The board shall conduct examinations of applicants for certificates of registration to practice as barbers and apprentices not more than six times each year, at such time and place as the board may determine. Additional written examinations may be scheduled by the board and conducted by board staff as designated by the board. The proprietor of a barber school must file an affidavit with the board of hours completed by students applying to take the apprentice examination. Students must complete 1,500 hours in a barber school approved by the board.
The examination of applicants for certificates of registration as barbers and apprentices shall include a practical demonstration and a written and oral test. The examination must cover the subjects usually taught in barber schools registered with the board.