Nail Tech

Course Descriptions


    Nail Tech (Located at Hall-McCarter Education Center)
    Course #: HS6661 AM
    Course #: HS6662 PM
    Grade: 12
    Credits: 3 Units
    Credit Type: Practical Art/Elective
    Prerequisite: Application process approval

    This is a year-long program in which students will earn 3 elective or practical arts credit (1 ½ credits per semester). There will also be some evenings and Saturdays required. The purpose of this program is to prepare students for an exciting career as a “nail technician”. The student will gain knowledge and experience with basic and spa manicures and pedicures. Plus, the student will learn artificial nail enhancements including acrylics, wraps, gels, gel polish and tip application. The student will also learn safety and sanitation, business marking, and customer service skills. After completing this course, students will be able to take the State Board Exam and after passing, will be licensed a “nail technician”. Students pay for their own kits, state licensing registration and exams.


  • ** Students enrolling in dual credit and/or AP classes need to check with the college/university they are planning on attending regarding transferability and acceptable grades.