21 NCAC 14T .0606          Natural Hair Care Curriculum

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

 

Theory

Hours

Performances

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

25

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

275

Performance Requirements

Performances

Braids

10

Twists

10

Knots

5

Corn rows

5

Hairlocking

10

Artificial hair and decorations

10

Blow dry and thermal iron

10

Braid Removal

10

 

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

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

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

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

(f)  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. January 1, 2015; August 1, 2014; June 1, 2013.