Discover all the opportunities for advanced learning with our free guide to nail education. NAILS’ Guide to Nail Education contains both branded and independent classes and includes information about the topics covered, course dates and times, cost, and more.
These contests, established in 1967, test students on real-world skills and connect them with potential employers. The Nail Care category lets students compete with other aspiring techs from around the country. The 52nd SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference — including the SkillsUSA Championships — will be held in Louisville, Ky., June 20-24, 2016.
With required school hours varying across the country, and some states requiring less than 100 hours to graduate from a nail program, we asked a cross-section of the nail industry — from school instructors to salon owners to veteran nail techs — a timely question: For newly licensed nail techs, what is more important initially in building your business: top-notch technical skills or top-notch people skills? Why?