Article 7. Continuing Education

Title 16, Division 9, California Code of Regulations

Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

950.1. Curriculum for Barbering Course

(a) The curriculum for students enrolled in a barbering course shall consist of fifteen hundred (1500) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of a barber pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.

(b) For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical instruction and practical training shall include the following hours:

(1) 1100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Hair Dressing

The required subjects of instruction in Hair Dressing shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:

Hairstyling (65 hours of Technical Instruction and 240 Practical Operations):

The subject of Hairstyling shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, shampooing, finger waving, pin curling, comb outs, straightening, waving, curling with hot combs and hot curling irons and blower styling.

Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening (40 hours of Technical Instruction and 105 Practical Operations):

The subject of Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening shall Include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, acid and alkaline permanent waving, chemical straightening including the use of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions.

Hair Coloring and Bleaching (60 hours of Technical Instruction and 50 Practical Operations):

The subject of Hair Coloring and Bleaching shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures (also including, the use of semi-permanent, demi-permanent and temporary colors): Hair analysis, predisposition and strand tests, safety precautions, formula mixing, tinting, bleaching, high and low lights, and the use of dye removers.

Hair Cutting (20 hour of Technical Instruction and 80 Practical Operations):

The subject of Hair Cutting shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Use of scissors, razor (shaper), electrical clippers/trimmers, and thinning (tapering) shears for wet and dry cutting.

(2) 200 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Shaving

The required subjects of instruction in Shaving shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:

Preparation and Performance (100 hours of Technical Instruction and 40 Practical Operations)

The subject of Preparation and Performance shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Preparing the client's hair for shaving, assessing the condition of the client's skin, performing shaving techniques, applying after-shave antiseptic following facial services, massaging the client's face, rolling cream massages.

(3) 200 Hours of Technical Instruction in Health and Safety

The required subjects of instruction in Health and Safety shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction for each subject-matter as follows:

Laws and Regulations (20 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subjects of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.

Health and Safety Considerations (45 hours of Technical Instruction)

Health and Safety/hazardous substances including training in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, bacteriology and preventing communicable diseases including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B.

Disinfection and Sanitation (20 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Disinfection and sanitation including proper procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician, proper disinfection procedures for equipment used in establishments.

Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment.

Anatomy and Physiology (15 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues: Human Anatomy, Human Physiology.

(c) The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, client record-keeping, decorum, basic tax information relating to booth renters, independent contractors, employees, and employers.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 7312 and 7362(b), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7316, 7321.5(d)(1), 7362.5(a) and 7389, Business and Professions Code.

950.2. Curriculum for Cosmetology Course

(a) The curriculum for students enrolled in a cosmetology course shall consist of sixteen hundred (1600) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices constituting the art of cosmetology pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.

(b) For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical and practical training shall include the following hours and/or operations:

(1) 1100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Hair Dressing

The required subjects of instruction in Hair Dressing shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:

Hairstyling (65 hours of Technical Instruction and 240 Practical Operations)

The subject of Hairstyling shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, shampooing, finger waving, pin curling, comb outs, straightening, waving, curling with hot combs and hot curling irons and blower styling.

Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening (40 hours of Technical Instruction and 105 Practical Operations)

The subject of Permanent Waving and Chemical Straightening shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Hair analysis, acid and alkaline permanent waving, chemical straightening including the use of sodium hydroxide and other base solutions.

Hair Coloring and Bleaching (60 hours of Technical Instruction and 50 Practical Operations)

The subject of Hair Coloring and Bleaching shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures (also including, the use of semi-permanent, demi-permanent and temporary colors): Hair analysis, predisposition and strand tests, safety precautions, formula mixing, tinting, bleaching, high and low lights, and the use of dye removers

Hair Cutting (20 hours of Technical Instruction and 80 Practical Operations)

The subject of Hair Cutting shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Use of scissors, razor (shaper), electrical clippers/trimmers, and thinning (tapering) shears for wet and dry cutting.

(2) 200 Hours of Technical Instruction in Health and Safety

The required subjects of instruction in Health and Safety shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction for each subject-matter as follows:

Laws and Regulations (20 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subjects of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.

Health and Safety Considerations (45 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Cosmetology chemistry including the chemical composition and purpose of cosmetic, nail, hair and skin care preparations. Elementary chemical makeup, chemical skin peels and chemical and physical changes of matter. Hazardous substances including training in chemicals and health in establishments, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, ergonomics, theory of electricity in cosmetology, bacteriology, communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, and staph and Material Safety Data Sheets.

Disinfection and Sanitation (20 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Disinfection and sanitation including proper procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. Proper disinfection procedures for equipment used in establishments.

Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment.

Anatomy and Physiology (15 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues: Human Anatomy, Human Physiology.

(3) 200 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Esthetics

The required subjects of instruction in Esthetics shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:

Manual, Electrical and Chemical Facials (25 hours of Technical Instruction and 40 Practical Operations)

The subject of manual, electrical and chemical facials shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Manual Facials including cleansing, scientific manipulations, packs, and masks. Electrical Facials include the use of electrical modalities, dermal lights and electrical apparatus, for facials and skin care purposes; however, machines capable of producing an electrical current shall not be used to stimulate so as to contract, or for the purpose of contracting, the muscles of the body or face. Chemical Facials include chemical skin peels, packs, masks and scrubs. Training shall emphasize that only the non-living, uppermost layers of facial skin, known as the epidermis, may be removed, and only for the purpose of beautification. All practical operations must be performed in accordance with Section 992 regarding skin peeling.

Eyebrow Beautification and Make-up (25 hours of Technical Instruction and 30 Practical Operations)

The subject of Eyebrow Beautification shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: Eyebrow Arching and Hair Removal, including the use of wax, tweezers, electric or manual, and depilatories for the removal of superfluous hair.

The subject of Makeup shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: skin analysis, complete and corrective makeup, the application of false eyelashes, and lash and brow tinting, if a product exists that is not disapproved, prohibited or banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

(4) 100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Manicuring and Pedicuring

The required subjects of instruction in Manicuring and Pedicuring shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operation for each subject-matter as follows:

Manicuring and Pedicuring (10 hours of Technical Instruction and 25 Practical Operations)

The subject of Manicuring and Pedicuring shall include, but are not limited to, the following issues: Water and oil manicure, including nail analysis, and hand/foot and arm/ankle massage.

Artificial Nails and Wraps (25 hours of Technical Instruction and 120 (nails) Practical Operations)

Artificial nails including acrylic: liquid and powder brush-ons, artificial nail tips and nail wraps and repairs

(c) The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, and client service records.

Note: Authority cited: Sections 7312, 7362 and 7362.1(c), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7316(b), 7321(d)(1), 7362, 7362.5(b) and 7389, Business and Professions Code.

950.3. Curriculum for Skin Care Course

(a) The curriculum for students enrolled in a skin care course shall consist of six hundred (600) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of an esthetician pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.

(b) For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical instruction and practical training shall include the following hours:

(1) 350 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Facials

The required subjects of instruction in Facials shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:

Manual, Electrical and Chemical Facials (70 hours of Technical Instruction and 140 Practical Operations):

The subject of manual, electrical and chemical facials shall include, but is not limited to the following techniques and procedures: Manual Facials including cleansing, scientific manipulations, packs, and masks. Electrical Facials include the use of electrical modalities, dermal lights and electrical apparatus, for facials and skin care purposes; however, machines capable of producing an electrical current shall not be used to stimulate so as to contract, or for the purpose of contracting, the muscles of the body or face. Chemical Facials include chemical skin peels, packs, masks and scrubs. Training shall emphasize that only the non-living, uppermost layers of facial skin, known as the epidermis, may be removed, and only for the purpose of beautification. All practical operations must be performed in accordance with Section 992 regarding skin peeling.

Preparation (15 hours of Technical Instruction):

The subject of Preparation shall include, but not be limited to the following issues:

Client consultation, intake procedures, contraindications, professionalism, client record keeping, pre and post operative care, CPR/AED, salon and spa skills.

(2) 200 Hours of Technical Instruction in Health and Safety

The required subjects of instruction in Health and Safety shall be completed with the minimum number of hours of technical instruction for each subject-matter as follows:

Laws and Regulations (10 hours of Technical Instruction):

The subject of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.

Health and Safety Considerations (40 hours of Technical Instruction):

The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Training in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, communicable diseases including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B. Chemical composition and purpose of cosmetic and skin care preparation. Elementary chemical makeup, chemical skin peels, physical and chemical changes of matter. Electrical current, principles of operating electrical devices, and the various safety precautions used when operating electrical equipment.

Disinfection and Sanitation (10 hours of Technical Instruction):

The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. Proper disinfection procedures.

Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment.

Anatomy and Physiology (15 Hours of Technical Instruction):

The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues: Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Bacteriology, skin analysis and conditions.

(3) 50 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Hair Removal and Make-up

The required subjects of instruction in Hair Removal shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:

Eyebrow Beautification (25 hours of Technical Instruction and 50 Practical Operations):

The subject of Eyebrow Beautification shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: Eyebrow shaping and hair removal techniques, hair analysis, waxing, tweezing, manual or electrical depilatories.

