Hone Your Craft and Pursue Your Passion for Nail Care

Are you obsessed with the latest nail trends? Is your bathroom vanity overflowing with nail lacquers and design tools? If you have a knack for nail art and you are ready to elevate your skills with a great education, our nail technology program may be the right place for you. We offer a standalone nail tech program that can let you focus on what you love most: nail art!

“Best decision I ever made! If you’re looking to start your extraordinary career in the cosmetology industry, visit World Class Academy of Beauty Careers!” – Rosemita P.

What You Can Learn

Our nail technology course meets the Florida state standard for certification while offering students a space to explore their creativity and talents through manicuring, pedicuring, nail enhancements (acrylics and gel), and nail art. As you learn and practice each of these techniques, our instructors emphasize sanitation and safety, so you’re prepared to confidently offer services to the public.

Our Methodology

We strive to offer every educational opportunity possible for our students, but we also ask that each of our students puts in the hard work necessary to succeed in the competitive beauty industry. Our goal is to cater to your passion for nail care while helping you build the knowledge and skills necessary to perfect your craft.

Our nail tech program blends both theory and practice through a variety of teaching styles, including lectures, observation, written assignments, and educational games.

Hands-On Training and Practice

Our student salon is where you’ll have a chance to practice your new skills in a real-world setting with the guidance and supervision of our licensed instructors. The student salon welcomes clients in the Tallahassee area, and all services are performed by students under instructor supervision. You can practice all areas of nail care so that you’re ready to pursue your new career.

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"I graduated with Honors from World Class Academy of Beauty Careers' Esthetics/Facial Specialist program! This is the ONLY accredited school in NW Florida that is Black-owned, and I couldn't see myself going anywhere else to elevate my business and my skillset."


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the nail technology course cost?

Tuition is $3,467.06, which includes the cost of your textbooks and kit. There is also an enrollment fee of $150.00.

When are classes held?

World Class Academy of Beauty Careers is open Tuesday through Saturday and some evenings. Your exact schedule will depend on whether you attend the nail tech program on a part-time or full-time basis. All nail technology courses are held during the daytime.

When do classes start?

Classes begin on the first Tuesday of each month, so you can enroll any time of year. Class start dates for 2022 are:

  • February 1st
  • March 1st
  • April 5th
  • May 3rd
  • June 7th
  • July 5th
  • August 2nd
  • September 6th
  • October 4th
  • November 1st
  • December 6th
What are the prerequisites for the nail technology program?

Prospective students must be at least 16 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED to apply for the nail tech course. Transfer credits may be accepted and are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

What career opportunities are available to nail technology program graduates?

Our nail tech program is designed to help students be prepared to sit for the Florida State Board exam. After you become licensed, you may practice as a nail tech at a salon or spa, or you might open a salon of your own. We emphasize business education as part of our programs, so you can have a better understanding of the salon industry and what it takes to succeed as a business owner.

How To Apply

If you’re ready to enroll in beauty school to become a nail technician, you’ll want to take the following steps.

  1. Schedule a campus tour at World Class Academy of Beauty Careers. During this visit, you’ll get a firsthand look at our school culture, meet our instructors, and have an opportunity to ask any questions you have about our programs.
  2. Learn more about our programs and choose the right one for you. If you’re interested in hairstyling and skincare along with nail care, you might explore our full cosmetology program.
  3. Complete your enrollment application and pay the enrollment fee.
  4. Provide copies of your high school diploma or GED along with high school and post-high school transcripts.

*Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.
*All services provided by students under the supervision of licensed professionals.

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