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Nail Technician Diploma Program in Winnipeg

Commonwealth College’s Nail Technician Diploma Program in Winnipeg prepares students for the nail tech sector across the globe. This Nail Technician Diploma Program in Winnipeg enables expertise in a diverse range of treatments. Upon graduating from Nail Technician Diploma Program one can enter the workforce with a comprehensive knowledge of nail tech treatments and theory. Students enrolled for this program are also taught Business & Sales Skills, Consultation Skills, Client Care and Professional Conduct.

Nail Technician Diploma Program Overview

The Nail Technician program will prepare students for careers in this exciting and creative field. Those with a sense of creativity, visual perception, good human relations, and communication skills will be attracted to this occupation. Students develop nail technician skills in the classroom and a simulated salon setting. The Nail Technician program provides exposure to many aspects of the sector including sterilization and sanitation, manicures, pedicures, artificial nails, acrylic nails, gel nails, wraps (fiberglass), nail art, manicures, pedicures and the use of the electric file.

For years Commonwealth College has been training students using only the best of the best products to enhance student learning experience. Akzentz is known for their gel polishes, acrylic powder and nail file to name a few. Commonwealth College is proud to be associated with Akzentz, a brand Crafted in Canada. Their products are free of odour, formaldehyde, and contain no drying solvents. Made from only the finest ingredients sources from North America, and Europe – Akzentz products are safe, non-damaging and user friendly.

Career Opportunities

After graduating from Nail Technician Colleges Winnipeg, graduates are qualified to work in a variety of areas. Many Nail Technicians aim to become self-employed. Some technicians own their own salon or rent out space in a salon. Others may choose to run a mobile business, which involves visiting customers’ homes. Thus, depending on circumstances or specific hiring practices nail technicians could work alone, or in a salon with other technicians, beauticians, hairstylists, or therapists.


$26,312 – $41,600


Duration : 420 Hours

Apprenticeship Manitoba Approved & Recognized Program

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Speak to Admissions at 204-558-9023 for all upcoming start dates or write to us at

Course Fee

Registration Fee : $ 100.00 CAD
Tuition Fee : $ 4,200.00 CAD
Books & Supplies Fee : $ 1,600.00 CAD
Training Completion Fund (TCF) : $ 42.00 CAD
Other Fees : $ 75.00 CAD
Total Fees : $ 6,017.00 CAD
Courses Covered
  • Orientation 1: Structure & Scope of Esthetician
  • Client Services: Pre-service/Post-service
  • Retail and Salon Management
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • Trade Safety Awareness
  • Safety in the Workplace
  • Hygiene, Bacteriology and Sterilization
  • Hygiene, Bacteriology and Sterilization
  • Orientation 2: The Job of Journeywork
  • Introduction to Nail Technician
  • Implements and Equip + Nail Product Chemistry
  • Nail Structure and Function
  • Anatomy and Physiology (Nail)
  • Hand and Arm Massage
  • Nail and Skin Diseases and Disorders
  • Basic Manicure
  • Manicure Treatments
  • Foot Massage
  • Basic Pedicure
  • Basic Tip Application
  • Overlays
  • Sculptured Nails
  • Modified Nails
  • Artificial Nail Maintenance
  • Pre-Provincial Certification Exam Review
  • Practical Exam

Grade 12 or equivalent, or mature student status plus successful completion of college entrance test

Admissions Requirements

  • Canadian High School Graduation or equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Test of adult basic education administered
  • Interview with Admissions Advisor
Funding Options

Student may be eligible, if qualified, for Federal and Provincial loans, grants or awards. Students may also qualify for EI, Band Funding, MMF Funding or even loans facilitated by us.
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