21 NCAC 14T .0603          Apprentice Cosmetology Curriculum

(a)  To meet the approval of the Board, a cosmetologist training course shall consist of 1200 hours of instruction in theory and practical performances as set forth in Paragraph (b) of this Rule as follows:

(1)           Professional image;

(2)           Sanitation;

(3)           Bacteriology;

(4)           Disinfection;

(5)           First aid;

(6)           Anatomy;

(7)           Electricity,

(8)           Chemistry;

(9)           Professional ethics;

(10)         Draping;

(11)         Shampooing;

(12)         Roller sets;

(13)         Pin curls;

(14)         Ridge curls with C shaping;

(15)         Fingerwaves;

(16)         Braids;

(17)         Artificial hair;

(18)         Up-styles;

(19)         Blowdrying;

(20)         Brush control;

(21)         Blowdrying with curling iron;

(22)         Pressing or thermal;

(23)         Hair cutting;

(24)         Partings;

(25)         Perm wraps;

(26)         Relaxer sectioning;

(27)         Color application sectioning;

(28)         Scalp treatments;

(29)         Manicures;

(30)         pedicures;

(31)         artificial nails; and

(32)         Styles and techniques of cosmetology services including:

(A)          Arranging;

(B)          Dressing;

(C)          Curling;

(D)          Waving;

(E)           Cutting techniques and implements including razors, clippers, thinning shears, and shears;

(F)           Cleansing;

(G)          Cutting;

(H)          Singeing;

(I)            Bleaching, or coloring hair;

(J)            Esthetics;

(K)          Manicuring;

(L)           Business management; and

(M)         Salon business.

(b)  Performances shall be defined as the systematic completion of all steps for safe and effective cosmetic art services to a client and shall include the following: 

 

Performance Requirements

Performances

Scalp and hair treatments

4

Fullhead fingerwave and style

3

Fullhead pincurl and style

3

Hair styling - sets, blowdrying, thermal press or flat iron, and artificial hair

136

Haircuts

68

Chemical reformation or permanent waving and relaxers

27

Temporary color

1

Color application - semi, demi, permanent color, and hair lightening

19

Multidimensional color - low or high lighting, cap, or bleach

8

Lash and brow color

1

Nail care - manicures and pedicures

12

Artificial nails sets which includes all four fingers and thumb

4

Facials with surface manipulations

7

Makeup application

1

Hair removal  removal – razor, cream, waxing, or tweezing

3

(c)  Certification of performance completions shall be required on the graduation form and application for the Board examination.

(d)  Sharing of performance completions shall not be allowed.

(e)  Credit for a performance shall be given to only one student.

 

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

Eff. January 1, 2012;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2015; June 1, 2013; September 1, 2012;

Readopted Eff. January 1, 2016.