(a) The curriculum standards for the class A barber
certificate in a private or public postsecondary barber school consists
of 1,000 hours, to be completed in a course of not less than six months,
as follows:
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(b) The curriculum standards for the class A barber
certificate while holding a cosmetology operator license consists
of 300 hours, to be completed in a course of not less than 9 weeks,
as follows:
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(c) The curriculum standards for the class A barber
certificate in a public secondary program for high school students
consists of 1,000 hours of instruction in barber courses to be completed
in a course of not less than six months, with the 1,000 hours as follows:
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(d) The curriculum standards for the manicurist license
consists of 600 hours, to be completed in a course of not less than
16 weeks, as follows:
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(e) The curriculum standards for the barber technician/manicurist
license consists of 900 hours, to be completed in a course of not
less than 24 weeks, as follows:
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(f) The curriculum standards for the barber technician/hair
weaving license consists of 600 hours to be completed in a course
of not less than 16 weeks, as follows:
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(g) The curriculum standards for the barber technician
license consists of 300 hours, to be completed in a course of not
less than 8 weeks, as follows:
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(h) The curriculum standards for the hair weaving specialty
certificate of registration consists of 300 hours as follows:
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(i) Field Trips.
(1) Barber related field trips are permitted under
the following conditions for students enrolled in the following courses
and the guidelines under this subsection must be strictly followed.
(2) A student may obtain the following field trip hours:
(A) a maximum of 50 hours out of the 1,000 hour class
A Barber course;
(B) a maximum of 30 hours for the Manicure course;
(C) a maximum of 20 hours for the Barber Technician
course;
(D) a maximum of 45 hours for the Barber Technician/Manicurist
course;
(E) a maximum of 30 hours for the Barber Technician/Hair
Weaving course;
(F) a maximum of 20 hours for the Hair Weaving course;
and
(G) a maximum of 15 hours for the Cosmetology Operator
to Class A Barber course.
(3) Students must be under the supervision of an instructor
from the school where the student is enrolled at all times during
the field trip. The instructorstudent ratio required in a school
is required on a field trip.
(4) Complete documentation is required, including student
names, instructor names, activity, location, date, and duration of
the activity.
(5) No credit may be earned for travel.
(j) This section provides the curriculum standards
that are effective before August 1, 2023. Section 83.202 provides
the curriculum standards that are required on or after August 1, 2023.

Source Note: The provisions of this §82.120 adopted to be effective February 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 319; amended to be effective July 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 4646; amended to be effective January 1, 2016, 40 TexReg 8758; amended to be effective March 15, 2020, 45 TexReg 1688; amended to be effective January 1, 2023, 47 TexReg 8636 