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Any CE class intended to be used for license
renewal must have pre-approval by the Board. It is
the responsibility of the licensee to determine if a
CE class has been approved. Approved classes are
listed on the Board websitewww.cos.ohio.gov if
there are questions regarding specific CE course
content, loss of a certificate, 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 including prefix
(e.g.COSM.991234). Upon completion of the class,
licensees should receive a certificate of comple-
tion. The certificate should include the date, loca-
tion, hours received, course approval number,
and name of class.
During the CE audit the
Board may request that you provide proof of com-
pletion of CE hours. Therefore, your certificate(s) of
completion should be retained in a safe and acces-
sible place for at least four years.
Licensees who hold an instructors license
must obtain five (5) of the eight (8) required CE
hours on scope specific material related to the
topic of instructing.
• 1 - Hour of Board laws and rules CE (Only pro-
vided by the Board)
• 2 - Hours of Safety and Sanitation CE
• 5 - Hours relating to instruction/teaching CE
First Time Licensee
If this is your first Ohio license, you are not
required to obtain continuing education hours
for this renewal period. Renewal fee payment is
required to keep a license active.
NOTE: An Instructors license is not eligible
for the first-time licensee exemption.
Sixty-Five (65) or older
Licensees age sixty-five or older before January
31, 2019 are not required to complete CE hours.
Renewal fee payment is required to keep a license
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