The Manicuring Course is a specialized training program completed in 400 clock hours. The nail care industry is one of the fastest growing and most creative, rewarding and high-paying professions in the cosmetology industry today. The manicuring student will learn the latest technology in application of artificial nail enhancements and nail art; the care of the hands and feet, including accupressure and massage used during manicuring and pedicuring. In this $6 Billion Dollar a year industry, the student must have a basic understanding of business and marketing information in order to enter the industry ready to complete.
Full time and part time scheduling is available and is arranged upon enrollment in the program. The student is able to complete the program in 3 to 6 months.
The Department of Education requires all schools to give certain consumer information to all students and prospective students. A list of the required information and where it can be found in the school catalog is found below. A copy of the complete catalog is available for download here.
Not less than 17 years of age
Is of good moral character
Has an education equivalent to ninth grade
Has completed 400 clock hours in a school or 6 months in an approved apprentice program
Has passed the required examinations approved by the Board
(Meets the NACCAS threshold of 50%)
# Scheduled to Complete in 2011: 18
# Who Completed: 13
Individual Rate: 72%
(Meets the NACCAS threshold of 60%)
Individual Rate: 79%
* Upon completion of the course, the student is required to apply on line for the first year license; the cost is $ 39.00. The Licensing Exam is administered by PSI Testing Services; the Exam Fee is $ 144.00. There is also the cost of purchasing your uniform, which consists of black pants, pink collared shirt, white lab coat, black socks and shoes.