Printed on 5/28/2022

Nail Technician New

20-502-1 Certificate (C) 9 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Learn to create stylish, customized, well-groomed nails for your clients by studying current nail technology, sanitation practices, management plans and nail design trends. Get hands-on experience in our Trilogy Salon and Spa, and prepare for the Wisconsin Manicurist License examination.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Salon Theory and Ecology
    31-502-301
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 31502301
    • Credits: 2.00

    Learn theoretical concepts in microbiology and decontamination, general chemistry, micro-hair structure and anatomy as related to the profession. Sanitation and infection control practices will be taught to keep the salon clean and customers safe utilizing the Wisconsin Statutes and Administrative Codes relating to safety and sanitation in the salon.

    Prereq: Active in Cosmetology plan OR Nail Technician certificate
  • Nails
    31-502-374
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 31502374
    • Credits: 2.00

    Study the structure, growth, diseases, disorders and conditions of the nail. Practice infection control procedures to protect the client and practitioner. Study the anatomy of the hand, arm, foot and leg to effectively apply massage techniques relating to nail services. Perform manicure and pedicure services to include polish application and massage techniques.

    Prereq: Active in Cosmetology plan OR Nail Technician certificate
  • Nail Services
    31-502-312
    3Credit
    126
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 126
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 31502312
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students develop nail service skills while working with customers in a salon environment and apply knowledge and skills learned in related theory classes to hands-on work experience. Students perform all manicure and pedicure services as well as nail extension services.

    Prereq: Salon Theory and Ecology 31502301 AND Nails 31502374; Coreq: Salon Management Skills 31502330
  • Salon Management Skills
    31-502-330
    2Credit
    72
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 31502330
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces the fundamental skills required for lawful and effective salon practice and management, including Wisconsin state laws and regulatory rules.

    Prereq: Active in Cosmetology plan OR Esthetician Basic plan OR Nail Technician certificate
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