Nail Specialty Course – New York State Approved 250 Hour Program


Flexible Full Time and Part Time Schedules available.

  • Call (631) 582-4737 to find out more.

Scope of curriculum:

School Rules and Regulations
Qualities of the Professional Nail Specialist
Code of Ethics
Familiarization of School Facilities and Supplies

Local, State, Federal Safety Codes
Salon / Clinic Rules and Regulations
General Salon/Clinic Safety
First Aid
Hazardous Materials Communications (HAZMAT)

Cell Metabolism and Structure
Tissues and Organs
Systems of the Body and Their Relationship
Histology of the Skin and Its Function
Bones, Muscles, Nerves of the Hand, Arm Leg and Foot
Nail Structure

Bacterial Infections
AIDS Awareness
Mold and Fungus
Disorders of the Nails and Skin
Foot Disease

Chemical Methods of Sanitation
Physical Methods of Sanitation
Sanitary Rules and Regulations
Bloodborne Pathogen Infection Control

Client Lifestyle Profile
Diagnosis of Skin Type and Nail Plate Type and Shape
Nail Services
Nail Service and Product Usage

Basic Manicure
Men’s Manicure
Conditioning Manicures
Nail Shape and Color Analysis
Types of Massage
Massage of the Hand/Arm

Pedicuring Procedures
Procedure for Paraffin Treatment
Massage and Manipulation
Massage of the Foot/Leg

Technology of Nail Tips
Tip Adhesives
Tip Fitting and Design
Procedure for Tip Application
Nail Tipping on Problem Nails
Tip Removal

Silk, Fiberglass, and Linen Procedures
Surface Wrapping Natural Nail and Mending
Tip Overlay Wrapping
Liquid Nail Wrap

Application Procedures for:
Tip and Overlay
Natural Nail
Sculptured Nail
Mending and Repair
Re-Balance and Repairs
Problem Nails
Chemical Reactions to Liquid and Powder

Gel Procedure
—Natural Nails
—Tip and Overlay
—Sculptured Gel Nails
Repair and Maintenance

Nail Art Procedures

Sales Ethics
Advertising Campaign
Design a Retail Center for Nail Care Products
Selling Techniques

Business Operation
Site Planning and Design
Accounting and Inventory
Payroll Regulations

Basic Job Skills

Used Towards Preparation For The State Board