Online Study

About 120 hours of online study is self paced to finish whenever you want before a deadline.

Enrolling after Sept 2020 will require about 50 more hours to finish=150 online hours (plus attendance)


Students choose to do minimum or all online work before attending


Homework Hours


60 hrs online study before Day 1


5 hrs online study before Day 2


5 hrs online study before Day 3


7 hrs online study before Day 4

Finishing Up

15 hrs online study by last day


10-20 hrs of online Practice Testing


Students will also study 5-10 hours of service time practice before the next booked class date.


Nail History

Personal Skills

Professional Image


Anatomy & Physiology

Nail & Skin Structure

Nail Disease and Disorders

Basic Chemistry & Electricity

Understanding Nail Product

Manicures & Pedicures

Nail Tips & Wraps

Acrylic I-II

Gels I
Electric Filing I

Nail Art Theory I

State Exam Prep

Pass test at school for above study (video recorded)

Pasts skill training at the school

Released to take exams for licensure after completion of above with a paid in full course


Pass state exams in state secured national testing facility for $172

  Two exams must be passed at $86 per try to pass

Get license after passing state exams for $105

Renew License every two years by paying $105 fee

  Virginia Nail Technician license can transfer into other states based on the new states rules


Increased cost to those starting Oct-Dec 2020 for 2021 requirements:
Students must also learn Dip I (starting Oct) and Gel II (starting Nov)

Added textbook purchase (starting Nov)

Starting in Nov the course cost will include two textbooks instead of one

Students get immediate access to the Online Course after payment:

  • self paced to study when you want before the deadline (see below)
  • study online anytime 24/7 whenever you want. 
  • use a cell phone, ipad, laptop or computer
  • about 120 hours of online study
  • students that don't have internet access can do paper homework
  • recommended online study time is about 5-10 hours per week 
  • minimum of about 60 hours must be done online to start attending
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