Courses - Nail Technician

Careers in manicuring

MANICURING (400 Hours) and NAIL TECHNICIAN (600 Hours) courses prepares students for positions as professional nail technicians:

  • Theoretical concepts of nail care, nail grooming and basic nail artistry
  • Practical clinical procedures
    • Clean, shape, and apply polish to fingernails and toenails
    • Apply artificial nails, nail tips and nail wraps
    • Nail art - produce unusual effects using airbrushes and three-dimensional ornaments
  • Instruction in employability skills
  • Preparation for the state licensing examination
Nail technician Courses

Nail Technicians:

  • Do most of their work while seated at a manicure table with their arms resting comfortably on the table
  • Should not be allergic to the products used to create artificial nails
  • Work with all kinds of people and need to be tactful and diplomatic
  • Benefit from creativity and an artistic flair
  • Require sales skills to promote both their services and the products they offer

With a good clientele, both self-employed nail technicians and salon employees can earn a good income. Success depends on skill and the number of clients they can serve in a given time.

Nail Technicians work in:

  • Beauty salons
  • Department stores
  • Barber shops
  • Hotel beauty shops
  • Specialty salons for nails

Most states require nail technicians to have a license. In Michigan, applicants for state licensure must have 400 clock hours of training and must pass a written and practical exam.

Nail technician Courses
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