# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Nail Technician II Task 1242371353

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the importance of licensure for nail technicians.


Explanation includes the function of a licensure program, its benefit to the public, and its effects on nail technology students. Explanation should address such issues as

  • ensuring minimal competency in the nail technology field
  • ensuring health and safety of consumers
  • maintaining a standard of professionalism
  • allowing for a recognized specialization within the cosmetology field.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How many hours of formal training are required in Virginia?
  • What types of training are accepted in Virginia?
  • Who is eligible to take the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology State Board Exam licensing examination?