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Nail Technology

240 Clock Hours

Nail Technology

Nail Technology Program

Work ethic, an eye for color, and a passion for beauty is all you need to succeed at Nail Technician School in the Fort Lauderdale Area. The Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers has a 240-hour hands-on, innovative nail technology program that prepares students for state licensing, certification, and employment in the beauty industry. The program requires both academic hours and clinical hours, so you’ll not only learn how to make people look and feel beautiful, you’ll have the opportunity to experiment and hone your new skills.

At Hollywood’s, Florida-based Nail Technician School, enthusiastic instructors will teach students the art and science of beautifying the nails, hands, and feet.

Nail Technician Courses

The Hollywood Institute’s continually updated, engaging curriculum will help you-

Learn the foundations and history of nail technology
Proper massage techniques
Safety precautions
Sanitation methods in-
Extending the nails
Sterilization of instruments
Chemicals that you will use
Machines and tools used for nail care
Nail art and nail design
Acrylic techniques
Gel sculpting techniques
Applying nail tips
Applying wraps
Applying extensions
Nail products
Nail diseases, problems, and disorders
Solutions for nail problems and diseases

Acquire the skills you need to exercise your creativity using professional tools such as-

Nail drills
Light-cured gels

As a future nail technician, you’ll be prepared to identify nail diseases and serve every client with professionalism and grace.

You will need to commit to the course of study outlined by both a school that you choose and the state board of cosmetology in order to graduate with the skills and knowledge necessary for your career as a nail tech.

At Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers’ Fort Lauderdale area Nail Technician School, you can become a specialist in the care and beautification of nails on the hands and feet in a short time. The program will provide the skills you need to be prepared for licensing and certification, and enrich your passion for beauty and wellness.

Costs for the Program

The prices for a nail technician program will vary from school to school. The different costs may be associated to extra classes offered, location of school, and more.

You will want to find a school that can offer you a class schedule that works for you while offering you the best courses that will allow you to excel in your career.

If you are worried about paying for our school, please contact us today. We can help you find a payment plan that works for you or help you apply for financial aid.

Opportunities after You Graduate

As a nail tech, you will most likely be self-employed. This means that you will be able to have a schedule that is flexible around your needs. You will not have a set schedule which means that you can have more control over your salary.

If you choose to become a nail tech, you will have a multitude of opportunities for where you can showcase your talents. You can work in a salon or spa but you can also work within the following industries:


Your training can be a stepping stone and lead you to become a make-up artist or a skincare tech. All of the skills that you will acquire at Hollywood Institute will help you achieve any and all goals that you have for your future.

Licensing and Certification Requirements in Florida
You will be able to have a rewarding career as a nail tech in the sunny state of Florida. In order to earn your license, you will have to follow the requirements of the Florida Board of Cosmetology-

Passing scores on two exams
Background Check

By becoming licensed, it will show clients and possible employers that you meet the highest standards for both customer service and education. You will prove that you have the skills and knowledge necessary to perform the best work possible.

You will need to do the following in order to become licensed as a nail tech in Florida:

Registration fee of $40
Application fee of $30
Testing fee of $27
Completed the required 240 training hours

We can help you understand and help you complete the entire process of becoming licensed. Let us help you take the next step toward your career!

Why Choose Hollywood Institute?

We welcome you to visit our Hollywood Florida Campus of Hollywood Institute for a campus tour. It’s important when you are making a decision to go to school, to visit the campus. Since it will be your home away from home you’ll want to make sure it’s a clean and education focused environment.

At Hollywood Institute, we’ve made sure that our facility in Hollywood Florida is designed in a way that replicates the real world Salon environment you’ll work in after you graduate, with real customers that give you plenty of hands-on experience but also an understanding of how to work with customers.

When you are ready to take the next step and visit, we’re easy to get to, located on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and State Road 7 (441). When you visit, you’ll be greeted by warm and friendly Faculty, Staff and Students. We are excited to meet you and help you get on a path to becoming a Nail Technician!

Contact an admissions representation by calling (954) 922-5505 and schedule a visit to the beauty school’s Hollywood, Florida campus. There is no better way to find out if the Nail Technician program is right for you.

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