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The State of New Mexico requires 400 hours of Nail Technology training and testing for graduation. The Nail Technology program is designed to teach students the art and science of beautifying the nails, hands, and feet, giving a proper massage, and using safety precautions and sanitation methods in manicuring, pedicuring, and extending the nails. Techniques will be learned in identifying nail diseases, the basic types of artificial nails, and nail extensions. Upon satisfactory completion of the Manicurist / Pedicurist program, the graduate will receive a Diploma.


Nail Technology Program – Occupational Objectives:

  • Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence.

  • Practice proper personal grooming, effective communication skills, and visual poise.

  • Respect the need to deliver worthwhile service for value received in an employer-employee relationship.

  • Perform basic manipulative skills in the area of hair care and skin care.

  • Perform basic analytical skills to determine hair care and skin care services to achieve the best total look for each client.

  • Apply academic and practical learning and related information to ensure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures.

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