Louisville Beauty Academy - KY Stateboard of Cosmetology and Hairdresser - Preferred Language Translation Agency

Louisville Beauty Academy – KY State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser – Preferred Language Translation Agency

As of 08-28-2020, Beauty students in Kentucky with English as a Second Language, and foreign high school graduate are receiving mails from Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser after submitting his/her application for KY Beauty Licensing Examination; about his/her high school certificate/transcript/diploma translation or simply with the response as No Proof of High School Education along with a list preferred translating agencies as pictures shown here.

Have your foreign high school diploma be translated by these agencies for enrollment in Louisville Beauty Academy or before applying for the Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser Examination.

Sample of Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology Response of Student Licensing Exam Application – Noting Proof of High School Education Needed, When It is About Using the Translation from the Preferred Translation Agency Only
Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser – Preferred List of Language Translation Agencies

Language Unlimited
7401 Springvale Dr.
Louisville, KY 40241
502-243-5379
https://www.languagesunlimited.com

International Language Bank
P.O. Box 145
Cleveland, OH 44030
440-599-9999
http://internationallanguagebank.com/

Catholic Charities of Louisville
2911 South 4th St
Louisville, KY 40202
502-636-9263
https://cclou.org/language-services/
http://languagecclou.org/

Ameri-Lingua (Spanish)
312 Deerfield Ln
Lexington, KY 40511
859-509-4195
http://ameri-lingua.com/

Translations Unlimited
1951 Fallbrook Ln
Cincinnati, OH 45240
513-674-0716
https://www.languagesunlimited.com

Louisville Beauty Academy - Students and Graduates Transfer of Hours From and To Other States in United States

Louisville Beauty Academy – Students and Graduates Transfers of Hours Between States – Regulated By Kentucky State Board Of Cosmetology and Hairdressers

Objective:

“Can I transfer my certified training hours for cosmetology, nail technology/manicure, and esthetic/aesthetic or state license from and to other states?”

“How can I do the transfer of hours from out of Kentucky state to Kentucky state?”

Can Louisville Beauty Academy do this for me?”

“Do I have to take the exam again?”

Questions like these have been asked many many times and over and over again.

Short Answers:

You can transfer your beauty license, and certified completed training hours to and from Kentucky StateBoard of Cosmetology and Hairdress to and from other states and it is NOT HARD to do, BUT it is TIME-CONSUMING

Key Notes:

  • Louisville Beauty Academy can help, guide and advice, but we still follow exactly the guideline of KY State Board of Cosmetology, with NO EXCEPTION
  • Applicant or license/certified training hours holder has to be the one who all these steps as required by State Board of Kentucky
  • License or Certified Training Hours MUST BE transferred by one State Board to another State Board, NOT by the applicant – therefore, the applicant has to call to request the state board to make the transfer on his/her behalf
  • The applicant has to apply for the destination State Board to accept and process his/her transferred license/certified training hours and guide him/her in next steps – either to take the exam again or apply to get the new license in that state
  • You MUST TAKE STATE BOARD EXAM AGAIN in Kentucky if you did not take the exam on NIC examination system (National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology)
    • NIC provides national theory and practical examinations for cosmetology and related fields that are standardized, valid, and legally defensible using psychometric principles. Computer-Based Testing and practical examinations are administered by Test Administration companies and States upon approval and authorization of NIC.
    • Here is a list of States that utilize NIC Testing (https://nictesting.org/state-agencies-test-administration/)
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Long Answers:

Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdress – Out of State Info

*** Due to the high volume of applicants, please allow a minimum of 30 days for application processing time. Receipt of applications cannot be verified by the office unless it has been more than 30 days from submission. If you require verification of receipt, please submit your application by traceable means through the postal system. ***All out-of-state applicants must have a certification of license from state board that issued the license.
Cosmetologist Requirements

  • 1500 Hours
  • 12th Grade Education

Nail Technician Requirements

  • 450 Hours
  • 12th Grade Education

Esthetician Requirements

  • 750 Hours
  • 12th Grade Education

Apprentice Instructor/Instructor Requirements

  • 750 Hours
  • 12th Grade Education

Individuals with Hours Completed in Another State

Must provide a certification of hours and/or license from the state licensing agency where the hours were obtained.  This is to be requested by the applicant from the licensing agency of the state they are transferring from and must be submitted from the transferring state.  Certifications cannot be accepted from the applicant.  All out-of-state hours must be certified by the State Board or Official Licensing Agency of the state the hours were obtained in. Only hours certified by the state licensing agencies will be accepted. School transcripts will not be accepted.

