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This website publishes administrative rules on their effective dates, as designated by the adopting state agencies, colleges, and universities.

Chapter 4713-6 | Internship Program

 
 
 
Rule
Rule 4713-6-01 | Internship program definitions.
 

(A) "Good standing" means the following:

(1) The licensee maintains a valid, current cosmetology, esthetician, hair design, natural hair stylist or manicurist license issued by the board;

(2) The individual, salon, or school has no current or pending discipline; and

(3) Has no unpaid cosmetology based fines or penalties.

(B) "Appropriate training" means the student intern has completed at least fifty per cent of the required program hours for the branch of cosmetology in which the student is enrolled.

(C) "Direct and immediate supervision" means the student intern shall work on a paying client, only in an assisting capacity, when a designated licensee is present to oversee the work process. The tasks performed by the student intern shall be within the scope of practice of the designated licensee who is supervising the student intern.

(D) "Directly supervised" means the student intern shall not use or apply chemical treatments unless the designated licensee is present to oversee the work process. The tasks performed by the student intern shall be within the scope of practice of the designated licensee who is supervising the student intern.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4713.08(A)(1), (A)(13), (A)(20)
Amplifies: 4713.28, 4713.30, 4713.41, 4713.44, 4713.45
Five Year Review Date: 4/3/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/2001
Rule 4713-6-02 | Eligible participants.
 

(A) All schools in good standing with the board may participate in the internship program at their sole discretion. Schools may direct and set limits on total hours and days of the week.

(B) The amount of clock hour credit earned by a student in an internship program shall not exceed ten per cent of the total course hours necessary for completion of the specific program.

(C) Students shall have completed at least fifty per cent of their required program hours before they are eligible to participate in the internship program. All hours earned while participating in the internship program shall only be applied to the clinic portion of the student's required curriculum. The following additional restrictions apply:

(1) Students shall only provide certified services. "Certified services" means services that a student has been authorized by the school to provide after successfully passing a theory and practical test for each service rendered to the public;

(2) Students shall be in good standing at the school;

(3) Students shall have written permission from their parents, if they are minors; and

(4) Students shall have met the schools eligibility requirements.

(D) Salons shall have a licensee with at least five or more years of experience within the scope of practice of cosmetology of the intern present when an intern is present in the salon.

(1) At no time shall an intern work in a salon without an experienced licensee as set forth in this rule being present and in direct and immediate supervision of the work of the intern.

(2) For each intern in a salon, the salon shall have one experienced licensee in direct and immediate supervision of the intern as set forth in this rule. No licensee shall supervise more than one intern at a time.

(3) A salon shall only provide training to an intern for services that are offered to the public as part of the salon's service menu.

(E) Schools or salons that violate any part of Chapter 4713-6 of the Administrative Code shall be ineligible to participate in the internship program for one year after the violation has been resolved.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4713.08 (A)(20), 4713.08 (A)(13), 4713.08 (A)(1)
Amplifies: 4713.28, 4713.45, 4713.44, 4713.41, 4713.30
Five Year Review Date: 4/3/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 2/28/2014
Rule 4713-6-03 | Notification of participation in the cosmetology internship program.
 

Schools participating in the cosmetology internship program shall submit a copy of their written agreement to the board.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4713.08
Amplifies: 4713.28, 4713.44
Five Year Review Date: 4/2/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/2001
Rule 4713-6-04 | School-salon internship agreement.
 

The school and salon shall have a written agreement to delineate responsibilities, which shall include the following at minimum:

(A) Salon licensees shall assess student capabilities before allowing them to work on customers. Salons shall provide a written assessment to the school on forms provided by the board.

(B) All assessments of hours shall be done in increments of not more than sixty hours. All internship hours shall be assessed.

(C) Salons shall inform all clients of the student's intern status before the student provides any services on a client of the salon.

(D) Salons shall require that all interns wear a visible board identification card when in the salon.

(E) Salons shall not pay interns for any work performed while interning.

(F) Students shall be required to maintain a daily journal of all services, jobs, and tasks performed by the student during the internship. The salon must sign off or initial each page to verify the accuracy of the entries. The school shall review the journal on a regular basis for evaluation purposes.

(G) Salons shall use a sign in/out form provided by the board to track the hours of each student intern. Salons shall ensure that each intern is at all times under the "direct and immediate supervision" as defined in paragraph (C) of rule 4713-6-01 of the Administrative Code.

(H) The school and the salon shall have a signed training agreement and a completed training plan on file. Schools shall provide salons with an intership packet that includes the laws and rules governing the practice of cosmetology and branches of cosmetology in the state of Ohio, the school's policies and procedures, and the student certifications required to participate in the internship program.

(I) Students shall be scheduled for at least three hours and students shall not exceed an aggregate ten hours per day as required by section 4713.32 of the Revised Code.

(J) The agreement shall have a non-discrimination clause.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4713.08(A)(1), (A)(13), (A)(20)
Amplifies: 4713.28, 4713.30, 4713.41, 4713.44, 4713.45
Five Year Review Date: 4/3/2022
Rule 4713-6-05 | Student identification.
 

(A) While working in an approved salon, all students participating in the internship program shall wear a visible board identification card. The board identification card shall have on it the words "student intern", along with the student's name and school name. The student intern shall have a government photo identification or school issued photo identification immediately available at all times when interning and shall show the identification to a board inspector upon inspection or request.

(B) The board shall provide the forms and requirements for student identification cards.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4713.08(A)(1), (A)(13), (A)(20)
Amplifies: 4713.28, 4713.30, 4713.41, 4713.44, 4713.45
Five Year Review Date: 4/3/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/2001