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61G3-16.009 Requirements for Instruction on Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). For initial license
(1) The Board shall require as a condition of granting an initial license, completion of an education course approved by the Board, on HIV and AIDS. Certification of completion of a HIV/AIDS course shall accompany the application for initial licensure. Any applicant for licensure may take an approved course within two (2) years preceding application for initial licensure. (2) The course shall consist of education on the modes of transmission, infection control procedures, clinical management and prevention of HIV and AIDS, with emphasis on appropriate behavior and attitude changes with specific relevance to the practice of barbering and cosmetology including sanitary requirements. (3) Courses may be presented as live presentation courses or home study courses. All home study courses shall include a written post course examination which must be graded by the provider. Post-course examinations may be open-book examinations. Persons taking the course must achieve a 75% passing score on all post-course examinations in order to receive a certificate of completion. Specific Authority 455.2228, 476.064(4) FS. Law Implemented 455.2228 FS. History–New 12-31-89, Amended 10-17-90, 3-22-92, Formerly 21C-16.009, Amended 11-30-93, 9-15-94, 12-22-94, 5-3-95, 6-29-95, 12-12-95, 5-1-96, 12-9-97, 4-17-01.

61G3-16.0091 Requirement for Instruction on Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) for Continuing Education.
(1) Each person licensed under Chapter 476, F.S., shall complete a board approved HIV/AIDS education course as a condition of the renewal of his or her license and shall confirm that he or she has completed such an HIV/AIDS education course on his or her application for renewal. Such course must be taken during the licensure period and prior to expiration of the license.
(2) The course shall consist of education on the modes of transmission, infection control procedures, clinical management and prevention of HIV and AIDS, with emphasis on appropriate behavior and attitude changes and with specific relevance to the practice of barbering and cosmetology including sanitary requirements. The course shall be a minimum of (2) hours of instruction.
(3) Courses may be presented as live presentation courses or home study courses. All home study courses shall include a written post course examination which must be graded by the provider. Post-course examinations may be open-book examinations. Persons taking the course must achieve a 75% passing score on all post-course examinations in order to receive continuing education credit.
(4) Licensees shall retain proof of completion of the HIV/AIDS education course for at least three years.
(5) Licensees holding two or more licenses subject to the HIV/AIDS education course requirement shall present all license numbers to the provider of such course. Providers shall submit all license numbers for attendees taking the HIV/AIDS education course.
(6) Licensees shall have until the expiration of the current licensure cycle to resolve disputes with the provider regarding his or her continuing education completion status and provide proof of courses taken to the Board or Department.
(7) The department shall issue a citation to any licensee who attempts to renew and is not in compliance with continuing education requirements.
Specific Authority 455.2228, 476.064(4) FS. Law Implemented 455.2228 FS. History–New 5-10-01.

61G3-16.0092 Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) Education Provider Requirements.

(1) Entities or individuals who wish to become approved providers to offer courses for initial licensure shall make application to the Board on form DBPR-BB-006 entitled, “PROVIDER AND COURSE APPROVAL APPLICATION”, incorporated herein by reference and effective 9-12-01, which copies may be obtained from the Board. Applications for initial licensure providership must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the next Board meeting.
(2) Entities or individuals who wish to become approved providers to offer courses for continuing education purposes shall make application to the Board of BPR form DBPR-BB-006 entitled, “PROVIDER AND COURSE APPROVAL APPLICATION”, incorporated herein by reference and effective 9-12-01, which copies may be obtained from the Board. Applications for continuing education providership must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the next Board meeting.
(3) Providers wishing to offer their education courses for both initial licensure and for continuing education may submit one application appropriately marked at least 60 days prior to the next Board meeting.
(4) The application shall include:
(a) The name, address, telephone number and if available fax number, and e-mail address of a contact person who will fulfill the reporting and documentation requirements for provider approval. The provider shall notify the Board of any change of contact person within ten (10) days of the actual change.
(b) A fee of two hundred fifty dollars ($250) shall accompany each provider application for continuing education.
(c) Each provider application shall include course materials. The course shall consist of education as set forth in subsections 61G3-16.009(2) and 61G3-16.0091(2), F.A.C.
(d) Each provider application shall include a sample certificate of completion that the course instructor shall provide each course participant if the participant successfully completes the course. Such certificate shall include the course participant’s name, the title of the course, the course approval number, date completed and number of hours. The certificate shall be provided to the course participant at the completion of the course.
(5) Provider approval for initial licensure and for continuing education is valid through May 31 of odd numbered years. To renew provider approval for initial licensure and for continuing education, providers must resubmit the course materials for the Board’s review. For renewal of provider approval for continuing education, providers must also submit a fee of two hundred fifty dollars ($250). Course materials submitted for renewal of approval must be received by the Board office no sooner than 90 days prior to the expiration date and no later than 60 days prior to the next Board meeting. Approval as a continuing education provider shall remain valid while an application for renewal is pending before the Board provided the renewal application is complete and was received before the scheduled expiration of the provider’s approval. Providers who fail to renew their provider status on a timely basis in accordance with these rules shall not offer or advertise a course for initial licensure or continuing education.
(6) Providers shall maintain a system of recordkeeping which provides for storage of approved courses. Providers shall maintain a roster of participants for four years. The records and roster shall be available for inspection by the Board or Department. Providers must electronically provide to the Department a list of attendees taking the course for continuing education purposes within 30 business days of the completion of the course. However, the continuing education provider shall electronically report to the Department completion of a licensee’s course within 10 business days beginning on the 30th day before the renewal deadline or prior to the renewal date, whichever occurs sooner. The list of attendees submitted electronically to the Department shall not include applicants taking the course for initial licensure. For home study courses, the provider must electronically supply the list of those individuals successfully completing the course by the 5th of the month following the calendar month in which the provider received documentation and was able to determine the successful completion of the course by the licensee. This list shall include the provider’s name and provider number, the name and license number of the attendee, the date the course was completed and the course number. Failure to comply with the time and form requirements will result in disciplinary action taken against the provider.
Specific Authority 455.2228, 476.064(4) FS. Law Implemented 455.2178, 455.2179, 455.2228 FS. History–New 9-12-01, Amended 11-2-06, 5-11-08. Barbers' Board


Definitions including the occupation codes and class codes, where applicable

BA -
A "barber assistant" - a person whose practice is confined solely to shampooing hair and applying hair tonics or conditioner under the supervision of a licensed Barber. The Barbers' Board no longer issues new Barber Assistants' licenses but those previously issued are renewed.

BB - A "barber" is a person who is licensed to engage in the practice of barbering in the State of Florida. The term "barbering" means any of the following practices when done for remuneration and for the public, but not when done for the treatment of disease or physical or mental ailments: shaving, cutting, trimming, coloring, shampooing, arranging, dressing, curling, or waving the hair or beard; or applying oils, creams, lotions, or other preparations to the face, scalp, or neck, either by hand or by mechanical appliances.

BR - A "restricted barber" - a person whose practice is restricted to the terms, conditions and restrictions imposed on their license such as: hair cutting, shave, shampoo, blow dry hair, and apply hair tonics and hair sprays.

BS - A "barbershop" means any place of business wherein the practice of barbering is carried on.