Rhode Island Manicuring Program Course Outline
300 Hour Program
The manicuring program consists of the ways to care for the hands, nails and feet, including; skin and nail disorders, sanitation, massage techniques, nail tipping and artificial nail enhancements. This program is measured in clock hours, where the student receives one clock hour for every hour in class.
Classroom theory is conducted daily to provide the students with the fundamental knowledge they need to progress through the practical, hands-on-training received in the clinic. Instructional methods that maybe used include; transparencies, handouts, diagrams, videos and slides.
Milady's Standard Nail Technology Copyright 2011.
The Manicuring Program is designed to train students in all the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the licensing exam. With this knowledge, the student will be able to perform all of the clinical skills needed to function effectively in today's full-service or nail salon.
Academic Progress is measured in both practical and written work. There is no effect on Satisfactory Progress for incomplete, repetitions, and non-credit remedial work.
Practical Work is evaluated on a PASS/FAIL system for the first 30% of a student's Course Hours, the remaining 70% is evaluated by using the Grading System below.
|90%-100% ||Above Average ||A|
Written Exams are evaluated by using the above Grading System, which is used throughout the life of each course of study. Any exam, which is graded lower than 80%, may be subject to a re-take exam.
|Unit of Instruction||Hours|
|Manicuring with Hand and Arm Massage/Hot Oil Manicuring||65|
|Pedicuring with Leg and Foot Massage||35|
|Nail Tipping/Artificial Nail Enhancements||75|
|Salon Management/State Laws/Licensing Requirements||15.5|
|Bacteriology/Anatomy/Skin and Nails and their Disorders||30|
|Product Knowledge Use and Safety/Tools and Equipment Use and Safety||10|
|Salon Business/Selling Products and Services||12|
|Communication and Human Relations||5|
|Compensation and Payroll Deductions||5|