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Manicure/Nail Tech Program (600 hours)


The basic manicure program is designed to prepare students for the state board licensing exam. The program offers training in artificial as well as natural nail care and their practical applications preparing graduates for entry-level employment in a salon or spa.

Course Description

The training encompasses all phases of nail care including artificial nail application: acrylics, gel nails, fiberglass and silk, natural nail care: manicuring and pedicuring to include spa services. The theoretical and practical applications are taught by the instructional staff and supplemented by special classes. Opportunities for supervised practical work with the public are provided.

General – (150 Hours)

Sterilization, sanitation, bacteriology, anatomy, physiology, state laws, salon management, and ethics.

Chemical – (100 Hours)

Product knowledge, ingredients and usage of materials, manicuring and pedicures, EPA and OSHA requirements.

Physical – (350 Hours)

Massage, manicuring, pedicuring, nail care, nail artistry, nail wraps, sculptured nails, nail tips, gel nails, nail safety and EPA and OSHA requirements.

Paper copies of our graduation rates, placement rates, and median student debts are available upon request.