What You Ought to Know About Nail Technician Training

Training to be a nail technician is one of the newest sensations that has been sweeping the beauty industry. When considering the different types of drawn art that can be created, a wide variety of canvases come to mind. Many may think of traditional paper, maybe even digital fronts, but not many are aware of the numerous possibilities available with nail art.

The Training Necessary to Become a Nail Technician

Currently, the various training programs focus on skin care, nail styling, and applying facials. As you become more specialized in the field, you may choose to take additional courses in nail care, nail art, special manicure and pedicure techniques. Various other exciting learning opportunities await you as well. You will be able to learn how to apply acrylic and gel nail art, in addition to a number of nail extension accessories.


Almost all states require for their nail salon workers to be registered and/or licensed. Certain states will regulate nail technicians and require for them to have a cosmetology license. This means that these employees can work as nail technicians. Many of these states also require the candidates to be at least sixteen years of age to become licensed, in addition to having a high school diploma, or the closest equivalent, and to pass a regulated licensing exam after graduating from a beauty school.

According to the United States Bureau of Labor, more than sixty two thousand people currently work as manicurists or nail technicians. Typically, the nail technicians that were employed in department stores and personal resorts ended up earning more.

It is estimated that the demand for beauty experts will grow over the next couple of years. As the demand grows, so will the income earned by the nail technicians. As such, now would be a great time to enroll in a beauty school and get your certificate.

If you would like to become a nail technician, we at Evergreen Beauty School can help you. Our nail technician program is just 600 hours and can be completed in 5 months. Once you complete the program, you will be eligible to work in spas, salons, or start your own business.

Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

Happy Evergreen Beauty College Students


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