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Nail Program

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A career as a Nail Technician can offer individuals the chance to feel pride and satisfaction in what they do. Our Nail Technology curriculum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills. Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional nail technology, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other related topics.

200 Hours

Full time 28 hours per week / total of 7 weeks
Part time 12 hours per week / total of 17 weeks

Course Description:

The Nail Technology program consists of Pre-Salon and Student Salon.


Pre-Salon Level

The pre-salon level consists of the following:

Structure of the Nail; Tools of Nail Care; Basic Manicure and Pedicure and Massage; Infection Control, Sanitation, and Disinfection; Artificial Tools; Artificial

Nails; Nail Artistry; and Business-Building Skills.


Student Salon Level

The student salon level consists of the following:

Structure and Function of the Skin; Advanced Nail Artistry; Spa Treatments; State Laws; Guest Service Skills; Business-building Skills; and Job Search.

Educational Goals:

Upon completion / graduation, Students will be able to demonstrate the following:


• Basic practical skills in the area of Nail Care

• Practice Safety, Sanitation, Disinfection and Sterilization

• Proficiency in all Theory related topics

• Knowledge of the job opportunities in the Beauty Industry

• Professionalism with a focus on providing excellent Customer Service


Artificial Nails

Salon Preparation/Management

Skin/Spa Treatment/Student Salon

Advanced Tools/Concepts/Student Salon

Nail Artistry/Student Salon

35 Hours

35 Hours

35 Hours

35 Hours

35 Hours

25 Hours

Nail Technician Course

The primary purpose of our Nail Technician Program is to train the student in the basic manipulative skills, safety judgments, proper work habits, and desirable attitudes necessary to pass the State Board examination and for competency in job entry-level positions in beauty and nails salon or a related career field.

Estimated Tuition & Fees



1208 Greenspring Dr

York, PA 17402



Estimated Completion Time

3-7 Months

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