Course Description
This is an online course. Become a fully qualified Professional Nail Technician. In this 400 hour course, you will learn the techniques on how to apply both Gel and Acrylic nails. You will become confident in applying regular and French sculpted nails, as well as Color Gel and Color Acrylic.

You will also learn to do Gel and Acrylic refills, Repairs, Re-growth, as well as proper use of the electric file, and Nail Art.

You will learn the proper techniques from the videos, then perform the procedures on the Nail Trainer Hand. Once you have completed your sets, simply send your assignments to our Mirage Spa Education Inc. head office for grading. A video will be made and sent to you with your evaluation, on what areas need improvement and what you have excelled in.

Natural nail services (manicures and pedicures) are performed on live models. You will not receive a kit – a list will be provided to you upon enrolment for required supplies.

To graduate from this course, you will be required to complete a pre-determined number of assignments, along with a number of multiple choice exams, as well as a final exam. Upon completion of this course, you’ll be on your way to a new and exciting career as a Fully Qualified Nail Technician. You can take up to twelve (12) months to complete this course.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Fully Qualified Nail Technician Diploma, a Natural Nail Tech Diploma and a Cuccio Naturale’ Certificate, as well as your stamped/sealed official transcripts.

Requirements: Minimum 19 years of age or have completed grade 12 (or equivalent);

You must have Internet access, and a digital device that can take and submit photos.

Based on 400 hours Theory and Practical

This Fully Qualified Nail Technician course teaches the fundamentals of nail technology and students will learn to perform artificial nail services using Gel and Acrylic nail products. They will also learn filing techniques using an Electric File and natural nail treatments for the hands and feet (manicure / pedicure). Nail Art will also be taught.

Modules – Nailtech course is delivered in six (6) modules (blocks); once you have successfully completed one module, you can move onto the next.

Module 1 – Tip Application / Temporary Sets
Module 2 – Gel Nails
Module 3 – Acrylic Nails
Module 4 – Electric File
Module 5 – Nail Art Color Gel and Acrylic
Module 6 – Manicure and Pedicure

THEORY: You are required to write exams in accordance with the Standard textbook of Nail Technology

History and Opportunities
Life Skills
Your Professional Image
Communicating for Success
Infection Control
General Anatomy and Physiology
Skin Structure and Growth
Nail Structure and Growth
Nail Diseases and Disorders
Basics of Chemistry
Nail Product Chemistry Simplified

Basics of Electricity
Electric Filing
Acrylic Nail Enhancements
UV Gels
The Creative touch
Seeking Employment
ON the Job
Salon Business

Tip applications, blending and shaping

Tip extensions (Sculpting Clear and Pink and White in Gel and Acrylic)
Form extensions (Sculpting Clear and Pink and White in Gel and Acrylic)
Nail Refills, Repair, Rebalance – with E-file
Color gel and acrylic (nail art)
Electric File
Spa Manicure
Spa pedicure
Arm and hand massage
Foot and leg massage
Nail art (rhinestones, decals, glitter, mylar flakes, and much more)


Registration fee of $250.00 must be paid in advance to hold your seat

Course costs:

Tuition                            $1500.00
Online training fees      $1200.00
Total =                            $2700.00

Payment plan:

$450.00 per module x 6 modules (pay as you go plan)

$225.00 per month x 12 months (part time)

$675.00 per month x 4 months (full time)

The tuition costs do not include textbooks, tools or products that you will need to  complete. However, has pre-made professional kits for your convenience. Once enrolled you will be given the link to the book(s) and kit(s) required to complete the specific course. Should you already have a comparable professional product(s) as listed in the kit, you can remove pre checkout.

Kit prices are listed below at a wholesale pricing level and do not include taxes. Please consider the appropriate taxes for your area. Prices and contents subject to change without notice.

This is a pay-as-you-go course so you only need to order your kit when you are in that specific module.

Module Kits

Module 1 – Tip application includes Nail Trainer Hand -Cost $340.40

Module 2 – Gel – includes light unit – Cost $350.25

Module 3 – Acrylic – Cost $96.20

Module 4 – Electric File – Cost $175.00

Module 5 – Nail Art – Cost $32.90

Module 6 – Manicure / Pedicure – Cost $253.04


All Course material is delivered online, therefore you must purchase the E-Book assigned to this course.

The E-book provides you with a key code to open the course. Also available are the beautiful hard copy text books. You can purchase the E-Book and the textbook as a bundle, but you cannot purchase the text book separately.

Nail Tech Volume 8 E-Book Cost $350.00

Bundle E-Book and Hard Copy Cost $ 450.00 will charge you directly for your books, products and shipping. Shipping is through Canada Post with delivery to your door. A signature is required.

Requirements: Minimum 19 years of age or have completed grade 12 (or equivalent); You must have Internet access, and a digital device that can take and submit photos.

Please check with your local governing body to ensure Canadian credentials are accepted in your area.

Payment Options:

We encourage you to look into various funding options available in your province.

We can’t guarantee individual eligibility with any specific funding agency or financial assistance program; however, below is a list of links that may help provide you direction.

Please check back regularly, as we will be adding to the list as more options become available:

Workers Compensation Benefits – British Columbia

Student Aid British Columbia

Workers Compensation Benefits – Alberta

Use of Registered Plans for Education

First Nations Post-Secondary Funding

Metis Employment and Training British Columbia NW Region

North Vancouver Island Aboriginal Training Society British Columbia

Metis Employment and Training Manitoba

Indian Friendship Center Youth and Employment – Ontario (Crystal Derochie)

Financial Assistance for Apprentices British Columbia

Batchewana Employment and Training Ontario

Metis Nation of Ontario – Barrie (Patricia Graham)

Kagita Mikam Aboriginal Employment and Training – Shannonville, Ontario (Jake Brant)

Work British Columbia – Finance your Education

Work in Alberta

Education and Learning Saskatchewan

Government of Manitoba Educational Assistance

Labor and Advanced Education Nova Scotia

Canada Emergency Student Benefit – Canada Revenue Agency

Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students

Mattagami First Nation – Ontario (Derek McKay)

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