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Nail Technology

Approved Career Program

High caliber education, pairing practical & theoretical skills.

The OCI Nail Technology program trains students with knowledge & skills required to perform all the tasks compulsory of a nail technology, delivered in a format that allows professional flexibility. Encompassing all aspects of nail care and treatment, this program prepares students with the competencies to be able to build a clientele in this fast paced market.

Interested in combining your Nail Technology Certificate with an Esthetics Certificate? Learn more about our combined Nail Technology & Esthetics Course.

I love having so many services. It’s great knowing that I am a student and can ask a ton of questions for clarity while working on an actual client.

I love having so many services.  It’s great knowing that I am a student and can ask a ton of questions for clarity while working on an actual client.  It works EXTREMELY well for me.  Also knowing Leanne will help me at any time makes me feel a lot more comfortable when trying a new esthetics or Nail service!

- Caitlyn

Your OCI education leads to many career opportunities:

  • Nail Technician
  • Educator
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Business Owner

Being able to teach my students about the industry that I have fallen in love with is the greatest accomplishment of my career and without a doubt the most fulfilling!

Leanne O’Grady has over 10 years in the beauty Industry specializing in skin care with advanced training from spa based lines including International Dermal Institute/ Dermalogica, right up to medical grade product lines giving her students a full spectrum knowledge.


  • Tuition: $3,296
  • Kit & Textbooks: $1,380
  • Registration Fees: $250
  • Student Fees: $90
  • Assessment Fee: $250
  • TOTAL: $5,266 + tax

Course Start Dates

  • January 10, 2019
  • April 4, 2019
  • July 4, 2019
  • October 3, 2019
  • January 9, 2020

* Start dates are subject to change

This program teaches the student all about maintaining and enhancing the health of hands and feet. Including skills such as; natural nails, gel nails, acrylic nails, tips, forms & nail art.

Desirable Assets of an Esthetician

  • Creativity
  • Professionalism
  • Friendly Demeanor
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ability to Sit for Hours
  • Strong Hand-Eye Coordination
  • Strong Communication Skills

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