FAQs Education

What will I learn?


You will be learning all of the basics from, hygiene, sanitation and disinfection, structure and growth of the nail, tip application, pink & white acrylic application on tips and forms, basic manicure procedure, enamel application, safety in the salon, product knowledge, filing techniques, plus much more..... everything you need to become a qualified Nail Technician.

We also provide post graduate advanced courses in Gel Polish Nail Art, 3D Design Sculptured Nails, Spa Manicure/Pedicure services, Sheekee & Vamp Nails.

What are my employment options after the course?

There are many different options you can take after you have completed your course

You can work in a Nail Salon and work for an hourly rate of between $12.50 - $15.00 an hour on average
Rent a space in a salon for anywhere between $100 - $200 per week.This is the same as being self employed
Set up your own business from home.
Work aboard a cruise ship.
Become an educator
Become a Sales Consultant in the Beauty Industry

What qualifications will I achieve for completing this course?


You will receive a NZ Nail Academy Certificate of Completion in Acrylic Application, Certificate in Gel Polish Application and your qualified Nail Technician Certificate once you have sat your assessment.

How many students in each class?


We will NEVER have more than 4 students in each class, we believe in quality, not quantity.

What happens after the course?


Once you have completed the course your educator and NZ Nail Academy will do our best to assist you with any advice, whether you are starting up your own business, working from home, renting space or seeking employment.

What do I do if I have any problems during or after the training?

Your educator is always there to assist you with everything from trouble shooting techniques and product advice. Our educators are always available to you on a ongoing basis and look forward to helping you in any way we can. NZ Nail Academy's Director of Education, Debbie Taylor is also there for assistance and support if you feel you need it. Helping you excel is our only goal.

Where do I buy my products from?

You can buy all that you need direct from us! You can order through our website for your convenience, by email or phone. If there is something that we don't stock then please let us know and we do out best to find it for you.

How do I know that I am using the best product?

You can be confident telling your clients that you have selected only the finest professional system of products to create the most beautiful, durable results. Our low-odor, cosmetic-grade products contain only the highest quality ingredients available, developed with innovative science and manufacturing processes, to achieve unsurpassed workability and durability.

We use Trinity Beauty and Nfu-Oh Nail Creation products. Trinity Beauty products are a world leader in product innovation and education.   Developed by Tom Holcomb, the former Artistic Director of EzFlow Nail Systems and 9 times world champion nail technician. We can guarantee you will always be using the highest quality of products at very competitives prices.

What do I practice on during the course?

You will learn how to perform professional services on REAL people, we refuse to give you a rubber practice hand, practice sheet or sit you in front of a video. You are paying us to teach you how to be competent in taking money from real people, so that is what we will teach you. We will advise you of what days and times models are required.

Can I learn all of this in just 5 days?

The main course we run is in your Acrylic Application, we focus on just that. After your initial 5 days training it is just practice that is going to make you profficient. What makes us different from the rest is that our class sizes range from only 2 - 4. This means you are receiving more one on one attention from your educator. We do not have 15, 20 or even 6-8 students to only one tutor. We will NEVER have more than 4, guaranteed. You will not be waiting around for your educator to check your work, they will be with you every step of the way guiding you. We will not have you working on other students waisting your valuable time, or learning from watching videos. Our course has been structured so you will receive the best possible training from our highly qualified education team. So the answer to that is YES mostly definately you can learn that in 5 days

Can I get a student loan?

No we do not provide a student loan as we are a Private Training Establishment and do not receive any type of government funding. Payment options include, visa, mastercard, cash, cheque.

WE CAN NOW OFFER Q CARD!! Please talk to us today about applying for a Q Card to finance your education or purchase products.  Q Card offers up to 3 months INTEREST FREE on all purchases.  TALK TO US TODAY!!

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us, we are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.


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