Welcome to the Nail Technology Program
Kaskaskia College offers a superior program and students are required to complete 350
hours in the prescribed course of study to be eligible to take the state board exams
and become a registered Nail Technologist.
The Nail Technology Program includes the study of manicuring; pedicuring; hand, arm, and
foot massage; various nail technology procedures; product knowledge; nail fabric procedures;
nail sculpting procedures; light and gel products for nails; and machine apparatus for Nail
Technical application and the use of chemicals in Nail Technology will also be discussed.
- The Nail Technology field is expected to grow by 28% over the next several years.
- The average pay rate for a Nail Technologist was $9.23 in 2006.
- Many Nail Technologists decide to run their own Salon or Spa.