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Registered Electrologist (RE) is the designation for a licensed Electrologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Licenses are renewed biennially. Ten hours of continuing education (1.0 CEUs) must be secured to be eligible for license renewal.
Registered Electrology Instructor (RI) is the designation for a licensed Electrology instructor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Licenses are renewed biennially. Each Electrology instructor must first be a Registered Electrologist with five years of experience to be a candidate for the Electrology Instructor's examination.
Laser Electrolysis is an Electrologist who has completed advanced studies in laser and IPL and is licensed by the State to provide both Electrology and laser or IPL services.
Certified Professional Electrologist (CPE) is the designation for an Electrologist who is internationally board certified and, after successful examination, must acquire 75 hours (7.5 CEUs) of continuing education within a five-year certification period or be tested again by written examination to maintain the credential.
What is Board Certification?
Board certification is a non-required, voluntary credential (CPE) which is available to those Electrologists who elect to take the exam. Created by the International Board of Electrologist Certification (IBEC), this exam is designed to establish a reliable international standard among Electrology practitioners. These certified practitioners are required to obtain 75 hours of Continuing Education Units (7.5 CEUs) in a five-year period or be tested again by written examination in order to maintain this credential.
The Certified Professional Electrologist (CPE) credential is evidence of an Electrologist who has elected to go the extra mile. Independent of state requirements, this professional has made additional commitments to her/his profession.