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PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

The purpose of the Nails Specialty Program is to prepare students for employment as a licensed Manicurist and Pedicurist. Instruction is designed to qualify students to successfully obtain a Nails Specialty Certification.

 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

This program focuses on the following elements of the of communications, leadership, human relations, employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, Florida cosmetology law and rules, acquisition of knowledge of the nail specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology, anatomy, and physiology; and development of skill in performing the manipulative and electrical techniques required in the practice of nails specialist occupations.

 

INSTRUCTION CONSISTS OF

Course No. (SOC)

Course Title (OCP)

Total
Hours

CSP0015

(SOC 39-5092)

Manicurists and Pedicurists

(OCP -A)

180

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC)
Occupational Completion Points (OCPs)

LABORATORY ACTIVITIES

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program. These activities include instruction in the use of safety procedures, tools, equipment, materials, and processes related to these occupations. Equipment and supplies are provided to enhance hands-on experiences for students.

 

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

● Interview with a counselor
● Be at least 16 years old and officially withdrawn from high school

 

 

ENTRANCE DATES

This program operates on an open-entry/open- exit basis. Students may enter the program anytime during the school year.

 

 

 LENGTH OF PROGRAM

180 hours

 

DAY/TIME PROGRAM OFFERED

Mon. – Thurs. 9:00 AM – 2:15 PM
Mon. – Thurs. 4:45 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday/Sunday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

 

BASIC SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Students are exempt from the basic skills requirements for courses of 450 clock hours of instruction or less.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENT

Basic computer skills

 

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

• Employers require applicants to complete a state approved esthetician program.
• Obtain required license for employment.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Manicurist, Pedicurist

 

SALARY

According to the 2020 Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay of a nail’s specialist was $27,870 per year or $13.40 per hour.