This is the perfect course if you are just starting out in the nail industry. You will learn everything you need to know about the basics of natural nail care and gel polish techniques, giving you an excellent foundation upon which to build your skills. Beginner Manicure & Gel Polish is a great start if you want to be able to offer services straight away.

Course Outline:

Duration: 3 Days (10am - 4pm) 18 hours over 2 weeks* Certification: Accredited and insurable Assessment: Written Assessment, Practical Critique & Case Studies Cost: £540 (Incl. £255 deposit) Including Full Kit *The course is over 3 days: Sunday & Monday, then a two week break followed by an assessment day held on either a Sunday or Monday.

Where is this course held?

Locations: London, Perth, Glasgow & Arbroath

What will I learn on this course?

In this course you will cover:

  • Health and Safety, including salon safety and hygiene
  • Chemistry of UV cured nail coatings
  • UV LED Lamps
  • Anatomy of the hands and nail unit
  • Nail diseases and service contraindications
  • Nail types and recommended treatments
  • Client consultation techniques and client aftercare
  • Shaping nails
  • Working safely with cuticles
  • Carrying out a basic manicure including scrub, mask & massage
  • How to apply colour gel polish
  • How to paint a French gel polish
  • Applying glitter to a gel polish
  • How to safely remove gel polish
  • Business basics including social media and photographing your work

What is included?

The Gel Polish & Manicure Course includes everything you need to start offering services straight away:​

  • Beginner Manicure & Gel Polish Manual
  • Hand Soak
  • Hygiene Spray
  • Hand Scrub
  • Hand Mask
  • Hand Treatment Cream
  • Emoki Nails Cuticle Oil 15ml
  • Nail Wipes
  • Shiner Buffer
  • Files
  • Buffers
  • LED UV Lamp
  • Base Coat
  • 2 x Top Coat
  • 6 x Colour Gel Polishes
  • Natural Nail Prep
  • Cleaner
  • Acetone Remover
  • Foil Remover Wraps
  • Pot of Glitter
  • Cuticle Pusher
  • Cuticle Nippers
  • Nitrile Gloves x 200
  • Disposable Aprons x 10
  • Face Masks x 10
  • Face Shield x 1
  • Cotton Wool
  • Access to VIP Facebook Support Group
  • Ongoing support from your educator

Are there any pre-requistes to attend this course?

Prerequisites: None - this is an entry level course

Do I need to bring a model?

Model Required: Yes, on days 2 & 3. Your models nails should be free of any product.

When are classes being held?

See timetable below for more information:

Class Schedule

Dec 11 - Dec 17