4731-1-13 Examination failure; additional training.

(A) If an applicant fails all or part of the limited branch examination for cosmetic therapy three times, the applicant shall not be admitted to the examination again except upon presentation of a certificate of competency issued by a limited branch school holding a certificate of good standing for the portion or portions of the examination the applicant is applying to retake.

(B) If an applicant retaking the cosmetic therapy examination or portion thereof pursuant to a certificate of competency fails the examination or portion, the applicant shall not be admitted to the examination again except upon presentation of a second certificate of competency issued by a limited branch school holding a certificate of good standing for the portion or portions of the examination the applicant is applying to retake.

(C) If the applicant retaking the cosmetic therapy examination or portion thereof pursuant to a second certificate of competency fails the examination or portion two additional times, the applicant shall not be admitted to the examination again based upon either a certificate of competency or the diploma or certificate from a school in good standing that initially served as the basis for the applicant's admission to the examination.

(D) Any limited branch school holding a certificate of good standing may offer the additional training for applicants who have failed all or part of the examination three times. The school shall:

(1) Offer additional training in anatomy/physiology or in limited branch theory/practical or in both, as appropriate to the limited branch of cosmetic therapy, which additional training shall consist of at least thirty-five clock hours for the basic science portion of the examination, and forty clock hours for the limited branch portion of the examination;

(2) Fully inform the applicant about the nature of the additional training the applicant desires to take and about what that training can reasonably be expected to do for the applicant;

(3) Accurately inform the applicant about the nature of the obligations into which the applicant is entering and the applicant's responsibilities and rights under the contract the applicant signs;

(4) Assess the applicant's knowledge and skills in the limited branch and may refuse admission to an applicant who the school believes will not be able to successfully complete the additional training ;

(5) Obtain a certified copy of the applicant's transcript from the school from which the applicant holds a diploma or certificate, if the applicant is not a graduate of the school providing the additional training;

(6) Maintain adequate records of each applicant's attendance, experience and performance; and,

(7) Provide the applicant a certificate of competency upon successful completion of the additional training .

(E) Probationary status:

(1) If an applicant is admitted to the cosmetic therapy examination based upon a certificate of competency issued by a school in good standing, that applicant's performance on the examination shall not be included in determining whether the graduates of that school demonstrate minimally adequate performance on the examination under rule 4731-1-19 of the Administrative Code.

(2) If an applicant is admitted to the cosmetic therapy examination based upon a certificate of competency issued by a school on probation for any reason, that applicant's performance on the examination shall be included in determining whether the graduates of that school demonstrate minimally adequate performance on the examination under rule 4731-1-19 of the Administrative Code, except that the applicant's performance shall not count if the applicant had previously been admitted to the examination based on completion of a full course of study pursuant to rule 4731-1-09 of the Administrative Code at the same school that issued the certificate of competency.

Effective: 01/24/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/18/2011 and 01/24/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.15
Rule Amplifies: 4731.16 , 4731.19
Prior Effective Dates: 6/30/01, 2/28/04