A nail technician specializes in the art form and care of nails.
The objective of this program and curriculum is to provide a complete training in the field of nail technology in order to become certified by the State. After completing the necessary credit hours and services, the students will receive a Diploma stating that they have satisfactorily completed the course and will be registered with the State as Nail Technicians. Registered Nail Technicians opportunities include Nail Salon Technician, Nail Salon Manager among others.
The students must have completed the study program comprised of 240 hours. This program gives the student insight into the knowledge of nail technology. The student will develop skills in manicuring and pedicuring and learn all aspects of artificial nail work. In conjunction with the different technical courses, the students will be trained in communication, human relations, the prevention of infections, first aid and the business aspect of the Cosmetology industry. Upon successful completion of the program hours, clinical services and final exam, the student receives a certificate of completion and will be registered with the State for licensing.
- Milady Standard Nail Technology. 7th English Edition (Textbook) 2015 ISBN-13: 9781285080475 - Milady Standard Nail Technology. 7th Spanish Edition (Textbook) 2015 ISBN-13: 9781285080598
|Nail Technician (240 Hours)|
|Total Hours and Services||240||115|
|Sanitation / Disinfection||GN02||4||0|
|AIDS / HIV||GN04||4||0|
|- Tips with Iverlay||NT05-1||(32.5)||(15)|
|- Sculpturing with Form||NT05-2||(32.5)||(15)|
|Polish and Nail Art||NT07||5||10|
|Artificial Nail Removal||NT08||5||5|
PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (GN01)
Ethics is described as the philosophical study of moral values, rules and principles depicting what are right and wrong concerning proper conduct in business. Proper etiquette will ensure that your clients, coworkers and superiors will come to appreciate you and will treat you the same way. Proper professional ethics will promote your success.
SANITATION / DISINFECTION (GN02)
The students will learn how to use chemical agents and ultraviolet rays to sanitize implements and equipment in the salon, to promote and protect good health in the community and maintain proper personal and public hygiene procedures as well as proper disinfection of tools surfaces.
NAIL THEORY (NT01)
The student will learn safety and health preservation nail anatomy, bacteria, virus, molds, diseases and disorders of the nail, diseases and disorders of the skin, client consultation and job skills, including customer relations and salesmanship.
The student will learn to use manicuring implements, supplies and procedures in shaping and polishing the nails, the artful care of hands, proper arrangement and preparation of the manicure table, massage, plain and hot oil manicure and identifying and using various products.
The student will learn to use pedicuring complements, supplies, procedures in shaping and polishing the nails, the artful care of feet, proper arrangement and preparation of the pedicure area and supplies, massage, identifying and using various products, safety in the handling of tools and products, etc.
GEL LAMP (NT04)
The students will be trained in the use of different types of gel lamps, how to apply on natural or artificial nails, proper use of supplies and implements, the application of a tip with adhesive, proper procedures on problem nails, the repair and maintenance of these services.
ACRYLIC NAILS (NT05)
The objective is to instruct students in the proper procedures to lengthen shape, color and design artificial nails; they will be trained in the application of acrylic on natural or artificial nails.
TIPS WITH OVERLAY (NT05-1)
Students will be trained in the proper use of supplies and implements, the various products and their safe use, the application of a tip with an adhesive, the repair and maintenance of these services.
SCULPTURING WITH FORM (NT05-2)
Students will be trained in the proper use of supplies and implements, the various products and their safe use, the applications of nail forms, the procedures of the application of acrylic to form a nail, the use of an electric nail file, proper procedures on problem nails, and the repair and maintenance of this service.
NAIL WRAPS (NT06)
The student will learn the application of fiberglass over the natural nail or over an artificial nail, the proper use of supplies and implements, the procedure of using material to mend a break, the repair and maintenance of this service.
POLISH & NAIL ART (NT07)
The student will learn the correct polishing procedures to express his or her creativity in different ways from simple patterns to detailed images, and to use different accessories for nail art, and the correct polishing procedures.
ARTIFICIAL NAIL REMOVAL (NT08)
The students will learn the correct procedures and techniques to remove artificial nails.
FLORIDA LAW (GN03)
The students will learn to establish and describe the different types of properties, structure, function, and requirements necessary to run a successful business, and the laws that govern a Nail Technician’s activities. Also, they will learn the requirements for license renovation, the penalties for different infractions, and the security and health requirements of a beauty salon and, in general, all the laws and rules established by the State of Florida that govern nail technicians.
AIDS / HIV (GN04)
The students will be required to complete the AIDS / HIV four (4) hour program and pass an examination before graduating. The school provides a four hour class in which the instructor discusses the course using the handbook provided by Informed. This is an Institution approved by the State of Florida to certify the students for this course.