โปรแกรม Nail Technician
สถาบัน Blanche Macdonald Centre
About Blanche Macdonald
สถาบัน Blanche Macdonald เป็นสถาบันสอนด้านความงามชั้นนำของประเทศแคนาดา ในด้านของการเรียนการสอนเกี่ยวกับ Makeup, Fashion, Pro Hair, Nails และ Esthetics โดย Blanche Macdonald ก่อตั้งขึ้นเมื่อปี 1960 มีสาขาหลักอยู่ที่ Vancouver, British Columbia สถาบันแห่งนี้ได้จัดตั้งร้านเสริมสวยของตนเองขึ้นมาเพื่อความเป็นประโยชน์สูงสุดแก่นักเรียน และนักเรียนสามารถสมัครเพื่อทำงานในสถานที่แห่งนี้โดยตรงค่ะ
About Nail Technician
Pro Nail Artists create petite wearable masterpieces that interact with the world in a flutter of gestures and actions. From the fierce talons strutting across office keyboards to the Swarovski-encrusted sculptures of the Avant Garde, Nail Art is an extension of our creativity. It’s also a lucrative business.
That’s why Blanche Macdonald’s nail education goes far beyond product and technique. From the natural and organic to the artificial and high tech, we examine all of the professional practices and creative possibilities of the Pro Nail World. Over six hands-on months of painting, creating, experimenting and exploring, you will develop the essential skills and tools to build the career that is right for you.
Starting with a strong foundation of basic anatomy and physiology, you’ll gain a thorough knowledge of current natural and artificial nail techniques, treatments, equipment and products. Learn to uphold the highest standards of presentation, conduct and hygiene. Develop your creative skills as you perform manicures, pedicures, specialty nail treatments, acrylic nails, gel nails and nail art. We’ll coach you in developing a loyal and lasting client base, and hone your customer service skills to perfection. Together we’ll explore the latest products, tips and tools to keep you at the tip top of industry savvy.
With our base coat of knowledge set and prepped with your unique and vibrant design personality, we’ll seal it all with entrepreneurial polish. From curating your signature service menu to developing a marketing plan and self-branding, we’ll buff up your biz whiz to set your business to shining. We’ll coach you in client communication, retailing fundamentals, entrepreneurship and industry networking to ensure you’re primed for success, and ready to launch into your career as a Nail Professional.
PLEASE NOTE: The order of the Nail Studio Program modules that each student receives may vary due to instructor scheduling needs. Each student receives the exact same modules and total amount of training but the order of some modules may vary for certain groups.
The college reserves the right to change course offerings, course content, kit contents, facilities, faculty, tuition fees, and course schedules without notice.
Top 5 Reasons:
1. CAREER PLACEMENT
From exclusive internships to onsite employment fairs and industry partnerships, your success is our business. That’s why we have a dedicated Careers Team focused 24/7 on career placement. Their vast network of industry contacts, top employers, powerhouse brands and exclusive agencies know that Blanche Macdonald is the first port of call for anyone seeking Nail talent. Our Career Directors offer their lifelong support and one-on-one attention to help you find employment and opportunities – whether it’s the day you start, the day you graduate, or anytime from now to forever.
2. GRADUATE SUCCESS
They’re creating looks at global Fashion Weeks and opening their own nail studios. They’re jetsetting from executive boardrooms to top international spas, winning prestigious Nail Art competitions and pioneering home and mobile businesses in Canada and beyond. They are blowing up on social media and making bank with their drop dead nail creations. They are our grads, and they’re the leading lights and reigning stars of the Pro Nail world. Our graduates consistently rise to the top of the Nail business, bringing their artistry to every corner of the industry, garnering international recognition and making us proud. We want you to reach these same heights. So we have lovingly crafted Programs that will train you for the industry, coach you in professionalism, and prepare you for a successful career in Pro Nails once you graduate.
