Manicurist Technician students complete training

May 2018 Manicurist Technician graduates from left to right, front row: Pang Xiong, Valentine Lor, Sam Purkey, and Mai Pham. Back row: Khanh Vo, Shabree Snuggs, and Jesse Rosas

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Students in the Manicurist Technician program at Stanly Community College (SCC) have completed their training and 320 contact hours. They are now able to take the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination, and upon successfully passing, will become licensed Manicurists in the state of North Carolina. Once licensed students will be able to pursue employment opportunities in beauty salons and other related businesses.

This comprehensive course provides instruction and clinical practice in manicuring, nail building (application and maintenance of artificial nails) and pedicuring. The course content includes nail anatomy, disorders of nails, and irregularities of nails; theory and salesmanship as it relates to manicuring; actual practice in manicuring; and arm, hand, and foot massage. Manicurist students must complete 300 hours in an approved beauty school or college before applying to the State Board of Cosmetic Arts for examination.

High school students can also enroll in Manicuring classes through the Career and College Promise pathway. These classes are tuition-free and offered on the Albemarle campus of SCC.

Registration begins early July for classes that start on August 15. Please contact Kimberly Herrin at (704) 991-0339 or for additional information, fees, and cost.

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