If you are wondering...

Should I take a class with 'A Nail Above the Rest'?

The only answer you should have is 'YES'! 

A Nail Above the Rest is a team of industry professionals who provide the highest quality education, business consulting and support to ensure a long-lasting relationship with our new and existing students! 

We believe that education is the foundation of your success and growth. Our team of top professionals will ensure you develop and obtain the training, skills and certification needed in today’s evolving market. Our expertise, passion and drive is what sets us apart as the go to resource for education at all levels with continued support. Whether you are starting out or an industry veteran; A Nail Above the Rest will help you take your career and business to the next level.

Why Us

  • Top Recognized Training Facility in Alberta
  • Certificates Recognized Across Canada
  • Official T2202 Tuition Tax Receipt Issued
  • Experienced Educators, Who Will Show You How To Master Your Skills
  • To Ensure a Positive Learning Experience, We Limit Class Size 
  • Student Kits Provided with Professional Products and Equipment
  • Online Courses Available For Those Students Unable to Attend In Class Sessions
  • "EMPLOYERS" - Ask How To Apply for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant

In Alberta, there is no licensing or regulated certification in this field. As such, you must rely on the experience and reputation of the facility you choose to train with.  A Nail Above The Rest has been training technicians since 1982.



It is a Beautiful thing

when a career and a passion come together!

Here's what our students have to say...

I was born & raised in Alberta; I made the decision to move out to the BC coast. While I was adapting to my new life away from my family, my mother Alice Dayton had made a career change from hairstylist to nail technician. She had taken her training through A Nail Above the Rest and within no time she had mastered her new skills. Mom was ready for a climate change so I managed to convince her to move to the coast so we could start our own business and The Coastal Nail Studio was the beginning of my new career! We had the opportunity for A Nail Above the Rest to travel to our location and train our employees. They definitely have supported us throughout our years in this industry. Everyday I’m inspired to create beautiful images on my client’s nails and enjoy my profession. With my artistic abilities over the years Tipz by Jenn was featured in the nail art portion of Nail Pro Magazine twice and I am proud to be recognized from one of the top Canadian Gel Manufactures as an Amore Ambassador! - Jennifer Dayton of Tipz By Jenn

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