Foundation Certificate in Nail Technology

  • Date Coming soon!
  • Time 9am-5pm each day
  • Duration 16 Days, split across 4 Modules
  • Prerequisites None - Everyone is welcome!
  • Location 163A Marua Road, Ellerslie, Auckland
  • Cost $699 per Module, or see below for Combo options


What do we cover?

  • Traditional Manicures
  • Traditional Pedicures
  • Gel Polish Manicures
  • Using Tips and Forms
  • Acrylic Extensions
  • Hard Gel Extensions
  • French Extensions, both traditional and reverse method
  • Extension Maintenance
  • Extension Removal
  • Scrubs, Masks and Massage
  • IBX Treatments
  • Client Consultations
  • Safety and Hygiene
  • UV Safety
  • Biological Hazards
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Nail Art using Gel, Pigments and Paints

View the Course Plans for Module One here, Module Two here, Module Three here and Module Four here.

What is included with my fees?

Option One - $699 per Module

If you enrol one Module at a time, your fees cover -

  • 32 hours of classroom time
  • Student Facebook Group
  • Small class sizes of no more than 8 beginner students

Option Two - $2,499 for all four Modules

This covers the same as Option One but with a discount for booking all at once.

Option Three - $3,499 for our Salon Start Up Package

This includes all four Modules PLUS -

When are classes?

Each Module runs from 9am-5pm across a long weekend - Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. Available dates for all Modules are as follows -

  • Module One* - 17-19 Nov | 19-22 Jan | 23-26 Feb | 30 Mar-2 Apr | 4-7 May | 29 Jun-2 Jul | 17-20 Aug | 21-24 Sep
  • Module Two - 24-27 Nov | 26-29 Jan | 2-5 Mar | 6-9 Apr | 11-14 May | 6-9 Jul | 24-27 Aug | 28 Sep-1 Oct
  • Module Three - 3-6 Nov | 1-4 Dec | 2-5 Feb | 9-12 Mar | 13-16 Apr | 18-21 May | 13-16 Jul | 31 Aug-3 Sep | 5-8 Oct
  • Module Four - 10-13 Nov | 8-11 Dec | 9-12 Feb | 16-19 Mar | 20-23 Apr | 25-28 May | 20-23 Jul | 7-10 Sep | 12-15 Oct

You do not have to complete all Modules across consecutive weeks, although many students do. You will be automatically enrolled in Module One based on the date you enrol in and an Educator will call to confirm dates for Modules 2-4.

Will I be qualified as a Nail Tech when I finish this course?

As well as completing all four Modules, you need to -

  • Pass four assessments with a mark of 80% or higher
  • Complete a portfolio of 14 prescribed services in your own time

You have up to 12 months to complete all requirements after which you will be a fully qualified Nail Tech who can either set up their own business or gain employment within a salon.

We believe passionately in the quality of our courses, but don't just ask us - ask our Graduates!

How do I sign up?
Easy! Click on the Enrol button above or email learn@monaco.ac.nz to register your interest with one of our educators or ask any extra questions you have. You can also view our FAQs here.

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Acceptance of Enrolment is only confirmed once a Tuition deposit of $500 is made, either by Eftpos or Credit Card in person, or by bank transfer to Monaco Nail Artists Ltd, ASB 12 3233 0616846 00. Full payment is required 7 days prior to course commencement.

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