††††† 201 KAR 12:083. Educational requirements.


††††† RELATES TO: KRS 317A.050, 317A.140, 317B.025(1)(c), (4)(c)

††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 317A.050, 317A.060, 317B.020(3)

††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317A.050, 317A.060, and 317B.020 require the board to promulgate administrative regulations governing the operation of schools of cosmetology and esthetics, including the proper education and training of students. This administrative regulation establishes proof of education and other enrollment requirements.


††††† Section 1. (1) Any person enrolling in a school for a cosmetology, nail technician, or esthetics course shall complete a Student Enrollment Application provided by the board.

††††† (2) The applicant shall furnish proof that the applicant has:

††††† (a) A high school diploma, unless the applicant is enrolled in a board approved cosmetology program in an approved Kentucky high school;

††††† (b) A General Educational Development (GED) diploma; or

††††† (c) Results from the Test for Adult Basic Education indicating a score equivalent to the twelfth grade of high school.

††††† (3) The applicant shall provide with the application a passport style photograph taken within thirty (30) days before submitting the application.

††††† (4) A student enrolling in a school of cosmetology who desires to transfer hours from another state shall provide to the board prior to enrollment certification from the state agency that governs the school where the credit hours have been acquired. Hours shall not be accepted without certification from an appropriate state agency.


††††† Section 2. (1) The Student Enrollment Application, accompanied by the applicant's proof of education, shall be received by the board no later than ten (10) working days after the studentís date of enrollment.

††††† (2) A student shall not receive credit hours if the application is not received within the ten (10) day period.

††††† (3) The school shall forward to the board the enrollment application and proof of education so that the board receives the information no later than ten (10) working days after the student date of enrollment.

††††† (4) Failure of the school to timely forward the information to the board may result in suspension or revocation of the school's license or a fine of twenty-five (25) dollars a day for every day the application is late.


††††† Section 3. (1) A person shall not be permitted to enroll in a school of cosmetology for a brush-up course unless the applicant:

††††† (a) Holds a current license issued by this board; or

††††† (b) Has obtained special permission from the board through written request.

††††† (2) The applicant shall complete the Student Enrollment Application.


††††† Section 4. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Student Enrollment Application", January 30, 2013, is incorporated by reference.

††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at Kentucky State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists, 111 St. James Court, Suite A, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (3 Ky.R. 418; eff. 12-1-1976; Am. 7 Ky.R. 486; 643; eff. 2-4-81; 9 Ky.R. 932; eff. 3-2-83; 16 Ky.R. 1607; eff. 4-12-90; 30 Ky.R. 965; 1567; 1913; eff. 2-16-2004 37 Ky.R. 2282; 2829; eff. 7-1-11; 40 Ky.R. 378; 1030; eff. 12-6-2013, 41 Ky.R. 2292; 42 Ky.R. 274; eff. 9-4-2015.)