Nail Technician Program
240 Clock Hours
This program is designed to prepare a student for a basic background and Career Opportunity in Nail Technology field.
Upon Completion of the Program, meeting all course requirements & Financial Obligations the student shall receive a diploma and qualify for Florida State Nail Specialist License.
This program is comprised of Aids/HIV Preventions, Florida Laws, Sanitation & SterilizationEthics, Nail Theory, Practices, Related Disorders & Diseases, Manicures & Pedicures, Tips & Overlay, Sculpting, Nail Wraps, Art –Polishing, Artificial Nail Removal.
The Nail Care theory portion is designed for the instructor to review each chapter on a weekly rotating schedule and is integrated with the practical skills. The following instructional methods are used to present theory and practical lessons. Hands on step by step practical demonstration and repetitive use: Visual aids / Hand out, Video / DVD, Discussion, small group debates.
Students will learn the origin, transmission and prevention of HIV/AID required by Florida Statute.
NTO3 SANITATION & STERILIZATION
Students will learn the guideline and principle of cleanliness and safety. The different procedures for protection against the spread of disease.
Students will learn all the abilities of a manicurist, proper use of implements and material used when doing a manicure.
NT07 TIPS WITH OVERLAY
Students will learn how to extend the natural nail artificially by using tips, buffing, applying nail glue, placing the tips and filling.
NT09 NAIL WRAPS & MENDING
Students will learn to wrap nails with the four types of wraps and how to repair natural nails.
NT11 ARTIFICAL NAIL REMOVAL
Students will learn the proper procedure to removing acrylic nails.
NT13 POLISH & NAIL ART
Students will learn the creative part of nail painting, from what supplies to use to the applicant. Application of nail tapes, gems and foil is studied and practiced. The use of air brush for decoration is reviewed.
NT02 FLORIDA LAW
Students will learn what is necessary to comply with local, state, and federal regulations and laws.
NT04 ETHICS & SHOP MANAGEMENT
Students will learn the Business aspect in the field of cosmetology. Maintaining accurate records, managing personnel, and selling products.
Students will learn the basic procedure when conducting a pedicure, equipment, implements and materials
The students are taught how to create and extension using only the acrylic liquid. Students lean the precautions and proper procedure to sculpting nails in different types of nail beds. Supplies and chemistry of acrylic nails.
NT10 NAIL CAPPING & FILL INS
Students will learn how to maintain the artificial nail using the acrylic to fill in between the new growth area of the nail.
NT12 NAIL THEORY, DISORDERS & DISEASES OF THE NAIL
Students will learn and study about the structure of the nail. The technical terms, the parts of the nail, defining the types of disorders and handling customer with nail disorders.