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Assistant Nail Technician

Aliases: Assistant Nail Therapist

Industry/Sector(s): Beauty and Wellness


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Assistant Nail Technician is expected to perform include:

  • Performing various duties such as manicure and pedicure
  • Assisting the nail technician in providing advanced nail care services such as nail art, nail enhancement, nail tips, etc.
WORK ENVIRONMENT 3, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job profile
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Working hours are 8/9 hours a day for 6 days a week. This may vary from salon to salon
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be required 

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 8th with ability to read, write and communicate effectively
  • Certified training for Assistant Nail Technician (programme aligned to BWS/Q0401 released by Beauty & Wellness Sector Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of types of products, materials and equipment required for the treatment
  • Skilled in process to sterilize and disinfect equipment/tools
  • Knowledge of the structure and function of the skin
  • Basic knowledge of bone structure
  • Knowledge of nail diseases and disorders
  • Knowledge of nail and skin analysis by visual/manual examination
  • Skilled in pedicure and manicure techniques
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • Customer-oriented
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies
    http://shahnaz.in/courses-offered/
     
  • VLCC Institute
    http://www.vlccinstitute.com/courses/diploma-in-beauty-culture-dbc-3/
     
  • International School of Aesthetics and Spa
    http://isasbeautyschool.com/nail-art-2/
     
  • Nail Art Academy
    http://www.nailartacademy.co.in/nail-spa-course.htm
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
  • http://pmkvyofficial.org/ExploreSectorSkillCouncilDetail.aspx?SSC=MTc=
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4
Salon Manager 
           ↑
Nail Technician
           ↑
Assistant Nail Technician
 
The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 3

  • For new entrants - Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Generally, 0-12 months of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Salons and spas
  • Hote​ls
KEYWORDS 
  • Assistant Nail Technician
  • Assistant Nail Therapist
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20155142.0202Assistant Nail Technician
ISCO 20085141Beauticians and Related Workers 
NIC 200896020Hairdressing and other beauty treatment
QP ReferenceBWS/ Q0401Assistant Nail Technician
NSQFLevel 3Not available
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