Nail Technology

Course Description

Become a skilled and successful nail technician with The Canadian Beauty Academy. Our comprehensive Nail Technology program goes beyond just polish application and includes instruction on innovative techniques for manicures, pedicures, nail extensions, and sculpturing. You’ll also learn proper sanitation practices, business strategies, and guest services. With a focus on preparing you for a long-term career in the industry, our program will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed and stand out in the field.

Our nail care program offers advanced techniques to enhance your skills, as well as an in-depth look at artificial nail products and the chemistry of nails. In addition to technical skills, you will also develop essential business and communication skills to give you a well-rounded education. Our small classroom sizes allow for personalized attention and an environment that encourages creativity. Through hands-on training with specialized equipment, you will gain real-world experience. Plus, with access to and instruction from industry experts, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best.


Duration : 420 Hours

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Upcoming Start Dates

Start Date End Date
June 10, 2024 September 4, 2024
July 8, 2024 October 2, 2024
August 6, 2024 October 31, 2024

GIVE US A CALL : +1 204-558-9023


Level 1:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Sanitation and bacteriology
  • Trade safety & WHIMIS
  • Guest handling
  • Nail structure, diseases & disorders
  • Nail history and career opportunities
  • Communicating for success

Level 2:

  • Manicuring (UV manicure, utilizing arm and hand scrub, paraffin treatment)
  • Pedicuring (UV pedicure, leg and foot scrub, paraffin treatment, hot stone leg and foot massage)
  • Acrylic nails ( french sculpting, overlay, tip application)
  • Gel nails ( french sculpting, overlay, tip application)
  • UV polish
  • Basic nail art
  • Nail product chemistry
  • Electric filing
  • Business management
  • Manicure model
  • Pedicure model
  • Acrylic nail model
  • Gel nail model

Level 3:

  • Front desk training
  • Salon operations and communication skills
  • Resume building
  • Provincial exam preparation
  • Salon hands-on training
  • Final practical exam

Bonus workshops from our salon partners:

  • Business & retail sales class
  • Product knowledge
  • Nail art workshop
Professional Tools

Invest in you future with a full set of professional tools
– Yours to keep after graduation.

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Canadian high school graduation or equivalent, or mature student status plus successful completion of entrance assessment and admissions interview.

Admissions Requirements

For more information on admission requirements, please contact 204-558-9023 or

Funding Options

There is no escaping the fact that higher education is a significant investment to make – but in your own future! Thankfully, there are numerous options available to help make this big investment in your career. We have a dedicated team of Student Financial Administrators who can discuss all the available options with you and help you in qualifying for a funding.
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Course Fee
Registration Fee : $100.00
Tuition Fee : $4,200.00
Textbooks and Kit : $1,600.00
Other Fee : $75.00
Training Completion Fund : $21.00
Total Program Cost : $5,996.00
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(Previously known as The Salon Professional Academy)

260-1395 Ellice Ave. Winnipeg, MB R3G 3P2, Guest Services 204-772-8772 Admissions 204-558-9023