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2460 Missouri Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88001

Glitz Nail Program

Our Mission

"We will always strive to offer our students the strongest education. At GLITZ NAIL TECHNOLOGY our mission for every student is, not only to pass the state board test but to feel VERY confident in their work and in themselves. You are not just a number to us, you are our future and we will only take those students who expect to be nothing but the best!!!"


Nail Technology Program Description

Our 420-clock hour nail technology program combines longstanding methods with the latest techniques to provide our students with the ability to serve all generations. Students will be trained in all aspects of this profession including manicuring/pedicuring, gel manicures, tips with acrylic, tips with gel and sculpted nails. Students will also be taught how to start and run a successful business.

 

Nail Technology Program Educational Objectives: Our Nail Technology program is a combination of book work and hands on experience designed to prepare you to successfully pass both the theory and practical licensing examinations administered by the New Mexico Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. This program is also tailored to meet or exceed the clock hour and service requirements set forth by the state of New Mexico Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. In addition, this program is fashioned to produce experienced, professional, and confident graduates who can obtain gainful employment and succeed within their field of program study. Full and Part Time Classes are available Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00pm


Nails Magazine, a respected industry publication that serves professional nail technicians and salon owners reported that there were a total of 364,247 nail technicians working in the US as of 2013 contributing to an industry worth $8.28 billion a year.


NAILS, through its annual industry statistics report, reported that the average weekly salary for a nail technician in the US was $420 as of 2013.

  • 17% of manicurist made $150 or less per week
  • 15% of manicurist made more than $750 per week
  • 14% of manicurist made more than $151-$250 per week
  • 14% of manicurist made more than $251-350 per week
  • 11% of manicurist made more than $351-$450 per week
  • 12% of manicurist made more than $451-$550 per week
  • 9% of manicurist made more than $551-$650 per week
  • 8% of manicurist made more than $651-$750 per week

Which percentage will you be?

 

Manicures, Gel Manicure, Pedicures, Tips with Acrylic, Tips with Gel, Sculpted Nails and much more!! Students can expect to receive instruction in the following:

  • Equipment and table maintenance
  • Equipment and tool storage and use (Safety, Sterilization, and Sanitation)
  • Manicuring Theory
  • Massage Techniques for the hands, feet, arms and legs
  • Nail filing, shaping, and polishing
  • Nail Growth
  • Nail Irregularities and diseases (disorders of the nails)
  • Product Storage and use
  • Skin Anatomy
  • Sterilization and Sanitation
  • Strong Customer service skills
  • Laws and Regulations related to the practice of manicuring
  • Business Practices

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Nail Program Cost:

Nail Technician: 420 Hours

Tuition: $3075.04

Tuition Deposit: $250

Kit & Books: $324.96

Application Fee: $100 (non-refundable)

Grand Total: $3,500 plus tax


Nail Instructor: 1000 Hours

Tuition: $7,000

Tuition Deposit: $1000

Kit & Books: $150

Application Fee: $100 (non-refundable)

Grand Total: $7,250 plus tax


Refresher Course:
150 Hours $1,249.50


We offer in house financing and can set up low monthly payments.

 

Admissions Requirements:

Proof of Education: (provide a copy)

  • High School Diploma
  • GED (General Equivalency Diploma)

Picture ID:

  • Driver's License
  • Government Issued Picture ID

A Completed Glitz Admissions Packet:

  • Attend an enrollment interview and tour
  • Receive the school’s catalog before signing
  • Submit Application Fee