Nail Technician

The objective of the manicure courses is to develop a basic knowledge of the nail and its disorders. Students will learn techniques in manicure, pedicure, and artificial nail enhancement services.

The purpose of the nail technician program is to develop the knowledge and skills in the practice of manicuring and pedicuring necessary for success on the state board exam and to gain entry and continual employment in the beauty industry.

Nail Tech Industry If you’re looking to join an industry which has more than 355,000 specialists and counting according to 2011-2012 data from Nails Magazine, and enjoy being creative and helping people, attending nail school might be for you. Most cosmetology and beauty schools offer courses dedicated to nail technician courses and training, but The Strand Institute also offers courses specific to learning nail technology dedicated exclusively to learning the art of nails.

The Strand Institute offers students specifically focused nail technician classes and students train to become nail technicians, also known as manicurists and pedicurists, who specialize in nail art and design, manicures, pedicures, acrylics, gels, nail art, wraps, nail extensions and more.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opening for Nail Techs are projected to grow by 19% between 2008 and 2018. The steady growth of nail tech careers allows for students to put the skills learned at The Strand Institute to work. The Strand Institute also provides job placement assistance to ensure a career in this exciting field. The annual salary for nail technicians can be up to $30,000.

Nail techs can work in day spas, salons, resorts or even owning their own salon with the option of traveling the world with the skills and training received at The Strand Institute. All nail classes are taught with a professional instructor where every student will have the opportunity to experience hands on training. Since The Strand Institute is fully accredited and recognized by the department of education, students will earn a remarkable reputation starting their career.

Manicure Courses Time Commitment: 600 Hours The approximate time for completion of the manicure courses is 27 weeks part time and 22 weeks for the full time students. Course completion dates are subject to attending 20 hours per week for the part time students or 35 hours per week for full time students.

This rigorous class schedule and hands-on training makes us one of the premiere beauty, nail, and esthetics schools in South Texas. Academic weeks are defined as actual weeks in attendance excluding holidays, school breaks, and inclement weather days.

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