The 400 hours teaches the art and science of manicuring. The student will learn to perform the skills, methods and techniques of beautifying the hands through manicuring, applying artificial nails, nail wrapping and massaging. He/ She will also improve the appearance of the feet with pedicure techniques. Successful graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to pass the required California board examination for manicurist licensure. Graduates who obtain their licenses can secure entry level manicuring positions at salon and spas.
The student will learn:
All phases of nail beautification - including nail tips, nail wraps and acrylics.
Knowledge of product chemistry for safety and patron protection. Business practices and professional ethics in nail care. Successful graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to pass the California State Board Examination for licensor and to secure employment as a manicurist.
The course consists of both technical and practical classes that are designed to promote self-esteem, appropriate employer/employee relations, effective communication skills and prepare students to pass the State Board exam and enter the job market.
The purpose of attendingLetty’s Barbering and Cosmetology Collegeis to prepare the student to pass the BBC examination and become gainfully employed. In addition to exam preparation, our technical classes on salon management and rules and regulations will help prepare the students for joining the work force. The course consists of both technical and practical classes. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation means actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin.
MAJOR SEGMENTS OF COURSE CONTENT:
Required by the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology in preparation to take the licensing exam:
Minimum Hours of Technical Instruction
Minimum Practical Operations (do not equal hours)
Cosmetology Act & Board Rules & Regulations
Health & Safety, Hazardous Substances, HIV/AIDS
Disinfection & Sanitation, Bacteriology
Liquid & Powder Brush - on
Nail Wraps & Repairs
Preparation for Employment including:
Preparation and Job search skills
195 (Theory Hours)
450 (Practical Hours)
A student who completes the 400 hours, program required hours and operations with a cumulative score of 70% or better, have paid all financial obligations and completes the Graduate Exit Survey, s/he will be awarded a diploma certifying graduation and Proof of Training for State Licensure.