The Nail Care Technician Certificate program consists of 18 credit hours of instruction of both theoretical and practical skill development (400 hours) required for licensure by the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. Students must present a copy of their license to be awarded the advanced skill set certificate.
Nail Technician services include the cleaning, shaping, conditioning and care for the fingers, hands, toes, and feet as well as the preparation and application of artificial nails. Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED). Physical requirements include finger dexterity, negative allergic reaction to cosmetic preparations, and artistic flair for creative design. The nail technician should enjoy working with the public and in a team atmosphere. People skills and time management skills are essential.
|COSM 101||Introduction to Cosmetology||3|
|COSM 107||Introduction to Nail Care||3|
|COSM 110||Body Systems and Diseases||4|
|COSM 207||Clinical for Nail Technicians||3|
|COSM 223||Salon Operations for Nail Technicians||5|
|Total Semester Hours||18|