MANICURIST COURSE OF STUDY (400 CLOCK HOURS)

The course of study for students enrolled in a manicurist course shall consist of four hundred (400) hours which include a minimum of 110 clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices constituting the art of a manicurist and pedicurist. The minimum combined total clock hours of 400 , include the technical instruction phase and opportunity for the student to acquire the necessary skills through practical applications developed under the supervision of the school’s instructors.

MANICURIST COURSE EDUCATIONAL GOALS (D. O. T. # 331.674-010)

The Manicuring course of study is designed to prepare students for the state licensing examination and for profitable employment. as a manicurist specialist, product demonstrator or nail artist.

MANICURIST COURSE PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  1. Acquire knowledge of laws and rules created by the California State Board of Cosmetology
  2. Understand sterilization procedures. Acquire knowledge of general theory relative to manicuring chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures performed.
  3. Acquire business management techniques common to manicurist.

MANICURIST COURSE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations in Manicuring with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of “C” (70%) or better, and he/she is awarded a diploma certifying his/her graduation. Students are assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate State Board of Cosmetology Examination.

MANICURIST COURSE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

A Manicuring license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Manicuring course as described above and passed the State Board Exam with an overall average of 75%.

Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, participation, or examination: Practical Operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin

All students shall have completed the specified minimum required hours and operations upon completion of the six hundred 400- hour course. Where warranted, not more than 20 hours may be utilized to correct individual student deficiencies.

Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, participation, or examination: Practical Operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include: Click here to see instruction