The curriculum for students enrolled in a Manicurist and Pedicurist course shall consist of four hundred (400) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of a manicurist and pedicurist. Technical instruction means instruction given by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person. Please note 40 hours are devoted to clinic/theory experience that will include all phases of Manicuring and Pedicuring. Additionally students are not to receive any compensation for services performed on patrons.
SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED
- Use of proper implements for Manicuring, Pedicuring and Artificial Nails
- Develop the knowledge to recognize the various skin conditions, diseases and disorders
- Develop knowledge of safety precautions in the use of Manicuring, Pedicuring and application of Artificial Nails
Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have completed the 10 th grade. A Cosmetology license will be granted by the Barbering and Cosmetology Program only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Cosmetology course described above and passed the Barbering and Cosmetology Examination with an overall average of 75%.