Manicure

MANICURIST

The Historical Art of Nails, Nail Design & Manicure 

Clock Hours: 600

Graduates in: 4.5 months

CIP Code: 12.0410

SOC Code: 35-5092 

The process of shaping and maintaining beautiful nails as well as expressing your individual, artistic creativity! 

 

This is the Manicurist course, dedicated to teaching you everything you need to know about nail design, maintenance, accessories and more.

MANICURIST PROGRAM

ZORGANICS Institute Manicurist program covers 600 hours of state-required instruction (or 4.5 months), and students will learn and practice varied techniques on mannequins, models, and customers to gain the speed, accuracy, and diversity of skill that is required as a professional Manicurist. Students will begin their training on mannequins during the phase 1 of the course, and progress to practical training on live models.

Program Objectives


To prepare students to an entry level position in the salon field performing all Manicurist services normally offered in the profession. Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:

  • Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence.
  • Practice proper grooming, poise, and effective communication skills.
  • Understand employer/employee relationships and respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received.
  • Perform the basic analytical and manipulative skills applicable to the program of study.
  • Apply the theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures.




Description


This manicurist course will train students and graduates in manicurist with an emphasis on nail care and hands and foot spa treatments. The manicurist course consists of various topics and subjects related to the theoretical and practical (hands on) aspects of the care and beautification of nails, hands, and feet. Topics and/or subjects are designed to assist the future professional with a basic understanding of a wide variety of knowledge areas in the field. Because trends and tools within the field are constantly changing, ZORGANICS Institute updates the course content and the teaching methods to address new trends. Students will acquire knowledge and practical skills in the following subjects: Theory of the practice of manicuring and pedicuring services including business practices and basic human anatomy and physiology. Artificial nails, including silk, linen, fiberglass, acrylic, gel, powder, extensions and sculpting, preparation, application, finish and removal. Cleaning, shaping and polishing of nails of the hands and feet and treatment of cuticles. Cleaning and disinfecting of individual workstations, individual equipment and tools and proper use and storage of linens. Diseases and disorders of the nails of the hands and feet. Safety including proper use and storage of chemicals, implements and electrical appliances. First aid as it relates to manicuring and pedicuring. Not all training may be used on mannequins.




Program Length


600 hours Intended time to complete a Manicurist program attending full time is 5 months.




On-Time Completion Rate


This class is now been offered. Students completed the program in [2020]-[2021]. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.




Employment: Occupational Information Network


O*Net is the nation’s primary source for occupational information and a tool to search potential career options and obtain valuable information about numerous occupations. You may visit O*Net at http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk and enter the CIP (Classification of Instructional Programs) code listed above under “education” for more information related to the program.




Employment: Standard Occupational Classifications


A Standard Occupational Classification or SOC code is a number that represents an occupational classification which links a particular area of study or educational program to a list of occupations. The following SOC codes are related to ZORGANICS Institute: SOC:35-5092.00. CIP CODE:12.0410




Employment: Occupation


Manicurists, salon owner, salon manager.




Core Curriculum


Students will acquire knowledge and practical skills in the following subjects:

  • Theory of the practice of manicuring and pedicuring services including business practices and basic human anatomy and physiology.
  • Artificial nails including silk, linen, fiberglass, acrylic, gel, powder, extensions and sculpting, preparation, application, finish and removal.
  • Cleaning, shaping and polishing of nails of the hands and feet and treatment of cuticles.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting of individual work stations, individual equipment and tools and proper use and storage of linens.
  • Diseases and disorders of the nails of the hands and feet.
  • Safety including proper use and storage of chemicals, implements and electrical appliances.
  • First aid as it relates to manicuring and pedicuring.
Not all training may be used on mannequins. Phase 1- Earth (0-140 Hours)
  • New student Orientation
  • Introductory theory & basic practical skills
  • Safety and sanitation
  • Intro to clinic floor and client consultation
Phase 2- Water (141-320 Hours)​
  • Continue progression through Milady Standard textbook to expand knowledge
  • Build upon foundational practical skills
  • Begin practice on live clients, and build confidence
Phase 3- Fire (321-450 Hours)​
  • Hands-on theory classes
  • Review all subjects learned. and expand knowledge from part 1 and part 2
  • Learn and practice more advanced techniques
  • Focus on completing practical requirements
Phase 4- Air (451-600 Hours)
  • Review Washington State rules and regulations, as well as business practices
  • Employment preparation (resume, portfolio)
  • Employer interview techniques
  • State board prep
Continue to review and study, fully complete practical requirements, prepare for WA State exams, take final written and practical examinations. Complete exit interview, graduation, and sign up for WA State Exams.




Massage Therapy Schedule


Part time and full time, mornings or afternoons. The schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8am to 6:30pm; giving you four days to balance your lifestyle with your family and work.




Lash Training


Manicurists have the opportunity to incorporate lash extension in their program. All students will receive a valued certification during their course of training with the 600 hour Manicurist program. students will use the ZORGANICS brand which is locally owned products and training from the legendary brand owner. These are the same products line used in ZORGANICS Salons and Spas.




Salon Clinic Floor


Students will experience a real salon-like services with the incredible amount of training which will allow students to effortlessly transition into a professional lifestyle after graduation. The first six weeks you will be in phase one; you will be taking guests on the salon clinic floor with the supervision of the instructor every step to guide you.




Estimated Cost


Tuition: $6,514.00 Materials & Supplies: $1,665.00 Books: $600.00 Orientation fee: $300.00 Application Fee: $100 Processing Fee: $78 Enrollment Fee: $150 Total: $9,404.00 NOTE: ZORGANICS Institute does not offer on-campus housing. The costs listed below are estimated figures of the total cost of attendance which includes expenses outside of tuition and fees. Students who choose to do the Hybrid Program will receive 15% off of their tuition. *Payment Plan Available *Scholarship *Private School Loans