201 KAR 12:040. Apprentices; ratio to operators.


          RELATES TO: KRS 317A.030, 317A.060


          NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317A.050(2)(b) requires an apprentice cosmetologist to work six (6) months under the supervision of a licensed cosmetologist. This administrative regulation establishes the cosmetologist to apprentice cosmetologist ratio.


          Section 1. (1) A salon employing an apprentice cosmetologist shall maintain the following ratio:

          (a) Two (2) apprentice cosmetologists to one (1) cosmetologist;

          (b) Three (3) apprentice cosmetologists to two (2) cosmetologists; or

          (c) Four (4) apprentice cosmetologists to three (3) cosmetologists.

          (2) Any salon employing more than four (4) apprentice cosmetologists shall maintain an equal ratio of one (1) apprentice cosmetologist per cosmetologist.


      Section 2. A licensed cosmetologist shall be on site and continuously available for immediate supervision any time an apprentice cosmetologist provides any service relating to the practice of cosmetology. (KBHC:Sh:Appr-1; 1 Ky.R. 720; eff. 5-14-75; Am. 11 Ky.R. 1439; eff. 5-14-85; 16 Ky.R. 1601; eff. 4-12-90; 40 Ky.R. 368, 1029; eff. 12-6-2013.)