The 400-hour manicuring program at Palomar Institute of Cosmetology is designed to give you in-depth training in nail care using OPI Nail Technology. After completing your classroom training, you’ll move on to the salon floor where you’ll perfect your skills giving nail services to clients.
After you graduate, you should be ready to pass your licensing exam and launch a successful career in the nail industry.
Here’s what you’ll learn in the manicuring program:
- ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
- SPA-QUALITY MANICURES & PEDICURES
- ACRYLIC NAIL APPLICATION
- NAIL ART
- NAIL REPAIR & SPECIALTY WRAPS
The Manicuring Course prepares the student for the State Board Examination. The student will receive practical training and technical instruction in the areas of the nails. Some of the potential occupations available to Manicurists are Manicurist, Manicuring Tech in Salon (resort/spa), Nail Specialist, Product Specialist, Product Sales Rep, Platform Artist, Competitive Nail Tech for Industry Competitions, Salon Owner
If you’re serious about going to manicuring school, nothing should hold you back!
Call (760) 744-7900 or use our contact form to learn more about becoming a student at Palomar Institute of Cosmetology.
The curriculum for students enrolled in a manicuring course shall have 400 clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of a manicurist, pursuant to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act.
For the purpose of this section, technical instruction shall mean instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination; practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or on a mannequin. Practical training shall mean the time it takes to perform a practical operation. Technical instruction and practical training shall include the following hours:
|Manicuring curriculum requirement breakdown (400 Total clock hours)||Minimum hours of technical instruction required||Minimum practical operations required|
|Manicures and pedicures||60||30 (180 nails)|
|Laws and regulations||10||-|
|Health and safety regulations||25||-|
|Disinfection and sanitation||20||10|
|Bacteriology, Anatomy and physiology||10||-|