# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nail Technician I Task 1242371315

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform basic manicures.

Definition

Performance includes
  • preparing manicure table
  • removing old polish
  • examining client's hands and nails
  • shaping nails
  • buffing nails
  • softening cuticles
  • demonstrating use of pusher
  • applying polish
  • removing excess polish
  • applying hand lotion and giving hand and arm massage.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What must be done to prepare the manicure table?
  • How does a man's manicure differ from a woman's manicure?
  • How much time should be spent massaging the hands and arms during the manicure appointment?