Make-up (20 hours of Technical Instruction and 40 Practical Operations):

The subject of Make-up shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: Skin analysis, basic and corrective application, application of false eyelashes.

(c) The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, client service records, basic tax information relating to booth renters, independent contractors, employees, and employers.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 7312, 7362 and 7364, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7316(c)(1), 7324(d)(1), 7362, 7364 and 7389, Business and Professions Code.

950.4. Curriculum for Nail Care Course

(a) The curriculum for students enrolled in a nail care course shall consist of not less than four hundred (400) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices of a manicurist, pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.

(b) For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical instruction and practical training shall include the following hours:

(1) 300 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Nail Care

The required subjects of instruction in Nail Care shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject matter as follows:

Manicures and Pedicures (60 hours of Technical Instruction, 60 Practical Operations and 180 nails)

The subject of Manicures and Pedicures shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Water and oil manicures including hand and arm massage, complete pedicure including foot and ankle massage, application of artificial nails including liquid, gel, and powder brush-ons, nail tips, nail wraps and repairs, and nail analysis.

(2) 100 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in Health and Safety

The required subjects of instruction in Health and Safety shall be completed with the minimum number of hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:

Laws and Regulations (10 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.

Health and Safety Considerations (25 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Chemistry pertaining to the practices of a manicurist including the chemical composition and purpose of nail care preparations. Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances, including training in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, and communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B.

Disinfection and Sanitation (20 hours of Technical Instruction and 10 Practical Operations)

The subject of Disinfection and Sanitation shall include, but is not limited to, the following techniques and procedures: Procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician.

The ten required minimum operations shall entail performing all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as specified in Sections 979 and 980. Disinfection shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment, with special attention given to pedicure foot spa and basin disinfection procedures detailed in Sections 980.1, 980.2 and 980.3.

Bacteriology, Anatomy and Physiology (10 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include, but is not limited to the following issues: Bacteriology, anatomy, physiology, and nail analysis and conditions.

(c) The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record-keeping, client service record cards, basic tax responsibilities related to independent contractors, booth renters, employees, and employers.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 7312, 7362 and 7365, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7316(c)(2)), 7326(d)(1), 7362, 7365 and 7389, Business and Professions Code.

950.5. Curriculum for Electrolysis Course

(a) The curriculum for students enrolled in an electrology course shall consist of six hundred (600) hours of technical instruction and practical training covering all practices constituting the art of electrology pursuant to section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.

(b) For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical instruction and practical training shall include the following hours:

(1) 400 Hours of Technical Instruction and Practical training in Electrolysis, Thermolysis, Blend/Dual Modality and Electricity

The required subjects of instruction in electrolysis, thermolysis, blend/dual modality and electricity shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction and practical operations for each subject-matter as follows:

Electrolysis (45 hours of Technical Instruction and 60 Practical Operations)

The subject of Electrolysis shall include the study of epilation using single and multiple-needle insertion techniques, the use of galvanic current, skin reactions and anaphoresis and cataphoresis, and evaluating a client's health history for compatibility with electrolysis treatments.

Thermolysis (45 hours of Technical Instruction and 60 Practical Operations)

The subject of Thermolysis shall include the study of epilation using automatic and manual thermolysis equipment, insertion techniques, the use of high frequency current in both high and low intensities, skin reactions, and evaluating a client's health history for compatibility with thermolysis treatments.

Blend/Dual Modality (45 hours of Technical Instruction and 60 Practical Operations)

The subject of Blend/Dual Modality shall include the study of epilation using a combination of high frequency and galvanic currents, insertion techniques, skin reactions and anaphoresis and cataphoresis, and evaluating a client's health history for compatibility with Blend/Dual Modality treatments.

Electricity (15 hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Electricity shall include the nature of electrical current; principles of operating electrical devices; various safety precautions to be applied when operating electrical equipment, and proper maintenance of equipment.

(2) 200 Hours of Technical Instruction in Health and Safety

The required subjects of instruction in Health and Safety shall be completed with the minimum hours of technical instruction for each subject-matter as follows:

Laws and Regulations (20 Hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Laws and Regulations shall include, but is not limited to, the following issues: The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board's Rules and Regulations.

Health and Safety Considerations (45 Hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Health and Safety shall include, but is not limited to, bacteriology, and HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, herpes, staphylococcal infections and other communicable diseases and their prevention, ergonomics, electrical safety and material safety data sheets.

Sterilization (20 Hours of Technical Instruction)

The subject of Sterilization shall include, but is not limited to, the study of proper procedures and techniques for protecting the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician, and sanitizing equipment used in establishments.

