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Nail Technician

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The nail industry is growing rapidly. As nail technology, materials and techniques continue to evolve, so too does the desire for people to take better care of their fingertips. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for nail technicians will increase by 33% from 2020 to 2030 – which is much faster than the average job growth projections.

The Nail Technician Program at Penn Commercial is a 12-week diploma program providing students with 250 hours of training in the fundamentals of manicuring, pedicuring, professional nail enhancement and nail art. With in-person classes Monday through Wednesday each week, instruction consists of classroom training and practical experience in a clinical setting using relevant and artistic approaches, techniques, and trends. The program is designed to prepare students for the Pennsylvania licensing examination and for entry-level employment in the professional nail industry.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AT PENN COMMERCIAL
Skills
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Artificial Nail Systems
  • Application and Nail Artistry
Courses
  • Science for the Nail Technician
  • Natural and Artificial Nail Services
  • Specialty/Advanced Nail Services
  • Professional Practices and State Board Preparation

GETTING LICENSED AS A NAIL TECHNICIAN

Graduates of the Nail Technology Program are eligible to sit for the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology Nail Technician licensing examination. Graduates must be licensed to work in this field. Penn Commercial does not guarantee that a student will pass the licensing examination.

COMPREHENSIVE STUDENT KIT

Students are provided with an elaborate kit containing all of the tools and materials they will need to learn the skills of professional nail technicians. The student kit includes:

  • iPad and e-books
  • Nail Trainer Practice Hand
  • Acrylic System (prep, pink, white, clear)
  • Builder Gel Set (prep, base, gel, top)
  • UV/LED Light
  • Electric File and Bits
  • Manicure Bowl
  • Nail Forms and Tips
  • Buffing Blocks
  • Emery Boards
  • Cuticle Nippers
  • Nail and Toe Cutters
  • Nail Art Gems and Glitters
  • Nail Art Synthetic Brushes
  • Cuticle Pushers and Oils
  • and so much more!

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