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Nails Program

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.

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.

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

  • Classroom-Based Instruction: In this traditional format
  • Hands-On Workshops: These workshops focus primarily on practical training
  • Online/Blended Learning: Some programs offer online courses
  • Apprenticeships: In an apprenticeship format, students work under the supervision of a licensed nail technician or in a salon.

Education is the best key success in life. Prepares you for a career in cosmetology with a dynamic and creative.

Starting a career in the beauty industry is a great way to express your talents in a creative, exciting, and professional environment. You’ll be working in salons with people who share your interests in helping craft their customer’s unique expression of style and beauty.

Personal appearance workers enjoy keeping up on the latest fashion and beauty techniques and often develop their beauty technician skills by attending training workshops and classes at salons, cosmetology schools, or industry trade shows. The beauty product industry also works closely with beauty specialists by introducing them to a wide range of beauty products and services. As retail sales become an increasingly important part of salons’ revenue, the ability to be an effective salesperson and beautician provides another means of generating income on top of beauty service fees and tips.

Successful personal appearance workers should have an understanding of fashion, art, and technical design. They should enjoy working with the public and be willing and able to follow client instructions. Communication, image, and attitude play an important role in career success, and business skills are important for those who plan on operating their own salons.

Course Tuition

Application Fee: $50
Student kit and in-school supplies: $1,600
Tuition: $2,600
Total: $4,250

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
Sets of Nails