Gel Nail Technician
These part-time programs offer flexibility for industry professionals or individuals looking for a career change! Phase one – Gel Nail Technician This course will teach you the proper sanitization and application of artificial gel nails. Learn from two industry leading nail technicians. Work with various techniques to create one of a kind nails that are customized for your client. Continue onto phase two to learn acrylic nail application.
Acrylic Nail Technician
Phase two – Acrylic Nail Technician You must have successfully completed phase one to continue into this class. You will learn to create stunning nail art designs while also learning how to cut down in timing and how to introduce nail art to your clients. Educator Leanne Brown covers topics from filing, filling as well as embedding gems and objects into your artificial nail creations.
Students will learn
- To sculpt gel and acrylic nails
- Use tips to build artificial nail sets
- Create custom nail art
- Advance techniques
- Customer service
- Growing your business
- Pricing and menus
- What to include on a resume
- How to harness social media
Call 306-522-0606 to register or email Jadi at firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet the Educators!
Krista, a graduate of Richards Beauty College, completed her Advanced Esthetics and Nail education in 2004. Throughout her time at Richards, Krista took the time to volunteer at various events through the school. She took that attitude of community and continued to grow her support her community through participating in Sask Fashion Week, Hillberg & Berk fashion shows/product launches, other local fashion shows, and several trade shows. She recognizes the importance of advanced education having taken additional classes in advanced nails and nail art, skin care and product lines. Not only has Krista advanced her knowledge, she has shared her by volunteering as a nail art educator at “Tech Talk” local classes for nail technicians to advance their skills. She has worked at Ozone Spa and Salon, Salon 306 and is currently the owner of an exclusive nail studio. Krista not only brings her passion and knowledge of artificial nails to the classroom but also her extensive customer service, retail, and management experience. She currently is in the process of opening Slayed Esthetics Lounge with her business partner Leanne Brown.
Leanne Brown is a Richards Alumni, graduating in 2003 from Cosmetology, Advanced Esthetics & Nails. Leanne is a creator, designer, innovative trendsetting nail artist, and self-proclaimed “Nail Nerd”. Having worked in the industry for more than 13 years, Leanne is trained in many gel and acrylic lines. Being recognized by the nail community, many of her couture looks have been published in Nail magazines. Leanne continues to grow as a nail artist by updating her education and staying on top of new products and techniques.
Leanne and Krista partner on new business Slayed Esthetics Lounge (Opening December 2016)
“I am so excited to dedicate my time to contemporary design & art through the wonderful nail industry. I have high hopes of sharing my passion and love of creativity through the art of nail design. I have the ability to think outside the box and bring knowledge of the industry in every aspect from, helping students acquire the technical, creative and work ethic skills they need to be successful nail techs & entrepreneurs in the workplace.”