MANICURIST COURSE (400 HOURS)
The curriculum for students enrolled in a manicurist and pedicurist course shall consist of four hundred (400) clock hours of technical instruction and practical operations covering all practices of a manicurist and pedicurist. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. The practical operation means the actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person. Such technical instruction and practical operations shall include:
MINIMUM SPECIFIED PRACTICAL OPERATIONS:
10 Disinfection and Sanitation
20 Complete Pedicures
60 Nail Tips
40 Water and Oil manicures
80 Acrylic: Liquid and Powder Brush on nails
40 Nail Wraps and repairs
ADDITIONAL TRAINING WILL BE GIVEN IN THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT MATER:
Salon Mgmt., communication skills that include professional ethics, salesmanship, decorum, record keeping, client service record cards and preparing a resume, employment development, modeling, desk and reception, and care and other subjects relating to Cosmetology field.
MANICURIST PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE:
Acquire knowledge of laws and rules regulating California Cosmological establishments’ practices, understand sterilization procedures, acquire the knowledge of general theory relative to manicuring, including anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and theory relative to practical procedures performed and acquire business management techniques common to the manicurist.
SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED:
Use of proper implements relative to all manicuring, pedicuring, and artificial nails. Develop the knowledge to recognize the various skin conditions and disorders. Acquire knowledge of analyzing the hands and feet, prior to all services to determine any disorders. Develop the knowledge of safety precautions in the use of manicuring, pedicure and artificial nails.
ATTITUDES AND APPRECIATION’S TO BE DEVELOPED:
Be able to appreciate good workmanship common to manicuring, possess a positive attitude towards the public and fellow workers, appreciate honesty and integrity and have improved personality in dealing with patrons and colleagues.
REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY COMPLETION OF COURSE:
Shall have satisfactorily completed Theory and Operations required by Bureau of Barbering & Cosmetology with an average grade of ”C” (70%) or better.
When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations in Manicuring with a GPA of ”C’ (70%) or better he or she is awarded a diploma certifying his or her graduation. All tuition, fees, and charges must be paid in full prior to the release of final papers. Students are assisted in completing the necessary documents to file for the appropriate Barbering and Cosmetology Examination.
Applicant must be 17 years of age or older and have completed the 10th grade, a manicuring license will be granted by the State of California only after the student has successfully completed and graduated from the Cosmetology course as described above and passed the Cosmetology Licensing Exam with an overall average of 70%.