Nail Enhancements, either UV Gel or Acrylic – 4 day beginners course

Our 4 day, all inclusive, accredited course is designed as a thorough route to achieving a nail technician qualification. It combines all the essential skills required to safely apply nail enhancements in UV Gel or Acrylic. No previous skills or experience are required and once qualified and insured you will be ready to start working.

UV Gel and Acrylic beginners course dates

29th – 31st May & 15th June

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18th – 20th June & 6th July

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16th – 18th July & 3rd August

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20th–22nd Aug & 7th September

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10th – 12th  & 28th September

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To find out your next course dates, or to book on line click HERE or call us on 01276 64124 or 07825 705942 or drop us an email  info@thenailacademy.co.uk  Don’t see a date to suit you? Give us a call, we often run extra classes.

What’s included in the price of your course?

  • Professional student kit (enough product for up to 40 sets of nails).
  • A quality, branded UV Gel lamp is included for UV Gel course only.
  • The loan of a practice hand for the duration of the course.*
  • Comprehensive handouts and training notes.
  • The accredited Nail Academy Certificate

* The loan of a practice hand is included in the price of the course. However, a deposit of £100 is required and this will be fully refunded to you when you return the hand at the end of the course If you prefer, you can purchase a practice hand at a cost of £100.00 and obviously it is then yours to keep.

Beginners course content

Day 1

  • Anatomy & physiology of the natural nail
  • Salon safety
  • Client consultation
  • Tip application
  • Client consultation
  • Natural nail preparation
  • Preparation – demo
  • Tipping – demo
  • Lunch
  • Practical session for preparation & tipping

Day 2

  • Recap day 1
  • Group discussion – Q & A
  • Product knowledge
  • Brush care & preparation
  • Bead practice
  • Tip with overlay & sculpture – demo
  • Finishing
  • Lunch
  • Practical session for overlay, sculpture & finishing

Day 3

  • Recap days 1 & 2
  • Group discussion – Q & A
  • Tip & overlay practical session
  • Lunch
  • Practical session full set of tips and overlay (*model required 1.00pm)
  • Product briefing

Day 4

  • Group discussion – Q & A
  • Re-balancing briefing
  • Written examination
  • Lunch
  • Rebalancing/maintenance, repair & removal techniques
  • Practical session full rebalance / maintenance (*model required 1.00pm)

Acrylic  £575 and UV Gel £725 (including all product kits, training notes and certification) Please note models* are required at 1pm on both day three and day four.  * Acrylic and UVGel when correctly prepared and applied are hygienic, safe and reliable. Both are equally strong and beautiful. Once qualified in either you may add the other via a one day conversion class. The Nail Academy uses only world renowned, top quality products. Our primary focus is to ensure that you are trained to the highest standard.

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