This course will prepare you for a career in the field of nail technology. You will cover the necessary knowledge that is needed to complete the full curriculum for the Nail Technology Diploma Program.

The course begins from basic and includes the full nail technician syllabus. The full-time program consists of theory and intensive hands-on practical studies.


Nail technology is a branch of science that pertains to the care and beauty of both natural and artificial nails. A nail technician is a highly trained specialist who provides preventative care for the skin and offers treatments to keep it attractive and healthy.

Although nail techs do not prescribe medications or provide medical treatments as a licensed dermatologist would, the nail tech is trained to detect skin problems that may require medical attention.  

The nail tech profession is very rewarding in that you have the opportunity to help your clients look and feel great thus improving their confidence and self-esteem. Nail techs are able to pursue a career in which they are given the freedom to exercise their creative abilities in a dynamic and prestigious industry.  

The professional services of a nail technician will continue to be in demand as long as people are interested in the preservation of their health and appearance.


Credited hours for Nail Technology is four hundred and twenty (420) to be completed within a three (3) month period.


  • Manicures*
  • Pedicures*
  • Nail enhancements (gels and acrylics)


Our starting dates are every three months. Part-time option is also available. You can also start the program at any time.

  1. January to March
  2. April to June
  3. July to September
  4. October to December


  • Grade 12 with copy of diploma or transcripts AND/OR mature student status (age 19).
  • Applicants must provide the college with a photocopy of Government Photo I.D.
  • Applicants must pay $100.00 non-refundable enrolment and registration fee. Cheques are to be made payable to Ms. Lorea’s College of Esthetics & Nail Technology Inc.
  • Applicants must be fluent in English.


Total Cost For Nail Technology Program $4,100.00. Includes all kits and supplies.

Cost breakdown (in Canadian Dollars ($CDN):

  • $2900.00 – Tuition payable during contract term
  • $100.00 – Registration / Application Fee
  • $181.28 – Textbooks
  • $918.72 – Supplies / Materials


The student is responsible for purchasing their own pens and paper. It is mandatory for the students to bring their own white shoes and white uniform. The student will also need 10 bottles of coloured nail polish.

*Manicures, pedicures, waxing and tinting do not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.


It takes a will to succeed and progress in a competitive field through dedication, training, practice, and hard work.

It takes the ability to work well with diverse people from a variety of social groups.

It takes the desire to innovate and remain aware of current trends and fashions in the world around you and relate them to your clients’ needs.

It takes a caring and nurturing person who is interested in a personal and professional service providing treatment and guidance for your client’s skin and nail improvement.


Nail Technicians must be capable of sitting for long periods of time when performing pedicures, nails, manicures, etc. Nail Technicians are also using their hands in all aspects of services. Nail Technicians will use a variety of products and implements in their services.

Do you have any of the following health concerns that may cause difficulty in your being a student and an esthetician and/or nail technician?

  • Back Pain
  • Chronic skin disorders (eczema, psoriasis, warts, etc)
  • Tendonitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Allergies to perfumes, latex, acetone, acrylic, oils, polishes
  • Infectious and/or communicable diseases.
  • Any other problem not listed above

Having any of these conditions does not mean you can’t attend the college; it just makes us aware of any possible disadvantages you may have so we can help make your career choice attainable.

Please Note: If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, please be advised that the curriculum involves working with acrylic and acetone which can be a cause for health concerns. Please consult your physician prior to applying.


If you have long dreamed of a career in the beauty industry, now is your opportunity to enroll in one of British Columbia’s premier esthetics colleges. Join us and make your dream a reality!


We welcome the opportunity to discuss the program, review your career options as well as show you our beautiful college. We look forward to talking to you and meeting with you soon.


As a hands-on, working program, our students are in constant need of clients to practice and perfect their services on. We offer a wide range of services at reasonable prices.