Testing Program

Testing Program Information and Candidate Information Bulletins

Exam CIBs

Advanced Esthetics Practical English

Advanced Esthetics Written English

Advanced Micropigmentation Written English

Barber Styling Practical English

Barber 1 No Chem Korean

Barber 1 No Chem Practical Korean

Barber 1 Practical English

Barber 1 Practical Spanish

Barber 1 Practical Vietnamese

Barber 1 Written English

NIC Practice Examinations

The NIC is now offering new practice exams to help you prepare for your upcoming examination. The practice examinations are offered in the English language only. Online practice examinations for Cosmetology, Nail Technology and Esthetics are available via our computer-based delivery partner, ISO Quality Testing (IQT). Each time you register to take a practice examination you will receive a unique test form. The cost is $39 each time that you register to take a practice examination. Payment is accepted via most major credit cards and there are no refunds once you purchase the practice examination. Once you purchase the practice examination you have two weeks to take the practice examination. Click here on the following link to register to take a practice examination.

Should you require assistance, you may call (toll-free in USA and Canada) 1-866-773-1114, or (other countries) + 1 727-733-1110 or email us at [email protected].

NIC Examination Overview DVD

The NIC Examination Overview is available on DVD. The Overview contains an informative introduction into NIC testing and procedures, as well as, presentations on Cosmetology, Nail Tech/Manicuring, Esthetics, and Barber Practical examinations.

To order a DVD, fill out the order form and send it in with the $30 fee. Mailing instructions are printed on the order form.

Note: NIC is not able to process Purchase Orders. All orders must be accompanied by check or money order. All orders are to be mailed and are processed within 5-7 days upon receipt of the order. Therefore, anyone ordering the DVD should consider the time of their need for the DVD and consider the mailing time for the order to be received and processed.

Questions? Contact Mary Manna, National Examination Committee Coordinator.

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