If the applicant’s hours obtained out-of state are equivalent to Kentucky’s hourly requirement then the applicant will apply as an Out-of-State Exam applicant.
 If the applicant does not have enough hours to match Kentucky’s hourly requirement the applicant must complete remaining hours required for that license in a school of cosmetology in Kentucky before applying for the licensing exam.
Please Note: Kentucky will only accept the amount of hours the state you are transferring from requires for licensing. (Example: Florida requires 1250 hours to be licensed as a cosmetologist – that is the maximum amount of hours that we will accept from that state).

Examinations Required:

Cosmetology 

  • Written and Practical

Nail Technician 

  • Written and Practical

Esthetician 

  • Written and Practical

Please see the Exams section of the website for examination information.

Licensed Out-of-State

Any person who holds an out-of-state license and gained licensure by a nationally certified examination may apply for licensure without completing the NIC examination in Kentucky.  Approved transfers will not be required to complete an examination for licensure in the state of Kentucky.
Any person who holds an out-of-state license that did not complete a nationally certified examination to obtain licensure in the transferring state will be required to successfully complete the NIC examination, theory and practical, before licensure will be granted in Kentucky.

Out-of-State License Transfer Application- Required Documentation:

  The following documentation must be submitted with your application before it will be evaluated for approval:

  • Copy of Applicant’s Driver’s License or State Issued ID.
  • Certification of Professional License-  Must be requested by applicant from professional licensing board for that state.  Please request all certifications be submitted directly to the Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology.  Certifications cannot be accepted from the applicant.  (Applicants holding an Indiana license may submit electronic certification from their state licensing agency.)
  • Proof of 12th Grade Education- College, High School, or GED transcript or Diploma is Acceptable.  Education obtained outside of the United States must be submitted with an offical translation.

All requested documentation (except license certification) must be received with the transfer application and fee listed on the application.  Applications missing documentation will not be placed for approval.

PLEASE NOTE:  Processing Time for Out-of-State transfer applications received complete and correct in the Board office is 30 days.  Please Plan Accordingly.

Louisville Beauty Academy - Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser -
Out of State Transfer Application Instruction
Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser –
Out of State Transfer Application Instruction
Louisville Beauty Academy - Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser -
Out of State Transfer Application Form
Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser –
Out of State Transfer Application Form

References:

Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdressers – Transfer Out of State License and Certified Training Hours https://kbc.ky.gov/Licensure/Pages/Out-of-State-Info.aspx

National INterstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology (NIC) – Course Content Focused for State Board Examination – Cosmetology & Hair Design, Barbering (Barber Styling, Barber, Barber 1), Body Piercing, Electrology, Esthetics/ Aesthetic, Esthetics-Advanced Practice (AP), Instructor, Manager, and Nail Technology

https://nictesting.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/NIC-References-3.1.2020.pdf

Louisville Beauty Academy - Aesthetic, esthetic, licensed esthetician program - Kentucky Most Affordable aesthetic school

What is Esthetic? What are The differences between Beauty Esthetic and Aesthetic?

Licensed Skincare Specialist – Beauty Esthetician and Medical Aesthetician – The Same 750 hours Required by KY State and Same License Granted by KY State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdresser

Some of us at one point Googling the skincare training program or skincare training institute and encounter these two words: 1- Esthetic and 2- Aesthetic. Matter of fact, when you google esthetic, the term aesthetic comes up with its definition. Schools across the United State have programs and courses in regard to the specific of Esthetic and/or Aesthetic. So what is Esthetic and what is Aesthetic? What are the differences between Esthetic and Aesthetic? 

