Nail Technology Education

This State Licensed School can provide the education required in order to become a Licensed Nail Technician in Virginia.


A Nail License is required to sell any nail care services in the state of Virginia to avoid violation. A VA Nail License can transfer through reciprocity into other varied states. 

All In-School Course

For those that want an attentive learning environment around a flexible schedule. Class days are by appointment on a Mon/Wed for 16 weeks. Weekend hours vary. 

Pay and start by Sept discount!

Partial Online Course

Only for those that study well on their own and/or have years of experience doing nails. Start learning online then finish inside the school on chosen days.
JULY PIF Discount expires soon!

One Day Tutorials

For those that want to learn a specific subject in the nail industry. One day class for licensed or non-licensed students. Tutorials do not lead to licensure. 

This school continues to hold one of the highest state exam pass rates for Nail Technology. Virginia does not offer financial aid for Nail Education. All nail education here is paid by the student. 

Business Consultation. Offering assistance to business owners selling nail services. Private non-disclosed evaluations to assist with understanding state regulations and improve nail services with a focus to increase sales/profit. Business owners wanting to list a free job positing please email

What kind of jobs do Licensed Nail Techs have?

  • Self-Employed to open a salon to work alone or with staff
  • Work at home doing services with whatever hours 
  • Work in salons, spas, cruise ships and resorts
  • Work online with youtube videos, blogs or websites
  • Earn income as a sales rep for nail product companies
  • Mobile Techs can work in a RV or at homes/offices
  • Techs can work a one day service for weddings or parties
  • Jobs at spa resorts on busy weekends usually get high pay
  • Work at local salons to meet people in the area
  • Boost to confidence with clients that desire your services
  • Retirement homes/Podiatrists hire nail techs for nail care
  • Work on tv sets, magazines and modeling events
  • Become a personal Nail Tech to the wealthy/famous
  • Control when you work and how much you make
  • Work part time while doing another job 
  • Great for students to make money while in college
  • Side job that offers extra income
  • Also offers networking, confidence building and a creative outlet

How much do Nail Techs earn?

Nail services can cost $20-70 per hour depending on what kind of business you work in. Most people are familiar with cheap lower end nail salons that can earn around minimum wage but most people do not visit high end spas or resort to realize that services are usually $40-150 each at these locations. Techs usually earn around half of the service cost in a salon plus an added 10-20% tip.  Some of the higher end businesses will offer benefits and/or lower commission on top of an hourly salary.  Retail sales can add additional income from products sold to customers. The nail employment market on the higher end that only want LICENSED Nail Technicians is in serious EXTREME high demand!


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