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Nail Technician School in Illinois

Nail Technology Program

Become a Nail Technician

Nail Technology Program

Our Nail Program combines art, science and business to give you the diverse skill set you need to succeed as a professional Nail Technician. From masterful manicures and perfect pedicures to acrylic and gel nail art, our expert instructors will give you the most complete nail training possible. Develop business skills, cultivate client care techniques and get creative with nail art designs. Over five hands-on months of painting, creating, experimenting and exploring, our Nail Technology Program will give you the base coat to transform your passion into a rewarding career. To maintain excellence in both theory and practice, individual classes are kept at a maximum of 10 students.

350 Hours
You can finish in as little as 4 months
Upon graduation, you will receive respected and widely recognized diploma plus certificates
Effective Learning
Highest level of teaching and 100% passing rate on State Board
PROGRAM: Nail Technology DATE TIME
Part-Time, 4 Nights a week: Monday- Thursday TBD 6:00pm- 10:00pm
Nail Technology School

Why Choose NASI As Your Nail Technology School?

Certifications Included with Your Nail Technology Diploma

Embark on a journey to mastery in nail aesthetics with the Nail Technology program at New Age Spa Institute. This comprehensive program is not just a course, but a gateway to a thriving career in the beauty industry. Here are four compelling reasons why New Age Spa Institute stands out as your ideal choice:

Innovative Curriculum
Expert Instructors
State-of-the-Art Facilities
Career Opportunities

We adhere to professional products in our demonstrations, instructions, and practice.

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Why join NASI?

Start Your Career Fast
Start Your Career as an nail technician in Just 4 Months with Our Intense Training Program. Gain the Skills & Knowledge Needed to Succeed in the Beauty Industry.


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Graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to pass state licensing exams and pursue successful careers in the beauty industry.

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At our beauty school, we believe in transparency and fairness. That's why we have a commitment to our students to never have any hidden fees.

Nail Technology Program Benefits

Day and Evening classes available
Finish in as fast as 5 months
Learn basic to advanced nail and pedicuring services such as acrylics, no chip manicure, and spa pedicure
Reflexology and hand & foot massage included in your curriculum
Master your skills through Hands-on Training: Give & Receive Services, "Friends & Family" and "Clinic Spa" Days with the guidance of skilled instructors
Receive textbooks,tailored handouts for every subject, a valuable student kit, and advanced certifications are included in tuition price
Spray tanning certification included
How Do I Become A Nail Technician?

All you need to know about the Nails program.

Here, you will find all the information you need to know about this exciting and rewarding career path. We have put together three comprehensive articles that will give you a thorough understanding of the nail technology program and what it entails. Whether you are considering enrolling in the program or simply want to learn more about what nail technicians do, these articles will provide you with valuable insights and information. So, sit back, relax, and start exploring all that the Nail Technology program has to offer!

How is NASI different?


We begin with in-depth theory, practical hands-on experience, and home studies. After several weeks in our nail technology school, you will begin working on outside clients in our professional skin care clinic to gain immeasurable practical work experience. In our program, you will learn about the following topics, in addition to many more.

  • Nail Care
  • Shaping
  • Polishing
  • Manicuring
  • Pedicuring
  • Electric Filing
  • Nail Tips
  • Wraps And No-Light Gels
  • Acrylic Nail Enhancements
  • UV Gels
  • Advanced Hand and Foot Massage Techniques
  • State Board Prep
  • Business Skills
  • Professional Ethics
  • Effective Communication
  • Nail Art and Design
  • Principles of Selling
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Building Clientele
  • Spa Technician
  • Spa Director
  • Spa Owner
  • Spa Trainer
  • Educator
  • Distributor Sales Consultant
  • Cosmetic Buyer

Experienced Teachers

Our experienced instructors, innovative training methods, and proven track record of success set us apart. With thousands of satisfied graduates, we are confident in our ability to provide you with the highest quality of training available. Whether you're just starting your career or looking to enhance your skills and knowledge, we have what it takes to help you achieve your goals and compete with the best in the industry.

Optimal Choice

Our Nail Technology Program is truly unparalleled. With a strong focus on hands-on training, industry-leading curriculum, and the distinction of being the only internationally accredited school in the state of Illinois, our program sets the standard for esthetics education. Our graduates are highly sought after for their expertise and professionalism, and are equipped with the skills to succeed in a competitive industry.

Full Time & Part Time

Our comprehensive Nail Technology program is designed to give students the comprehensive education they need to excel in the field. With a total of 350 hours of training, our program can be completed in as little as 4 months for full-time students, or 11-12 months for those pursuing a part-time schedule. This flexible approach allows students to balance their education with other responsibilities and still achieve their career goals.

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Yes, nail technicians may perform massages on hands, arms, elbows, feet, lower legs, and knees. Nail technicians may not perform scalp massage or other forms of body massage.

Given the nature of their work, nail technicians are potentially exposed to blood-borne infections and illnesses, including contagious diseases. There's a risk of infection if they happen to come into contact with the broken skin of an infected client. It's crucial for nail technicians to adhere strictly to all the established safety protocols and precautions specific to their profession.

350 hours. Part time schedules complete in 5 months. Full time schedules complete in 3 months. 

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