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Nail Technician Certificate

Certificate│9 Credits│Fond du Lac Campus│Summer and Fall Terms

After just 16 weeks, start a rewarding career as a nail artist with the Nail Tech  Program at Moraine Park Technical College’s nail tech school.

Begin a successful career in the growing nail service industry! A career as a nail technician, also called a nail artist or manicurist, is a perfect fit for those who enjoy working with people, have an artistic eye for detail and appreciate the importance of proper hand and foot care.

Nail Technician program students are prepared to take the Wisconsin NIC Manicurist Licensing Exam and upon graduation begin working as a nail technician.

Nail tech students working on a customer's nails at her nail station.
Colorful nails glued to wooden sticks.
Nail tech students working on a customer's nails at her nail station.

What You’ll Learn

Nail Technician students are trained with all the necessary skills to provide high-quality nail services in today’s salons. Students learn the latest techniques in manicuring, pedicuring and nail enhancements. Laws and regulations related to the field, business management and ethics are also part of this program. Learning from industry artists, Nail Tech Certificate students develop skills in beauty school, then advance their skills by working with real clients in Techniques Salon & Spa on the Fond du Lac Campus: a full-service salon and spa.

Classes are offered in the evening during the Fall semester and daytime for the Summer semester. Students enrolled in the summer session will be required to complete some hours outside of class meeting times.