Course Description
Become a Professional Manicure/Pedicure Specialist. The demand is constantly growing for people to offer natural nail services. In this 200-hour course (based on theory and practical), you will learn to perform: classic manicures/pedicures; spa manicures/pedicures and paradisio manicure/pedicures and nail art. You will be required to answer multiple choice exams and a final exam at the end of the course. You can take up to nine (9) months to complete this course.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Natural Nail Tech Diploma and a Cuccio Naturale’ Certificate

This Natural Nail Technician course teaches the fundamentals of nail technology and students learn to perform natural nail treatments for the hands and feet (manicure / pedicure).  All theory and practical for basic, spa and paridisio manicures and pedicures following the strict guidelines from the Milady textbooks.

Theory and practical for basic services

Theory and practical for Spa services (including massage)

Theory and Practical for Paradisio services (including addition of product and application )

Nail Art

Life Skills
Professional Image
Communicating for Success
The Healthy Professional
Infection Control
Chemistry & Chemical Safety
Electricity & Electrical Safety
Career Planning
On The Job
The Beauty Business

History and Career Opportunities
General Anatomy and Physiology
Skin Structure, Disorders, and Diseases
Nail Structure, Disorders and Diseases
Nail Product Chemistry
Nail Art

Spa Manicure
Paradisio Manicure
Spa pedicure
Paradisio Pedicure
Arm and hand massage
Foot and leg massage


Registration fee of $250.00 must be paid in advance to hold your seat (non refundable)

Course costs:

Tuition                            $1200.00
Online training fees      $900.00
Total =                            $2100.00

Payment plan:

$233.34 per month x 9 months (part time)

$700.00 per month x 3 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. has a pre-made Cuccio Naturale’ Professional kit for your convenience. Prices and contents subject to change without notice.


Natural Nail kit 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 is the beautiful hard copy text books. You can purchase the E-Book and the text book 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.


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:


Student Aid British Columbia

Mirage Spa Education has compiled a Student Aid BC Handbook – This is your first stop in understanding the requirements, obligations, and policies before applying to Student Aid BC. Please read through the handbook carefully before beginning your application process online.
Mirage Spa Education Student Aid BC Funding Handbook



Canada Emergency Response Benefit (COVID-19) 

Use of Registered Plans for Education 

Canada Emergency Student Benefit – Canada Revenue Agency 

First Nations Post-Secondary Funding 



Work in Alberta 

Workers Compensation Benefits – Alberta 



Workers Compensation Benefits – British Columbia 

Student Aid British Columbia 

Work British Columbia – Finance your Education 

Financial Assistance for Apprentices British Columbia 

Metis Employment and Training British Columbia NW Region (Contact: Renee Berschaminski) 

North Vancouver Island Aboriginal Training Society British Columbia 

Lax Kw’alaams Band Office  – British Columbia 

WorkSafe BC 

Work BC – Fort Nelson, BC (Contact: Katheryn MacNeil) 

Work Safe BC – Quesnel, BC (Contact: Hazel Krumm, Work BC Centre) 

Opportunities Fund Program – BC Centre for Ability – Vancouver, British Columbia (Contact: Sandy Liles) 



Government of Manitoba Educational Assistance 

Metis Employment and Training Manitoba 



Qalipu Mi-Kmaq First Nation (Contact:  Colleen Paul) 



Labor and Advanced Education Nova Scotia 



Kakivak Association – Iqaluit, Nunavut (Contact: Pat Powell or Annie Alexander) 

Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students: 1-877-860-0680 



Batchewana Employment and Training Ontario 

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

Metis Nation of Ontario – Barrie (Conact: Patricia Graham) 

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

Mattagami First Nation – Ontario (Contact: Dereck McKay) 

Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (Contact: Michele King) 



Education and Learning Saskatchewan 

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