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  329.080.  Instructor trainee license, qualifications, application, fee. — 1.  An instructor trainee shall be a licensed cosmetologist, esthetician or manicurist and shall hold a license as an instructor trainee in cosmetology, esthetics or manicuring.  An applicant for a license to practice as an instructor trainee shall submit to the board the required fee and a written application on a form supplied by the board upon request that the applicant has successfully completed at least a four-year high school course of study or the equivalent, and holds a Missouri license to practice as a cosmetologist, esthetician or manicurist.  Each application shall contain a statement that it is made under oath or affirmation and that its representations are true and correct to the best knowledge and belief of the person signing the application, subject to the penalties of making a false affidavit or declaration.

  2.  An applicant approved by the board shall be issued an instructor trainee license.  The license shall be issued for a definite period needed to complete training requirements to become eligible for taking the examinations.  An applicant shall be approved for an instructor trainee license only for those classified occupations for which the applicant is licensed at the time the instructor trainee application is submitted to the board.

  3.  The instructor trainee shall be required to complete six hundred hours of instructor training within a Missouri licensed school of cosmetology consisting of a curriculum including both theory and practical training to include the following:

  (1)  Two hundred hours to be devoted to basic principles of student teaching to include teaching principles, lesson planning, curriculum planning and class outlines, teaching methods, teaching aids, testing and evaluation;

  (2)  Fifty hours of psychology as applied to cosmetology, personality and teaching, teacher evaluation, counseling, theories of learning, and speech;

  (3)  Fifty hours of business experience or management including classroom management, record keeping, buying and inventorying supplies, and state law; and

  (4)  Three hundred hours of practice teaching in both theory and practical application.

  4.  The six hundred hours required pursuant to subsection 3 of this section may be reduced as follows:

  (1)  Three years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist, esthetician, or manicurist may be substituted for three hundred hours of training.  The three hundred hours will be partially reduced in proportion to experience as a licensee greater than six months but less than three; or

  (2)  Four and one-half college credit hours in teaching methodology, as defined by rule, may be substituted for three hundred hours of training.  Applicants requesting credit shall submit to the board a certified transcript together with a course description certified by the administrating education institution as being primarily directed to teaching methodology.  The three hundred hours will be partially reduced in proportion to college credit hours in teaching methodology of less than four and one-half hours; or

  (3)  Applicants who apply from states where the requirements are not substantially equal to those in force in Missouri at the time of application, may be eligible for the examination if they provide an affidavit verifying a current, valid instructor license in another state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or foreign country, state or province.


(RSMo 1939 § 9816, A.L. 1945 p. 959, A. 1949 H.B. 2069, A.L. 1959 S.B. 283, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1378, A.L. 1979 H.B. 960, A.L. 1981 S.B. 16, A.L. 1989 H.B. 738 & 720, A.L. 1995 S.B. 292, A.L. 1997 H.B. 309, A.L. 2018 H.B. 1500 merged with H.B. 1719)

Prior revision: 1929 § 9095

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