Sterilization and sanitation shall be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed on all instruments and equipment before use. Sterilization times and dates should be monitored and be recorded.

Anatomy and Physiology (20 Hours of Technical Instruction)

The subjects of Anatomy and Physiology shall include but is not limited to human anatomy and physiology, dermatology and the analysis of skin and hair, and the study of the circulatory, nervous, and endocrine systems.

(c) The Board recommends that schools provide training in the area of communication skills that includes professional ethics, consultation, pre- and post-treatment care, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, client service records, business skills, and basic tax information relating to independent contractors, employees and employers.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 7312 and 7362, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7316(d f), 7330(d)(1), 7362, 7366, and 7389, Business and Professions Code.

950.10. Credit for Special License and Transfer of Training

(a) A student transferring from one course of study to another, or a holder of a special license (e.g., manicurist or esthetician) who enrolls in a general course of study (e.g., cosmetologist), shall receive credit for total clock hours completed and credit for and a balance of the minimum hours of technical instruction and the minimum practical operations required in each applicable subject as follows:

(1) Total Clock Hours Credit.

(A) Cosmetologist course to esthetician course. A student transferring from the cosmetologist course to the esthetician course shall receive a credit of 35 percent of the total clock hours earned while enrolled in the cosmetologist course.

(B) Cosmetologist course to manicurist course. A student transferring from the cosmetologist course to the manicurist course shall receive a credit of 20 percent of the total clock hours earned while enrolled in the cosmetologist course.

(C) Esthetician course to cosmetologist course. A student transferring from the esthetician course to the cosmetologist course shall receive a credit of 65 percent of the total clock hours earned while enrolled in the esthetician course. A holder of a esthetician license enrolling in the cosmetologist course shall receive a credit of 65 percent of the total clock hours required for the esthetician course.

(D) Manicurist course to cosmetologist course. A student transferring from the manicurist course to the cosmetologist course shall receive a credit of 70 percent of the total clock hours earned while enrolled in the manicurist course. A holder of a manicurist license enrolling in the cosmetologist course shall receive a credit of 70 percent of the total clock hours required for the manicurist course.

(2) Credit and balance for the minimum hours of technical instruction and minimum practical operations required. A student transferring from one course of study to another, or a holder of a special license who enrolls in a general course of study, shall receive a credit and balance for the minimum hours of technical instruction and minimum practical operations required by subtracting the number of hours and operations earned by the student or licensee while enrolled in the prior course from the minimum hours of technical instruction and minimum practical operations required for the new course in each applicable subject. If the student has earned more hours or operations in the prior course than are required in a specific subject of the new course, then that student's balance of hours and operations required in that subject shall be zero.

(b) Credit for a special course shall not be given to a student in the cosmetologist course until completion of the number of hours of instruction and training in a school of cosmetology which, when added to the number of hours for which the student is entitled to credit for the special course, will equal the minimum number of hours required for completion of the cosmetologist course.

(c) Effective until January 1, 2009, training received as an apprentice may be credited toward a course of training in a school. The maximum amount of hours that can be transferred from an apprenticeship program to a course of training in school shall not exceed 800 hours as reasonably determined by the school to which the apprentice is transferring and shall not exceed 50% credit for each hour earned as an apprentice. After January 1, 2009, training received as an apprentice shall not be credited toward a course of training in a school.

(d) Training received in a school shall not be credited toward training in an apprenticeship program.

950.12. Work upon Paying Patrons

(a) A student enrolled in a school shall not be permitted to work upon a patron paying for services until he or she has completed the freshman period of training and instruction. The freshman period shall be 10 percent of the total training hours specified for each course.

(b) A student enrolled in a school shall not be permitted to work upon a patron paying for a service until the student has completed technical instruction and practical training in the service for which a patron is paying.

(c) For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical training shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 7312 and 7362, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7362(b), 7362.5, 7364, 7365, and 7366, Business and Professions Code.

961. Online Training and Text and Reference Books for Students

(a) In teaching, approved schools shall use text and reference books approved by the National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology (NIC).  Approved schools may use other teaching material or on-line training programs, in lieu of the text book, under the condition that they have been approved by the NIC.

(b) Each student shall possess the following:

(1) At least one (1) of the textbooks approved by the NIC or have access to a NIC-approved online program.

(2) The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology.

(c) There shall be available for the use of students in the school:

(1) A list of the text and reference books approved by the NIC.

(2) Any two approved texts other than the one text or online program access, possessed by the student. (Shall not apply to barber schools if there are less than three approved texts.)

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 7312 and 7362, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 7362, Business and Professions Code.

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