Making Your Career Move with Nail Technician Courses

Nail technician courses are the first step in starting an interesting and profitable career in the beauty industry. If you are just beginning your career or looking for a change, the booming industry of cosmetology has many opportunities. Becoming a nail tech is one of the best. By offering manicures, pedicures and other nail treatments, you can help people look and feel beautiful.

Nail Technician Training

There are many beauty schools that offer nail tech courses. These include community colleges, beauty schools and even online institutes. The best choice for you will depend on your own preferences as well as your state board of cosmetology’s requirements. One way to find a great local school is to ask for recommendations from the nail techs working in your city. This is a great way to build a relationship and perhaps have a job opportunity as soon as you earn your license.


The cost for nail technician courses can vary widely depending on where you go to school and what type of coursework you choose. There are also a number of different levels of coursework that are available at many schools. These include basic beginner courses, and classes about more advanced techniques. Each school will be able to answer your questions about their offerings. Meet with the admissions staff before you decide on a school, and ask if you can talk to current students to get their opinion on the school before you enroll.

If your schedule or location make it impossible to attend traditional classes, you may be able to take part time classes. This will allow you to complete your work on your own schedule, and help you earn your certificate. It should be noted that some states require hands-on practice before licensing, so you will have to work in a beauty school salon on campus in these states.

Job Outlook

Nail technician courses offer you the opportunity to explore a new career. Once you have completed your training, you can get a job at a salon, work as a mobile nail technician or even open your own nail salon. A job as a nail tech is only limited by your creativity and how hard you are willing to work.

Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

Happy Evergreen Beauty College Students


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