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VELENA Advanced Training Academy sets and upholds a high standard of education in the nail industry. Our aim is to support and motivate prospective learners in their endeavour to achieve their goals in this chosen career.

Facilitators are multinational, with high qualifications. They are internationally qualified professionals, conducting training with great passion and motivation. “We pass our talent onto those who will use and further develop it with dignity”. Learners will receive comprehensive education and will be encouraged to work immediately upon successful completion of their courses.


ONLINE Training NEW!

students coursesTraditional courses offered at our training facilities.
Small groups, individual attention to each student.

We developed a great variety of Unique Training Programs covering all knowledge from Basic Nail Technology for beginners, to most Advanced Nail Art techniques available today, for the experienced Technician.

Many students have had an opportunity to appreciate the advantages of these programs with the number of these students constantly growing.

Select the Category of the courses you are interested in ( i.e. Basic, Advanced Art or Advanced Qualification ) and Click "View Courses" to see the variety of courses we offer and which ones are available ON-SITE and/or ONLINE.
Resize of Nataha's Purple mirror WMNew Advanced ONLINE Education - An opportunity to do desired courses at the comfort of your own home, at your own time and pace, without having to spend extra money for traveling and accommodation!

Individual, one-on-one communication with the Educator, extended time to complete the tasks and lots of fun guaranteed.

Have you ever dreamed of learning the latest techniques in Nail Art, wanting to advance your skills and be able to provide better services to your clients, but you live too far or you are too busy???
Here is your chance!

How it works:
You choose the course you would like to do, click on the "Purchase" button which will take you through a quick Registration process. Then you make a payment, either via Credit Card or PayPal (if you are not in South Africa).
You then get access to the desired Course's Video lessons under ''My Courses" menu. Every lesson demonstrates and explains, step-by-step in detail what you need to do and how to do it.
Every lesson has a task that you will need to complete. You can watch the lessons many times over, as you wish. Once completed, you take a photo of your work and upload it to the box provided, where your Educator will examine it and give you feedback. Once the task result is satisfactory, you will be granted access to your next lesson, and so forth.
Once the course is completed, your Certificate will be emailed to you. (A Printed version will be available by request at extra cost.)

It's that simple and that straight forward!

Click below to view the available courses!

Basic Courses

Advanced Art Courses

Advanced Qualification Courses

VELENA SA Advanced Academy strives to set and uphold a high standard of education in the nail industry.

Our Basic Courses are aimed at individuals who wish to gain knowledge of the nail industry, focusing on nail technology and business. We support and motivate prospective learners in their endeavor to achieve their goals in this chosen career.

Students receive International Certificates on successful completion of theoretical and practical examinations.
We provide employment opportunities to our best qualified students at our Franchised salons.
VELENA SA is currently the leading Nail Art Academy in Southern Africa. We offer a great variety of Nail Art courses from the basics of artistry on miniature scale to the most advanced techniques available in the market.

Our nail art training programs are unique and one in their kind. Constantly updating our techniques and also developing new ones, you are sure to find your creativity on the loose!

The days of stickers and stripes are of the past, as for each client you can create unique designs and none of the same.
Aimed at qualified nail technicians who wish to advance their skills and be on par with the latest European trends and techniques.

Perfectly pinched Sculptured nails in the new arched style shape are done with electric files and dismiss old techniques.

Learning the Reverse French technique and then complex shapes, such as Stilettos and Gothic Almond will take you to a whole new level.

With our training, whether in group or individual one-on-one courses, you are sure to be at the top of your industry!!!

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