Article 6. Schools

Title 16, Division 9, California Code of Regulations

Board of Barbering and Cosmetology

940. Equipment for Schools

(a) The minimum equipment for a school of cosmetology shall be as follows:

(1) Electrical equipment for giving instruction in skin care and electrical facials.

NOTE: Equipment shall not be used to stimulate so as to contract, or for the purpose of contracting, the muscles of the body or face.

(2) Mannequins, with full head of hair
10
(3) Time clocks or time scanner
1
(4) Shampoo bowls
5
(5) Dryers
6
(6) Facial chairs or facial couches
2
(7) Manicure stations
6
(8) Thermal hair straighteners
(A) Non-electric comb
3
(B) Stove (for non-electric combs)
1
(C) Electric curling iron
1
(D) Non-electric curling iron (at least two sizes)
3
(E) Stove (for non-electric curling irons)
1

(9) Hairstyling or barber chairs
15

(b) The minimum equipment for a school of barbering shall be as follows:

(1) Mannequins, with full head of hair
7
(2) Time clock or time scanner
1
(3) Shampoo bowls
3
(4) Dryers
4
(5) Hairstyling or barber chairs
8
(6) Electric curling iron
1
(7) Non-electric comb
1
(8) Non-electric curling irons (at least two sizes)
2
(9) Stove (for non-electric combs)
1
(10)Towel steamer
1

(c) The minimum equipment for a school of electrolysis shall be as follows:

(1) Time clock or time scanner
1
(2) Sinks for handwashing
2
(3) Service tables
3
(4) Electrolysis Epilators:
(A) High frequency thermolysis
2
(B) Blend epilator
2
(C) Multiple Needle
1

(5) Magnifying lamp/loupes/binocular magnifier
3
(6) Stools with adjustable height
3
(7) Utility stands
3
(8) Sharps container
1 per table
(9) Dry heat sterilizer
1
(10) Autoclave sterilizer
1

Note: Authority cited: Section 7312, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7362.1, 7362.2 and 7362.3, Business and Professions Code.

941. Approval of Schools

(a) To obtain board approval, a private post secondary school shall submit to the board a request for approval that shall consist of the following:

(1) A document, signed by the owner or owners of the school and certified under penalty of perjury, stating that the school will provide a course of instruction approved by the board and, for cosmetology schools, that all requirements of section 7362.1 of the Business and Professions Code relative to school approval have been met.

(2) A copy of the valid, current Institutional Approval Certificate issued to the school by the Council for Private Post Secondary and Vocational Education.

(b) Within ten working days after receipt of the request for approval as specified in subdivision (a), the board shall notify the school in writing that either the approval is granted or that the request for approval is deficient and what information is required to make the request for approval complete.

(c) The provisions of subdivision (a) must be met for all new schools and schools that have changed ownership or location.

(d) If an approved school no longer meets the requirements of sections 7362 or 7362.1 of the Business and Professions Code, it must notify the board in writing within seven calendar days of what provisions it does not meet.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 7312, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7362 and 7362.1, Business and Professions Code.

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