Beauty Gateway Aesthetics & Aromatherapy School Inc.
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Richmond B.C. V6X 1A7 Canada
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Professional Nail Diploma


As the cosmetology industry has recently moved towards specialization, one of the biggest areas of growth is in the area of nail care. This growth has created the need for properly trained and licensed nail design technicians. This Program will initiate students into one of the most fascinating industries in the country - Nail Technology. People with a sense of creativity, visual perception, good human relations, and communications skills will be attracted to this occupation.


12 weeks (400 hours)
(Tuesday to Friday, 9:30am – 4:30pm and Saturday, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Lunch 1 hour)


- Textbook – Milady’s Standard Textbook for Nail Technology
- Student Kit
- Lab Coat



For nail care we use OPI and AKZENTZ products.

And finally, for skin that deserves the best, BEAUTEC

At the completion of this program the student
has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Recall hygiene and sterilization procedures in performing manicures and pedicures.

  • Perform a manicure and pedicure in accordance to professional standards.

  • Demonstrate appropriate aesthetics practices in working with clients' nails.

  • Differentiate between types of gel/acrylic applications available in spas and nail salons.

  • Assess nail health to identify and prevent various nail diseases and disorders.

The knowledge and skills will prepare students for work in the nail technology field.

  • Module 1: Nail Care
    Spa Manicure
    Spa Pedicure

    Proper use of Nail Products
    Basic Polish
    French Polish
    Gel Polish
    Hands & Feet Massage
    Paraffin Wax for Hands and Feet
    Station Set Up and Clean Up
  • Module 3: Nail Art
    Free Hand Paint

    Nail Sticker
    3D Acrylic
    3D Gel
  • Module 2: Artificial Nail
    Application of Nail Tips
    Application of Silk and Fiberglass Nail Wraps
    Application of Nail Forms
    Application of Acrylic Overlay
    Application of Sculptured Acrylics
    Proper Artificial Fill Procedure
    Proper Artificial Nail Removal Procedure
  • Module 4:
    Proper Electric File Application Techniques
  • Module 5:
    Sanitation and Disinfection

Students will receive 4 modules and a
basic quiz at the end of each chapter, which helps students review and reinforces the knowledge they have gained. At the conclusion of each module, students are assessed through written test. The Program will use technology and telecommunications tools to locate, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, apply and communicate information.


oth full-time and part-time modes of courses are available for students according to their needs.

A schedule of fees listing all costs and budget plans may be obtained by contacting the school. These fees may be paid in full, or set up on a payment plan.

Admission Requirements:

  • Although the student need not have prior study in the area of aesthetics, nail and aromatherapy, an enjoyment of working with people in a one on one situation is a must.

  • Students must be 19 years of age or older. (If under the age of 19, a parent or legal guardian must sign the contract).

  • Students, who have a level of education less than grade 12, must have acceptance from the instructor.

  • If your second language is English, but you can speak and write it well, an interview with an Instructor is required to assess your acceptance into a program.

  • We do not require a specific test score in order to accept students into our programs. An interview with an Instructor will be sufficient to determine your ability to study our programs but, if you possess records of English language test scores and would like to submit them, please feel free to do so in your application.

 In addition, students should be aware that this is a rigorous training program that requires a significant time commitment. If you are planning to attend full-time, please be sure that your studies do not conflict with any previous commitments you may have.

*This Program is approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced education, Skills & Training.


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