Manicuring Course Outline
This 625 hour course prepares students for the skills necessary to pass the Washington State Board written and practical examination necessary for licensing, and the competency to obtain an entry level position in the Manicuring field. Each student must purchase a kit $500.00, this will include all tools necessary for your training and become the property of the student. The tools are of a quality that students may take them for use in the professional field upon graduation.
Hours: Students choose Morning or Afternoon Classes and will need to commit to a 3 hour block the first semester and a 5 hour block the second semester. Students who graduate high school and have not completed their program hours must enroll through Peninsula College and pay for their remaining hours. Students may choose between:
- 1st Semester Students (3 hour block)
- 10:00am - 1:00pm or 3:00pm - 6:00pm
- 2nd Semester Students (5 hour block)
- 9:00am - 2:00pm or 1:00pm - 6:00pm
- Theory of the practice of manicuring and pedicuring services.
- Artificial Nails including silk, linen, fiberglass, acrylic, gel, powder, extensions and sculption, preparation, application, finish and removal.
- Manicuring servicesto include cleaning, shaping and polishing of nails of the hands and treatment of cuticles
- Pedicuring services, including the cleaning, shaping and polishing of nails of the feet.
- Disinfection of individual work stations, individual equipment and tools and proper use and storage of linens and supplies.
- Diseases & disorders of the hands and feet.
- Safety, including proper use and storage of chemicals, implements and electrical appliances.
- First aid as it relates to manicuring and pedicuring.
- Business Management & Communication, skills necessary to own or work in a salon, retail sales, client relations, advertising and employee/employer communication skills.
no more than 25% of skills training using mannequins