Similarity Between Esthetic and Aesthetic

Louisville Beauty Academy – Aesthetic, esthetic, licensed esthetician program – Kentucky Most Affordable aesthetic school
  1. Similarity Between Beauty Esthetic and Medical Aesthetic
    1. Esthetic and Aesthetic are the SAME in the definition of Oxford Languages. Both words can be used interchangeably as they both means or refers to the appreciation of beauty, and a set of principles underlying and guiding the work of a particular artist or artistic movement. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, “aesthetics also esthetics” comes together as one. 
    2. Esthetician and aesthetician are the SAME; both licensed skin specialists who are trained the state-required 750 hours by the licensed school such as Louisville Beauty Academy, regulated and license examined by the same licensing board – Kentucky State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdressers.

Differences Between Esthetic and Aesthetic

  1. Differences Between Beauty Esthetic and Medical Aesthetic
    1. Esthetic and Aesthetic are the DIFFERENT in an extra ‘A’ at the beginning. This is similar to the word color and colour. Esthetic is used in American-English language while aesthetics is used in British-English language. 
    2. Esthetic and Aesthetic are the DIFFERENT in skincare career work environment context. Esthetician and aesthetician (same licensed skincare specialists) are both licensed after study the same 750 hours at licensed school such as Louisville Beauty Academy, he/she can determine the career focus where he/she want to work at: 
      1. Salon Context (skincare and beauty salon
        1. This licensed skincare specialist is BRANDED as Esthetician
        2. He/she can take continuing education or training in salon focus skill/specialty for salon/beauty care
      2. Medical context (doctor office)
        1. This licensed skincare specialist is BRANDED as Aesthetician or medical aesthetician
        2. He/she can take continuing education or training in medical focus skill/specialty for medical/health care
Louisville Beauty Academy - Aesthetic, esthetic, licensed esthetician program - Kentucky Most Affordable aesthetic school
Louisville Beauty Academy – Aesthetic, esthetic, licensed esthetician program – Kentucky Most Affordable aesthetic school

According to study.com

Beauty esthetician, traditional esthetician and licensed skincare specialist have the following job description

  • State license estheticians such as KY State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdressers license esthetician 
  • Conduct skin analysis for health problems and temporarily remove hair.
  • Clean skin through skin massage, aromatherapy, facials, and skin exfoliation
  • Focus in cosmetic such as makeup, skincare product recommendation based on skin type
  • Business tends to be in salons, resorts, fitness clubs and spas environment

Aesthetician, medical aesthetician and licensed skincare specialist in the medical context have the following job description:

  • State license estheticians such as KY State Board of Cosmetology and Hairdressers license esthetician
  • Known as clinical or paramedical aestheticians who are often taking additional continue education with a clinical focus. 
  • Conduct skin analysis with medical conditions such as burn victims, cancer patients, and health-related skin issues.
  • Cleanse and moisturize their skin and also do some cosmetic work like a beauty esthetician

Beauty Esthetician and Medical Aesthetician Always Overlap

There are overlaps between beauty esthetician and medical esthetician because they are required to be trained, regulated, and licensed by the same licensed school such as Louisville Beauty Academy and KY state board of Cosmetology and Hairdressers. The difference is in focus, work environment, and definitely in salary. 

In regard to salary, anything that relates to medical tends to stand out as it requires more education and training. Medical fields are also more strictly regulated, therefore medical aesthetician often only works under directly sponsor or supervision of a medical doctor; which it also means salary is often more at the start for medical aesthetician versus beauty esthetician. With that said, beauty industry especially the skincare beauty industry is in the range of $148 Billion in 2020, and it continues to go up according to statista.com. Beauty small business is also quite lucrative and debatably easier than other industries to start. So, salary is debatable for who can make more than who between beauty estheticians and medical aestheticians. 

