimum of seven (7) months and thirteen hundred twenty five (1325) credit hours for training shall be as follows:

(a) Each school or licensed instructor shall require each student to obtain 250 total hours of training before the student performs clinical services on a client. Of these 250 hours, 200 hours shall be theory and training on mannequins, and the final 50 hours shall be on live models in the curriculum as stated below.

For the purposes of this Rule, one (1) credit hour equals one (1) clock hour.

Level 1

1. Theory = (50) - (50 credit hours/50 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects related to hair design:
(i) chemistry;
(ii) sanitation and sterilization;
(iii) EPA; OSHA; Infection Control Standards; bloodspill procedures;
(iv) AIDS; HIV; and communicable diseases.
2. Theory of Permanent Waving = (20) - (20 credit hours/20 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) the chemistry of permanent wave solution and its action / reaction;
(ii) the chemistry of relaxers and its action/reaction;
(iii) the principles of permanent wave rod placement.
3. Theory of Hair Coloring = (45) - (45 credit hours/45 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) chemistry of color;
(ii) principles of color application;
(iii) the chemical action/reaction of hair color.
4. Theory of Hair and Scalp Treatments and Conditioning = (20) - (20 credit hours/20 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) hair analysis;
(ii) scalp condition;
(iii) treatments;
(iv) analysis, condition and treatments.
5. Theory of Hair cutting = (30) - (30 credit hours/30 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) proper handling and care of instruments.
6. Theory of Shampooing = (15) - (15 credit hours/15 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) proper procedure of shampooing;
(ii) knowledge of shampoo formulas;
(iii) water temperature.
7. Theory of Hairdressing/hairstyling = (70) - (70 credit hours/70 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) 20 hours on mannequin;
(ii) 50 hours training on live models (without compensation).

Level 1 total: 250

(b) When a student has completed 250 credit hours (250 clock hours) in the above Level 1 curriculum, with a minimum passing score of 75 percent, the student is prepared to progress to the clinic floor to perform clinical services on patrons. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE FIRST 250 CREDIT HOURS (250 CLOCK HOURS) OF Level 1 TRAINING THE CURRICULUM SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:
1. Theory = (100) - (100 credit hours/100 clock hours) Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the theory and practice of all required subjects of cosmetology and the following subjects related to cosmetology:
(i) sterilization and sanitation;
(ii) physiology;
(iii) electricity;
(iv) safety precautions;
(v) chemistry of beauty products actions/reactions, and the composition of tints, dyes and bleaches;
(vi) salesmanship;
(vii) telephone etiquette and ethics;
(viii) salon deportment: consisting of instruction in courtesy, neatness and professional attitude in meeting the public.
2. Social Skills, Reception or Desk Work, Art and Ethics, State Board Laws and Rules = (50) - (50 credit hours/50 clock hours).
3. Laboratory = (50) - (50 credit hours/50 clock hours) Shall include practical training in preparing germicidal solutions, shampoos, tints and bleaches, practical training in washing and sanitizing all equipment in the beauty salon.
4. Hairdressing/Hairstyling, Shampoo and Comb-out = (140) - (140 credit hours) Shall include shampoos, comprising dry, soapless, oil and reconditioner, finger waving, wet curls, blow drying, thermocurling, hair styles, comb outs, and all types of pressing; hot combs and chemicals;
5. Hair Cutting and Shaping = (160) - (160 credit hours/120 applications).
6. Permanent Waving = (215) - (215 credit hours/60 applications).
7. Chemical Hair Relaxing = (135) - (135 credit hours/50 applications).
8. Hair Coloring and Hair Lightening = (175) - (175 credit hours) Shall include the following:
(i) temporary rinses and semi-permanent color- 10 credit hours (12 applications);
(ii) hair lightening - 60 credit hours (24 applications);
(iii) virgin tints - 60 credit hours (30 applications);
(iv) retouches - 40 credit hours (20 applications);
(v) predisposition tests - 2 ½ credit hours;
(vi) dye and tint removal - 2 ½ credit hours;
9. Scalp and Hair Treatment = (50) - (50 credit hours (50 applications) which shall include brushing and manipulations, corrective treatments, and reconditioning treatments.

