Foundation Certificate in Nail Technology

To all our loyal customers and friends...

NZ Nail Academy has now registered with MBIE to provide essential non-food products online.
ONLY online orders with only essential items can be shipped from 6th of April.  Any other orders with additional items won’t be processed and sent until the lockdown is over. ENROLMENTS CAN STILL BE TAKEN ONLINE.
Essentials goods include masks, gloves, disinfectant, hand sanitizer and alcohol sprays.

If you have any queries during this lockdown period please email

Take care and stay safe...


You asked and we listened... As well as still running our popular 5 Day Beginners Classes in Gel Polish & Acrylic which are normally run from Monday to Friday. 

Our Foundation Certificate in Nail Technology combines our 6 different courses but run over weekend days with the odd week day in between for your convenience.  TAURANGA ONLY!

Upcoming Dates: 7th September, 19th October, 16th November... contact us for more dates available. 

ONLINE STUDY COMING SOON! Learn To Do Nails Online here....

What Do We Cover??

  • Traditional Manicures/Pedicures
  • Gel Polish Manicures
  • Paraffin Dip Services
  • Dipping System
  • Natural Nail Overlay with Acrylic
  • Lengthening of Natural Nail using Tips and Forms
  • Acrylic Extensions using Pink & Cover Pink Acrylic
  • Hard Gel Application
  • PolyGel Extensions
  • Correct Product Removal Procedures
  • Backfilling and Rebalancing
  • Product Knowledge & Chemistry - Online Module
  • Sanitation & Disinfection - Online Module
  • Nail Disorders & Diseases - Online Module
  • UV Safety - Online Module
  • Nail Art using Chrome Pigments, Foils, Stamping etc...

Our Foundation course will be able to be completed in 6 weeks as we run our 3 modules every 2 weeks, training also completed on week days.  If you are unable to attend a date scheduled then you can attend any of our dates that we have scheduled during another time to complete your module so please contact us if a date is not suitable.

Other information coming soon... please email to register your interest as spaces are limited and filling fast...