References:

Aesthetic | Definition of Aesthetic by Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Retrieved July 30, 2020, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aesthetic

Cestar College. (2016, May 2). What’s The Difference Between Esthetics And Aesthetics? Cestar College. https://www.cestarcollege.com/blog/whats-the-difference-between-esthetics-and-aesthetics/

Dictionary.com. (n.d.). Esthetic | Definition of Esthetic at Dictionary.com. Retrieved July 30, 2020, from https://www.dictionary.com/browse/esthetic

Difference Between Aesthetics and Esthetics | Difference Between. (n.d.). Retrieved July 30, 2020, from http://www.differencebetween.net/language/words-language/difference-between-aesthetics-and-esthetics/

Kentucky Esthetician Schools: Listings & License Info. (n.d.). Retrieved July 30, 2020, from https://ourworldisbeauty.com/esthetician-schools/kentucky/

Skin care industry: Global skincare market size 2012-2025. (n.d.). Statista. Retrieved July 30, 2020, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/254612/global-skin-care-market-size/

What’s the Difference Between an Aesthetician and Esthetician? (n.d.). Study.Com. Retrieved July 30, 2020, from https://study.com/articles/Whats_the_Difference_Between_an_Aesthetician_and_Esthetician.html

Cosmetology School – Fact and Myth – School Category + Accreditation + Quality

Objective:

This article is a summary of higher level information about key elements of cosmetology school, a higher educational institute. The objective is to synthesize all cosmetology school information and share a more complete set knowledge to enable our community to determine his/her school need, especially beauty school or cosmetology school.

The key elements to be addressed here are:

  1. Cosmetology School (Technical, Vocational, and Trade) Vs General Education College
    • Cosmetology School Certification vs General Educational Degree
  2. Choosing School – School Evaluation
    • Quality of Education
  3. Accreditation Myth and Fact

A more important aspect is this is a collection of multiple source information summaries; NOT a single person perspective.

Motivation:

School is an important aspect of life and having a big impact in both the short term and long term need (survival needs for many) of an individual. School or cosmetology school matters are often questioned and answered in bit and piece, incomplete and in a distributed fashion;  therefore it is important for a community to have a most complete set of knowledge, as unbiased as possible,  short, simplified, summarized and easy to get a jump start in cosmetology school determination.

Cosmetology School vs. General Education College

The comparison of higher school starts with the definition and determination of school comparison variable or items to use to compare the school with. The comparison variables include:

  1. School category (Technical, Vocational or Trade Vs General Education)
  2. Certification type (Certification Vs Degree)
  3. Cost
    • Educational cost total
    • Cost Aid:
      1. Educational aid qualification
      2. Educational loan
  • Educational payment plan
  • Time
    1. Study time
    2. Time of life
  • Time of work
  1. Return on investment
    • Job Finding or Job Placement
    • Average salary

Higher School Category

According to Webster, higher education/school means education or school that is beyond secondary level education; also means above high school/12 grade or equivalent diploma such as GED (Webster, 2017). This indicates a requirement to have proof high school or equivalent at the enrollment time of higher educational institute like cosmetology school.

Higher education is broken down into 5 categories (US Gov Financial Aid, 2017):

  • Career, technical, trade or vocational courses/program
  • General Education – Associate Degree – 2 years
  • General Education – Bachelor’s degree – 4 Years
  • General Education – Master’s Degree – 6 years
  • General Education – Doctorate Degree – 8+ years

Based on the list above, education is literally broken down into 2 buckets or groups:

  • General education
    • Regulated by Board of Education – a government agency (independent board and commission)
  • Career education (or trade, vocational, technical education)
    • Regulated by different board and commission based on the area of trade, technical, vocation or career education
      1. Cosmetology Education – regulated by the Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists (KYGov-Cosmetology, 2017)
      2. Barber Education – regulated by the Board of Barbering (KYGov-Barber, 2017)
      3. Massage Therapy – regulated by the Board of Licensure for Massage Therapy (KYGov-MassageTherapy, 2017)

Cosmetology School – Career, Technical, Trade or Vocational School

Cosmetology School is a career, technical, trade or vocational school because it regulated, and defined with the following characteristic by the US government as below (US Gov Financial Aid, 2017):

  • Trade school – focus in developing the skill of a specific trade (buy or sell a good or product)
  • Technical school – focus on the application of license in an occupation
  • Vocational school – focus in the hands-on application of specific skills to do a specific job
  • Career school – focus on hands-on training, and short educational period (usually LESS THAN 2 years)
  • Certification or license granted at the completion of training
  • Public or private – majorly for-profit privately owned

