Manicuring Nail Technician | Montana Academy of Salons




Fee: $200.00

Tuition: $4,000.00

Books & Kit: $600.00

Montana Academy of Salons objective for the manicuring program is to enable students to successful pass the written and practical exam through National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology and to prepare them for work as a nail technician once graduated. Education on business opportunities are provided to students to encourage them reach for their full potential and go beyond licensure.

The 400-hour course at our Great Falls, MT location educates students in all phases of manicuring, which meets Montana State Standards. Students must pass all practical and written tests of each phase to successful complete the course. During each phase students are presented with classroom theory lectures and coaching in practical skills in order to prepare them for licensure. If you wish to attend Montana Academy of Salons manicuring program please contact us today.

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Montana Academy of Salons offers a 400 hour training course in manicuring that meets Montana State standards of which at least 40 hours is in theory, 300 hours distributed as follows and taught in English.

Course Hours Subject
60 Salon Management, Business method, customer service, appointment book, professional ethics, and current state board laws and rules.
55 Bacteriology, Sanitation, sterilization, safety, anatomy, physiology, blood spill procedure, diseases and disorders of skin and nails, manicure chemistry, and nail care.
35 Manicures (including hand and arm massage), pedicures (including foot, ankle, and lower leg massage), polish applications, and the proper use of manicuring implements
10 Use of the electric nail file
140 Application of monomer liquid and polymer powder nail enhancements, nail tips, nail wraps, UV gels, and nail art
100 These hours are at the discretion of the school, provided that the hours are within the applicable curriculum
Total 400 Course complete when student reaches 400 hours
110 Each manicuring student will complete 110 hours of basic instruction prior to working or performing any service on the public
At 360 When a student has completed 90% of the course (360 hours), the student may take the NIC practical test and National written test
Course complete when student reaches 400 hours

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