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OCI Nail Techology Certificate

Okanagan Cosmetology Institute’s Nail Technology Certification course includes instruction in the treatment of natural nail care with manicures and pedicures, nail extensions with gel or acrylic tips and forms, as well as the practice of nail art.

Course Tuition and Costs

    Course Requirements:

    • Hours Required: 400 hours
    • Length: 3 Months

    Start Dates: (first Tuesday of the month)

    • September
    • February

    As nail enhancements is one of the fastest growing and creative segments of the esthetics industry, students will learn to use their creative and artistic abilities to create original designs on the nails of fashion- conscious clients. Upon completion, graduates receive a certificate that gives them a competitive edge in this fast growing specialty.


    To apply students must satisfy a minimum of one of the following criteria:

    1) 19 Years or Older,

    2) A High School Diploma,

    3) Sponsored by an ACE IT/ Dual Credit Program

    • Photo ID & Medical Coverage
    • 2 Reference Letters
    • Enterance Exam
    • OCI Career Investigation & Short Essay
    • Letter from Parent/Guardian if under 19

    In this course you'll learn...

    • Nail Fashion
      Classic to creative and artistic, original designs done on the nails.
    • Business Concepts
      Get a competitive edge by learning key concepts of the beauty industry.

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