public service technologies programs

Cosmetology: Manicurist/Nail Technology

C55400 (Certificate)

This curriculum provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional nail technology, business/computer principles, product knowledge and other related topics.

Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam and upon passing be licensed and qualify for employment in beauty and nail salons, as a platform artist, and in related businesses.

In addition to the courses listed below, students may be required to take transition/co-requisite classes based on RISE criteria. These classes do not count toward hours required for graduation.

*This curriculum was designed to be taken during the fall or spring semester. No classes are offered during the summer semester. Availability of this curriculum will be determined by a sufficient number of students enrolling in this program. COS 121 will be offered during the first 8 weeks of the semester; COS 122 will be offered during the second 8 weeks of the semester.


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