Nail Technician

Students in this program will learn artificial nail enhancements including acrylic and gel nail applications, coloured gels and acrylic applications and nail art, as well as basic salon business skills.

300 hours / 3.5 Months / 3 Days a Week

Course Description

Course objectives

Upon completion of this course the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to :

  • Apply gel light cured nail enhancements to fingers
  • Apply acrylic nail enhancements


  • Use sanitation practices including proper sanitation of implements and station
  • Perform a client consultation
  • Use and recommend correct products on and for clients
  • Understand basic salon business

Course Details

Admission Requirements

Eligible students must have successfully completed the Manicure/Pedicure Program with Keystone College OR must have successfully completed an Esthetics program that included a Manicure and Pedicure component.


The program is delivered in the class room and salon. The first 1.5 hours in the morning are for classroom theory time. The students then spend the remainder of the day, aside from lunch time and breaks, working on each other or clients in the salon while supervised by the instructor.

Course Duration

300 hours / 3.5 Months / 3 Days a Week

Course Fees

Tuition Fees: $4500.00
Application Fees:$250.00
Textbook Fees:$774.00

* This program has been approved by the Registrar, in accordance with the Ministry of Advanced Education.