Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-01-.11 - INSTRUCTOR-TRAINING PROGRAMS

Current through March 20, 2022

(1) An application for approval of an instructor-training program in cosmetology, aesthetics, manicuring, or natural hair styling shall include:
(a) A summary of the education and experience of each instructor for the program;
(b) The scheduled dates of the program; and
(c) The proposed curriculum of the program.
(2) The applicant shall demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Board that the instructor-training program submitted for approval will:
(a) Contain at least sixteen (16) hours of actual instruction;
(b) Emphasize teaching methodology for its entire duration;
(c) Restrict the size of classes sufficiently to ensure adequate attention to all participants;
(d) Proceed for not more than two (2) hours without a break;
(e) Prohibit demonstrations or presentations for commercial purposes in classrooms. Training programs may not sell, take orders, or in any way promote a product; and
(f) Conform to professional standards as determined by the Board. This can be determined by, but not limited to, the following: fraud, unprofessional, immoral or dishonorable conduct, a violation of T.C.A. §§ 62-4 et seq., or of any rules duly promulgated under this chapter, or failure to comply with a lawful order of the board.
(3) Any online, virtual or electronic instructor-training program shall further demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Board that the instructor-training program submitted for approval does not allow one to skip through content and meets at least one (1) of the following qualifications:
(a) Streamed or real-time presentation that allows the submission of questions, group chat, or solicits responses from licensees through surveys, multiple choice questions, etc.;
(b) Requires a unique login; or
(c) Monitors licensee participation and includes a testing component that requires a passing grade in order to complete the program.
(4) Promptly after the completion of an instructor-training program approved by the Board, the sponsor shall send to the Board a roster showing the names, social security number and I.D. number of the persons who attended the program and the number of hours that such persons completed.
(5) The sponsor shall provide an opportunity for the attendees to evaluate each class and the overall program. The original evaluations shall be forwarded to the office of the Board.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-01-.11
Original rule certified June 10, 1974. Repeal and new rule filed February 23, 1983; effective March 25, 1983. Amendment filed February 21, 1986; effective March 23, 1986. Amendment filed August 21, 1987; effective October 5, 1987. Amendment filed January 13, 1989; effective February 27, 1989. Repeal and new rule filed July 10, 1997; effective September 23, 1997. Amendment filed May 25, 2004; effective August 8, 2004. Amendment filed September 2, 2015; effective December 1, 2015. Amendments filed March 9, 2017; effective June 7, 2017. Amendments filed December 12, 2017; effective March 12, 2018. Amendments filed March 15, 2021; effective 6/13/2021.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 62-4-105 and 62-4-114.

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