21 NCAC 14N .0113         RE-EXAMINATION

(a)  Notwithstanding any other provision of the rules in this Subchapter, pursuant to G.S. 88B-18(d) a cosmetologist, esthetician, manicurist, natural hair care specialist or teacher candidate who has failed either section of the examination three times, shall complete the following amounts of study at an approved cosmetic art school before retaking the examination:

(1)           Cosmetologist 200 hours,

(2)           Esthetician 80 hours,

(3)           Manicurist 40 hours,

(4)           Natural Hair Care Specialist 40 hours, and

(5)           Teacher:

(A)          cosmetology 100 hours,

(B)          esthetician 80 hours, and

(C)          manicurist 40 hours.

(b)  Teacher candidates with no prior cosmetic art teacher training program experience shall provide a written affidavit documenting a minimum of required work experience as outlined in 21 NCAC 14N .0115 or complete a minimum of the hours required for the teacher curriculum in the discipline in which they hold a license.  The required minimums for teacher curriculums are 800 hours of a cosmetology teacher curriculum, 650 hours of an esthetician teacher curriculum, 320 hours of a natural hair care teacher curriculum or 320 hours of a manicurist teacher curriculum.

(c)  The school in which the student has enrolled pursuant to G.S. 88B-18(d) shall design a course of study for that student in order to correct the student's deficiencies.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 88B-4; 88B-18;

Eff. June 1, 1992;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1998; June 1, 1993;

Temporary Amendment Eff. January 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2011; July 1, 2010; May 1, 2007; January 1, 2006; February 1, 2004; August 1, 2000;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 13, 2015.