Nail Technician Course Outline

Course Description

The program includes theory and practical applications related to all aspects of nail care (disorders, structure, safety, precautions, pedicure and introduction to artificial nail application). Classes are presented by means of lecture, hands-on demonstration, audio/video and professional guest presentations.

Course Goals

After completion of the course, graduates will be prepared to pass the state board exams. This course prepares the student for employment in the industry as a manicurist, salon owner/manager, or as a technician or product representative in the beauty industry.

Course Format / Instructional Methods

Instructors use many different techniques to teach the course including, lectures, class discussions, student projects, demonstrations, quizzes, tests and hands-on practical experience. Audio visual aids and guest speakers are also implemented.

Course Tuition

Enrollment Fee: $50
Kit & In-school Supplies: $850
Tuition: $1300
Total: $2200

Manicurist/Nail Technician Course Curriculum

Bacteriology, Sterilization, Sanitation – 20 hours

Includes some biology, product knowledge, tools and equipment, use and safety

Nail Structure – 20 hours

Includes anatomy, biology, composition, disorders and diseases

Manicure and Pedicure – 100 hours

Includes product knowledge, tools and equipment, use and safety

Artificial Nails – 140 hours

Includes some biology and chemistry, product knowledge, tools and equipment, use and safety

Salon Development – 20 hours

Includes business administration and law (licensing requirements), fundamentals of business management, insurance, shop management, professional ethics, record keeping, effective communication and business telephone techniques, human relations, compensation packages and payroll deductions, salesmanship, displays and advertising, hygiene and public health.

Practical Requirements for the Course

1 Manicures 10
2  Pedicures 10
3 Sets of Nails 80

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