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Nail Tech Schools in Connecticut

Nail Tech Schools in Connecticut

State Requirements for Nail Technician Licensing in Connecticut

Unlike most states, Connecticut doesn’t have licensing requirements for this profession. However, a good education is still an essential part of landing a job within his industry.

While there are no specifics in maintaining this position, professionals in this field are not allowed to cut nail beds/corns/calluses or perform any type of medical treatment involving either the foot or the ankle.

How Much Do Connecticut Nail Tech Programs Cost?

Below you can see some example schools and fees so you get an idea of what to expect to pay for a nail tech program in Connecticut.

  • Paul Mitchell Schools (North Haven) – $4,143
  • Belle Academy of Cosmetology (Waterbury) – $4,000

Required Skills and Classes

While there is no standard curriculum for this profession within the state; would be nail specialists are still advised to learn the following:

  • Infection control
  • Anatomy and physiology of the hands
  • Pathology of the hands and feet
  • Proper sterilization techniques
  • Basic business acumen.

State Licensing Exam

Since there is currently no license requirement(s), there are also no license exams.

How Much Do Nail Techs Make in Connecticut?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the projected average salary as of 2021 is $28,790 per year or $13.84 per hour.

Does Connecticut Have Continuing Education Requirements for Nail Technicians?

There is currently no specified continuing education option since there are also no licensing requirements.

Contact Information for Licensing Board

If you have legal questions about the nail technician position, you can contact the state Department of Health which manages cosmetology-related legal issues for the state of Connecticut.

Department of Public Health
Address: 410 Capitol Ave., MS # 12 APP, P.O. Box 340308, Hartford, CT 06134
Email: [email protected]
Call: 860-509-7603
Fax: 860707-1930