Take Our Quiz!



Manicuring and Nail Technician School

Are you interested in a career where you can use your creative skills to help people? That’s exactly what a career as a nail technician can do and our program can help you start this exciting future! Our Manicuring and Nail Technician school in California blends in-depth classroom instruction, hands-on training, and one-on-one guidance from educators who really care about you and your success.

Manicuring and Nail Technician Training Overview

We want our students to be prepared for a career as a nail technician after graduation. In our Manicuring/Nail Technician Program, you’ll learn all the latest techniques in nail care including how to:

  • Give water and oil manicures/pedicures
  • Apply acrylic nails, nail tips and brush on nails
  • Perform nail repairs and wraps
  • Give hand and foot massages
  • Clean and disinfect your tools and work area
  • Adhere to State health and safety codes
  • Prepare for your State Board licensing exam
  • Develop and maintain client relationships

Hands-On Training You Need to Become a Licensed Nail Technician

Your training includes the actual experience of working in a professional salon when you work with clients on our clinic floor. All of these services will be performed under the direct supervision of licensed instructors who will be there to give advice as you first start interacting with clients. Once you complete your 400 hours, you should have the required amount of training hours that you need to take for your State Board exams which is the first step to starting a new career as a licensed nail technician.

Learn How To Become a Manicurist at Salon Success Academy

We can’t wait to help you become a nail technician! Reach out to our team and learn more about how to apply. We want to keep the process as easy as possible! You may qualify to enroll in our program if you are:

  • At least 17 years old
  • Able to show U.S. completion of 12th grade (diploma or transcripts), GED, or pass results for the HiSET or TASC exam

From there, we recommend you schedule a tour of our school! During that tour, we cover the entire experience, have you meet with student ambassadors, and much more. It’s an important part of the enrollment process because it makes it possible to see if Salon Success Academy is the right fit for you.

We’ll be happy to answer any questions you have about the class schedule, financial aid, and more!

Reach Out to Our Team

Ready to get started today? Our team of beauty professionals can’t wait to help through each step of the application process so you can start studying what you love! Call us at 877-987-4247 or fill out the form below for more information. We’ll reach out to you shortly to give you more information about the program and anything else beauty related.



Classes Starting Soon – Call 1-877-987-HAIR (4247)

Speak with someone who is patient and helpful to answer all and any of your questions.

Applying is as easy as it looks


Our mission is to equip our students with the tools necessary to succeed in the beauty industry by providing exceptional technical education in the classroom and servicing our local communities. The training our students receive will enable them to successfully attain employment in the beauty industry and related fields.

newsletterGET A FREE GUIDE

To the beauty industry and learn more about Salon Success Academy courses

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.