201 KAR 19:320. Limited period of certification by prior experience

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Published: 2015

      201 KAR 19:320. Limited period of

certification by prior experience.


      RELATES TO: KRS 323.400, 323.410

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 323.210(2),

323.406(1), (3)


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

as follows:

      (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.)
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