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Offering The Best Skin Care & Nail Classes & Services
Offering The Best Skin Care & Nail Classes & Services

Classes & Courses

Nail Technology & Esthetics Training

Enhance your knowledge about nail technology and skin care by enrolling at Academy Of Nail Technology & Esthetics in Charlotte, North Carolina. Our school offers students comprehensive nail and esthetics training to become state licensed and proficient for employment in salons, spas, medical offices, and education.

Nail Technology Course Specifics

This is a 300-hour course that prepares the student for the state board exam.  During the course, you will have both theory and practical studies. They are as follows:

PRACTICAL STUDIES:

  • Manicures (Basic, Spa and Paraffin)
  • Pedicures (Basic, Spa and Paraffin)
  • Sculptured Nails
  • Nail Tips
  • Nail Wraps (Silk and Fiberglass)
  • Gel Nails
  • UV Light-Cured Nails
  • Odorless Nails
  • Nail Art
  • Air Brushing
  • Gel Polish

THEORY STUDIES:

  • Professional Conduct
  • Bacteria and Infections
  • Sanitation and Disinfection
  • Safety in the Salon
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nail and Skin Disorders
  • Client Consultation
  • Salon Business
  • Selling Nail Products and Services

Products We Use:

We use all major name-brand products at our school. In your kit, you will receive odorless acrylic by OPI, acrylic by Creative Nail Design, and wraps by Star Nails. Although these are the products in your kit, you are not limited to just these brands. We have almost every brand of acrylic and gel at the school for you to learn. If you are going to be working somewhere that wants to use a specific product, we can train you on that brand. We are always inviting manufacturers to our school to assist with us with delivering exceptional training classes using the latest products. Here is a list of some of the products that we use often:
  • OPI
  • Creative
  • Brisa
  • LCN
  • IBD
  • Nailogics
  • And More!

CLASS SCHEDULE:

Tue - Fri: 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Sat: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Enrollment starts the second Tuesday of every month.
We follow the school calendar for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as close as possible for all holidays and breaks just as that school system does. We do not close for teacher workdays. We also follow their schedule in regards to severe weather and closings. Here is a link for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Calendar for more information. We are open in the summer, although we are also closed for an additional week in the summer to observe the July 4th holidays.

Fees:

Tuition (300 hours @ $6.00 per hour): $1,800
Enrollment Fee: $100
Kit, Books, & Supplies: $595
TOTAL: $2,495

Down payment is $695. Remainder paid in installments. We do not offer financial aid.

Uniform:
All nail technology students in training shall wear clean white scrub tops, clean black scrub bottoms and clean closed toe black shoes. You will be given a nametag that is to be worn at all times.

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Complete 300 hours of school.
  2. Complete all performances and hand in performance sheet.
  3. Complete all tests and two final exams.
  4. Pay in full.

As a nail technician, you can discover a rewarding career that offers:

  • Financial independence
  • Adjustable working hours
  • Pleasant working environment

How do you enroll?

Please stop in to visit our school anytime we are open. Make your down payment and fill out your paperwork.
Esthetics Course Specifics
This is a 600-hour course that prepares the student for the state board exam.  During the course, you will have both theory and practical studies completed. They are as follows:

THEORY STUDIES:

  • Orientation
  • Sanitation and Disinfection
  • Physiology and Anatomy
  • Chemistry and Cosmetic Chemistry
  • Electricity and Electrical Equipment
  • Nutrition
  • Histology
  • Skin Disorders and Diseases
  • Skin Analysis
  • Makeup Theory
  • Business Practices
  • Skin Disorders and Diseases
  • And More!

PRACTICAL STUDIES:

  • Skin Analysis
  • Facials
  • Back Facials
  • Electrical Modalities
  • Hand and Foot Treatments
  • Paraffin Facials
  • Detox Body Wraps
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Body Treatments
  • Individual Lash Extensions
  • Eyelash and Brow Tinting
  • Extractions
  • Facial and Body Waxing
  • Makeup Application
  • Lash and Brow Tinting
  • Chemical Peels
  • And More!

Products We Use:

Our school uses all major name-brand products. We use Dermalogica and PCA Skin for our treatments and Jane Iredale for our makeup. Although these are the products you will use in school, you are not limited to just learning these brands. We have many opportunities to learn about different skin care lines, equipment and specialty training. If you are going to be working somewhere that wants to use a specific product, we can do our best to accommodate you to get some training for you on that brand. We always have manufacturers come to our school to train us on the latest products, technology and specialties. Here is a list of some of the classes that we have had training with:
  • glo-minerals
  • glo therapeutics
  • ZO Medical
  • Lycon
  • Bioelements
  • A Natural Difference Skincare
  • Image Skincare
  • Osmosis Skincare
  • Éminence Organics
  • Obagi Medical Systems
  • Skin For Life
  • Revitalight
  • Grace Medical
  • LovingScents Aromatherapy
  • And More!

CLASS SCHEDULE:

Part-Time Day Program:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Enrollment months for the Part-Time Day Program are February, May and September and begin the first Tuesday of the month. 

Alternate Program: Wednesday 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Enrollment months for the Alternate Program are February, May and September and begin the first Wednesday of the month. 
We follow the school calendar for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as close as possible for all holidays and breaks just as that school system does. We do not close for teacher workdays. We are open in the summer; although, we are closed one additional week in the summer around July 4th. We also follow their schedule in regards to severe weather and closings. Here is a link for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Calendar for more information.

Fees:

Tuition (600 hours @ $8.50 per hour): $5,100
Enrollment Fee: $100
Kit and Books: $795
TOTAL: $5,995
Down payment is $895. Remainder paid in monthly installments. Part-time day students pay 6 payments of $850 per month. Part-time alternate students pay 12 payments of $425 per month. We do not offer financial aid.

Uniform:

All esthetic students in training shall wear clean black scrub tops, clean black scrub bottoms and clean closed toe black shoes. You will be given a nametag that is to be worn at all times.

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Complete 600 hours of school.
  2. Complete all performances and hand in performance sheet.
  3. Complete all tests and three final exams.
  4. Pay in full.

As an esthetician, you can discover a rewarding career that offers:

  • Financial independence
  • Adjustable working hours
  • Pleasant working environment

How do you enroll?

Please stop in and visit our school anytime we are open. Make your down payment and fill out paperwork.

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Business Hours

Tue:   8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wed: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
             5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thu:   8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Fri:      8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sat:     8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Payment Options

Address

Academy Of Nail Technology & Esthetics
415 Minuet Lane Suite A
Charlotte, NC 28217
Phone: (704) 521-2911
Esthetics: Kristi Papst
Email: klpapst@gmail.com
Nail Technicians: Patsy Worley
Email: pworley123@gmail.com
More Than 20 Years of Experience
Proudly Serving Charlotte, North Carolina