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The Department of Health shall admit to examination for a license as a cosmetologist, manicurist, aesthetician, or instructor a person who has made application to the department in proper form, has paid the fee required, and who:
(1) Is not less than sixteen (16) years of age;
(2) Has completed two (2) years of high school in the public schools of this state or its equivalent; and
(3) Has completed one (1) of the following:
(A) For a cosmetologist, training of at least one thousand two hundred (1,200) hours;
(B) For a manicurist, training of at least four hundred eighty (480) hours;
(C) For an aesthetician, training of at least four hundred eighty (480) hours;
(D) For an instructor, training of at least four hundred eighty (480) hours; or
(E) The prescribed course of study in cosmetology under the laws of another state whose licensing requirements are equal to or stricter than those in Arkansas.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-26-304. Prerequisites to examination for cosmetologist, manicurist, aesthetician, or instructor - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-17-professions-occupations-and-businesses/ar-code-sect-17-26-304/
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