201 KAR 14:050. Apprentice's license; qualifications.


      RELATES TO: KRS 317.450(1)(a), (2)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 317.440(1)(c)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317.440(1)(c), authorizes the board to promulgate administrative regulations establishing the training and supervision of apprentices. This administrative regulation establishes a specific time period for the training and supervision of apprentice barbers.


      Section 1. An applicant for a license as an apprentice barber who does not have proof of graduating from high school shall show results of a G.E.D. test with a score of forty-five (45) percent or better.


      Section 2. A person holding a Kentucky cosmetology license shall be given credit for 750 hours toward obtaining a Kentucky apprentice barber license.


      Section 3. (1) An apprentice barber shall apply for a barber license no sooner than nine (9) months and no longer than eighteen (18) months after passing the apprentice examination.

      (2) The board may, in individual cases involving medical disability, illness, or undue hardship as determined by the board, grant an extension of the apprentice period.

      (a) A written request for an extension of time involving medical disability or illness shall be submitted by the apprentice and shall be accompanied by a verifying document signed by a licensed physician.

      (b) An extension of the apprentice period shall be granted by the board for a period of time not to exceed one (1) calendar year.

      (c) If the medical disability, illness, or undue hardship upon which an extension has been granted continues beyond the period of the extension, the apprentice shall reapply for the extension.


      Section 4. A nine (9) month apprenticeship consists of working in a barber shop under the immediate supervision of a licensed barber for an average of twenty (20) hours or more per week for nine (9) months. (KBB:Lic.Appren-1; 1 Ky.R. 725; eff. 5-14-75; Am. 2 Ky.R. 123; eff. 10-8-75; 10 Ky.R. 893; eff. 2-1-84; 34 Ky.R. 332; 708; eff. 11-2-2007.)