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Chapter 240-14 BARBER SCHOOL EQUIPMENT, CURRICULUM, AND INSTRUCTOR TRAINING CURRICULUM

Rule 240-14-.01 Barber School Equipment

(1) Each school desiring to teach barbering at the Master Barber or Barber II level must provide the following minimum equipment:
(a) secured storage for school and student records (locking filing cabinet, desk, etc.);
(b) sufficient instructional displays (dry erase, audio visual aids, chalkboard, etc);
(c) an appropriate disinfection container which is in accordance with Board rule 240-4-.04(b);
(d) a minimum of seven (7) hair dryers for enrollment of up to sixteen (16) students and one (1) additional dryer for each additional five (5) students;
(e) work stations with mirrors for each individual student;
(f) sufficient covered waste containers for soiled or disposable towels;
(g) hazardous waste container for blood contaminated disposable utensils labeled accordingly with a biohazard label and/or the words "contaminated utensils";
(h) sixteen (16) mannequins, one (1) for each additional five (5) students;
(i) closed towel cabinets to adequately store clean/soiled linens;
(j) separate closed container for bloody towels, labeled accordingly with a biohazard label and/or the words "contaminated linen";
(k) locker space for personal items must be furnished to each student;
(l) student sign: a sign stating "SERVICE BY STUDENTS ONLY" must be displayed;
(m) school minimum floor space (see Rule 240-14-.01(4) below);
(n) ten towels per student;
(o) first aid kit
(2) The basic kit for master barber and barber II students shall contain the following:
(a) basic combs;
(b) brushes (nylon bristles that can be disinfected ONLY);
(c) shears and thinning shears;
(d) straight razor;
(e) mug and brush (nylon bristles that can be disinfected ONLY) or shaving cream;
(f) clippers, guards, trimmers;
(g) dusting brush (nylon bristles that can be disinfected ONLY);
(h) neck strips;
(i) hair cloth and clip;
(j) standard textbook;
(k) one (1) workbook;
(l) blow dryer and styling brush;
(m) shampoo cape.
(3) All of the equipment provided for in Paragraph (1) must be standard Barber equipment, cleansed, disinfected, and maintained in good, safe, working condition at all times.

Rule 240-14-.02 Master Barber School Curriculum

The curriculum for students in a school of barbering for a complete course of at least nine (9) Months totaling fifteen hundred (1500) hours of training shall be as follows:

(a) Each school or licensed instructor shall require each student to obtain 280 total hours of theory training in the following curriculum before the student is allowed to render clinical services.
1. Classroom Theory - 50 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects related to barbering:
(i) chemistry (the basics of physical and chemical changes);
(ii) cleansing and disinfection;
(iii) hygiene and good grooming;
(iv) laws and rules.
2. Hair and Scalp Treatments, Shampooing, and Conditioning - 25 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) hair analysis;
(ii) scalp condition;
(iii) treatments;
(iv) proper procedure of shampooing (towel application, draping);
(v) knowledge of shampoo formulas;
(vi) water temperatures.
3. Shaving - 25 hours:
(i) shaving (proper handling technique of straight razor learning the fourteen (14) stroke process).
4. Coloring of Hair -25 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) bleaching;
(ii) high and low lighting;
(iii) permanent color;
(iv) semi permanent color; and
(v) temporary rinse.
5. Hair Cutting and Styling - 70 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) proper handling of implements (razor, shears, clippers, trimmers, edgers); and
(ii) 35 hours of training on mannequins.
6. Facial Hair Design & Waxing - 20 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) theory of facial massage;
(ii) equipment; and
(iii) facial treatments.
7. Permanent Waving, Relaxing, and Chemical Application - 65 Hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) the chemistry of permanent wave solution;
(ii) technique of placing wave rods on client heads; and
(b) When a student has completed 280 hours in the above curriculum, the licensed instructor shall complete a statement to be directed to the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers, signed by the licensed instructor, and the student (and properly notarized) stating the student is now prepared to progress to the clinic floor to perform clinical services on live subjects. After completion of the first 280 hours of training, the curriculum shall be as follows:
1. Theory - 200 hours;
2. Hairstyling techniques and cutting - 500 hours = 500 applications: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) proper handling of instruments;
(ii) improper handling of instruments;
(iii) training on mannequins and live models.
3. Shaving - 25 hours = 50 applications: Shall include instructions by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) proper handling of instruments;
(ii) proper disposal of razor blades in sharps container in accordance with the provisions of O.C.G.A. § 12-8-20, et seq., and the Rules for Solid Waste Management, Chapter 391-3-4-.15(e) applicable to razor blade disposal in solid waste.
(iii) improper handling of instruments;
(iv) training on mannequins and live models.
4. Shampooing - 5 hours = 40 applications: Shall include instructions by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) proper procedure of shampooing;
(ii) knowledge of shampoo formulas;
(iii) water temperature.
5. Facial Hair Design and Waxing - 10 hours = 30 applications
6. Scalp Treatment Techniques - 10 hours: Shall include instructions by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) hair analysis;
(ii) scalp conditions;
(iii) treatments.
7. Permanent Waving, Relaxing and Chemical application - 270 hours = 66 applications: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) the chemistry of cold wave solution relaxers and reaction;
(ii) techniques of placing cold wave rods on client's head;
(iii) chemistry of color, technique of color and chemical action of hair color.
8. Additional instructions at the discretion of the instructor - 200 hours.

