Nail Technology

Our Nail Technician courses will prepare you for a fun and exciting career!

Nail technology is changing the beauty industry. It is the foremost and fastest growing profession in our industry.
Express your creativity and talent in nail care. Our Nail Technician training course at La James College beauty school incorporates 350 hours of theory and hands-on learning to provide you a complete understanding of nails and their care. This program leads to a diploma which entitles the graduate to apply for any state Nail Technician licensing exam.
Nail technician salons have found a strong place in the cosmetology field in the past 10 years.

We use our hands and feet to express our inner most being. The shape, cleanliness, color and length of nails bring out one's personality and gives confidence to the wearer. A manicure given on a regular basis helps the natural healthy growth of the nails of the hands and feet.

You are limited only by your imagination - dare it...
do it... make it real!


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What can a Nail Technician from the original La James Beauty School do as a career?

As a nail technician you can work in a salon, nail salon, day spa, resort spa, hotel salon or spa, health spa, destination spa, club spa, mineral springs spa, vacation spa, wellness spa, chain salon, private salon, department store salon, modeling agency, nursing facility or on a cruise ship.

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, indicates that this professional area of personal appearance occupation will grow at an amazing rate of 28% through 2016. Our placement assistance program indicates there are around 2200 new job openings annually in the U.S. for nail technologists.

Nail Technician

Diploma - 22 Weeks - 350 Hours

This 350 hour program combines theory lecture and one-on-one training to help prepare you to become a successful nail technician. Upon graduation you will have the opportunity to obtain licensing by successfully passing the Iowa State exam.
In your Nail Technology training you will learn many popular techniques and skills:
  • Nail Tips
  • Nail Wraps
  • Airbrushing
  • Nail Artistry
  • Manicuring
  • OPI Sculpture Nails
  • OPI Gel Nails
  • Paraffin Treatments
  • Electric Nail Drill
  • Nail Salon Management
  • Proper Sanitation
  • Pedicures
  • Reflexology
  • Electric Filing
  • Nail Consultant
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Career Opportunities:
  • Nail Technician
  • Manicurist
  • Pedicurist
  • Nail Artist
  • Product Representative for Nail Care Products
  • Nail Salon or Spa Owner or Manager
  • Nail Technician Instructor
  • Nail Product Demonstrator
  • Manufacturer's Representative or Field Technician
  • Cruise Ship Nail Technician
  • Nail Product Representative
  • School Owner or Manager
  • State Board Member
  • Education Director, Manager or Trainer
  • Salon or Spa Receptionist
  • Guest Artist or Platform Artist
  • Chain Salon Employee
  • Nail Publication Publisher, Writer or Editor
  • Retail Specialist
  • Spa Nail Technician
  • Competition Champion
  • State Licensing Inspector or Examiner

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