3. COMPLETE TRAINING FROM TECHNICAL TO CREATIVE TO BUSINESS
It is our mission to make you the most well-rounded, versatile and successful Nail Professional you can be, with endless opportunities at your fingertips. That’s why we train you in the three levels of the industry: technical, creative and entrepreneurial. We start with a solid grounding in the techniques that will win you loyal clients. Then we give you time and space to hone your nail art skills, play with colour, dapple with different designs, and develop your creativity. Finally, we ensure you have the business savvy and professional polish to launch your nail career.
4. MASTER GEL AND ACRYLIC NAIL ART
In our quest to transform you into a complete nail professional, we will train you in both acrylic and gel applications, so that you can offer your clients the total package from tip to toe. You’ll learn how to build a nail with acrylic and gel overlays and create fully sculptured nails using acrylic, traditional gel and soak-off gel formulations. You’ll develop advanced techniques to create acrylic and gel nail art that will have clients lining up out the door, and coming back for more!
5. EXCLUSIVE INDUSTRY SPEAKERS
Our faculty and Directors have spent their lives in the industry, and have a vast network of connections at their fingertips. This connectedness allows them to invite exclusive guest speakers into the classroom for intimate conversations, skills building workshops, inspiring seminars and specialized training. You’ll hear the stories that have made nail industry superstars, get first-hand advice on facing challenges and building your career, and gain access to insider knowledge that will set you up for success.
PRO NAIL FUNDAMENTALS
Lesson One: it’s all about the client. A professional, considerate and caring service will naturally lead to sales and re-booking. In this level we will teach you how to consult your customers about their unique desires, health concerns and lifestyle needs so you can customize a service that is safe, comfortable and perfectly suited to them. Your personal presentation and workspace are extensions of that care and professionalism. We’ll help you ensure your demeanor, posture and attire exude expertise, elegance and openness to the needs of your client. Learn the proper composition of your station as we coach you in the correct order and arrangement of implements, accessories and supplies.
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
Let’s get acquainted with our subjects! The hands and feet hold many secrets, together making up more than half of the bones in the human body. We’ll explore the basic anatomical structure of the hands and feet, learn how a nail grows, and discover the chemical composition and shape of the nail – from oval and squoval to round, pointed and square. We’ll teach you how to identify nail irregularities, diseases and disorders, and you’ll learn the characteristics and terminology for a range of nail and general health conditions. With this vital knowledge, you can determine the safest course for your service. You’ll also develop the analytical skills that will allow you to revise your treatment protocol to provide the best service according to each individual’s wellness.
SANITATION & HYGIENE
The client comes first – and with that, their health. In this crucial module you’ll learn how to create safe and healthy treatment environments by using the correct processes and materials. We’ll uncover the Nail Industry standards of hygienic procedures and infection control practices, and teach you how to meticulously sanitize your tools, implements, and nail station. By understanding our Provincial Personal Service Establishment Guidelines and the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), you will be able to properly store chemicals and control infection. It all comes together in the creation of a wholesome, clean and legitimized space where you can ease your clients’ bodies and minds.
Learn the secrets of an outstanding manicure and pedicure: from the perfect soak to the ooh-ahh factor of a hand massage, the intricacies of cuticle care, and how to seal the deal with a paraffin treatment. Refine your polish, file and nipper techniques, and master the iconic French design. Soothe away the stress of daily life and whisk your client off tired feet with a caring and relieving pedicure treatment. Our expert instructors will coach you in honing the technical and customer care skills that will win you a loyal return clientele. You will also have the unique opportunity to develop your nail drill skills to offer dry (waterless) manicures and pedicures.
Make everyday a Spa Day. In this level we’ll train you in those special extra steps that will transform your spa service from ordinary to extraordinary. Explore a range of innovative treatments and techniques to add to your, or your spa’s, personalized menu options. Soothe your clients’ work-worn muscles with a paraffin treatment; nurture with nourishing hand exfoliants and masks; and learn the healing art of reflexology. We’ll teach you how to enhance your spa concept with signature manicures and pedicures, so you can offer your own unique range of services to pamper your clients.