Cosmetology School Vs General Education – Differences

The key difference between cosmetology school (career, technical, trade or vocational school) vs. general education school are:

  • Credit Hour
    • Cosmetology School (KYGov-Cosmetology, 2017)
      • Government agency directly regulates, monitor and log actual hours spent at school as credit hours in the government system.
        • VERY IMPORTANT NOTE:
          • Cosmetology School DOES NOT certify credit hours, but all hours are controlled, logged and certified by a government agency – in this case, the Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologist
          • Government State Board expect the actual hour spent in school as credit hour
            1. Example:
              • 600 hours for Nail Technology program is required by Government State Board of Kentucky – then it means Nail Technology student need to spend literally 600 hours in school
  • General Educational School
    • General educational is relative, NOT EXACT in term of hours spent for studying both in school/class and at home.
  • Certification vs Degree
    • Cosmetology School (KYGov-Cosmetology, 2017)
      • Certification of completion is given to the student at the completion of all government state board required hours by the school, but this is not official in term of work
      • The certification exam is conducted by the government state board, and expect students to pass (theory + practical) before a TRUE certification is given BY THE STATE BOARD, not school
    • General Education School
      • The degree is given to a student who completes all required course with required level of grade by the school
    • Cost (TheSimpleDollar, 2017)
      • Cost goes hand and hand with the time required for completion of a program
      • Cosmetology School
        • Less than 2 years and significantly a lot less in cost
        • Averagely around $33k and under
        • Roughly around $12/hour
        • Example:
          • Cosmetology Program required 1500 hours by State Board of Cosmetology in Kentucky
            • 1500 hours * $12/hour = $18,000 for tuition only
            • Another expense is around 25% of total tuition cost
              1. 18,000 * .25 = $4,500
            • Total: $22,500 – under $30K for entire cosmetology course of 1,500 hours
      • General Education
        • 4 years degree cost averagely around $120k
          • $120K / 4years = $30k/years
  • Return on Investment
    • Cosmetology Fields (PayScale, 2017, TheSimpleDollar, 2017)
      • Average income for most fields in cosmetology is roughly around $33,000/year
        • Equivalent to $15/hour – go by 40 hours a week and 52 weeks/year
      • General Education (PayScale-General Studies Degree, 2017)
        • Average income for a wide range of fields under general education with 4 year bachelor degree is $36,000-$70,000

Choosing School – School Evaluation

Evaluation of individual need for the type of education is in 2 levels (TheSimpleDollar, 2017):

  • Type of school – Trade, Technical, Vocational or Career School Vs General Education College/University
    • Based on the comparison above, general education takes longer, and cost more; then the result is the individual make more money in the end – MORE EDUCATION, MORE MONEY
    • The decision in terms of the type of school often fall in two areas:
      1. Affordability in term of monetary cost and time cost
        1. Work
        2. Life
        3. School
      2. Educational Interest
        1. General Education is not everyone
        2. Nor Technical, Vocational, Career or Trade is for everyone
  • Career field
    • Both general education and technical school require an individual to pick a field to be specialized in
    • The determining factor goes back to individual interest of specific field, cost, and return on investment (how much you make after you graduate?)

Quality of School

As part of school evaluation, quality of the school is a big bucket on your list to evaluate. Quality of school is defined in term of value of school certification or degree – and that value is relative to a general population perspective that is often measured based on a few criteria below:

  • Job market acceptance of certification or degree – especially from a specific school
  • Certification of credit to knowledge or education – especially from a specific school
  • General Education
    • For general education, popularity and highly or well-accepted school has an effect or impact the quality or value of the degree an individual accomplished
      • Degree become less important once the individual stack up his/her experience – then the general population or company often only refer to his/her accomplishment or experience
    • School matters in term of value determination of the educational degree
  • Cosmetology school or technical, career, trade or vocational education in general
    • For technical school or cosmetology school specifically, the government state board owns, control, monitor and given credit hours, as well as regulate and conduct examination before certification is given – therefore, regardless of which school an individual attend, the same level of certification or value of education is achieved.
      • An individual passes the government standard exam – it also means that he/she is qualified as much as anyone else who attends other school and passed the same exam.
    • School DOES NOT MATTER in term of value determination of education certificate – because everyone get the same certification from Government if they pass government state board standard exam

Accreditation Myth and Fact

Fact

What is Accreditation?

