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Nail Technology Program

Upon completion of the Nail Technology program, our graduates will have the knowledge and confidence to provide professional quality services, with a wide range of professional Nail Technology skills, including: Manicures, Pedicures, Spa Manicures, Spa Pedicures, Artificial Nails with Acrylic and Gel, Tip Application, Nail Art, as well as proper procedures using a nail drill.

The theory segment of the program will give students knowledge of the Life Skills, Career Opportunities, How to Communicate Effectively in a Spa or Salon, Infection Control, Nail Anatomy, Basic Body Systems, Principles of Electricity, Chemistry of Nails and Skin, Salon Business as well as proper resume and job interview procedures.

woman receiving manicure

Program Description

This program is designed to instruct students enrolled in the Nail Technology Program the essentials required to meet the industry standards in the role of a Nail Technician in a Salon or Spa.*

  • 400 hours
  • Tuesday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • 17.2 week/4 month program

*This program has been approved by the Registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch of BC

Career Opportunities

The career opportunities for a qualified Nail Technician are: working in a Spa or Salon as a Nail Technician and will be able to perform all services required as a Nail Technician. Other opportunities would be: working in sales for a supplier of cosmetology products, a representative for a product line in Cosmetology, a position which leads to managing a Spa or Salon, reception for a Salon or Spa, and knowledge of the services they offer or opening their own Salon or Spa.

Textbooks & Materials

  • Milady’s Standard: Nail Technology Revised 8th Edition
  • Student Workbook
  • Milady’s Standard: Foundations

Program Costs Domestic Students International Students
Tuition: $5600 Tuition: $7,100 
Administration Fee: $150 Application Fee: $150
Assessment Fee: $250 Administration Fee: $150
Text Books: $485 Assessment Fee: $250
Course Materials: $1479 Text Books: $485
Other: $202 Course Materials: $1479
Other: $202

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