Hospitality and Tourism/Human Services
State Qualifying Event:
Skilled and Technical
The competition evaluates the competitor’s ability to perform the most common nail services in the salon today. The competition consists of six separate segments: Oral communication skills, acrylic application, tip and light-cured enhancement overlay application, nail polish application, nail art, and pedicuring as well as a written exam. The written exam tests basic knowledge of proper sanitation, chemical safety, salon procedures, etc.
The career competitions of the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) as a membership benefit following their submission of membership.