21 NCAC 14T .0302          Equipment for Cosmetology Schools

(a)  The beginner department in a cosmetology school must be equipped with the following equipment:

(1)           One manicure table and stool;

(2)           Two shampoo bowls and chairs.  Each side approach shampoo bowl must be at least 40 inches apart, center of bowl to center of bowl, free standing shampoo bowls must be at least 31 inches apart, center of bowl to center of bowl;

(3)           Thermal styling equipment for the purpose of curling and straightening the hair;

(4)           Visual aids;

(5)           One mannequin practice table/stand to accommodate each student enrolled in the beginner department; and

(6)           Five dozen cold wave rods for each student in the department.

(b)  The advanced department in a cosmetology school must be equipped with the following equipment for up to 40 students in the department:

(1)           20 stations: a station shall include one mirror, one electrical outlet and one hydraulic chair;

(2)           Six hooded floor type dryers and chairs;

(3)           Four shampoo bowls and chairs.  Each side approach shampoo bowl must be at least 40 inches apart, center of bowl to center of bowl, free standing shampoo bowls must be at least 31 inches apart, center of bowl to center of bowl, all other types of shampoo bowls must be at least 31 inches apart, center of bowl to center of bowl;

(4)           Two manicure tables and stools;

(5)           One pedicure station: a pedicure station shall include a chair, a foot bath and a stool; and

(6)           One facial treatment table or chair and a stool.

(c)  The advanced department in a cosmetology school must be equipped with the following equipment if there are more than 40 enrolled advanced students:

(1)           One station for each additional two students;

(2)           One hooded floor type dryer for each additional 10 students;

(3)           One shampoo bowl for each additional 10 students;

(4)           One manicure table and stool for each additional 15 students;

(5)           One pedicure station for each additional 20 students; and

(6)           One facial lounge or chair for each additional 40 students.

(d)  Cosmetology schools that also offer the disciplines of esthetics, manicuring and natural hair care must be equipped with one additional station (as defined in this section per discipline) per five students and the equipment requirements specific to the discipline.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 88B-2; 88B-4; 88B-16; 88B-17;

Eff. January 1, 2012.