Nail Technician | Florida Barber Academy | Enroll Today! - Florida Barber Academy

Course cost

Tuition:   $895.20

Books/supplies/fees:   $904.80

TOTAL:   $1,800.00

Program: Nail Technician

This program is designed to teach students the art and science of beautifying the nails of the hands and feet, to give a professional hand and foot massage, and to use safety precautions and sanitation methods.


Students will learn to identify diseases and disorders of the nails. Nail Extensions, Nail Wraps, Gel Nails and Nail Art will be Included, along with current information on infection control.


  • Textbooks: Milady Nails Standard Foundations 8th Edition Publication Date 2021
  • Textbook (Hardcover Nail-English) ISBN-13: 9780357446867
  • Textbook (Softcover Nail-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9780357446874
  • CIMA (Nail-English) ISBN-13: 9780357812570
  • CIMA (Nail-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9780357920206

Course details

COURSE NAME:   Nail Technician

PROGRAM LENGTH:  1.5 months


COST OF PROGRAM:   $1,800.00

PROGRAM CIP:   12.0410

Overall graduation rate: 95%


Job Placement Rate:  85%


           Delivery:   Traditional Setting (Theory and Practical ON-SITE) ONLY.

FBA gives the option/opportunity to purchase textbooks outside from the school, to new enrolled students for the Barber, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, Full Specialist, Facial Specialist and Facial Specialist and Advanced Esthetics Programs.

The institution will accommodate as such, to allow the students to use subsequent disbursement of Title IV Aid to pay for those funds. For further questions please contact the school financial aid office.


NT120 Florida Cosmetology Laws & Rules for Nail Technicians

4 Clock Hours

Students will learn about the Florida Cosmetology laws and rules from the Board of Cosmetology.

Chapter 477, Florida Statutes; Chapter 61G5, Florida Administrative Code; Sections of Chapter 455, Florida Statutes; Chapter 61, Florida Administrative Code, emphasis on the sections that apply to the Nail Technician.

8 Clock Hours

NT121 Sanitation for Nails

Students will learn how to properly sanitize their station and implements as a Nail Technician. Proper procedures to follow to assure sanitary conditions with all materials, implements, and products used.

NT122 Ethics for Nail Technicians

2 Clock Hours

Students will learn about ethics as a professional nail technician.

NT123 Nail Theory and Practicum

162 Clock Hours

Students will learn about nails in subjects of nail structure, disorders, diseases, manicuring, pedicuring, nail product chemistry, chemistry and chemical safety, gel nail enhancements, nail art, electric filling, nail tips and forms, nail resin, systems, history, monomer liquid, and polymer powder nail enhancements. Students will learn how to perform client services such as nail fill-in, gel, manicures, pedicures, nail wraps and/or mending, artificial nail removal, polishing and nail art, sculpting using A Form, and tips with overlay.



4 Clock Hours

Students will learn about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), the effects, how to keep clients and yourself safe, and what are the differences.

available schedules

Mornings:   Monday-Friday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Evenings:   Monday-Friday - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM OR 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

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For over 15 years, Florida Barber Academy has stood amongst the barber schools in Florida. Our goal is to provide future licensed professionals with a positive environment where creativity is fostered and students are allowed to grow into becoming well rounded professionals within the beauty industry.


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51 N. State Road 7 (441)

Plantation, FL 33317

(Located at the Westgate Plaza. NW corner of 441 and Broward blvd)

(954) 791-1792 Main

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

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