Description

The Nail Care Technician program consists of 400 contact hours as required for licensure by the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) to enroll in this program.

Nail Care 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. 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.

Students must present a copy of their license to be awarded the advanced skill set certificate. State and federal financial aid are not available for advanced skill set certificates. For more information on this program, contact Lisa Carter at lcarter@newriver.edu or 304-793-3005.

Total Program Hours: 14

Last updated on: Oct. 16, 2017

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