Hello Michigan!

To find the best TAOND Program to Suit Your Needs please complete our PER Form and we'll send you a Personalized Email with all the details.

BTW - We just released our Fabulous Brand New TAOND NAIL ARTISTRY CERTIFICATE Program!
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If you're 'killing it' with Nail Art and want to now Earn our Certificate in Nail Artistry - this is the Program for you!  CLICK HERE for all the details!


Apprenticeship

You are from one of the lucky states that allow for Apprenticeship Programs.

You can choose to either attend in class training or apprentice under a licensed nail technician for 6 months. Apprenticeships allow students the foremost in training flexibility, all the while giving them the ultimate in 'real world ' exposure in a REAL salon environment.

Couple your in salon Apprenticeship with TAOND's Apprenticeship Program to perfect your theory on Nail Anatomy, Nail Disease and Disorders, Proper Sanitation Protocols, Performing Client Consultations and Assessments, Salon and Chemical Safety, as well as all the 'in's and out's' of every nail service application and you'll enjoy the best of both worlds!

We also have a great online article for you to read through to learn more about apprenticeships and how to get started in your own program.
NAILS MAGAZINE - APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS


To find out more about your state's apprenticeship program and how it works, simply contact your state cosmetology board below.

Manicurist: license required - 400 hours
All applicants must be at least 17 years of age and have a minimum level of education equivalent to the 9th grade.
Reciprocity: All individuals licensed in another state may obtain their license in the state of Michigan by making an application to the board and meeting the requirements of 17 years of age and a 9th grade education. No examination is required. For those individuals whose states have requirements less than those in Michigan a credit of 100 hours per every 6 months work experience will be awarded.
Home Salon allowed.
Bureau of Commercial Services
Barber Examiners -- Cosmetology
Board of Cosmetology
517-241-9221
Fax: 517-373-2162

APPRENTICESHIP INFORMATION LINK