Prisoners taught how to do nail art and manicures to land salon jobs when out

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    Prisoners are being taught how to do nail art and manicures.

    The courses have been laid on for male lags to help them qualify for work in salons when they leave jail.

    Classes include how to shape, polish, decorate, paint and embellish fingernails with bright colours and designs.

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    A source at The Verne category C jail in Dorset said: “It’s like a beauty pageant after the classes.

    “Some of the inmates go for bright-coloured and intricate designs – to be fair it brightens the place up a bit.

    “It’s a far cry from breaking rocks on a chain gang but times have changed.”

    The report by the Independent Monitoring Board said staff at the jail, which houses men who have been convicted of sexual offences, lay on courses in construction, painting and decorating, and food hygiene.

    It added: “There are also occasional courses in nail art.”

    Qualified nail technicians can earn up to £18 an hour.

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    The Daily Star previously reported that numerous prisons across the UK are also on the hunt for new staff, and successful candidates could earn more than £30,000 a year.

    Positions for prison officers and support roles have been advertised, with salaries ranging from £23,226 to £30,702 per annum.

    Recruiters say that the roles are permanent and full-time positions, with a contracted 39 hours per week.

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