Accreditation is the recognition that an institution maintains a certain national acceptable standard of quality in education and performance. The standard is studied, established, guided, and compliance monitored by accrediting agencies/bodies (many of them based on the type of institute/school and field or type of program/courses) (Gov-Accreditation, 2017). This process applies both to general education college/university and technical/vocation/career/trade school/institute/college.

The accreditation process includes 1-preparation, 2-application, 3-submission, 4-inspection, 5-accreditation, and 6-monitor (FactWebSite, 2017); it is INTENSIVE in both the application as well as the maintenance of the accreditation. This also means it is COSTLY in time=money for the schools (the cost eventually transfer to higher in cost for the student) and RESTRICTIVE in process and procedure for the students.

Cosmetology School Accreditation Agencies

The list of accreditation agencies for cosmetology school or beauty school is limited to less than 5 (BeautySchool, 2017), and the most notable is National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences (NACCAS). NACCAS is an independent accrediting commission and nonprofit organization which originates back to 1969 and account/merges with Cosmetology Accrediting Commission (CAC) in 1981 (NACCAS, 2017).

What is Accreditation good for?

Accredited schools or schools with accreditation by an acceptable agency have access to government funding, or Financial Aid (US Gov Financial Aid, 2017).

General Education School

For general education school (4 years degree or above), it is especially important to have accreditation for 2 reasons (50States, 2017)

  1. Accreditation ensures the value of student educational accomplishment or degree
    • Refers back to (Quality of School) section above, the school provides a degree to the student and the quality that include accreditation means a lot to a granted degree – as viewed by the public or employment firms
  2. Cost of 4+ years – is often NOT paid in cash most students
    • $100k+ in school cost is often required an aid – and educational aid is almost always come from Federal Financial Aid which includes 1) small grant (free money) and 2) majorly loan with low-interest rate or interest deferred until student graduation
Cosmetology School

For cosmetology school or other technical, vocational, career or trade school/college, accreditation importance is debatable and not so much required criteria for 2 reasons (50States, 2017):

  • Accreditation is NOT a measure of the value of student educational accomplishment or degree
    • Refers back to (Quality of School) section above, Cosmetology School DOES NOT provide student credit hours NOR grant student certification of accomplishment; GOV STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY DOES. All students receive the same value and qualification from the gov state board of cosmetology after he/she pass the certification exam.
  • Cost of fewer than 2 years
    • $2k – $33k tuition cost, DEPENDS on school tuition chart determines how student go about paying for school
      1. A student may pay cash if the tuition is small enough
      2. A student may pay cash on a payment plan with a school if it is affordable enough
    • Financial Aid gives the student a 2nd option for paying tuition, but also increase student tuition cost because Accreditation and Financial Aid has quite a workload of paperwork that school has to pay a specialist to do – this cost is added to student tuition

Myth in Cosmetology School (Technical, Vocational, Career or Trade School)

This section addresses the myth or the wrong perception for misconstrued information about cosmetology school or technical, vocational, career and trade schools in general (MassageTherapySchool , 2017).

The following is a list of wrongful, misinformed, untrue, incomplete and misleading information:

  • “You cannot be certified in unaccredited technical school”
    • WRONG, a school can only be open when it is approved and certified by the government agency (state board of that specific field). This also means that government state board will ensure you or any student be certified and hand you the certification with the highest standard after you pass the state board certification exam
  • “You cannot pass certification exam if you go to unaccredited technical school”
    • WRONG and more specifically mislead – 1st all student go to any school (which are certified by the government) will be given credit hours and opportunities to take certification exam provided by the government state board.
      • Pass or not pass state board is upon the student study and education of the school
      • When the student evaluate the school, you evaluate the student success or pass exam rate instead of relying on the accreditation
    • “You cannot get your license if you go in unaccredited technical school”
      • WRONG, same answer as (2)
    • “You cannot get a quality education in unaccredited technical school”
      • WRONG and more specifically mislead – quality education often relies on the exam passing rate or student graduation, or student post-school employment rate – NOT SCHOOL ACCREDITATION

