300 Hour Spa Nail

The Laird Institute of Spa Therapy offers a Spa Nail program consisting of 300 hours as required by the N.H. State Board. A student who completes our course and successfully passes the state board examination will be prepared to enter the salon as a spa nail technician.

Subject Total Hours Theory Practical
Course Introduction 5 2 3
Professional Image 8 4 4
Bacteriology 12 6 6
Sanitation 10 5 5
Safety in Salon 8 4 4
Chemistry 12 6 6
Anatomy 15 5 10
Nail Disorder 20 10 10
Skin Disorder 20 10 10
Client Consultation 5 2 3
Manicure/Spa Manicure 30 10 20
Pedicure/Spa Pedicure 30 10 20
Tip Application 15 5 10
Nail Wraps 10 5 5
Acrylics 50 10 40
Gels 15 5 10
Electric file certification 6 3 3
Salon Business 8 4 4
Salon Selling 8 4 4
State Laws 4 2 2
Discretionary Hours 9 4 2
Total Hours 300

Theory, Lecture, Examination, and, Testing

93-100 A Excellent
85-92 B Very Good
75-84 C Satisfactory
74 and Below F Unsatisfactory-Below Standards

GRADING SCALE

During the student’s program of study record of the student’s performance is maintained to ensure progress toward graduation in theory and practicum is satisfied.

Theory, Lecture, Examination, and, Testing

93-100 A Excellent
85-92 B Very Good
75-84 C Satisfactory
74 and Below F Unsatisfactory-Below Standards

Practicum

300 Hour Spa Nail:
0-Did not perform
1-Minimally performed
2-Needs Improvement
3-Almost Mastered
4-Mastered task