Unlock Your Nail Art Potential

Artistry at its finest! This program fast-tracks you to become a licensed nail technician, opening doors to the vibrant world of nails. Our curriculum includes manicures, pedicures, nail art, acrylic, builder, and more! We want you to be at your best to climb to the top in this competitive industry. Enroll today to begin your journey.

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Kenzie M.

Kenzie M.

Austin Kade Academy is a quality school with an excellent administration and knowledgable instructors. I cannot say enough good things about my experience going to school there for esthetics. I feel confident in the skills that I have learned from Austin Kade Academy to enter the work force and excel in what I have been trained to do.

Catherine S.

Catherine S.

It’s so fun! The staff is great and it’s very family based! We learn a lot and have access to so many different products. We offer so much and get lots of client experience! I love that I am doing what I want to do! I have learned that I am a hands on visual learner and I think being a hairstylist is the best job ever! I get to make people feel beautiful and confident!...

Marissa W.

Marissa W.

Our Nail Technology Program

At Austin Kade Academy, the Nail Technology program is where you can learn the art of manicures, pedicures, and additional techniques to enhance your nail skillset. Our curriculum not only focuses on practical skills but also includes valuable business and professional training to support your success.

The Nail Technology program at Austin Kade Academy is carefully structured with the following breakdown of hours:

  • Freshman: 50 hours
  • Nail Sciences: 250 hours
  • Nail Care Services: 250 hours
  • Business Skills: 50 hours

Each section of the program can offer a unique educational experience. During the freshman phase, you can dive into the history of nail technology and explore opportunities within the industry. Nail science goes into the intricacies of anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and electricity, laying a strong foundation for your technical skills. Nail care services are your chance to perfect your skills in a spa setting. The business skills instruction includes a client care program designed to foster exceptional service, rebooking, referrals, and retail sales.

Join Austin Kade Academy’s Nail Technology program so you can unlock your potential. Reach out to us by filling out the form. Once you’ve submitted your information, one of our representatives will reach out to you shortly!

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Your Future As a Nail Technician

A career in nail technology is a gateway to a world of boundless creativity and self-expression. At Austin Kade Academy, we believe in nurturing and unleashing your artistic potential. While we can’t guarantee employment, we can prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to thrive in the dynamic beauty industry.

Nail technology isn’t just about applying polish; it’s about crafting works of art and transforming nails into canvases where your imagination knows no bounds. With our nail education, you can be well-prepared for your future as a skilled nail technician. Your journey begins with us, at Austin Kade Academy, where we foster your passion and equip you for a successful future in the beauty industry.

Nail Technology Program FAQs

How long is your nail technology program?

Our nail technology program is a state-mandated 600 hours. This means you could have your license in as little as 4 months.

Do you offer flexible schedules for this program?

Yes! We offer both full-time and part-time schedules for our nail technology program, that way, you can fit school into your current schedule.

What is the cost of your nail technology program?

The cost of our nail technology program is as follows:

  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment Fee $550
  • Books & Supplies $1,700
  • Tuition $ 8,200
  • Total $10,500

For more information on your financial options or to go over the cost of this program. Contact us! A member of our admissions team can help answer any questions you may have.

Ready to Get Started?

If you have an interest in manicures, pedicures, and nail art, or just want to flex your creative muscles, Austin Kade’s nail technology program may be right for you. Before you can get started, please note that you must meet the following requirements:

  • An accepted ID (birth certificate, passport, military ID, driver’s license, etc.).
  • High school diploma or an equivalent.
  • To be at least 17 years of age.

Get started by filling out the form. After you’ve submitted your information, one of our friendly admission representatives will reach out to answer any questions you may have!

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Austin Kade Academy

1646 South Woodruff Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID 83404


Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Friday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 09:00am-04:30pm
*Appointments Recommended*