Essentials Survey - Education

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How many continuing education classes do you take each year?

1-2 - 60.4%
3-4 - 17.5%
5-6 - 4.5%
More than 6 - 7.2%

10.4% don’t take continuing education classes

What is the No. 1 reason that you do NOT take continuing education classes?

Location - 55.0%
Money - 26.1%
Not enough time - 17.1%
Don’t think it’s important - 1.8%

Where do you get your continuing education?

Distributor hosted classes - 62.0%
Trade shows - 60.7%
Online through manufacturer sites - 34.7%
Through a manufacturer - 31.3%
Online through social networking sites, like YouTube, MySpace or Facebook - 27.3%
Networking Events (such as the High Road to Education) - 16.7%

Does your salon require nail technicians to take continuing education classes?

Yes - 58.6%
No - 41.4%

Does your salon offer education for its employees?

Yes - 58.6%
No - 57.9%

76% said that continuing education is extremely important to them.