This online course will close on Labor Day 2017 and will no longer be offered to any new students.

Students enrolling in this course before labor day have one year to finish from the day they started Step 1.


This online choice is for students that learn better on thier own without much help or if they are already experienced and just looking for licensure. Students can start anytime they want online by clicking the yellow bar below. Check our requirements page to make sure you are able to obtain a nail license in Virginia. All students will only have 12 months from the day they paid for Step 1 to finish. Students will do most of the work online and will only have to attend 1-2 days of Lab training at the school at the end.

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Step 1  $150 

Intro study done online. 

This first step costs $100 with a $50 registration fee due during the 1-2 weeks of study. Book purchase required. This step can take 2-8 weeks to complete. Step 1 online access will expire 4 months from the day you paid. Students can quit anytime with nothing else due to the school.

Step 2  $200

Science study done online. 

The second step costs $200 to continue studying online. This step can take 2-8 weeks to finish. Start anytime even during step 1. Student kits are optional for $850 if interested with a 5-6 week delivery time to pick up at the school during step 3.

Step 3  $50 

Test 1 done at the school

The third step is testing done at the school on the material learned in Step 1-2. The cost is $50 per try to pass and is made by appointment during the week. 

Students can take the 8 week Partial in school course (one day a week) for $2,500 at this point if interested to ​stop online studies (includes kit).

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Step 4  $300

Procedure studies done online

Student move on to begin learning service procedures after passing Test 1. This step can take 4-16 weeks to finish. Student will need kit items during this section. 
The previous early completion discount to students starting before June 2017 is no longer offered as it is now deducted plus more from last year's cost. 


Step 5  $50 

Test 2 done at the school

After Step 4 is completed online, students will test at the school on the material learned in Step 4. The cost is $50 per try to pass and is made by appointment during the week. Students with high grade scores can take this test on a lab day in Step 6.

Step 6 $1,200

Labs done at the school

The last thing to complete is lab training at the school. Cost is due up front. Students will attend labs in this 2017 online course for 1-2 days full time or more if part time. Get a 50% discount on labs when steps 1-5 and labs are paid for within 3 months from paying for step 1. Get 25% off if in 3-6 months

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Step 7  $185

State exams taken

After Steps 1-6 are completed with us we will release you to take the exams we prepared you for. Students will pay for exam fees during or after labs. After passing the state exams you can get your Nail Techician license for $75.


TESTING IN-SCHOOL: Testing is offered in the school by appointment Mon-Fri between 9am-4pm like the state exam hours. The cost is $50 per try with a maximum of three tries. After the third try the previous step online must be paid again to repeated. NO DATES for testing is reserved within 2 weeks until it is paid for first. 


LAB TRAINING IN-SCHOOL: Labs are booked first come first serve and the date is reserved by a payment. Most openings are Mon-Wed between 9am-4pm. Weekend hours are usually booked out 4-6 weeks ahead. Holidays, nights and weekend hours will vary in the year. NO DATES for labs are reserved within 4 weeks until it is paid for first. 


FINISH TIME: The fastest a student finished is 7 weeks but the average is 3-4 months. Students must finish the entire online course with labs in under 12 months or they will be permanently removed from the course. No exceptions except to confirmed documented medical emergencies. INACTIVITY online for more than 30 days will temporarily suspend access. Email sales@ for access unlock at no charge unless over one year of starting.

GETTING LICENSED: After finishing Steps 1-6, students are released to take their state exams to get licensed. There are a few exam centers throughout Virginia. The processing time to get a Nail Technician license after finishing our course is about 1-3 months based on the dates you selected to take your exams. 


FINANCIAL AID: We do not offer any scholarships at this time. There is no finacial aid like Pell Grants for nail schooling in the state of Virginia. There is aid for those wanting to go to hair school but we don't teach hair here.


SCHOOL LOCATION: The school is about 30 minutes away from Charlottesville, Virginia. This city has a lot of  fun activities to do. This is the only location for this school at this time. The closest hotel is about 30 min away at Comfort Inn  or 20 min away at  Best Western .

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