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Nail Technology

 

 

Program Description

Nail Technology is the care of the hands, nails, and feet. Students learn how to per­form Manicures, Spa Pedicures, Hot Stone Pedicures, Scupltured Acrylic Nails, Fiberglass and Silk Wraps, Gel Nails, and Nail Art.

 

In addition the students learn profession­al development skills, successful salon management, and responsibility of book­ing and servicing clients.

 

The Nail Technology Program is conve­niently held as a day program, just two days a week. The program also only requires two semesters, for a total of 24 Credit Hours.

 

Admission Requirements:

High school diploma, GED, or completion of the 10th grade.

 

Course

Course Name

Theory

Lab

Credit

Number

 

Hours

Hours

Hours

 

First Semester

 

 

 

COS 150

Manicuring

1

4

3

COS 151

Nail Art

1

6

3

COS 152

Nail Art Applications

0

9

3

COS 125

Career & Professional Dev.

3

0

3

 

Total

5

19

12

 

Second Semester

 

 

 

COS 153

Nail Art

1

4

3

COS 154

Nail Art Applications

0

6

3

COS 181

Special Topics

3

0

3

COS 182

Special Topics

0

9

3

 

Total

4

19

12

 

 

 

Job Opportunities

The Nail Technology Program is designed to provide beginners or professionals with knowledge and skills for employment as nail technicians in salons or spas. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of manicurists and pedicurists will grow faster than the average (16%) from 2012-2022.

 

State Legal Requirements for Eligibility for Licensure

Nail Technicians are required to be licensed by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology in the state of Alabama. Upon completion of the program, graduates should obtain an application for the examination from the instructor and mail to the Alabama Board of Cosmetology.

Click on the link below to view the Nail Technology Gainful Employment Disclosure
Nail Technology Gainful Employment Disclosure

Instructor

Denise Sauls
(334) 493-5328

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.