COVID-19 & UPCOMING CLASSES
NEXT CLASS STARTS
OCTOBER 24TH DAY & NIGHT COURSES
You must check our website and social media pages for updates on upcoming classes. Classes will still resume as scheduled. Class schedules are on the home page. Luckily, our school's capacity falls within the Governor's mandate for building capacity. In preparation for any quarantine disruptions we are instituting a live online learning platform so you may stay on task at the comfort of your location. Internet access is required. A computer, tablet or cell phone is required. These are live classes. You must check our site periodically for upcoming classes. No information on upcoming classes will be available by no other means. Your Registration Fee is non-refundable and reserves your seat in class. No walk-ins, information is available on our website, online contact form, and clarification by phone. Registrations are done online on our Registration page where you will schedule an appointment with the Registrar. You have three options to appear. One by phone, by video conference, or in person. If you wish to appear in person request it in the notes/comments while booking your appointment then simply show up for your appointed time. If you do not appear timely, we will send you a video conference link or call you. During the appointment you will discuss scheduling, financing, and answer any questions you may have.
FOR THE QUARANTINED
We have planned to continue your education during this global crisis with remote classes so there is no need to put your future on hold when you can still pursue your profession. Classes are live during regular structured hours. Links will emailed to all participating students 30 minutes prior to the class start to join the class. The nail industry is not just about beautification. Our theory curriculum covers anatomy and physiology of the body and organs, life skills, bacteria, fungus, viruses, cleaning, sanitation, disinfecting and sterilization. This specialty course will keep you healthy and help you understand this virus and protect you, your loved ones, your customers and the community as a whole. Your clinical course teaches you the procedures of manicures, pedicures, acrylics, gels, wraps, art, electric filing (drills), and much more. And all of the other extra goodies we have in store is only for our serious inquiries during your registration appointment only. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions FAQ page before contacting us.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS?
FAQ & Answers
How do I register? Go to the Registration tab and click on the "Book" button and schedule a 30 minute consultation with the registrar.
Is the registration fee credited towards my tuition balance? Yes. The registration fee is credited towards your tuition and is non refundable. During this session you will discuss scheduling and payment plans. You have a choice to appear by video conference, in person or by phone. By default it will choose Zoom which is online. If you would like an in person appointment then in the note/comment section put your choice there. You will receive an email with a link to your enrollment application. Registration appointments are set up online online. We do not schedule registration appointments by phone and can take limited questions by phone In respect of others that have scheduled an appointment or left an online inquiry through the Contact us form on our website we prioritize those first then voice messages and phone calls are returned.
If I decide to withdraw prior to school starting can I receive a refund of the registration fee back? No. The Registration/application fee is non refundable and non transferable.
My schedule will prevent me from attending this term. Can I use the same registration fee and enroll in a different term? Technically No. However, it will be the choice of the Director to consider but you can put in the request in writing by email given that the classes have not been completely booked to the point we had to turn a number of people down because of your spot at the time of your request and it must be prior to the start date and depends on how much you have invested. It is not guaranteed. Policy is that you will need to withdraw from school and then enroll for the new term.
How do I apply for my license? We included a course that walks you through applying for your license before you graduate.
Are there any out of pocket expenses? Personal tools such as art brushes and your $75 fee to the State for your license. At this time the HIV/AIDS Certificate is included in the price of the tuition as a courtesy. We reserve the right to exclude covering the cost at anytime with notice.
Do you have other locations? No. We only have 1 location. The address on this official website. We relocated from 6722 Arlington Expy across the street to 6501 Arlington Expy. We have no partnerships, umbrellas, or association with other locations or people.
Can I make up hours? Yes. They are limited to 10% of the program hours for free.
Do I need a High School Diploma? No.
Is this field for women only? No. Men are welcomed.
How Young can I be? 16, if you are younger you must have a High School Diploma or GED.
Do you have financing available? Yes, if qualified.
Do you help us find jobs? We provide you with employment resources.
Can I finish the program faster than 6 weeks? You must acquire 240 hours. Each class is limited to either 40 or 30 hours per week.
How will I complete the practical/clinical training during Covid-19? We will have one on one or social distancing complaint tutoring so that you can complete your hands on training. Also, you will receive mannequin fingers, hands and in some cases feet to practice on.
What do I need to attend online classes? Reliable internet at home or an Android or IOS mobile device with internet data service. You will receive further instructions for access to platforms after you enroll.
What does it mean to be ACCREDITED? Accredited means having to follow rules, standards, common practices and being recognized by peer view organizations required to be recognized by the government to accept funding such as financial aid and grants and let outside organizations restrict what they can do.
What do you mean by online classes? These are live classes with structured hours where your attendance and participation is required.
Payment plan options: We recently learned due to covid-19 financing is no longer available. We have 3 payment options. 1- pay in full. 2- pay 3 installments prior to the start of school. 3- pay 3 installments on a prepaid schedule where some payments can be paid after school starts. Prepaid means you pay for your education in advanced. We will not discuss details about payment plans or arrangements with anyone that has not registered with the school. This taylored information is discussed with serious inquiries at the scheduled appointment you book with the registrar; no exceptions. But, I need a idea of the payment plan to help my decision. Could you tell me how much I can pay in advanced? No. But to give you an idea you can structure your payment amount and dates to what you want prior to the start date. Afterwards, we can only divide the balance into max of (3) three payments. The payment frequency and amounts are set by the school during your registration appointment only. This is a prepaid program. You cannot start class without first paying your registration fee, kit fee, and part of your tuition. Again we will not give specifics as it is a case by case scenario and payment plans are structured and APPROVED by the registrar during your registration appointment only and is reflected on your invoice you will receive.
If I paid online and it only allowed me to pay the registration fee and not anything more am i still subjected to only a total of 3 payments? No. We understand online has restrictions; therefore, you are entitled to split the remaining balance into 3 installments.
Can I come to the school for a tour? We only provide tours for registered students.
Can I come to the school and fill out my enrollment application? Yes, at your appointed time scheduled online you set at the time you registered.
Can I drop in on a day or night class for extra hours? Only if you are invited because of attendance issues. And you have to be behind a certain number of hours to qualify which is discussed during orientation and located in the catalog.
How big are your classes? We do not disclose that information as it varies upon enrollment.
How late can I register for class? Up to the day before class starts. In some cases up to less than one week after class starts. But you have to get approval from the registrar first.
Do you provide student ID cards so I can purchase from nail supply stores? No. Our responsibility to you has nothing to do with third parties outside of what we offer within our curriculum. However, we do go on field trips to supply stores. That would be your opportunity to make purchases. You always have the option to make purchases online.
Is the theory at your own pace? No. It is live classes.
Are there any other supplies needed that the tuition do not cover? You would need a notebook for notes, writing utensils, internet access, a computer or tablet with a camera, or mobile device with a data plan, and a mask. We will provide you with everything you need for your education inside the classroom. You are responsible for what you desire for at home practice.
Do I need a parent or guardian to register me for class if I am under 18? Only if you are under 16 or they will be sole financially responsible for your tuition if you are unemployed. In Florida, minors at age 16 can enter agreements for higher education and exempted from the minor disability rule. 743.05FS The promissory notes, contracts, or other instruments so made shall have the same effect as though they were the obligations of persons who were not minors. No such obligation shall be valid if the interest rate on it exceeds the prevailing interest rate for the federal Guaranteed Student Loan Program.