201 KAR 12:045. Apprentice, nail technician, esthetician, and instructor's licensing.


          RELATES TO: KRS 317A.050, 317B.025

          STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 317A.060, 317B.020

          NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317A.060 and 317B.020 authorize the board to promulgate administrative regulations regarding licenses in cosmetology, nail technology, and esthetics. This administrative regulation establishes procedures for examination and license applications.


          Section 1. An application for any examination established under KRS Chapter 317A or 317B shall be accompanied by a notarized certification of hours from the school the student attended.


          Section 2. (1) An apprentice cosmetologist shall apply for a cosmetologist license no sooner than six (6) months and no longer than eighteen (18) months after passing the apprentice examination. Any extension of this period of time shall be granted at the discretion of the board based on medical hardship, financial hardship related to a medical hardship, a family death, or a military transfer impeding the applicant’s ability to appear.

           (2) Proof of a six (6) month apprenticeship shall consist of documentation showing that the apprentice cosmetologist worked in a licensed beauty salon for an average of twenty (20) hours per week for six (6) months.


      Section 3. An apprentice cosmetology instructor shall apply for an instructor license no sooner than six (6) months and no longer then twenty-four (24) months after receiving an apprentice cosmetology instructor license. An extension of this period of time shall not be granted. If an instructor license has not been obtained within twenty-four (24) months, the apprentice cosmetology instructor shall lose credit for the previously completed instructional hours and return to school to re-earn the required instructional hours. (KBHC: Bd-Exam-1-1; Appr. Exam 4-1; 1 Ky.R. 1398; Am. 2 Ky.R. 143; eff. 8-13-75; 16 Ky.R. 1601; eff. 4-12-90; 30 Ky.R. 957; 1907; eff. 2-16-2004; 40 Ky.R. 369; 1024; eff. 12-6-2013.)