Course Description

The Program is designed to provide a balance of instruction to the student interested in career preparation and development. It will provide students with practical performance, demonstrations, and practice in conjunction with the required text. It will also provide the student with the knowledge and skill to become competent and confident professional.

Opportunities for Employment

Manicurist, Natural Nail Specialist, Nail Extension Specialist, Platform Artist, Manufacturer’s Representative, Product Demonstrator.


Beginner GEL Course 

Duration: approx 20 hrs (8 lessons)

Course Code: NC-01-21

What will the course involve? You will cover the range of essential practical skills and knowledge which will help you get a job in the nail industry or go on further training.

This course requires to have a full size Nail Kit. That needs to be purchased.

  • Health, Safety, and Sanitisation 
  • Nail anatomy 
  • Nail conditions, disorders, and diseases 
  • Tools, equipment description, and their uses  
  • Product Knowledge – Gel  System 
  • Client consultation and aftercare
  • Nail preparation
  • Tip & Product Application
  • Infill 
  • Filing, shaping, and finishing 
  • Trouble Shooting  
  • Gel Polish   and Basic nail art 
  • Removal Process 

Beginner Acrylic Course 

Duration: approx 20 hrs (8 lessons)

Course Code: NC-02-21

  • Health, Safety, and Sanitization 
  • Nail anatomy 
  • Nail conditions, disorders, and diseases 
  • Tools, equipment  description, and their uses  
  • Product Knowledge –Acrylic System 
  • Client consultation and aftercare
  • Nail preparation
  • Tip & Product Application
  • Infill 
  • Filing, shaping, and finishing 
  • Trouble Shooting  
  • Gel Polish   and Basic nail art 
  • Removal Process 

Advanced Gel Course 

Duration: approx 36 hrs (12 lessons)

Course Code: NC-03-21

What will the course involve? You will cover the range of essential practical skills and knowledge which will help you get a job in the make up industry or go onto further training:

  • Nail Anatomy
  • Tools description and uses
  • Nail Conditions & Disorders
  • Health & Safety
  • Sanitization
  • Client Consultation Form & Records
  • Client Aftercare Sheet
  • Product Knowledge – Gel  System
  • Tip & Product Application,
  • Lifting &Nail Yellowing
  • Removal Process
  • Filing, shaping and finishing
  • Refill
  • Gel Polish
  • Nail Preparation

Advanced Acrylic Course 

Duration: approx 36 hrs (12 lessons)

Course Code: NC-04-21

What will the course involve? You will cover the range of essential practical skills and knowledge which will help you get a job in the make up industry or go onto further training:

  • Health, Safety, and Sanitization 
  • Nail anatomy 
  • Nail conditions, disorders, and diseases 
  • Tools, equipment  description, and their uses  
  • Product Knowledge –  Acrylic System 
  • Client consultation and aftercare
  • Nail preparation
  • Tip & Product Application
  • Infill 
  • Filing, shaping, and finishing 
  • Trouble Shooting  
  • Gel Polish   and advanced nail art 
  • Removal Process 
  • Sculptured Nails
  • Encapsulated Nails
  • Forever French
  • Using nail drill safely 

Gel System + Acrylic Course 

Duration: approx 72 hrs (29 lessons)

Course Code: NC-05-21

What will the course involve? You will cover the range of essential practical skills and knowledge which will help you get a job in the industry or go on further training:

  • Nail Anatomy
  • Nail Conditions & Disorders
  • Health & Safety
  • Sanitization
  • Tools description and uses
  • Client Consultation Form & Records
  • Client Aftercare Sheet
  • Product Knowledge –Gel / Acrylic System
  • Tip & Product Application,
  • Lifting &Nail Yellowing
  • Removal Process
  • Filing, shaping, and finishing
  • Refill
  • Preparing Your Client
  • Preparing Your Work Area
  • Basic Nail Art
  • Start a salon, become a mobile technician, or work
  • Salon Decoration
  • Marketing Your Nail Salon / Service
  • Setting Your Pricing
  • Customer Relationship
  • Forms and Record-Keeping
  • Gel Polish
  • Sculptured Nails
  • Encapsulated Nails
  • Forever French
  • Nail Drill

General comments

The price does not include the kit. You will need to ask friends and family to come in so that you can practice and do practical assessments. For this course, you need to be over 16+.  This course can be done as a certificate, or else lead you to an International Diploma, you will need to complete some assignments including the Manicure and Pedicure course. You will take an end of year International exam. Fees for exams and assessments are not included in the fee. Please talk to us and we can give you better guidance.


Gel System + Acrylic Course 

Duration: approx 100 hrs (30 lessons)

Course Code: NC-06-21

What will the course involve? You will cover the range of essential practical skills and knowledge which will help you get a job in the industry or go on further training:

  • Nail Anatomy
  • Nail Conditions & Disorders
  • Health & Safety
  • Sanitization
  • Tools description and uses
  • Client Consultation Form & Records
  • Client Aftercare Sheet
  • Product Knowledge –Gel / Acrylic System
  • Tip & Product Application,
  • Lifting &Nail Yellowing
  • Removal Process
  • Filing, shaping and finishing
  • Refill
  • Preparing Your Client
  • Preparing Your Work Area
  • Basic Nail Art
  • Start a salon, become a mobile technician, or work
  • Salon Decoration
  • Marketing Your Nail Salon / Service
  • Setting Your Pricing
  • Customer Relationship
  • Forms and Record Keeping
  • Gel Polish
  • Sculptured Nails
  • Encapsulated Nails
  • Forever French
  • Nail Drill
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure

General comments

The price does not include the kit. You will need to ask friends and family to come in so that you can practice and do practical assessments. For this course, you need to be over 16+.  This course can be done as a certificate, or else lead you to an International Diploma, you will need to complete some assignments. You will take an end of year International exam. Fees for exams and assessments are not included in the fee. Please talk to us and we can give you better guidance.


Acrigel course 

Duration: approx 9 hrs (3 lessons)

Course Code: NC-07-21

This is aimed at nail technicians who would like to learn how to use the Acrygel system, if a learner wants to learn from the start but using Acrygel she/he needs to apply for the beginner’s course 

What will the course involve? You will cover the range of essential practical skills and knowledge which will help you get a job in the make up industry or go onto further training:

  • Overlay on natural nails
  • On Tips
  • Sculptured

Perform Spa Pedicure & Manicure

Duration: approx 30 hrs (12 lessons)

Course Code: NC-08-21

What will the course involve? You will cover the range of essential practical skills and knowledge which will help you get a job in the industry or go on further training:

  • Nail Anatomy
  • Nail Conditions & Disorders
  • Health & Safety
  • Sanitization
  • Products, Tools and equipment description and uses
  • Client Consultation Form & Records
  • Client Aftercare Sheet
  • Cuticle pushing, shaping, buffing 
  • Scrub, mask treatment, massage 
  • Nail polish application (Gel polish optional ) 

If a learner wants to learn how to apply gel polish she/he should apply for the Gel polish course as well 


Gel Polish Workshop 

Duration: approx 4 hrs (2 lessons)

Course Code: NC-09-21

What will the course involve? You will cover the range of essential practical skills and knowledge which will help you get a job in the make up industry or go onto further training:

  • Products and tools knowledge 
  • Nail Preparation 
  • Base Application 
  • Colour Application 
  • Top Coat application