Level 2 Total hours: 1075

Total hours 1325

Rule 130-3-.12 Hair Designer School Curriculum Credit Hours

(1) Credits will be allowed to student as listed below. Work Performed by Students
(a) one cold or heat wave (including shampoo and set) - 3 hours;
(b) one chemical relaxer (including shampoo and set) - 2 hours;
(c) bleach (including shampoo and set) - 2 ½ hours;
(d) one shampoo, set and comb out, or one pressing, curling and comb out - 1 ½ hours;
(e) one color other than bleach (including shampoo and set) - 2 hours;
(f) one hair cut - 45 minutes;
(g) one shampoo - 15 minutes;
(h) one temporary rinse/semi permanent color - 45 minutes;
(i) one scalp treatment - 1 hour;
(2) A weekly work sheet, signed in black ink or electronic signature by the student and the instructor, shall be kept on each student which shows the number of hours of training in each subject. This work sheet shall be sub-totaled in January, April, June and September and subject to review by the inspector at any time.
(3) Any student shall have the right to refuse to attend classes for more than eight (8) hours in one day.

Rule 130-3-.13 Curriculum for Cosmetology Instructor Training

(1) Persons receiving instructor training in a cosmetology school shall spend all of their training time under the direct supervision of a licensed instructor and shall not be left in charge of students or school at any time without the direct supervision of a licensed instructor.
(2) Persons receiving instructor training are not permitted to perform clinical services on a patron for compensation, either by appointment or otherwise. Persons receiving instructor training shall be furnished an instructor training manual.
(3) The curriculum in a school of cosmetology for an instructor training course shall be completed within one (1) year and 750 hours of training as stated below. For purposes of this Rule, one (1) credit hour equals one (1) clock hour.
(a) General Education = (250)-(250 credit/250 clock hours): All practice teaching must be supervised by a licensed instructor.
1. Cosmetology Laws, rules and regulations - (25 credit/25 clock hours);
2. Principles of teaching cosmetology - (150 credit/150 clock hours);
3. Principles of teaching nail care - (37.50 credit/37.50 clock hours);
4. Principles of teaching esthetics - (37.50 credit/37.50 clock hours).
(b) Teaching techniques and audio visual aids = (225)-(225 credit/225 clock hours):
1. Curriculum development;
2. Lesson plans and presentations;
3. Classroom management and discipline;
4. Demonstrations and lectures;
5. various methods of evaluation.
(c) Practice teaching = (275)-(275 credit/275 clock hours).

Total Cosmetology Instructor Training Hours: 750

Rule 130-3-.14 Curriculum for Hair Designer Instructor Training

(1) Persons receiving instructor training in a hair design school shall spend all of their training time under the direct supervision of a licensed instructor and shall not be left in charge of students or school at any time without the direct supervision of a licensed instructor.
(2) Persons receiving instructor training are not permitted to perform clinical services on a patron for compensation, either by appointment or otherwise.
(a) Persons receiving instructor training shall be furnished an instructor training manual.
(3) The curriculum in a school of hair design for an instructor training course shall be completed within one (1) year and 750 hours of training as stated below. For purposes of this Rule, one (1) credit hour equals one (1) clock hour.
(a) General Education = (225) - (225 credit/225 clock hours):

All practice teaching must be supervised by a licensed instructor.

(b) Cosmetology Laws and rules = (25) - (25 credit/25 clock hours);
(c) Principles of teaching hair design = (200) - (200 credit/200 clock hours);
(d) Teaching techniques and audio visual aids = (225) - (225 credit/225 clock hours):
1. Curriculum development;
2. Lesson plans and presentations;
3. Classroom management and discipline;
4. Demonstrations and Theory lectures;
5. Various methods of evaluation.
(e) Practice teaching = (300) - (300 credit/300 clock hours).

