ABS Beauty School

Alberta Beauty System is much more than a beauty supply. It's also a great place to learn the latest techniques in the ever-changing beauty industry. Tired of beauty schools with large classes sizes with courses that last months, or even years? Our one-on-one approach to teaching allows us to adapt to your learning style and lets you learn at your own pace. Whether you've been doing nails for years or just beginning your journey into the wonderful world of beauty, we've got a course for you.

Nail, Hand & Foot Courses

  • Complete Acrylic

    The Acrylic system is a popular nail enhancement technique that uses a combination of liquid (monomer) and powder (polymer) applied to the natural nail.

    $998

    Complete Acrylic

    Students will learn proper sanitation, types of nail disorders, nail preparation, product ratio, application, using nail tips, sculpting with a nail form, nail fills, proper removal, shaping techniques, and manual and electric filing.

    • Course length is at least 8 classes; 1 practical exam scheduled at a later date.
    • The first class will cover theory and the remaining classes will be practical.
    • A model will be required as per instructor’s directions.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Acrylic Refresher

    This class is designed for nail technicians who have previously taken an acrylic course; allowing technicians to expand their skills or learn new techniques to the ever changing nail industry.

    $698

    Acrylic Refresher

    Proof of certification is required upon taking the course. Technicians will update techniques such as nail preparation, application and filing.

    • Course length is at least 2 classes; 1 practical exam scheduled at a later date.
    • A model will be required as per instructor’s directions.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Complete UV/LED Gel

    The UV/LED Gel system is a popular nail enhancement technique that uses a builder gel applied to the natural nail and hardened with an UV or LED Lamp.

    $798

    Complete UV/LED Gel

    Students will learn proper sanitation, types of nail disorders, nail preparation, application, using nail tips, sculpting with a nail form, nail fills, proper removal, shaping techniques, and manual and electric filing.

    • Course length is at least 8 classes; 1 practical exam scheduled at a later date.
    • The first class will cover theory and the remaining classes will be practical.
    • A model will be required as per instructor’s directions.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Complete Polygel

    PolyGel is a hybrid product between acrylic and gel. The product will have more strength and is denser than UV/LED gel and requires to be hardened by curing under a UV or LED light.

    $998

    Complete Polygel

    Students will learn proper sanitation, types of nail disorders, nail preparation, application, using nail tips, sculpting with a nail form, nail fills, proper removal, shaping techniques, and manual and electric filing.

    • Course length is at least 8 classes; 1 practical exam scheduled at a later date.
    • The first class will cover theory and the remaining classes will be practical.
    • A model will be required as per instructor’s directions.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Complete Dipping System

    The Dipping System is a lighter alternative of acrylic nail enhancement. This system uses a dipping and buffing process to create nail enhancements.

    $698

    Complete Dipping System

    Students will learn proper sanitation, types of nail disorders, nail preparation, application, using nail tips, nail fills, proper removal, shaping techniques, and manual and electric filing.

    • Course length is at least 6 classes; 1 practical exam scheduled at a later date.
    • The first class will cover theory and the remaining classes will be practical.
    • A model will be required as per instructor’s directions.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Complete Pedicure

    Pedicure is a technique that involves basic regime of soak, scrub, mask and massage to groom the client’s feet and toes.

    $498

    Complete Pedicure

    Students will learn proper sanitation, nail disorders, basic spa treatments, nail preparation, shaping, and how to properly paint with polish.

    • Course length is 1 class; 1 practical exam scheduled at a later date. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining time will be practical.
    • A model will be required as per instructor’s directions.
    • This course may be combined with the Manicure Course for a full day instead of separate days.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies and materials

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  • Complete Manicure

    Manicure is a technique that involves basic regime of soak, scrub, mask and massage to groom the client’s hands.

    $398

    Complete Manicure

    Students will learn proper sanitation, nail disorders, basic spa treatments, nail preparation, shaping, and how to properly paint with polish.

    • Course length is 1 class with 1 practical exam. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining time will be practical.
    • A model will be required as per instructor’s directions.
    • This course may be combined with the Pedicure Course for a full day instead of separate days.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies and materials.

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  • Airbrush Design

    Airbrush Design is a nail art technique that uses an airbrush gun to spray liquid paint to create designs onto the nail.

