Nails Specialty

Hours: 240 hours, approximately 12 weeks
Cost: Tuition is approximately $691 plus books & fees (Click to see all related charges)
Testing Requirements: None
Location: LTC Main Campus
Information sessions about the Cosmetology, Facials Specialty and Nails Specialty programs will be held TBA, in the Cosmetology room.

Mission: The mission of the Nails Specialty program is to prepare a student for employment as a licensed Nails Specialist.

Cosmetology/Facials Specialty/Nails specialty Master Plans of Instruction

Nails Specialty

What you’ll learn:

  • Manicure and pedicure
  • Artificial nails including acrylic, gel, and wraps
  • Business management, including communication and leadership skills
  • Florida cosmetology laws, rules and ethics
OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A  CSP0015  Manicurist and Pedicurist  240 hrs

Industry Certifications

  • State registry as a nails specialist

Employment Opportunities:

  • Nail technician
  • Manicurist

Starting Salaries:

Vary, ranging from $20,000 to $32,000*
*Based on local industry information

Recent Employers of Graduates:

  • Cabana Nails
  • Synergy Spa
  • Pinups

Completion Rate* – 100%
Placement Rate* – 92%
Licensure Pass Rate
* – N/A

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*Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.

Required Book List

  1. Milady’s Standard Nail Technician and WORKBOOK for Milady’s Standard Nail Technician, ISBN 9781305625204 (bundle), Milady

Steps to Enroll

  1. Apply for financial aid, if applicable
  2. Complete the online application
  3. Meet with a counselor/career advisor
  4. Register and pay tuition and fees
  5. Purchase books and supplies
  6. Complete the new student orientation online prior to the first day of class

Online Component

  • None