Nails Specialty

The Nails Specialty program is designed to prepare students for employment as a certified nail specialist.



Program Overview

The Lively Technical College Nails Specialty program prepares students for employment as a licensed Manicurist and Pedicurist. Instruction is designed to qualify students for employment upon successfully obtaining a manicure, pedicure, nail specialist certification from the Department of Professional Regulations Cosmetology Board. Specialized instruction and practical experience in manicuring, pedicuring and various nail extension procedures, related chemistry, anatomy, physiology, safety, sanitation and Florida Cosmetology Law are combined with communication and leadership skills to provide our graduates with a “cutting edge” in the nail care industry.

Day and night options are available for enrollment.

Nails Specialty
Nails Specialty

Employment Opportunities

Nail Technician/Manicure and Pedicure Specialist

What You'll Learn

  • Identify career opportunities.
  • Demonstrate the importance of health, safety, and environmental management systems in organizations and their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance.
  • Employ safe, sanitary and efficient work practices.
  • Demonstrate language arts knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrate mathematics knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrate science knowledge and skills.
  • Explain the importance of employability skill and entrepreneurship skills.
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills needed to accomplish team goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrate personal money-management concepts, procedures, and strategies.
  • Describe the importance of professional ethics and legal responsibilities.
  • Describe the roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment.
  • Use information technology tools.
  • Solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity and innovation.
  • Use oral and written communication skills in creating, expressing and interpreting information and ideas.
  • Demonstrate the practice of performing manicures, pedicures, and apply artificial nails/nail wraps identifying the proper procedure and application of chemicals.
Nails Specialty

Program Requirements

Nails Specialty · I120415 · 180 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A CSP0016 Manicure and Pedicure Specialist 180 39-5092

Program Costs

$525.60 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 180 hours)
$572.78 Bookstore Costs
$25.00 Facility Usage Fee
$150.00 Lab Fee
$45.00 Registration Fee
Total Costs $1,318.38

Program Instructors

Nicole Johnson

Phone: 850-487-7499

Email: johnsonn2@leonschools.net

Occupational Advisory Committee

Sherrie Clark
Fuel Salon
Trenice Seniors
Celebrities Hair Salon
Trena Giddens