New Port Richey (727) 848-8415 Brooksville (352) 364-8502

Looking Good From Tip to Toes!

Becoming a nail tech is a great way to get into the salon industry quickly. In just 10 short weeks, Bene’s Career Academy can take you from beginner to an artificial nail specialist, an educator, or even a spa hand and foot care specialist. Our graduates work in full service salons and in salons exclusive to hand and foot treatments. If you enjoy attention to detail, a fast-paced environment and making people look good from “tip to toe,” this may be just be a match made in heaven!

If you’re looking for a nail technician license program in Florida that provides comprehensive and practical nail technology training, Bene’s Career Academy is the perfect fit. Our campus features state-of-the-art nail tables with modern pipeless pedicure chairs. A built-in ventilation system allows every classroom to work in comfort and serenity — a true spa experience! Adjacent to the clinic area, you’ll connect with peers, learn from instructors with valuable industry experience, and transform your craft into an art.

See What Our Students Have To Say

Exceptional teachers and staff. Ms.Tanya is the absolute best instructor that you will ever get the chance to learn from. She’s recognized for her Dermatologica’s Top Teacher Appreciation Award as well. The opportunities here and endless. Very grateful to be part of the Benes Family.

Starr R.

Starr R.

I went to the barber program here an they taught me everything i needed to now now im a licensed barber

Matt G.

Matt G.

…the vibe at the school is very nice, we treat each other as one big family. Mrs. Tanya and Miss Tiffany!! are amazing at what they do! I have learned a lot from them. Their passion and dedication is beyond words! Thank you for getting me through this skin care course, I honestly would have never did it with out your help and support! Thank you so much once again!

Magy A.

Magy A.

Nail Technician Teaching Philosophy and Your Career Track

Our nail technology program breaks down the basics of nail training in a digestible, easy-to-understand format. Small class sizes ensure each student receives dedicated mentorship. You can expect a comprehensive teaching approach from our experienced instructors.

The theory portion of our program emphasizes knowledge retention as students review each required reading on a weekly rotating schedule. This knowledge is integrated into the practical portion which consists of skill-building with guided resources, such as our extensive working spaces, visual aids and models, curated small group discussions, guest lecturers, and field trips.

In short, our nail technician program is designed to build competitive skills in manicuring, pedicuring, and nail enhancements. The State of Florida requires 180 credit hours to become a licensed nail specialist. Program completion at Bene’s Career Academy can put our students in a great position to achieve amazing things in the nail industry.

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Common Questions

How Long Does It Take To Become a Nail Technician in Florida?

Our manicuring option encompasses 270 clock hours. When broken down to an anticipated timeline, your coursework to career trajectory might look something like:

  • Full-time day student – attends 30 hours per week
    for 9 weeks
  • Part-time day student – attends 18 hours per week
    for 15 weeks
  • Full-time night student – attends 15 hours per week
    for 18 weeks
Is Financial Aid Available for Nail Technology School?

Financial aid is available for qualifying students. Bene’s Career Academy is committed to providing an affordable educational experience. Working with an enrollment counselor can help you determine which options you qualify for. Scholarships, loans, grants, and work-study are offered based on needs, academics, and pre-qualifications.

Let’s Get Started on Your Future

Choosing a nail technician focus for your beauty school education means you’ll have plenty of options when it comes to planning for the future. A foundation as a certified nail technician can lead to many different avenues.

You can use your nail art craft to help people express themselves or prepare to look their best on an important day. You could work with a team at a salon or rent your own space and start your own business! Wherever your next adventure takes you, the knowledge and skills gained at our nail training program can serve you well!

Schedule Your Campus Tour Today

Get ready to explore your future college. This is your time to ask questions, get to know each campus location, and find the perfect fit for your educational journey. During the tour, students will have the opportunity to view classroom and salon facilities, as well as set one-on-one time with an admissions counselor. We recommend bringing your course catalog along, so we can help you advance your education and get started on program selection.

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New Port Richey

7027 US Hw 19
New Port Richey, FL 34652


Monday - Friday:
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698 S Broad Street
Brooksville, FL 34601


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