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Nail Technician Courses

Nail Enhancements, either Acrylic or UV Hard Gel  –          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 Acrlic or UV Hard Gel. No previous skills or experience are required and once qualified and insured you will be ready to start working.

What’s included in the price of your course?

  • Professional student kit (enough product for up to 30 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)

UV Gel or Acrylic beginners course dates

6th – 8th & 24th June

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4th – 6th and 22 July

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2nd – 4th and 19th August

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19th-21st Sept & 7th Oct

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17th- 19th Oct  & 4th Nov

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Acrylic  £675 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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