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Nails Specialty

Nails Specialty
Length 240 hours
Admissions Contact St. Petersburg - Debbi Humbel - 
Course Information St. Petersburg - M. Young -
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Mission:  The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment as Florida registered manicurists and pedicurists.

Manicurists and Pedicurists – Course CSP0015 (240 hours) – The content includes, but is not limited to manicuring and pedicuring; acquisition of knowledge of the nails specialist and the related chemistry; bacteriology, anatomy and physiology; massage; skin/nails and disorders; and development of skills in performing the techniques required in the practice of nails specialist occupations; artificial nails, nail art; communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; safe and efficient work practices; Florida cosmetology law and rules;  and salon management.  Students must pass written and practical (hands-on) examination to earn certificate of completion.

Distance Education: Not available at this time

Industry Certification(s): Program graduates are eligible to apply for a Florida Nail Specialist Registration

Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement:  75%

Minimum Attendance Requirement:  70%

Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements:  Student's competency in reading, math and language is pre-assessed, using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  Required basic skills grade levels are not applicable.

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