Manicuring

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumberTime
003MANICURING (NAIL CARE)---

MANICURING (NAIL CARE)

OBJECTIVE:

This course is your choice for licensing and preparation for a career as well as a nail technician. The course includes all nail care areas such as manicure, pedicure, sculptured nails, tips, overlays, silk wraps, nail art.

The curriculum includes: Sanitation, Anatomy and Disorders, Statute and Rules, Manicuring, Pedicuring, Chemistry, Salesmanship, and State Laws. Sculptured Nail Techniques include: Tips, Sculptures, Overlays, Fiberglass, Gel Nails, Nail Wrapping, Acrylic Nails, and Nail Art.

CAREERS:

You may start your career as a nail technician in a salon. As you develop your knowledge and skills, you may want to move into other career areas in the nail industry, including teaching nail technology in cosmetology schools or demonstrating manufacturer’s nail products at trade shows, conventions, or stores. You can become a salon owner or even the personal nail technician for fashion models or actors on the state, in movies, or on TV. You can write, edit, or be a consultant for nail technology books and magazines.

DEFINITON OF TERMS:

Technical instruction: is by way of instruction, demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, studying textbooks and related material, the writing of outlines, classroom use of audio and visual films, tapes, slides, projectors, computers, and examination.

Practical operations: is the actual performance by the student of complete services on another person or a mannequin.

Instructional techniques and methods: students will attend regularly scheduled theory classes (lecture), read assigned chapters of their text books, perform actual practical operations (services) on another person or a mannequin, and must take and pass assigned tests with a grade pint average of 70% C or better.

The student will learn the techniques and methods of performing manicuring, pedicuring, nail wraps and repairs, application of acrylic nails, application of nail tips, safety and sanitation requirements, reception desk duties, professionalism, ethics, personal grooming, dress employer-employee relationships, personal and business ethics, customer relations and communication skills. Technical instruction will be provided to students in each skill prior to the student actually performing client services (practical operations).

Each unit of instruction is divided into six levels of instruction, (1) theory classes (lecture and demonstration), (2) theory testing (written and oral), (3) practical operation demonstrations, (4) practical operations on mannequin or other person, (5) complete operations performed on another person, and (6) performance reviews (progress evaluation, see satisfactory progress policy).

Instruction also includes how to seek and obtain employment, payroll deductions, preparation of employment applications, applicable laws and regulations, and consumer safety. Instruction in consumer safety is an on-going concern and is to be practiced throughout every aspect of the course of instruction. The state board recommends that schools provide training in the areas of communication skills that include professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, and client service record cards.

COURSE CONTENT:

40 hours/week: 10 Weeks (approximate 2.5 months)

20 hours/week: 20 Weeks (approximate 5 months)

Units: 40 / Clock Hours: 400

Learning Objectives:

The curriculum for students enrolled in an esthetic course shall consist of four hundred (400) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of a manicurist, pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology.

For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operation shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include:

Subject Covers:

Minimum Hours of Technical Instruction

Minimum Practical Operations

Cos1. The Barbering and Cosmetology Act and the Board’s Rules and Regulations………………………………………………………..

 

10

 

Cos2. Cosmetology Chemistry pertaining to manicuring practices. (Shall include the chemical composition and purpose of nail care preparations.)………………………………………………………

10

 

Cos3. Health and safety/Hazardous Substances (shall include training in chemicals and health in establishments, material safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, and communicable diseases including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B.)…………………………………………………..

15

 

Cos5. Disinfection and sanitation (Shall include procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumer as well as the technician. The ten required minimum operations shall entail performing all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipments as specified in Sections 979 and 980. Disinfection should be emphasized throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment…………..

10

10

Cos6. Bacteriology, anatomy, physiology …………………………

10

 

MAN6. Water and oil manicures, including hand and arm massage . 

15

40

MAN7. Complete pedicure, including foot and ankle massage …….

10

20

MAN8. Application of Artificial Nails

(A) Acrylic: Liquid and powder brush-ons …………………………

(B) Nail tips …………………………………………………………

(C) Nail wraps and repairs ………………………………………….

 

15

10

5

 

80 nails

60 nails

40 nails

MAN9 – State Board Examination Preparation           30  
COS22 – Manicuring Career and Salon Management             30