201 KAR 19:425 - Certification under education and experience

RELATES TO: KRS 323.400, 323.410

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 323.210(2) authorizes the board to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to carry out the purposes of KRS Chapter 323. KRS 323.406(1) and (3) authorize the board to promulgate administrative regulations to establish criteria for education and experience. This administrative regulation establishes the experience and education criteria for qualifying under KRS 323.406(1).

Section 1.
(1) An applicant who seeks to qualify for certification under the criteria of KRS 323.410(3) shall meet the statutory requirements of education and experience of KRS 323.406(1).
(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 nonloadbearing 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 either:
(a) Twenty (20) semester hours of interior design related coursework; or
(b) Thirty (30) quarter credits of interior design related coursework.


201 KAR 19:425
47 Ky.R. 631, 1550; eff. 5-4-2021.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 323.210(2), 323.406(1), (3)

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