Total Hair Designer Instructor Hours: 750

Rule 130-3-.15 Curriculum for Esthetician Instructor Training

(1) Persons receiving esthetician instructor training in a cosmetology or esthetician school shall spend all of their training time under the direct supervision of a licensed instructor and shall not be left in charge of students or schools at any time without the direct supervision of a licensed instructor.
(2) Persons receiving instructor training are not permitted to perform clinical services on a patron for compensation, either by appointment or otherwise.
(3) Persons receiving instructor training shall be furnished a teacher's training manual.
(4) The curriculum in a cosmetology or esthetician school, for an instructor training course, must be completed within nine (9) months and 500 credit hours of training as stated below. For the purposes of this Rule, one (1) credit hour equals one (1) clock hour.
(a) The Professional Teacher = (100) - (100 credit/100 clock hours:)
1. The Teacher:
(i) Personality;
(ii) Technical Knowledge;
(iii) Teacher's Characteristics;
(iv) Teachers as Professionals.
2. Preparation for Teaching:
(i) Planning the Course/Curriculum Development;
(ii) Preparing Lesson Plans:
(I) Objectives;
(II) Outline;
(III) Student Activities.
(iii) Steps of Teaching:
(I) Preparation;
(II) Presentation;
(III) Application;
(IV) Testing.
(b) Student Motivation and Learning = (100) - (100 credit/100 clock hours):
1. State Board of Cosmetology Requirements and Record Keeping;
2. Student Motivation;
3. Student Participation;
4. Student Personalities;
5. Individual Differences:
(i) Slow Learner;
(ii) Gifted Learner.
(c) Methods, Management and Material = (115) - (115 credit/115 clock hours):
1. Methods, Procedures and Techniques of Teaching;
(i) Lectures and Discussions;
(ii) Demonstrations;
(iii) Conducting Practice Activities;
(iv) Questioning Techniques;
(v) Results;
(vi) Special Situations.
2. Classroom Management:
(i) Physical Environment;
(ii) Administrative Duties;
(iii) Student Discipline;
(iv) Class Supervision;
(v) Classroom Routine;
(vi) Corrective Measures.
3. Teaching Materials:
(i) Audio-Visual Aids;
(ii) Values of Different Teaching Aids;
(iii) Correct Usage;
(iv) Miscellaneous Teaching Materials:
(I) Textbooks;
(II) Workbooks;
(III) Reference Books;
(IV) Creative Aids.
(d) Methods of Testing and Evaluation = (60) - (60 credit/60 clock hours:)
1. Testing:
(i) Purpose;
(ii) Performance Tests;
(iii) Written Tests;
(iv) Standardized Tests.
2. Evaluation:
(i) General Student Abilities;
(ii) Student Achievement;
(iii) Teacher Evaluation.
(e) Education (Vocabulary Development) = (125) - (125 credit/125 clock hours.)

Total Hours -500 credit/500 clock hours.

Rule 130-3-.16 Curriculum for Nail Care Instructor Training

(1) Persons receiving nail care instructor training in a cosmetology or nail care school shall spend all of their training time under the direct supervision of a licensed instructor and shall not be left in charge of students or school at any time without the direct supervision of a licensed instructor.
(2) Persons receiving instructor training are not permitted to perform clinical services on a patron for compensation, either by appointment or otherwise. Persons receiving instructor training shall be furnished a teacher's training manual.
(3) The curriculum in a cosmetology or nail care school for an instructor training course be completed within four (4) months and 250 credit hours of training as stated below. For the purposes of this Rule, (1) credit hour equals one (1) clock hour.
(a) Course planning and instructions = (100) - (100 credit / 100 clock hours):
1. curriculum development;
2. lesson planning and presentations;
3. teaching principles;
4. teaching methods;
5. teaching aids and materials;
6. understanding different learning styles.
(b) Lecture and demonstration = (50) - (50 credit/50 clock hours):
1. lesson planning;
2. preparation;
3. vocabulary and instruction;
4. voice and clarity.
(c) Classroom management = (57) - (57 credit/57 clock hours):
1. student motivation;
2. student participation;
3. disciplinary procedures;
4. classroom supervision;
5. record keeping.
(d) Various method of evaluations = (13) - (13 credit/13 clock hours).
(e) Developing student activities and projects = (20) - (20 credit/20 clock hours);
(f) State Board of Cosmetology: Laws and rules = (10) - (10 credit/10 clock hours):
1. Laws and rules;
2. student quarterly progress.

