Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
Academy of Nail Technology prepares students for a career in Nail Technology. Students learn how to do manicures, pedicures, tip applications, acrylic applications, and tradition and gel polishing.
Students also learn safety – how to handle blood spill procedures, how to maintain safety during an application or polishing procedure, and sanitation for these processes.
Our school provides a hands-on program, small class sizes and experienced instructors. We prepare students to confidently pass the two-part exam given by the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology licensing by teaching the fundamentals of the Nail Technology including:
Part I –The written exam which consist of various topics, including, safety and sanitation, nail and skin diseases, manicuring and pedicure processes, general business (how to be professional, schedule clients, marketing yourself, rental a space, owning your own business or working for commission).
Part II – Practical test includes, performing the following, manicure, tip application, acrylic application and removal, red polish, and blood spill procedure.
If students take the state board exam and do not pass after receiving the results, Academy of Nail Technology will review these failed areas with the student to prepare for the retest. This is offered one time only. Students are responsible for all fees associated with State Board Exams.
Continuing education classes are available based on subject matter ;( i.e.) gel polishing, one-on-one class, new trends.
Prerequisite: Eligibility: Proof of Identification and 18 years of age. If under the age of 18 must have a High School Diploma or GED or a transcript showing 10 credit hours of high school instruction. Must have a government picture ID when registering.
Total Tuition Cost: $6,395.00
a. Tuition: $5,150.00
b. Registration: $250.00
c. Books: Included in cost of supplies
d. Supplies: $995.00
e. Testing/Exam: Fee of $247.00 is paid to Licensing Board by student and is not collected by school.
f. Graduation: No associated fees
g. Other: No other associated fees.
h. WIA Contact for Enrollment Status and Credential Verification:Kimberly.Faust@phoenix.gov
i. Website Link www.academyofnails.net [link to institution program information]
Student Refund and Grievance Policy
Please review our school catalog at www.academyofnails.net concerning our Refund and Grievance Policies. In addition, you will be provided a catalog when visit the school or register for the course.
Academy of Nail Technology is able to assist in job placement if necessary. Once you are licensed jobs are available at resorts, salons or day spas. Median salary range is $20,000-$40,000 DOE. Licensed nail technicians can also further their careers by becoming a licensed Nail Instructor, owner of salon/spa or Beauty Supply Representative.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
Yes, to pass the State Board of Cosmetology Exam
3553 W. Northern, Phoenix, AZ 85051
5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection
Type of Attainment:
Certificate of Completion
Name of Credential
Certificate of Graduation - Nail Technology
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Yes, on web site and school catalog
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Arizona State Board of Cosmetology
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$5,150.00 Tuition Only
$250.00 One-time fee
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
Total In-State Program Cost