Let’s get hue happy! We’ll dip into our stock of top-of-the-line traditional and gel polishes to teach you how to swirl, dot, stencil and speckle your way to fabulous free-hand design. Mesmerize with water-marbling techniques, fade away with ombre transitions, and indulge your inner artist with acrylic paint miniatures. Stay on top of the creative trends and bespoke colours of the season. Create Nail Art with extended shelf life using on-trend gel polish formulations.
FAMILY & FRIENDS + CLIENT DAYS
Creating Nail Art is like baking a cake. We’ll give you the recipe for a great base, then it’s up to you to customize the flavours and add your imaginative flair to the decoration. Practice makes perfect – so throughout each module you will practice your skills on friends, family and a few patient strangers during our Friends & Family and Client Days. Scheduled regularly throughout your term, this is your chance to test yourself within industry time standards, develop your skills in customer care and client consultation, and refine your service. Take in criticism and feedback and move forward with renewed insight. These real life experiences will help to boost your confidence and prepare you to enter the professional nail world.
In this high-octane, interactive business intensive, we’ll set you on the path to making your personal career goals a reality. Polish your entrepreneurial skills as we show you how to build your own Nail business from the ground up. We’ll begin by exploring the options – salon, spa, nail bar, mobile and home-based – and help you hone your vision. Learn how to structure and register your business, apply for a license, build an effective team, and develop a winning brand. We’ll explore inventory systems, marketing strategies, staffing, service pricing and how to attract and retain clients. Business is all about relationships, and we’ll make the introductions as you begin to build a network of industry equipment and product suppliers. Together we will map out your journey to success, and help you develop the professional strategy to get you there.
You’ve learned how to provide the service, cultivate the caring connection with your client, and get the results. Now, with the ever-expanding world of social media, you can connect with an immense potential for growth. Learn how to create captivating online content and use social media platforms to glean priceless insight into your market. Broaden the scope of your brand awareness, fortify existing client relationships, and forge new ones. We’ll show you how to utilize your social media accounts as effective and powerful marketing tools. Observe, listen, participate and connect actively in your virtual community, and watch your business and personal brand flourish.
CREATIVE NAIL STUDIO
First developed for dentists – yes, really! – the acrylic formulation has now been adopted and transformed by innovative Nail Artists around the globe. The world of artificial nails is a thrilling mashup of science and art, a vibrant mix of monomer, polymer, pigment and line. How far does your creativity extend? Acrylics and gels allow you to push your artistry beyond the confines of the nail bed. Our expert instructors will guide you in developing cutting edge techniques as you indulge your inner mad scientist.
TIP OFF — GELS & ACRYLICS
Become a tip-top Nail Artist by learning to employ acrylics and gels in our creative labs. Discover how to apply and blend a variety of tips, before building a nail with acrylic and gel overlays and creating fully sculptured nails using acrylic, traditional gel and soak-off gel formulations. We’ll train you in the proper ways to prep the nail, and help you develop advanced techniques to create smooth and crisply defined acrylics and gels. Learn to use the hand drill safely and efficiently for backfill and gel removal procedures.
Add texture and bling to your Nail Art creations! Learn how to stud your gel and acrylic applications with crystals, beads, appliques and charms using soft gel securing and nail glue. Whether it’s cute, elegant, or full-glitter glamour that your client is looking for, 2D Nail Art adds flourish to your artistry, and expands your service offerings. You’ll have clients lining up to indulge in these mini creations.
NEW DIMENSIONS (3D)
Blast your Nail Art into the third dimension! From whimsical to glamorous to avant garde, and everything in between, 3D nail applications allow you to create petite sculptural fantasies for competitions, editorials, and your everyday clientele. Play with colour and form by sculpting acrylic ornaments, and learn the pros and cons of build-and-stick versus build-up techniques. This module culminates in a practical 3D Nail Art project, where you will utilize your knowledge and amplify your creativity in a fantastic stretch of imagination and skill.
- Must be high school graduate or 19 years of age or older at the start of the student’s program of study.
- Proof of English skills for ESL applicants: Blanche Macdonald Centre English Assessment 21+/30, IELTS 5.5+, TOEFL iBT 55+
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