Nail Care Courses

Nail care is a very popular service in beauty salons and spas. Our nail care course will give you an understanding of anatomy and physiology related to nail treatments. You will also learn about various nail care treatments, hygiene standards, customer service and entrepreneurship.



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Non-accredited short course
by College SA
From R1050 per month
Registration fee R950
Number of months: 6

Study the intro Short Course to Beauty Therapy and learn more about the human body and the beauty industry. You can complete this course in 6 Months.

Non-accredited course
by College SA
From R1760 per month
Registration fee R950
Number of months: 8

This nail course covers the anatomy and physiology of hands and feet, as well as the nail structure. Learn to apply UV gel nails. Start your career today!

Why study a Nail Care programme with College SA?

If you want to become a professional nail technician, you will need formal training. The nail care industry has grown immensely as people have become more and more focused on their personal appearance and keeping up with the trends. 

College SA offers an introductory course to nail care that will teach you the basics of nail care and business. Once you have completed this nail care programme, you will have a basic understanding of beauty therapy and nail care. You will be able to apply basic nail applications like UV Gel Nails and nail art. 

Reasons why you should study a Nail Care course 

  • The nail care/beauty therapy field is a growing industry.
  • You can start your own business full-time or part-time.
  • The more clients you have on a day, the more money you will get at the end of each month as most nail technicians work on a basic salary and commission.
  • If you prove yourself, you could look forward to career advancement opportunities.

Natural skills required for this occupation

  • People skills
  • Organised
  • Creative
  • Friendly
  • Hygienic

Study the Beauty Therapy Short course

(College SA certificate confirming course completion)

This Beauty Therapy Short Course will introduce you to the world of beauty therapy. You will learn the basics of anatomy and physiology of the hands and feet, how to behave like a professional in the workplace and how to communicate effectively with your customers.   

The subjects covered in this course include Introduction to Business English, Anatomy and Physiology for Therapists, Professional Salon Skills.

Once you have completed this short course, you will receive a College SA certificate of completion. 

Study the Nail Care Proficiency course

(College SA certificate confirming course completion)

This Nail Care Proficiency Course is aimed at students who want to learn the basics of nail care. You will learn about the basics of business and managing your money and how to apply UV Gel nails. 

The subjects covered in this course include Nail Care Theory, Networking for Success, Financial Management Basics and Excellence in Service (Basic). 

Entrance requirements: Successful completion of the Beauty Therapy Short course.

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