Idaho Nail Technology Schools

Is your Instagram stream full of nail art photos? Are you unable to walk past the beauty section in a store without grabbing a new polish color or nail art pen? With a nail technician license, you could elevate your skills while getting established in an exciting new career.

Nail technicians work at spas, nail salons, and hair salons throughout Idaho, giving you plenty of diversity wherever you go.

If youve ever considered starting a career in cosmetology, learn more about Idaho nail tech training by reaching out to the schools listed below.

Turn Your Love of Nail Art Into a Career

The field of nail technology has lots of exciting career options. If you work quickly and efficiently, you can take your place at a walk-in nail salon and maximize your potential tip income.

If you like to take your time and give clients a chance to unwind from a stressful day, why not work at a luxury resort or spa in Idaho? No matter which work setting appeals to you, your Idaho nail license can open lots of doors for you.

As it turns out, Idaho is definitely a great place to get started in manicuring. Job openings may increase 57% between 2014 and 2024 in Idaho (O*Net, 2016). The average salary for an Idaho manicurist is $22,680 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016).

What Can I Learn at Idaho Nail Schools?

A good nail technician training program can give you the hands-on skills and knowledge you need to walk into any nail salon and start working independently. In Idaho, you need at least 400 hours of training to become licensed.

Most of these hours should be spent on the salon floor, gaining experience.

Topics Taught at ID Nail Tech Schools

  • Hygiene and bacteriology
  • Anatomy of the hands, feet, skin, and nails
  • Sterilization
  • Use of antiseptics
  • Diseases of the hands, feet, and nails
  • Massaging and manipulating the muscles
  • Electricity
  • Artificial nails
  • Finished tips
  • Wraps and mends
  • Manicures and pedicures

How to Apply for a Nail Tech License in ID

You must apply to take your licensing exams after graduating from your program. Once that step is complete, you can apply for your license through the Idaho Board of Cosmetology. Currently, they only charge a $10 licensing fee.

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