Utah Licensing Overview for Manicurists and Nail Technicians
Licensing for manicurists and nail technicians in Utah is controlled by the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.
General Guidelines for Manicurists and Nail Technicians in Utah
Specific requirements to perform manicuries and nail services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.
Who’s allowed to perform these services?
Requirements and license preparation for manicurists and nail technicians
Your first step will be to complete Utah’s nail technician training requirements. To accomplish this you need to graduate from a program that offers at least 300 hours of manicurist courses.
Nail technician schools will offer a curriculum that covers subjects like:
Personal, client and salon safety
Tools and equipment
Human immune system
Anatomy and physiology
Diseases and disorders of the nails and skin
Pedicure and manicure techniques
Science for nail technology
Artificial nail techniques
Business and salon management
There are nine approved manicurist schools in Utah offering nail technician courses that meet the state’s education requirement. You can find a complete listing of approved schools on page 14 of the Utah Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB). Approved nail technician schools are located in:
Salt Lake City
Utah also allows you to qualify through an approved apprenticeship program of at least 375 hours over at least three months.
What’s the state licensing site for manicurists and nail technicians?
What are some training programs available for manicurists and nail technicians?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
Renews by September 30 in odd-numbered years.
What are fees associated with licensing?
For fees, licensing duration and renewal details check with local governing body.