21 NCAC 14T .0606          Natural Hair Care Curriculum

(a)  To meet the approval of the Board, a natural hair care styling training course must consist of 300 hours of instruction in theory and practical application, divided as follows:

Theory

Hours

Services

Beginners: Sanitation, bacteriology, disinfection, first aid, shampooing, draping, anatomy, disorders of the hair and scalp, client consultation.

25

Advanced: Styles and techniques of natural hair styling including twisting, wrapping, extending, locking, blowdry and thermal iron; business management; and professional ethics.

275

Performance Requirements

Mannequin

Live Model

Braids

5

5

Twists

5

5

Knots

3

2

Corn rows

3

2

Hairlocking

5

5

Artificial hair and decorations

5

5

Blow dry and thermal iron

5

5

Braid Removal

5

5

(b)  A minimum of 25 hours of theory shall be required prior to conducting live model performances on the public.

(c)  Certification of live model or mannequin performance completions shall be required, along with the graduation form and application for the Board's examination.

(d)  A live model may be substituted for a mannequin for any mannequin service.

(e)  All mannequin services may be performed using a simulated product.

(f)  Simulated product shall not be allowed for credit for live model performance.

(g)  Mannequin services shall not be substituted for live model services.

(h)  Sharing of performance completions shall not be allowed, unless the live model service consists of 20 or more lengths of hair.

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

(j)  A performance shall consist of 10 or more lengths of hair.

 

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

Eff. January 1, 2012;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2014; June 1, 2013.