61G3-16.006. Restricted Barber License  


Effective on Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • 1(1) Individuals who seek to be eligible to take the licensure examination for a restricted license to practice barbering by having completed a restricted barber course shall submit with their application satisfactory proof of their successful completion of such course at a school of barbering licensed pursuant to Chapter 1005, F.S., a barbering program within the public school system, or a government-operated barbering program in the State of Florida. Satisfactory proof of successful completion of the restricted barber course shall consist of the school or program which administers the course certifying that the applicant has successfully completed the restricted barbers course; and, that the course complied with the minimum requirements as set forth below.

    115(a) All restricted barber courses which are taught for the purpose of qualifying an individual for a restricted license to practice barbering shall provide, at a minimum, 600 hours of training.

    146(b) A school of barbering shall certify on a student examination application that said student has completed his or her training in restricted barbering skills, services and correlating trade techniques along with classroom instruction and lab studies. 183All restricted barber courses which are taught for the purpose of qualifying an individual for a restricted barber license to practice restricted barbering shall meet, at a minimum, the requirements specified below:

    2151. Florida Laws and Rules

    22075 Hours

    2222. Safety, Sanitation and Sterilization

    227325 Hours

    2293. Hair Structure, Cutting and Cleansing

    235150 Hours

    237a. Taper Cuts

     

    240I. Freehand

     

    242II. Shear over comb

     

    246III. Clipper over comb

     

    250b. Style Cuts (to include blow drying)

     

    257c. Shampooing

     

    2594. Shaving, Beard and Mustache Trimming

    26550 Hours

    267(c) Any school authorized to provide a restricted barbering course with a minimum of 1,200 hours as of January 1, 2020, may continue to provide a restricted barber course with a minimum of 1,200 hours through December 31, 2020. This paragraph (c) shall become null and void and be of no effect on January 1, 2021.

    325(2) Individuals who seek to be eligible to take the licensure examination for a restricted license to practice barbering by holding or having held within the five years immediately preceding the date of application an active valid license, certificate, or registration to practice barbering which has been issued by another state or country, shall provide with their application a copy of all licenses, certificates, or registrations issued to the applicant by any other state or country; together with a statement from each agency, organization, or authority that issued the licenses, certificates, or registrations which is dated within three months of the date of the application, and which states that the applicant has not been disciplined by the agency, organization, or authority for acts related to the practice of barbering within the previous five years.

    459(3) Individuals who seek to be eligible to take the licensure examination for a restricted license to practice barbering by having once held a Florida barbering license which has been declared null and void for failure to renew the license shall provide with their application:

    504(a) The full name in which the license was issued and the license number,

    518(b) A copy of the previous license, if available, and

    528(c) Proof that they fulfilled the requirements of Section 537476.114(2)(c)2., F.S., 539for initial licensure.

    542(4) All applicants who are found to be eligible to take the licensure examination for a restricted license to practice barbering shall be required to take and pass the examination for restricted licensure. Upon achieving a passing grade on all portions of the restricted licensure examination, and the issuance of a restricted license to practice barbering by the Department, an individual shall be permitted to perform the following barber services for compensation subject to the same terms, conditions, and restrictions imposed on holders of an unrestricted license to practice barbering:

    632(a) Hair cutting and styling, including the application of hair tonics and hair spray, but not including the application of any other chemical preparations or solutions to the hair,

    661(b) Full facial shaves,

    665(c) Mustache and beard trimming,

    670(d) Shampooing hair, including the application of shampoos and hair conditioners and blow drying the hair.

    686Rulemaking Authority 688476.064(4), 689476.144(6) FS. 691Law Implemented 693476.144(6) FS. 695History–New 11-12-87, Formerly 21C-16.006, Amended 5-23-99, 4-26-04, 1-1-20.