201 KAR 19:320. Limited period of
certification by prior experience.
RELATES TO: KRS 323.400, 323.410
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 323.210(2),
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS
323.410(3) provides that for a period of two (2) years after July 15, 2002, the
board may issue a certificate as a certified interior designer to persons who
meet the alternative criteria identified in that statutory provision. This
administrative regulation establishes the experience and education criteria for
qualifying under KRS 323.410(3).
Section 1. (1) An applicant who seeks to
qualify under the alternative criteria of KRS 323.410(3) shall meet the
statutory requirements of KRS 323.410.
(2) The board shall evaluate experience
(a) 1600 hours of full-time employment
equals one (1) year of experience.
(b) A minimum of thirty-five (35) hours
per week is considered full-time employment.
(c) Experience shall be demonstrated in
at least five (5) of the following nine (9) categories:
1. Analysis of a client’s needs, goals,
and life safety requirements for the interior space of a structure;
2. Integration of findings with knowledge
of interior design;
3. Formulation of preliminary design
concepts that are appropriate, functional, and aesthetic;
4. Development and presentation of final
design recommendations through presentation media;
5. Preparation of working drawings and
specifications for nonload bearing interior construction, materials, finishes,
space planning, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment;
6. Collaboration with professional
services of other licensed practitioners in the technical areas of mechanical,
electrical, and load-bearing design required for regulatory approval;
7. Preparation and administration of bids
and contract documents as the client’s agent;
8. Review and evaluation of design
solutions during implementation and upon completion; and
9. Teaching full time in an interior
design program accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.
(3) One (1) year of interior design
education shall be documented by the successful completion of a minimum of
(a) Twenty (20) semester hours of
interior design related coursework; or
(b) Thirty (30) quarter credits of
interior design related coursework. (29 Ky.R. 2391; Am. 2659; eff. 5-15-03.)