The Nail Care Program combines classroom theory with “hands-on” practice in the laboratory dealing the promotion healthy nails. The program is designed to provide qualified individuals the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, aptitude, and skills in the cosmetology field.
Upon completion of the Nail Care Program the students can obtain licensures by successfully passing the Alabama Board of Nail Technician Exam. After one year of holding an Alabama Cosmetology license, students can enroll in Cosmetology Instructor Training Courses. Students enrolling in these courses must be proficiently skilled for entry-level employment in the field and capably train students to become professionals in the field including abiding by all rules and regulations governing safe services for themselves and their clients.
A graduate of the Nail Care Program can become employed as a Manicurist, Pedicurist Nail Technician, Platform Artist or Spa Owner depending on the program option selected. After gaining experience in a shop/salon environment, graduates could build enough clientele to one day open their own business. Other opportunities include teaching in a vocational educational setting or advancing to a sales representative
The median annual earnings are $ 11.17 per hour or $ 23,230 per year.
Note: With experience and professionalism the earnings can substantially increase.