Nail Technician Course | Collège LaSalle Montréal & Laval

Manicures, Pedicures and Artificial Nails

Institutional Certificate | 00739

Have you always dreamed of taking a course on manicures, artificial nails and UV gel? Would you like to discover the most popular hand and foot massage techniques?

Then LaSalle College’s personalized training was designed for you! It will enable you to master specialized skills and the latest techniques on the market.

As a graduate of this nail technician course, you will find work in spas, beauty salons, hotels, resorts and you can even open your own business!

This program is offered at the Montréal and Laval campuses.

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This program is available at LaSalle College’s Laval campus! Take the fast track to your new passion.

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  • At the Montréal and Laval campuses.

This program leads to a LaSalle College Certificate.

  • Learn to perform manicures and pedicures, and apply artificial nails based on market demands
  • Learn to apply artificial nails and UV gel and Shellac
  • Develop the necessary skills to manage client files, sales and customer services

To be considered for admission, you must present your curriculum vitae.

  • Introduction of the Class and Hygiene (3 h)
  • Hand and Nail Theory (3 h)
  • Manicure: Theory and Demonstration (3 h)
  • Manicure: Practice (9 h)
  • Manicure: Deluxe Manicure (3 h)
  • Shellac: Theory and Demonstration (3 h)
  • Shellac: Practice (9 h)
  • Shellac: Nail Art and French Manicure (3 h)
  • Pedicure: Theory and Demonstration (3 h)
  • Pedicure: Practice (12 h)
  • Gel Enhancements: Theory and Demonstration (3 h)
  • Gel Enhancements: Practice (9 h)
  • Gel Enhancements: Nail Art (3 h)
  • Practice Exam: Manicure/Pedicure (3 h)
  • Practice Exam: Shellac (3 h)
  • Additional Practice - Student's Choice (6 h)
  • Final Exams (12 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.

On the first day of class, the teacher will provide you with a detailed list of the required materials for the semester and then help find the best deals.

  • You are passionate about personal health and skin care
  • You have manual dexterity and are meticulous
  • You are empathetic, respectful and show discretion toward others
  • You are a good listener

This training is offered in English or French.

  • One 15-week semester
  • Total of 90 hours