subchapter 06y continuing education

 

21 NCAC 06y .0101 CONTINUINg EDUCATION requirements, LICENSE RENEWAL, reinstatement and REACTIVATION

(a) The following are requirements for the Board to approve renewals for electrologist or laser hair practitioners:

(1) Each electrologist licensed in this State shall complete 10 CEUs as defined in 21 NCAC 06V .0102 per license effective period as a requirement for renewal of the electrology license. Electrologists with 30 or more years of practice without interruption in licensure shall complete 10 CEUs every five years. The first five-year period shall be measured from the issuance date of the license in year 30, and subsequent periods shall be measured from the issuance date in each fifth year thereafter.

(2) A laser hair practitioner licensed in this State shall complete 10 CEUs per license effective period as a requirement for renewal of the laser hair practitioner license.

(3) An electrologist or laser hair practitioner who has been placed on the inactive list by the Board as set forth in G.S. 88A-14 for fewer than five years and desires to return to active status shall present certification of completion of 10 CEUs within the 12 months preceding the reactivation application in satisfaction of the competency requirement of G.S. 88A-14.

(4) An electrologist or laser hair practitioner whose license has been expired for 90 days or more but less than five years shall present certification of completion of 10 CEUs for each license effective period or part of a license effective period that has elapsed since the electrologist's or laser hair practitioner's license was last current, in satisfaction of the competency requirement of G.S. 88A‑12. At least 10 of the CEUs offered in satisfaction of a competency requirement shall have been completed within the 12 months immediately preceding the application for reinstatement.

(5) Not more than 10 CEUs may be carried over to the next license effective period. CEUs earned through home study shall only be carried over to the next license effective period if the following occur:

(A) The education provider records the full name and license number of the attendee;

(B) There is both a host and a monitor administering the education, where the monitor verifies that attendees are present during the presentation;

(C) The attendee has a camera on at all times so that the monitor can verify that the attendee is participating in the presentation;

(D) The education provider records the time the attendee was present during the education; and

(E) The education provider submits verification of the licensee's attendance at the presentation within 30 days of the event to the address in 21 NCAC 06A .0102.

(6) Licensees shall not receive credit from the Board for more than 10 CEUs of home study for continuing education in each license effective period.

(7) In the initial year of licensure, new licensees who take a licensing examination after the sixth month of the calendar year shall not be required to obtain CEUs until the following renewal year.

(8) Over any two sequential license effective periods, the Board shall give credit for no more than five CEUs in the area of business management.

(9) New licensees shall be required to pay for inspections for the upcoming year.

(10) An initial license shall not be issued until an initial inspection has been completed on the practicing office.

(b) The following are requirements for the Board to approve renewals for instructors:

(1) An instructor whose certification has been placed on the inactive list for more than 90 days and fewer than three years shall present certification of completion of 10 CEUs within the 12 months immediately preceding the application for reactivation of certification.

(2) An instructor whose certification has been expired for more than 90 days, but less than three years shall present certification of completion of 10 CEUs for each license effective period or part of a license effective period that has elapsed since the instructor's license was last current. At least 10 of the CEUs offered in satisfaction of a competency requirement shall have been completed within the 12 months immediately preceding the application for reinstatement of certification.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 88A‑6; 88A‑12; 88A‑13; 88A‑18;

Eff. March 1, 1995;

Amendment Eff. October 1, 2015; December 1, 2010;

Readopted Eff. September 1, 2019;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2022;

Recodified from 21 NCAC 19 .0701 Eff. January 1, 2023.