Georgia Cosmetology CE – License Renewal Deadline March 31, 2012

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All licensed cosmetologists in Georgia are required to obtain five hours of continuing education (CE) in order to renew their license. The Georgia Board of Cosmetology mandates 3 hours of health and safety training (DTAE) plus two additional hours of CE. Licensees have until March 31, 2012 to complete their coursework.

Calling all cosmetologists in Georgia! The Georgia cosmetology license renewal date of March 31, 2012 is fast approaching. Five hours of CE are required every two years to maintain a GA cosmetology license and time is running out for 2012 renewals.

The Georgia Board of Cosmetology mandates that every cosmetologist in the state have a license, which needs to be renewed every two years. To renew, license cosmetologists are required to complete five hours of continuing-education (CE) credit: three hours of health and safety courses developed by the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education (DTAE), and two hours of other courses in health and safety or in a related area of practice, such as industry trends, computer skills, or business management.

To complete their continuing education, license holders can select from a list of approved CE course providers published by the Georgia Board of Cosmetology. Note that not all cosmetology schools in Georgia are on the list., an approved online provider of cosmetology continuing education, and the cosmetology portal of e-learning hub, offer a suite of 5-hour complete packages, each one fully approved by and meeting all the requirements (including the required 3-hour DTAE course) of the Georgia state board. Students can simply choose the Georgia 5-Hour Cosmetology Success Package or the Georgia 5-Hour Cosmetology Career Package to satisfy all the CE requirements for license renewal. Students also have the option of selecting individual courses. For example, the 3-hour HIV Prevention and Sanitation (DTAE course) can be combined with a 2-hour course, such as the 2-hour Hair Color Made Simple, to complete the 5-hour CE requirement. offers two convenient formats for CE courses: online and e-book. If students select the online format, all course materials and quizzes are available online. Students will log in with a password and click through to the multimedia course. Students selecting the e-book format will download an e-book (PDF format) to study at their convenience then take an online exam. Students can print certificates of completion after the successfully completing the final quiz.

For more information regarding Georgia cosmetology CE courses at, contact at 1-888-360-TRNG.

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