Course ID Course Number Course Name (click for details)
Instructor Room Number Days Time
ESNT-1
ARTIFICIAL NAILS
ARTIFICIAL NAILS

Understanding the different types of artificial nail enhancements and application techniques enhances the look of the hand and fingers and also corrects overly bitten nails. The use of the electric drill is essential for sculpting and buffing creating a perfect enhancement. Learning advanced nail art techniques allows the student to explore their creative side.

Course Content: Basic chemistry, salon safety, acrylic/gel application over tips/forms, and silk nail wraps. Detailed airbrushing, and nail drill techniques as well as three-dimensional acrylic art, free hand painting, layered coloured gel design, and water art.

105 HOURS
ESNT-2
MANICURES
MANICURES

The student will be fully competent in shaping the fingernails, thorough cuticle work, hand and arm massage, including red/French perfect polish application. An understanding of hot oil, paraffin wax, and hot stone treatments will help with customizing treatments.

Course Content: Manicuring, professional image, client consultation, treatment room setup, sanitation and disinfection, including anatomy and physiology of the hand and arm.

63 HOURS
ESNT-3
PEDICURES
PEDICURES

The student will be fully competent in shaping the toe nails, thorough cuticle work, foot and leg massage, including red/French perfect polish application. An understanding of reflexology will help the student understand the benefits of stimulating certain reflex points on the foot.

Course Content: Pedicures, anatomy and physiology of the foot and leg, nail disorders, skin disorders, bacteria/disease, and reflexology.

84 HOURS
ESNT-4
SALON BUSINESS
SALON BUSINESS

The student will have a full understanding of how to own and operate a spa or salon. This includes managing a budget, selling services and retail, advertising, and marketing. All of these components are important aspects of business. Vital self-marketing training includes formatting a perfect resume and cover letter.

Course Content: Business ownership, income, expenses, appointment keeping, promotions, knowledge of the features and benefits of products and services to maximize profit, and most importantly, setting goals.

42 HOURS
ESNT-5
SALON PRACTICAL
SALON PRACTICAL

The student will gain an understanding of how to run a salon and manage a schedule. They will also learning how to up sell services and retail products, in addition to gaining confidence working on clients in a spa atmosphere.

Practical hours working with real clients will give the student the confidence they need to be successful in working in this rapidly growing industry.

126 HOURS
  * Courses listed in alphabetical order. Refer to Course Number for order of curriculum.