This is a 400 hour program to qualify you to take and pass the California licensing exam. Once licensed you can be hired to professionally provide nail care services including, but not limited to, plain manicures, oil manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails, nail tips and overlays and more!

What does the curriculum for Nail Care cover?

This vocational course is designed to prepare the student for the Nail Care Course Exam given by the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology and entry skill level employment. This course is designed for those wishing training to obtain their Nail Care License for the state of California. It will consist of  400 hours of technical instruction and practice of all operations covering all practices constituting the practices of a manicurist – nail care technician to Section 7316 of the Barbering and Cosmetology Act. Technical instruction shall include demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, and examination; practical operations shall mean the actual performance by the student of the complete service on another person or on an artificial hand.

What is the tuition policy and fees policy?

All tuition’s and fees are payable in advance. Payment may be made monthly. The schedule is determined by dividing the tuition by length of the course. Cosmetology is 40 weeks and payments are made in advance each month.


(Nail Care Course):

Tuition $3,600.00  |  Refundable *Change of Status: $25.00
Supplies $1,350.00  |  Not Refundable **Transfer Fee: $250.00
Registration Fee $250.00  |  Not Refundable ***Smock: $27.00
Text Book $410.00  |  Not Refundable *Applies if your contract must be redone

Total Contract Price: $5,610.00
(Total Charges For The Current Period of Instruction)
**  Applies to transfer students.  ***Applies if you buy a smock from the school. STRF Fee $2.50 Not Refundable

Does The School Offer Job Placement Assistance?

Job placement assistance is provided to students and graduates at no additional charge. Graduates are also entitled to continued advice, and assistance that is offered by the school staff as they enter the professional world of cosmetology. The students are advised that the law prohibits us from guaranteeing placement as an inducement to enter the college.

Career Opportunities

Once a student has successfully completed the course(s) and taken the exam given by the Board of Barbering Cosmetology there are other career opportunities. These may include working for product manufactures as educators, platform artists, make-up artists, and manicuring representatives. Additional information about these opportunities can be obtained by contacting the school.
Industry Outlook for Nail Care Industry
There are LOTS of reasons that the nail business is enjoying big increases — in popularity, in service prices, in the number of salon customers, in new services. The nail industry grew to a record $7.47 billion this year. The only area we’re seeing slowing growth is in the number of new salons opened and the number of new nail technicians. But we believe we’ll see more and more young people look to a nail career with greater interest now because it’s an opportunity to earn a good living, make your own flexible hours, and do something that is creative and fun.
What Is Nail Care and who does them?
A nail technician is a beauty specialist who is responsible for the grooming and appearance of a client’s fingernails and toenails. He or she provides manicures, pedicures, nail shaping, cuticle grooming, callus removal, synthetic nail treatments, and application of nail polish for their clients.