Standard

 

COS 112 - Manicuring and Pedicuring

Course Description

Provides manicuring and pedicuring experience on live models.  Topics include:  implements, products and supplies, hand and foot anatomy, diseases and disorders, manicure techniques, pedicure techniques, nail product chemistry, safety precautions, and advanced nail techniques (wraps/tips/acrylics). 

 

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Implements

Class

2

Products and Supplies

D. Lab

2

Hand and Foot Anatomy

P. Lab/O.B.I.

0

Diseases and Disorders

Credit

3

Manicure Techniques

 

 

Pedicure Techniques

 

 

Nail Product Chemistry

Safety Precautions

Advanced Nail Techniques (Wraps/Tips/Acrylics)

 

Prerequisite/ Corequisite:

COS 100

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

IMPLEMENTS                        

2

1

0

Types of implements

Set up a table arranging all implements in the sequence of their use.

 

 

 

CHEMISTRY/PRODUCTS AND SUPPLIES     

3

1

0

Chemistry

Demonstrate a knowledge of chemistry in nail products and their use.

 

 

 

Types of products/supplies

Set up a table arranging the proper supplies/products for manicuring.

 

 

 

HAND AND FOOT ANATOMY

1

0

0

Anatomy

Demonstrate a knowledge of  hand and foot anatomy.

 

 

 

DISEASES AND DISORDERS    

4

0

0

Disease/disorders of the hands and feet.

Identify diseases of the hands and feet.

 

 

 

MANICURE TECHNIQUES

3

7

0

Manicure

Perform all types of manicures.

 

 

 

ADVANCED NAIL TECHNIQUES

4

8

0

Acrylics

Construct artificial nails on a model.

 

 

 

Nail repairs/wraps

Make repairs to broken or split nails

 

 

 

Nail Tips

Apply tips to the nails.

 

 

 

SAFETY

1

0

0

Precautions

Identify safety precautions for both the client and technician during a manicurie, pedicure, or acrylic application.

      

PEDICURE TECHNIQUES

2

3

0

Procedures

List, in order, the procedures for giving a pedicure and perform.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Books

2000 Milady Standard Textbook of Cosmetology

2000 Milady Standard Theory and Practical Workbooks

1999 Milady standard System of Salon Skills for Cosmetology

1999 Milady's CD Rom "Fundamentals of Cosmetology"

1994 Milady's "Playing it Safe", a guide to decontamination and Personal Protection

1994 Milady's Skin Care and Cosmetics Dictionary

1996 Milady's Cosmetology Dictionary

1999 Milady's Salon Management for Cosmetology

2000 Milady's State Exam review for Cosmetology

1999 Milady's Art and Science of Nail Technology

1999 Milady's Standard Text of Professional Esthetics

1993 Milady's Salon Receptionist's Handbook

1999 Thrower, Angelo P. Black Skin Care

 

Professional Magazines

American Salon

Modern Salon

Nails

 

Videos/Slides/other resources

Milady Standard Textbook of Cosmetology Video Series

PO Box 6904

Florence, KY 41022

 

Milady's Online Licensing Preparation for Cosmetology/Nail Tech/Esthetician

800.347.7707

 

Milady's Standard System of Salon Skills Video Series

800.347.7707

 

Milady's Art and Science of Nail Technology Video Series

800.347.7707

National Cosmetology Association

St. Louis, MO

 

Georgia State Dept. of Education

Atlanta Georgia 30334