The objective of the program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to become a certified nail technician. The course is recognized and aligned with expectations of The Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick (CANB) and is intended to provide students with the opportunity to develop the technical skills through classroom and salon-like experiences. As a graduate, you can find work in spas, beauty salons or cruise ships. You can become a buyer or distributor, nail technician instructor or even have your own business.

The Medes College Nail Technology Program provides hands-on training to become an expert in the Beauty Industry. In 360 hours of theoretical and practical training our nail Technology Program consists of Manicures, Pedicures, Artificial Nails and Business Development. Students will gain the skills and training they need to start their successful careers.

Winter nail technician session: January 8 to April 23, 2024
Duration: 16 weeks   (360 hours)
Schedule: Mondays and Tuesdays 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Summer nail technician session: June 3 to August 22, 2024
Duration: 12 weeks   (360 hours)
Mon, Tue, Wed: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu: 8:00-12:30
(Early July, Wed: 12:00-9:00PM)

This program is only offered in English

Admission Requirements:

  • Standard Admission: Grade 12 diploma OR successful completion of the General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Mature Admission: At least 21 years of age with grade 10


  • CANB Certification
  • Medes Nail Technology Diploma
  • Acrylic Nail Certification
  • EnVogue Artificial nail certification (Lac-it, CBS and Simply)

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* Note: The Medes College reserves the right to change course curriculum, schedule, fees or to postpone classes if they needed.


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