Total Hours - 250 credit/250 clock hours.

Rule 130-3-.17 Posting of Licenses, Rules, Reports and Inspections

(1) Each School shall post in an open area, the current school license issued to them by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology.
(2) Each school shall post in an open area, available for public view, the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology Laws and rules, the sanitation regulations, and the most recent inspection report.
(3) A complete current copy of the law, O.C.G.A. §§ 43-10-1 through 43-10-20, and the Laws and rules of the Board, Chapters 130-1 through 130-11, shall be available upon request.
(4) All Instructor(s) licenses issued to licensees by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology must be posted in an open area for public view on school premises.
(5) The following signs shall be posted at the school's front entrance:
(a) A sign which indicates type of school and exit signs
(b) A sign reading: "Service by Students Only"
(c) A sign prohibiting pets, except guide and assistance dogs as permitted by Title 30 of the Georgia Code.
(6) The following signs shall be posted in an open area of each school and shall be available for public view at all times:
(a) All cosmetology services shall only be performed on intact, healthy scalp, skin, and nails.
(b) Customers should not shave their legs the same day as receiving pedicure services to reduce the risk of infection.
(c) Any razor-like implement, such as credo blades, shall not be used to prevent the risk of injury or infection.
(d) Pumice stones shall not be reused from one customer to another to prevent the spread of bacteria.
(7) The following signs shall be posted in the pedicure service area of a school and shall be available for public view at all times:
(a) Customers should not shave their legs the same day as receiving pedicure services to reduce the risk of infection.
(b) Any razor-like implement, such as credo blades, shall not be used to prevent the risk of injury or infection.
(c) Pumice stones shall not be reused from one customer to another to prevent the spread of bacteria.

Rule 130-3-.18 Curriculum Requirements for Barber to Become Master Cosmetologist

In order to be licensed as a master cosmetologist, a person licensed to practice barbering must meet all the requirements of O.C.G.A. § 43-10-9(h) and pass the master cosmetologist examination. Before taking the examination, a barber must submit proof of successfully completing 250 credit hours of training in a board approved cosmetology school in the following subjects:

(a) Hairstyling = (75) - (75 credit hours):
1. hair cutting and shaping - (10 credit hours required -3/4 credit hours for 1 application);
2. roller placement; shampoo; set and comb-out; blow drying; one pressing; marcel iron and comb-out - (25 credit hours required -1 ½ credit hours for 1 application);
3. fingerwaves - (20 credit hours required -1 credit hour for 1 application);
4. pincurls - (20 credit hours required -1 credit hour for 1 application);
(b) Nail care = (30) - (30 credit hours and applications are to apply to full sets only):
1. manicure - 10 credit hours (1 credit hour/1 application);
2. pedicures - 5 credit hours (1 credit hour/1 application);
3. nail sculpting - 15 credit hours (3 credit hours/1 application).
(c) Hair lightening and color removal = (95) - (95 credit hours):
1. hair lightening - 20 credit hours (2 ½ credit hours/1 application);
2. virgin lightening -35 credit hours (1 credit hour/1 application);
3. virgin tint - 20 credit hours (2 credit hours/1 application);
4. retouch tint - 20 credit hours (1 credit hour/1 application);
(d) Permanent waving = (20) - 20 credit hours (1 credit hour/1 application);
(e) Chemical relaxing = (20) - 20 credit hours (1 credit hour/1 application);
(f) Skin care = (10) - 10 credit hours comprised of 1 credit hour per application or facial given.

Total Hours - 250 credit hours.