NAT Nail Technician

 

 

NAT 110 - Introduction to Nail Care 3 Credits 
This course covers the proper use of implements used in manicures and pedicures. Theory and practical application of proper set-up, safety, sanitation, nail shapes, anatomy, product knowledge and terminology dealing with manicures and pedicures is covered. Training is done in a classroom or lab setting using models or other techniques.
(Contact hours - 60)

NAT 111 - Intermediate I Nail Care 2 Credits 
This course covers theory and practical application dealing with different types of manicures, pedicures, nail art, and massage techniques. Theory and practical application of procedures, products, nail shapes, and maintenance of natural nails is covered. Students learn to recognize different nail disorders and their proper treatment. Training is done in a specialized class or in supervised salon (clinical) setting, using models or customer service. Proper sanitation and sterilization as it pertains to all aspects of manicures, pedicures, and nail art is taught.
(Contact hours - 45)

NAT 210 - Advanced Nail Care 2 Credits 
This course covers advanced theory and practical application dealing with different types of manicures, pedicures, massage techniques, and nail art. Topics included in this course are: practical application of procedures, products, nails shapes and maintenance of the natural nails. Course will cover client education on different nail disorders and their proper treatment. Training is done in a specialized class or in supervised salon (clinical) setting, using models or customer service.
(Contact hours - 37.5)

NAT 211 - Application of Nail Enhancements 5 Credits 
This course covers advanced theory and product knowledge of current industry nail enhancements to ready the student for employment. Practical application and removal techniques of nail wraps, tip overlays, acrylics and any current enhancements are practiced. Instruction is provided in specialized classes or in supervised salon setting using models or customer service. This course prepares the student for the Colorado state board licensing examination.
(Contact hours - 97.5)

NAT 230 - Nail Technician Preparation for State Board  4 Credits
Provides preparation for State Boards. Allows the student the opportunity to gain knowledge in the practical and/or written examination required by the Colorado Board of Barber/Cosmetology.

NAT 290 - Advanced Nail Technician Studies
3 Credits
Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

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