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State Requirement Nail Technology Course (350 hours)


To develop student's personal and professional potential to offer high-quality service that will be sought after by both clients and employers. To train students in the theory and techniques using a balanced blend of theoretical and practical knowledge while preparing them to seek gainful employment as a nail technician or in a related field. This includes but is not limited to manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, gel nails, nail wrap, nail art, and other techniques and treatments taught in the program. To offer training that is equivalent to and exceeds state-recognized curriculum. To prepare students for state board exams by providing accurate information about the rules and regulations as well as the process of registration and testing.


This course requires 350 hours (theory/practical 300 hours and 50 hours for the clinic). It covers the theoretical knowledge in Nail Technology that will become the foundation for applying mechanical skills. The combination of experience and skill is a vital part of becoming a licensed Nail Technician. Materials will also include a basic requirements set forth by the State of Hawaii Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. (Approved by State of Hawaii).

Theory                         100 hours
Practical Application   150 hours
Shop Management       50 hours
Unassigned                  50 hours (Monitory Duties and Record. Study and Specialization.)
Total                            350 hours

Do you like to join Full campus or Hybrid?

• Full Campus Students: Practical and Theory at campus (350Hours)
• Hybrid Students: Practical (250 hours) at campus/Theory (100 hours) at home

VA students are not qualified for online.VA students MUST attend theory at campus.

Practical Application (250 hours):

  • Manicuring (French/Paraffin wax)
  • Pedicuring
  • UV Gel Polish
  • Nail Wraps
  • Basic Acrylic Nails (Fill and Tip/Sculpture)
  • Basic Nail Art (Hand painting)
  • Massage Techniques
  • Basic Salon Customer Service and Clinic

Theory (100 hours):

  • Milady’s Standard Nail Technology
  • Milady’s Standard Nail Technology workbook

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