The Academy of Nail Design is The Premier Online Training Choice!

We continue to set the Gold Standard in online nail training around the world. At The Academy of Nail Design we are thrilled to bring you our incredible Online Nail Training Programs! And we are serious about providing you with the most professional and comprehensive nail programs possible.

As part of your Beauty Education we are proud of Who We Are and What We Do! The Academy of Nail Design is an Accredited Business with the BBB (Better Business Bureau) with an "A " Rating and we are also a Certified Institution with Canada's H.R.S.D. (Human Resources and Skills Development).

The Academy of Nail Design is  International, and incredibly proud to have our FULL TAOND Certificate Program internationally Accredited by WCI. TAOND graduates from all over the world can apply for their W.C.P. (World Certified Professional) Designation.

We are the ONLY Online Nail Program in the World to be Certified by C.E.B.H.C.P. (The Canadian Examining Board of Health Care Practitioners). This allows our TAOND students the incredible opportunity to earn their Derma Care Nail Specialist (D.C.N.S.) Professional Designation and Certified Master Nail Professional  (C.M.N.P) Designation as certified by the Canadian Board of Health Care Practitioners.

No other Program in the world offers nail professionals this incredible opportunity for a Professional Designation.

As a Premier Online Nail Program we have been providing training to students worldwide, including Canada, USA., Guadeloupe, South Africa, Nigeria, Italy, Germany, Bermuda, Australia, Antigua, Malta, Japan and more! for more than 19 years.

Our Graduates work in beautiful salons and spas and even open their own businesses, home salons, and mobile nail service businesses.

We were the first and original online nail program, and our Full Professional Certificate Program is based on our Award-Winning ORIGINAL in-class program.

TAOND was named "School of the Month" by Canada's ExceptioNail Magazine and a "School that Rocks" by Nails Magazine.

The Academy of Nail Design is also a proud to maintain a strong educational referral relationship with NASP (North American School of Podology). Many of our graduates have gone on to attend Advanced Podology Courses with NASP.


  • Our Incredible New TAOND SHINE 'Members Only' Club
  • Full Certificate Programs
  • Apprenticeship Programs
  • Derma Care Nail Specialist (D.C.N.S.) Designation Program
  • Certified Master Nail ProfessionalProgram
  • MINI Certificate Programs
  • 'Just For Fun' Program
  • Amazing Payment Plans For Everyone's Budget
  • And so much more!
We also believe In complete support for you during your program. With our incredible TAOND Student Resource Centre.

Along with your program access we've also created an exciting TAOND Student Resource Centre (similar to a student library) where you'll find tons of industry related articles, video links, in-depth how to's and discussion forums where you can share with TAOND students from all over the world.

There's just so much we are excited to share with you!