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Illinois Cosmetologists, Esthetician, and Nail Technician Continuing Education RequirementsUpdated a year ago

Paragon CET is approved by the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation as a provider of continuing education for Cosmetologists, Estheticians, and Nail Technicians, License #190.000784.

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

Cosmetologists: Required 14 hours every two-year licensing period, 7 of which may be completed by self-study. *Effective Jan 1, 2020, and all renewals thereafter 1 hour of CE on the topic of sexual harassment prevention training. 

Estheticians and Nail Technicians: Required 10 hours of continuing education every two-year licensing period, 5 of which may be completed by self-study. *Effective Jan 1, 2020, and all renewals thereafter 1 hour of CE on the topic of sexual harassment prevention training.

Paragon CET courses are considered self-study and do not offer live classroom continuing education.

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New Domestic Violence Requirement *
Licensees are required to complete a one-time one-hour Board-approved course on Domestic Violence. The course must be presented in a classroom setting or in an online classroom presentation. The course must be presented or taught by an individual that holds a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness CE Sponsor License (licensure prefix #290). A list of the approved sponsors is available on the Department’s website. (SEE PDF of SPONSORS)

*ParagonCET does not offer the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault requirement.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please contact the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation at (800) 560-6420 or 

https://idfpr.illinois.gov/profs/esthetics.asp

http://www.idfpr.com/profs/cosmo.asp

https://idfpr.illinois.gov/profs/nailtech.asp

 

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