Foundation Certificate in Nail Technology

  • Date Coming soon!
  • Time 9am-5pm each day
  • Duration 20 Days, split across 5 'Modules'
  • Prerequisites None - Everyone is welcome!
  • Location 163A Marua Road, Ellerslie, Auckland
  • Cost $699 per Module, or see below for Combo options

Not sure which course to choose? Click here and we'll be in touch via Messenger to take you through your options.

What do we cover?

  • Traditional Manicures
  • Traditional Pedicures
  • Gel Polish Manicures
  • *New* SNS-Style Dipping Systems
  • Using Tips and Forms
  • Acrylic Extensions
  • Hard Gel Extensions
  • French Extensions, both traditional and reverse method
  • *New* PolyGel Extensions
  • Extension Maintenance
  • Extension Removal
  • *New* 9 different extension shapes
  • Scrubs, Masks and Massage
  • *New* IBX Certification
  • Client Consultations
  • Safety and Hygiene
  • How to deal with Nail Biters
  • UV Safety
  • Biological Hazards
  • Chemical Hazards
  • *New* How to run a salon in New Zealand
  • *New* 3D Acrylic Art
  • Nail Art using Gel, Pigments and Paints.

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 - $2,999 for all four Modules

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

Option Three - $3,999 for our Salon Start Up Package

This includes all five Modules PLUS -

When are classes?

Each Module runs from 9am-5pm across a long weekend - Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday.

You can complete all five Modules over consecutive weekends or spread them out over up to 12 months.

Available dates for all Modules are as follows -

  • Module One* - 20-23 Oct | 17-19 Nov | 2018 | 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 - 27-30 Oct | 24-27 Nov | 2018 | 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 | 2018 | 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 | 2018 | 9-12 Feb | 16-19 Mar | 20-23 Apr | 25-28 May | 20-23 Jul | 7-10 Sep | 12-15 Oct
  • Module Five - 16-19 Feb | 23-26 Mar | 27-30 Apr | 1-4 Jun | 27-30 Jul | 14-17 Sep | 19-22 Oct

You will be automatically enrolled in Module One based on the date you enrol in. An Educator will call to confirm dates for Modules 2-5.

*You can apply for permission to cross-credit Module One if you already hold a Beauty Therapy Diploma, with a 20% discount applying to your Option Two or Three fees if applicable.

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

As well as completing all five 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!




Can you pay with a Student Loan?

We accept payment by Eftpos, Credit Card or Bank Transfer - but not via Student Loan.

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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Our Learning Coordinator will be in touch to confirm your place within 2 business days.

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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