Accreditation is the recognition of educational standard compliance; NOT a governing agency nor a regulator of education; especially in cosmetology education or technical/vocational/trade/career education in general. Non-accreditation school can provide the same level of quality and education, while also has an extra advantage over accreditation school because of restriction of accreditation and financial aid.

The advantage of Staying Non-Accredited (MassageTherapySchool, 2017)

  • Flexibility and Less Cost for school + Different Strategy
    • “Owners of these schools possess a very strong passion for the massage profession and tend to favor quality of education over the financial upside involved in franchising, consolidations or acquisitions”
  • Government Involvement in School – Because of Accreditation – NOT necessarily a good thing
    • “It costs a good amount of money getting to that next level and the process involves a mountain of paperwork. Many also despise the fact that the Government’s finger is in it. In essence, these schools feel that more and bigger is not always better, and many of them have proven this statistically through their students’ exam pass rates, job placement rates, and just overall success and satisfaction rates.”

You DO NOT need to go to an accredited school to get the same education

  • “The choice of school you make should not be based on whether it is accredited or non-accredited, but on your specific situation and whether the school you choose fits your and only your situation best.”
  • “The crux of the matter is that you DO NOT need to go to an accredited school if you want to become a successfully licensed specialist”
  • Many non-accredited schools can also deliver the same results and often at a less cost

Reference

Điều Kiện Cần Thiết Để Đăng Ký Thi Với Kentucky StateBoard

Trước Khi Đăng Ký

  1. Điền đơn đăng ký thi đầy đủ với chữ ký
  2. Trả tiền phí đăng ký thi cho Hội Đồng Quản Trị Thẩm Mỹ Kentucky
    • $75 (Money order/Cashier Check/Cash)
    • Phí này sẽ không được hoàn trã với bất kỳ lý do nào
  3. Đơn đăng ký thìn phải được gởi đến Hội Đồng Quản Trị Thẩm Mỹ Kentucky ít nhất 10 ngày trước ngày thi
    • Thứ 7, Chủ Nhật và ngày lễ không tính
  4. Giấy học hết trung học phải ₫ược gởi kèm với ₫ơn ₫ăng ký thi
  5. Đính kèm 1 tấm hình Passport với đơn đăng ký thi
  6. Giấy chứng nhận học ₫ã hoàn thành hét giờ quy định với chữ ký hiệu trưởng
    • Học sinh phải hoàn trả tất cả lệ phí với trường trước khi đăng ký dự thi
  7. Điền ngày tốt nghiệp cùng với chữ ký của hiệu trưởng trên đơn đăng ký thi
  8. Đơn đăng ký thi đầy đủ phải được NOTARIZED trước khi gởi đi Hội Đồng Quản Trị Thẩm Mỹ Kentucky

Sau Khi Đăng Ký

  1. Sau khi Hội Đồng Quản Trị Thẩm Mỹ Kentucky nhận được đơn đăng ký thi, họ sẽ gởi giấy báo ngày thi cho học viên
  2. Học viên có trách nhiệm báo cáo với trường ngày giờ đi thi và kết quả của thi
  3. Trước ngày thi ít nhất 3 ngày, học viên có trách nhiệm mang tất cả dụng cụ thi đến trường để giáo viên kiểm tra trước khi thi và giáo viên dặn dò lần cuối. Quá trình này đảm bảo học viên đã sẵn sàng cho cuộc thi
  4. Sau khi đã đậu thi, học sinh phã trả phí thi cho Hội Đồng Quản Trị Thẩm Mỹ Kentucky là
    • $25 – (Money order/Cashier Check/Cash)
    • Hội Đồng Quản Trị Thẩm Mỹ Kentucky sẽ gởi bằng chứng nhận về cho học viên

 

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