    $250

    Airbrush Design

    Students will learn how to use an airbrush compressor, using stencils and a large variety of nail art designs such as ombre, french nails, striping, etc.

    • Course length is at least 1 class with homework.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies and materials

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  • Nail Art Design

    Students will learn the basic foundation to nail art using tools such as striping brushes, dotting tools, etc to create new and hip designs on your client’s nail.

    $250

    Nail Art Design

    Students will use nail art tools such as striping brushes, dotting tools, etc. Using this knowledge, students can expand their skills and apply them on more challenging nail art designs.

    • Course length is at least 1 class with homework.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies and materials.

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Eyelash & Eyebrow Courses

  • Professional Eyelash Extension

    Eyelash Extension is a technique that enhances the beauty of an individual’s eyes by applying a false eyelash on top of the natural lash for a fuller, more natural look.

    $998

    Professional Eyelash Extension

    Students will learn proper sanitation, lash types, lash preparation, lash isolation, application, framing, proper removal, back-fill/touchups and after care.

    • This course will only teach Classic lashes.
    • Course length is 1 class with homework. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining time will be practical.
    • A model is required on the day of the course.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Professional Lash & Brow Tint

    The Eyelash and Eyebrow Tint course uses a demi-permanent tint to enhance the facial features of the client’s face without the need of makeup.

    $250

    Professional Lash & Brow Tint

    Students will learn proper sanitation, prep, product ratio, application, after care, and proper removal.

    • Course length is 1 class with homework. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining time will be practical.
    • A model is required on the day of the course.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Professional Eyelash Perm

    Eyelash Lift/Perm is a semi-permanent method that curls the lashes for a fuller look without the need of using an eyelash curler or mascara.

    $250

    Professional Eyelash Perm

    Students will learn proper sanitation, prep the lash, application, and after care.

    • Course length is 1 class with homework. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining time will be practical.
    • A model is required on the day of the course.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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Other Courses

  • Micro Needle

    Microneedle is an advanced non-invasive facial treatment. The technique promotes even collagen production and allows the skin to absorb serums better than other facial treatments.

    $950

    Micro Needle

    This course has a prerequisite. Technicians must provide a certification of facial in order to qualify. Technicians will learn how to use the microneedle pen, how to treat targeted areas and after care.

    • Course length is 1 class; 1 practical exam scheduled at a later date. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining time will be practical.
    • A model is required on the day of the course.
    • Available only at the Calgary location.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • European Facial

    European Facial is a classic type of skin treatment that is customizable to suit the client’s needs. The treatment involves deep cleansing, exfoliation, extraction, followed by a thorough relaxing massage to enhance a client’s experience.

    $998

    European Facial

    Students will learn how to determine the skin type, how to treat each skin type, identify and treat imperfections, and recommend after care.

    • Course length is 1 class. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining will be practical.
    • A model is required on the day of the course.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Relaxation Massage

    Also known as Swedish Massage, this course will provide students the knowledge of the most common type of massage. Students will learn a variety of methods and techniques to sooth and relax aching muscles. This course is intended for relaxation purposes and does not qualify for therapeutic purposes.

    $950

    Relaxation Massage

    • Course length is 1 class. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining will be practical.
    • A model is required on the day of the course.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies or materials.

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  • Professional Makeup

    The Professional Makeup course provides students with a strong understanding of makeup including learning how to apply makeup for daily or formal wear or for special events such as weddings.

    $850

    Professional Makeup

    • Course length is 1 class. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining will be practical.
    • A model is required on the day of the course.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies and material

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  • Complete Waxing

    Waxing is a popular semi-permanent hair removal technique. With proper procedure, new hair will not grow back up to 4-6 weeks.

    $598

    Complete Waxing

    Our Complete Waxing course will cover the use of soft and hard wax. During the course, students will be learning: proper sanitation, determining the type of skin and hair they will be working with, preparation, application and after care. Students are given the option to learn how to do Brazilian.

    • Course length is 1 class. At the student’s request, a second class is offered with no extra charge.
    • The first hour will be theory and the remaining will be practical.
    • A model is required on the day of the course.
    * Price does not include in-class supplies and materials

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