The goal of this program and curriculum is to provide a complete training in the field of nail technology to become certified by the State. After finishing 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, and prevention of infections. Also, will include 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.
- NOTE: This program will be taught in its entirety in English or Spanish by a Licensed Nail Technician or Cosmetologist, students are required to make a language selection during registration.
|NAIL TECHNICIAN||240 HOURS|
|Professional Ethics (GN01)||2||0|
|Sanitation / Disinfection (GN02)||4||0|
|Nail Theory ( NT01)||85||0|
|Gel Lamps ( NT04)||10||10|
Acrylic Nails (NT05)
|Nail Wraps (NT06)||15||10|
|Polish & Nail Art (NT07)||5||10|
|Artificial Nail Removal (NT08)||5||5|
|Florida Laws (GN03)||5||0|
|AIDS / HIV (GN04)||4||0|
|TOTAL HOURS & SERVICES||240||95|
About The Curriculum
PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (GN01)
Ethics is described as the philosophical study of moral values, rules and principles depicting what is 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. This way of conduct will take you very far and will help enormously in 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 implement the various products and their safe use. The applications of nails forms, the procedures of the application of acrylic to create a nail, the use of an electric nail file, proper procedures for problem nails and the repair and maintenance of this service.
NAIL WRAPS (NT06)
The student will learn the application of the fiberglass over the natural nail or an artificial nail, the proper use of supplies and implements, the procedure of using a 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 corrections.
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. The laws that govern a Nail Technician’s activities, the requirements for license renovation, the penalties for different violations, and the security and health requirements of a beauty salon and in general, all the laws and rules established by the State of Florida.
AIDS / HIV (GN04)
The students will be required to complete the AIDS / HIV four (4) hours program and pass an examination before graduating. The school will provide this program, or the student may obtain it in another center that is licensed by the State of Florida.
- English Courses: Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition, 2015 ISBN-13:9781285080475
- Spanish Courses: Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 7th Edition, 2015 ISBN-13:9781285080598
A daily log is maintained where students sign in and out in the morning and afternoon. The school expects regular attendance by all students.
Daily theory class, practical demonstration and practical work performed by students under strict instructor supervision according to program curriculum.
DEFINITION OF CLOCK HOURS
One “Clock Hour” is defined as no less than 50 minutes of any one clock hour during which the student participates in a learning activity of the school for the coursework required in the physical presence of a member of the faculty.
GRADING PROCEDURES & DIPLOMAS AWARDED
A progress sheet is used daily to record service tasks. All practical tasks are evaluated and documented to comply with Florida’s minimum task requirement. A minimum score of 75% is acceptable.
A diploma will be issued to each student who satisfactorily completes the program and satisfies all requirements.