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Nail Technology Course

The nail technology course is 600 hours.  You can start anytime. 

There are no set start dates unless there is a waiting list.

 

Classes are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.  We are closed on Holidays.

 The class is broken into two sessions.  THEORY and PRACTICAL.

 

THEORY is held Monday thru Thursday from 8:00 am to 10:00am and follows a set schedule.

Each topic is covered at least three times, so if you miss a specific lecture, make sure you attend the next one.

 

PRACTICAL is held Monday thru Friday from 10:15am to 4:30pm and follows the student.

Each topic/skill advances each week, or every other week if you are part time,

but you can progress faster if the instructor signs off.

 

After completing 100 hours, you are allowed to service real clients.  

After 500 hours you can take the practical test at school.  

After 600 hours (graduated), you can sign up for the THEORY and STATE LAW exam

at the Nevada Cosmetology Board for $125 testing fee.

STEP 1 

CHOOSE SCHEDULE:

 

FULL TIME: 5 days a week or average 40 hrs. per week, you can graduate in 15 weeks,

but you have up to 16 weeks to complete the course.  Tuition is $3,995*

 

PART TIME 1:  4 days a week or average 32 hrs. per week, you can graduate in 19 weeks,

but you have up to 20 weeks to complete the course.  Tuition is $4,495*

 

PART TIME 2:  3 days a week or average 24 hrs. per week, you can graduate in 25 weeks,

but you have up to 26 weeks to complete the course.  Tuition is $4,995*

 

PART TIME 3:  2 days a week or average 16 hrs. per week, you can graduate in 38 weeks,

but you have up to 39 weeks to complete the course.  Tuition is $5,495*

STEP 2

CHOOSE TOOL KIT:

 

BRING YOUR OWN.

 

BASIC KIT: $250

 

PRO KIT:  $700

 

STEP 3

CHOOSE BOOK:

Milady Standard Nail Tech & Foundations 8th edition: $150

Milady Standard Nail Tech 8th edition (Vietnamese): $88

Milady Standard Nail Tech & Foundations 8th edition (Spanish): $160

STEP 4

Add it all up to come up with your total.

The total can be split into the following payments.

 

FULL TIME: Half is due before starting and half is due in week 7.

 

PART TIME 1: Half is due before starting and half is due in week 9.

 

PART TIME 2: Half is due before starting and half is due in week 12.

 

PART TIME 3: Half is due before starting and half is due in week 19.

Prices shown above are cash discounted prices.  If you pay via ATM, debit or credit card add 3%.

Prerequisite: Successfully completed 10th grade or its equivalent and min 17 years old.

Valid SS# or ITN

* Tuition prices excludes books, Tool Kit and Student Fee.

Topics covered:

  1. Life Skills

  2. Professional Image

  3. Communicating for Success

  4. The Healthy Professional

  5. Infection Control

  6. Chemistry & Chemistry Safety

  7. Electricity & Electrical Safety

  8. Career Planning

  9. On the Job

  10. The Beauty Business

  11. History & Career Opportunities

  12. General Anatomy and Physiology

  13. Skin Structure, Disorders & Diseases

  14. Nail Structure, Disorders & Diseases

  15. Nail Product Chemistry

  16. Manicuring

  17. Pedicuring

  18. Foot Massage

  19. Electric Filing

  20. Nail Tips & Forms

  21. Nail Resin Systems

  22. Monomer Liquid & Polymer Powder Nail

  23. Gel Nail Enhancements

  24. Nail Art

Additional Topics covered:

  1. Understanding of Home vs. Professional Tools

  2. The difference when painting with Nail Polish vs. Gel Polish

  3. How to paint with a nearly empty bottle

  4. Painting vs. Blending and why is blending important

  5. Right and wrong way to remove Polish, Gel polish, Dipping Powder, Acrylic, HardGel & Apres Gel-X

  6. How to make your Gel Mani last 3+ Weeks

  7. What causes lifting and how to prevent it

  8. What clients look for when getting their mani and pedi services

  9. How to quickly build a clientele and have repeat business

  10. How to perform full services from beginning to end

  11. Tips and Tricks to be efficient and fast

  12. How to perform dipping powder services*

  13. How to perform Apres Gel-X services*

  14. Soak off Gels vs. Non-Soak off Gels

  15. How to properly shape nails and what they supposed to look like

  16. Pros and Cons: 1099 Contractor vs. W-2 Employee

  17. How to Ace your interview and get hired

  18. Basic & Intermediate level Nail Arts/Designs

  19. How to do 3D flowers

  20. How to apply Chrome so it doesn't come off and lasts

  21. How to apply Matte finish on Polish and Gel polish

  22. How to do Cateyes and Cateyes design

  23. How to draw French, Reverse French

  24. How to properly apply Rockstar and how to remove it

  25. How to do Ombre fade with Acrylic and Gel Polish

  26. How to apply Transfer Foils, Tapes, Stickers, Water decals so they don't come off in a few days

  27. How to properly place and secure stones so they stay on

  28. Basic and Advance Marbling

  29. How to draw Curves and Straight Lines

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