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You might be interested in a career as a nail technician so look to thefitmap.co.uk for the answers. Do you friends think of you as a fashionista? Do you have an artistic bent and a steady hand? A career as a nail technician means that you can indulge you artistic flair and eye for fashion trends on a full-time basis. But what can you expect from a career as a nail technician? And how do you go about finding a job?

This job means you'll be responsible for manicures and pedicures, applying falsies and acrylic extensions and decorating from varnish to airbrushing. You'll also have to know how to check for signs of disease in the skin tissue around the finger tips, to make sure it's safe to apply products. You should expect to work roughly 37 hours a week, at least in the beginning, although there's lots of scope as you progress in this job to work in an increasingly freelance way. Employment options in this job include over 17,000 salons, beauty bars, hairstyling studios, spas, and health clubs, as well as more alternative opportunities such as jobs on cruise ships or starting your own freelance business out of your home.

In order to find job openings in the field, there are lots of avenues to consider. Most newspapers and industry trade journals will list openings in more conventional places like salons, spas and health clubs. There are also job websites dedicated to the health and beauty industries, such as www.leisurejobs.com, and www.la-sourcejobs.com that will post available openings. If you're just starting out in the business, and you're between the ages of 16 and 24, you might want to try for an apprenticeship with a particular salon. You can get an idea of what's out there by visiting www.apprenticeships.org.uk. For jobs on cruiseliners you may want to contact individual cruise companies directly to ask about their applications procedures. For jobs in fashion and film you should visit industry websites like www.film-tv.co.uk.

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