BARBER CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION
CE Hours are required to be completed between
July 2, 2021 and August 15, 2022
Individuals must complete continuing education hours for each type of license held, this includes a barber license and barber teacher license.
One (1) hour of CE concerning Board Laws and Rules:
This course can be applied to multiple licenses.
NOTE: Only provided by the Board, available on CE Broker
One (1) hour of CE on Personal Wellness:
Which may include, but is not limited to, courses on mental health, substance abuse, trauma, and crisis management
This course may be applied to multiple licenses held.
Three (3) hours of CE concerning Infection Control and Safety:
If the Safety and Infection Control course is taken as a
“stand-alone” course, it may be applied to multiple licenses held.
Three (3) hours of CE concerning subject matter relating to
the scope of services for each license held:
Subject matter of course must match the scope of practice of the license held.
CE Broker Account
The Board uses the CE Broker platform to host classes. CE Broker also is used to list approved CE classes and to track CE class attendance. Providers of approved CE classes are required to report attendance to CE Broker within 10 business days of class completion.
You will need to set-up a free CE Broker account. This account will allow you to track completed CE classes/hours and have access to Board required classes.
CLICK HERE for directions to set-up your free CE Broker account.
It is the responsibility of the licensee to determine if a Continuing Education (CE) class has been approved by the Board. Licensees should ask the provider of the class if Board approval has been obtained. If there are questions regarding specific course content, loss of a certificate of completion, directions, etc., please contact the provider of the class directly.
When taking a continuing education class, licensees are required to sign-in to the class using their name and Board license number (e.g.BARB.991234). Upon completion of the class, licensees should receive a certificate of completion. The certificate should include the date, class location, hours, course approval number, and class name.
NOTE: The Board will verify the completion of the required CE hours through CE Broker as a condition of renewing the license. If CE hours are not reported as completed in CE Broker, you will not be permitted to complete the online renewal process.
Continuing Education Exemptions
If this is your first Ohio license, you are not required to obtain CE hours for this renewal period.
Payment of the renewal fee is required to keep a license active.
NOTE: A Barber Teacher license is not eligible for this exemption.
Sixty-Five (65) or older
Licensees who are age sixty-five (65) or older, before May 3, 2022 are not required to complete CE hours. Payment of renewal fee is required to keep a license current and active.
Held a license for 30 years or more
Licensees who have held a board license for thirty (30) or more years, before May 3, 2022 are not required to complete CE hours. Payment of renewal fee is required to keep a license current and active.