APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS

NYS Dept. of State (DOS) Curricula Training Programs in Schools Licensed by BPSS

June 2016

Type of Program Required Training Hours: Theory and Clinic(Skills) Links to DOS Program Curriculum Link to DOS Exam Information Exam Required for License: Type and Description 
Cosmetology 1,000 http://www.dos.ny.gov/licen sing/lawbooks/APP-ENH.pdf http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/cosmetology/cosmetology.html Written & practical, by Dept. of State
Esthetics 600 http://www.dos.ny.gov/licen sing/lawbooks/APP-ENH.pdf http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/esthetics/esthetics.html Written & practical, by Dept. of State
Natural Hair 300 http://www.dos.ny.gov/licen sing/lawbooks/APP-ENH.pdf http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/naturalhair/naturalhair.html Written & practical, by Dept. of State
Nails 250 http://www.dos.ny.gov/licen sing/lawbooks/APP-ENH.pdf http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/nails/nails.html Written & practical, by Dept. of State
Waxing 75  http://www.dos.ny.gov/licen sing/lawbooks/APP-ENH.pdf http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/waxing/waxing.html Written only, by Dept. of State
Barber Varies, as long as approved by NYSED.* http://www.dos.ny.gov/licen sing/lawbooks/barber.pdf http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/barber/barbering.html Skills exam only
  *In practice, at least 500 hours for beginners. The NYSED Career and Technical Education standard curriculum, of 515 hours, can be approved by BPSS.