Tennessee Nail Technology Schools

Tennessee’s beauty industry is all about being glamorous, being over-the-top, and making a statement. When you become a nail technician in this state, you can have a lot of fun creating new nail art styles and working with all sorts of artificial nails.

From quick-service nail salons to luxury resort spas, there are plenty of places you can work as a manicurist.

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Exciting Nail Care Careers in Tennessee

Since Tennessee has such a big tourism industry, you can work with local residents and tourists from all over the world. If you work at a resort spa in a vacation town or major city, you could help travelers relax and look great. At a walk-in salon, you never know who you’ll see or what kind of nail care they’ll want.

Between 2014 and 2024, job openings for nail technicians may jump 15% in Tennessee (O*Net, 2016). The average salary for a Tennessee nail technician is $26,580 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics,  2016).

Why Should I Attend Tennessee Nail School?

You build the foundation of your career in a nail technician program. The state of Tennessee requires you to spend at least 600 hours on your education, which means that you may be able to earn your license in a matter of months.

As you learn about theory, you put theories to work by practicing on mannequins. Once you’ve gotten enough practice, you can work with clients while being supervised by an instructor.

What You Learn in TN Nail Technician Training

  • Sterilization, sanitation, and bacteriology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • State law
  • Product chemistry
  • Manicuring techniques
  • Pedicuring techniques
  • Massage
  • Nail care
  • Nail art
  • Nail wraps
  • Nail tips
  • Sculptured nails
  • Gel nails

Get a Tennessee Nail Tech License

TN nail tech programs should prepare you to get your license after graduation. You must pay $140 to the Tennessee Division of Regulatory Boards and sign up to take your licensing exams. After your application is approved and you pass both exams, you can receive your initial license!

If you’re ready to build your beauty career, learn more now. The best nail schools in Tennessee are ready to help you!

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Nail Technology Schools in Tennessee (alphabetized by city)
Columbia, TN

Tennessee Career Institute helps students begin a career as...
McMinnville, TN

Georgia Career Institute strives to provide its students the skills they'll need to begin a career as a Cosmetologist, Nail Technician, Esthetician, and Cosmetology Educator.
Murfreesboro, TN

Georgia Career Institute strives to provide its students the skills they'll need to begin a career as a Cosmetologist, Nail Technician, Esthetician, and Cosmetology Educator.
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