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Apprentice to become a licensed Nail Technician

We provide our Apprentices with the tools and education necessary to help you achieve your professional goals as a licensed Nail Technician. Our curriculum is focused on empowering you on a professional and personal level which makes our Apprentice program a one of a kind experience that propels you towards success. You are fully immersed in the salon environment giving you real world experience that will leave you feeling confident in your technical skills and knowledge of the nail industry. As an Apprentice at Topcoat Nail Bar, your success is ensured through 1 on 1 training, hands on instruction, and individualized business coaching. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge and resources to be successful in the industry, while building your clientele, and getting paid to do it.

Become a licensed Nail Technician in an environment that promotes growth in technique and business with class topics such as; social media marketing, customer retention, business coaching, as well as all the latest in acrylic & gel enhancement products, reflexology, massage techniques, and of course nail art. 

Invest in your future career with an apprenticeship that sets you directly into a successful salon environment.

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State Regulated Graduation Requirements

  • 375 instructional hours

  • Passing score on State Board Practical and theory examination 

Note* prior criminal history may impact your ability to obtain your State regulated Nail Technician License. Please visit this link (click Criminal History on the menu) to confirm your eligibility PRIOR to applying for an apprenticeship.

Topcoat Nail Bar Apprentice Program Benefits

  • Earn commission & tips while learning

  • Competitive program pricing with flexible 0% interest payment plans *Weekly or monthly payment plans are available.

  • Monthly 1 on 1 business coaching sessions with salon owner Jessica Burleson

  • Advance classes in Gel X, Hard Gel, Builder Gels are available at no additional cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Program length varies on hours worked. The average length is 3-6 months.
    *We recommend a minimum of 20 hours per week 

  • Apprentices are available to take appointments once you have completed the first 10% of hours (37.5 hours)  

  • A professional grade kit will be provided to you. Complete with essential pro quality tools and literature

Our application process begins with a group phone interview where we go into further detail on our apprenticeship program and all that it entails. Next we will schedule a walk through tour, giving you the opportunity to meet your instructor and a few of our existing apprentices. A final interview is scheduled with the submission of your Apprentice Application and non-refundable application fee. 

•Please note, due to the high demand of our program we are currently accepting applications for Winter 2022. If you're interested don't delay! 

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