Nail Technician I (8692/36 weeks, 140 hours) Course Description
|Duration:||36 weeks, 140 hours|
|Suggested Grade Levels:||10–11|
Students learn to manicure, pedicure, install, and maintain artificial nails, and apply concepts associated with bacteriology, sanitation, nail disorders, anatomy and physiology, and safety. Completion prepares students for the Virginia Board for Barbers and Cosmetology state licensing examination in Nail Technician.
Nail Technician students must satisfy a minimum of 150 hours of instruction to be eligible to take the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology licensing examination. Upon successful completion of the program, students may earn the Virginia Board for Barbers and Cosmetology license. For more information, see Superintendent’s Memo 072-17.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Human Services
- Personal Care Services
Upon completion of the course
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Customer Service Examination
- Customer Service Specialist (CSS) Examination
- Nail Care Examination
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Professional Communications Certification Examination
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.