§ 950.4. Curriculum for Nail Care Course.
16 CA ADC § 950.4BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
16 CCR § 950.4
§ 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.
1. Repealer and new section filed 10-18-94; operative 11-17-94 (Register 94, No. 42). For prior history, see Register 93, No. 41.
2. Repealer and new section filed 11-16-2011; operative 12-16-2011 (Register 2011, No. 46).
This database is current through 6/10/22 Register 2022, No. 23
16 CCR § 950.4, 16 CA ADC § 950.4
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