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A nail tech in Ohio must have attended one or more nail technician schools and received the required training. The training involves 200 hours or more of approved manicurist courses. The courses include safety, nail anatomy, and use of tools and supplies and more.
Upon graduating from Ohio nail tech schools you will also need to pass practical and written tests to confirm your eligibility to have a nail license in Ohio. Proctoring both the exams is the Ohio state board of cosmetology.
For written or theoretical exams, you will need to answer 110 multiple-choice questions in 90 minutes.
The main aim of the practical exams is to test your physical ability to provide different types of manicurist services. In preparation for the exams you will need to have a kit of general supplies and mannequin hands. The areas that you are likely to be tested include basic manicure, sculptured nail. Once you are through you will receive your Ohio manicurist license.
Out-Of-State Estheticians Wanting to Work in Ohio
If you are resident of another state other than Ohio you can still apply for your license because Ohio has agreements with other states. However, you must forward the necessary paperwork such as:
- Out-of-state license application
- Your most recent photograph
- Your existing manicuring license
- Complete Ohio’s continuing education requirements
After all that you will no doubt be looking for good-paying work. For help in finding a job you can network with peers, your school or use a job-finding site in OH like ohiojobnetwork.com.
Continuing Ed & Renewing Your License
Apart from those, you also have to renew your license after every couple of years using the online renewal system. However, you must first complete 8 hours or more of continuing education. The board is responsible for pre-approving your classes, and your courses must focus on both the theoretical and practical aspects of manicuring.
Ohio Nail Technician Schools
|Casal Aveda Institute||6000 Mahoning Avenue|
|$3,430||Advanced Cosmetology, Advanced Esthetics, Hair Designer, Advanced Manicurist|
|Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology (North Dayton Campus)||Vandalia 7535 Poe Avenue Dayton, 45414||$2,350||Cosmetology, Advanced Esthetics|
|Creative Images Institute of Cosmetology (South Dayton Campus)||568 Miamisburg Centerville Road, Washington Township, 45459||$2,350||Cosmetology, Advanced Esthetics|
|Summit Salon Academy Perrysburg||116 West South Boundary Street, Perrysburg, 43551||$3,000||Cosmetology, Esthetics|
|Tiffin Academy of Hair Design||104 East Market Street, Tiffin, 44883||Unknown||Cosmetology|
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