Rule 240-14-.03 Barber II School Curriculum

The curriculum for students in a school of barbering for a complete course of at least seven (7) months totaling one thousand one hundred and forty (190 curriculum + 950 practical = 1140) hours of training shall be as follows:

(a) Each school or licensed instructor shall require each student to obtain 190 total hours of theory training in the following curriculum before the student is allowed to render clinical services.
1. Classroom Theory - 50 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects related to barbering:
(i) chemistry (the basics of physical and chemical changes);
(ii) cleansing and disinfection;
(i) hygiene and good grooming;
(ii) laws and rules.
2. Hair and Scalp Treatments, Shampooing, and Conditioning - 25 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) hair analysis;
(ii) scalp condition;
(iii) treatments;
(iv) proper procedure of shampooing (towel application, draping);
(v) knowledge of shampoo formulas;
(vi) water temperatures.
3. Shaving - 25 hours:
(i) shaving (proper handling technique of straight razor learning the fourteen (14) Stroke process).
(ii) proper disposal of razor blades in sharps containers
5. Hair Cutting and Styling - 70 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) proper handling of implements (razor, shears, clippers, trimmers, edgers); and
(ii) 35 hours of training on mannequins.
6. Facial Hair Design & Waxing - 20 hours: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) theory of facial massage;
(ii) equipment; and
(iii) facial treatments.
(b) When a student has completed 190 hours in the above curriculum, the licensed instructor shall complete a statement to be directed to the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology and Barbers, signed by the licensed instructor, and the student (and properly notarized) stating the student is now prepared to progress to the clinic floor to perform clinical services on live subjects. After completion of the first 190 hours of training, the curriculum shall be as follows:
1. Practical Theory - 200 hours;
2. Hairstyling techniques and cutting - 500 hours = 500 applications: Shall include instruction by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) proper handling of instruments;
(ii) improper handling of instruments;
(iii) training on mannequins and live models.
3. Shaving - 25 hours = 50 applications: Shall include instructions by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) proper handling of instruments;
(ii) proper disposal of razor blades in sharps containers
(ii) improper handling of instruments;
(iii) training on mannequins and live models.
4. Shampooing - 5 hours = 40 applications: Shall include instructions by a licensed instructor in the following:
(i) proper procedure of shampooing;
(ii) knowledge of shampoo formulas;
(iii) water temperature.
5. Facial Hair Design and Waxing - 10 hours = 30 applications:
6. Scalp Treatment Techniques - 10 hours: Shall include instructions by a licensed instructor in the following subjects:
(i) hair analysis;
(ii) scalp conditions;
(iii) treatments.
7. Additional instructions at the discretion of the instructor - 200 hours.

Rule 240-14-.04 Barber Instructor Training Curriculum

(1) Persons receiving instructor training in a barber school must 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.
(3) Persons receiving instructor training shall be furnished a teacher training manual.
(4) The curriculum in a school of cosmetology or barbering for an instructor training course must include at least one (1) year and a total of 750 hours of training as follows:
(a) General Education = (250)-(250 credit/250 clock hours): All practice teaching must be supervised by a licensed instructor.
1. Cosmetology and Barber Laws, rules and regulations - (25 credit/25 clock hours);
2. Principles of teaching Barbering - (200 credit/200 clock hours);
(b) Teaching techniques and audio visual aids = (250)-(250 credit/250 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 = (250)-(250 credit/250 clock hours).