COURSE CODE: 8693

Nail Technician II

SCED Code: 19105
Virginia Extended Description: II
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 140
Prerequisite: Nail Technician I
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: SkillsUSA
Non-Traditional?: M

Students learn to perform spa manicures and pedicures, install and maintain artificial and gel nails, and apply concepts associated with nail disorders and physiology while adhering to safety guidelines. Students also explore the necessary components of salon ownership. Program completion prepares students for the Virginia Board for Barbers and Cosmetology Nail Technician licensing examination. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Notes

Nail Technician students must satisfy a minimum of 150 hours of instruction to be eligible to take the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology licensing examination. Upon successful completion of the program, students may earn the Virginia Board for Barbers and Cosmetology license. For more information, see Superintendent’s Memo 072-17.
Download Cartridge File

Use this to download a zipped Common Cartridge file containing your course and resources. If your PC asks you to select an app to open the file, simply click away from the app selection window. You do not need to unzip or open the file.

You will import the file into your learning management system. For further instructions on importing your course, see the FAQ section of our website for step-by-step instructions.

Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Personal Care Services
  • Nail Technician

Have Questions?

Whether it's about the site, curriculum, or services we provide, we want you to know we're here to help and answer any questions you might have. Reach out to our team!

Let's find what you're looking for