Successful nail artists are creative people with a strong sense of design and masterful technical abilities. They also need to be savvy business people who keep up with industry trends, treat their clients to the best possible service, and understand how to market and manage their business. From creativity to product knowledge to nail enhancement, our program gives you the skill set you’ll need to begin a career in the nail industry.
Technical Areas Covered
Art, design and trends for manicures and pedicures
Basic, French and American manicures
Conditioning oil manicures
Moisturizing wax treatments
Pedicures and foot massages
Nail gels, tips and wraps
Safety, sterilization and sanitation
Massage techniques for hands, arms and feet
And much more
One of the most exciting days for our Future Professionals is the day they get to unwrap their very own professional kit. It’s packed with all the essentials—professional manicure and pedicure tools, nail enhancement tools, and much more—so you’re ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career.
When you have the latest technology and resources at your fingertips, you’ll be more successful in school and in your career. That’s why every Future Professional at Paul Mitchell The School Modesto receives an iPad with their student kit, giving them on-the-go access to schoolwork, career advice from industry leaders, Paul Mitchell cutting and coloring apps, and much more.
Ready to get started? Here are our upcoming start dates for this program:
07/11/2022 PT Mani
09/19/2022 PT Mani
11/28/2022 PT Mani
Student educational materials
1 Connecting to My Future Book, ISBN 0-9743205-0-1, $19.95
1 Be Nice (Or Else!) Book, ISBN-13: 978-0-974-993-99-7, $10.00
1 Plugged In Apron
1 Dollar Camp
1 Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 6th Edition, Textbook, ISBN – 13: 9781435497689, $115.95
1 Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 6th Edition, Student Workbook, ISBN-13: 9781435497641, $61.95
1 Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, 6th Edition, Exam Review, ISBN-13: 9781435497634, $42.95
Paul Mitchell The School Modesto offers two options for its Manicuring program, one which provides 25% of the course via distance learning, and the second option requires all of the training to take place within our campus.
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Curious about your future as a nail technician? There are a wide variety of financial aid options out there—and we’re here to help you find them. Get information about tuition, financial aid, scholarships, and more from our helpful Modesto Financial Aid Leader.