Manicuring

Manicuring (400 Clock Hours)

This program prepares the student for the State Board Examination and for employment in the filed of Manicuring. This program is offered as a Clock-Hour program.

POTENTIAL OCCUPATION AFTER COMPLETION:

Manicurist, Pedicurist, Nail Art Specialist.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS

This program is taught using a combination of following methods:
1. Classroom lectures on theory
2. Demonstrations by the instructor
3. Supervised practices during clinical sessions
4. Practices on clients

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 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 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.

GRADING PROCEDURE

Student’s academic performance is graded four times throughout the program, at the completion of: 200 and 400 clock hours. At each grading period, an average grade, in the scale of 0 to 100, will be calculated with the following weights:
1. Theory exam scores count 40% toward the grade
2. Practical Operations scores count 40% toward the grade
3. Professionalism count 20% toward the grade
For the second grading period and beyond, the average grade is cumulative, i.e., scores from previous grading periods will be included in the calculation.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS

At each grading period, a student must meet or exceed the minimum average grade as outlined below.

In addition, a student must successfully complete the minimum percentage of work at a scheduled evaluation times outlined below, allowing completion of the program within the established time frames not exceeding the 150% timeframe.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

When a student has completed the required theory hours and practical operations in Manicuring with a final grade of 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 state licensure Examination.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

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 Manicuring course as described above and passed the Manicurist Licensing Exam with an overall average of 75%.

SUBJECT OF TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION

Technical instruction means instruction given by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical operation shall mean actual performance by the student of a complete service on another person or mannequin.