Train to be a Nail Technician by learning Gel and Acrylic Nail Extensions including Sculpting, E-Filing and Luxury Gel Polish Manicure and Pedicure.


During this course you will learn the following –

  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Preparation of working area
  • Contra-indications
  • Contra-actions
  • Knowledge of nail shapes and anatomy
  • Knowledge of nail conditions, disorders and diseases
  • Client consultation and record cards
  • Preparation of nails 
  • Cuticle work
  • Correct method for filing and shaping
  • Gel Polish Manicure and pedicure
  • Hand and Foot Massage
  • Hand and Foot Exfoliation
  • Hand and Foot Masks
  • Safe use of electric nail drill
  • Tip application
  • Sculpting with forms
  • Use of files and buffers
  • Understanding grit sizes
  • Applying gel, including pink and white
  • Applying Acrylic, including pink and white
  • Safe use of UV and LED lamps
  • Finishing and buffing
  • Assessing nails for in-fills or rebalance
  • Application of products for in-fills or rebalance
  • Product removal
  • The importance of following manufacturing instructions
  • Client aftercare advice
  • Behind The Mask – How to spot signs of domestic abuse and how you can help (optional)



Our tutors are always on hand after your course to support and guide you with any help you need, we also offer FREE refresher courses for any students who wish to practice their new skills.


Level - Beginner

Prerequisites - none 


Please read our T&Cs before booking

Nail Technician Course incl E-Filing & Sculpting - 4th-8th January 2021

  • Date & Time

    Monday 4th January - 10:00 - 5:30

    Tuesday 5th January - 10:00 - 4:00

    Wednesday 6th January - 10:00 - 4:00

    Thursday 7th January - 10:00 - 4:00

    Friday 8th January - 10:00 - 4:00


    5 Oatlands Avenue



    BS14 0SX

    There is free parking in Armada Road car park, enter BS14 0SU into your sat nav. Once parked, follow the path to the right of The Whitchurch pub, then turn right onto the row of shops, we are second from last

    • PPE will be provided on arrival
    • Refreshments will be provided (please bring a re-usable mug or bottle)
    • All students will receive a training manual prior to their course, please ensure you can access your manual on your phone or an iPad during your training
    • Your course includes your very own kit and drill to take home
    • You will be practicing on other students and vice versa to ensure you get the feel for all aspects of the treatment, therefore please ensure that you arrive with natural nails. Models are not permitted on the course.
    • Please wear dark or black clothes, sensible flat shoes and hair tied back
    • Qualification: Certificate of Diploma
    • Certificates will be awarded to students at the end of the course providing they have competently demonstrated the required skills and knowledge, any students who are not yet ready will be discreetly asked to return for further training free of charge
    • All courses have insurance approved accreditation to enable you to obtain the necessary public liability insurance required to perform Luxury Gel Polish, Gel and Acrylic Extensions and E-Filing on your clients
    • Students who participate in Behind the Mask training will receive their certificate via email within 2 weeks
    • Upon booking a place on this course you will receive a confirmation email, if you do not receive an email please contact us
    • If you select the option to pay a deposit you will receive an invoice via email for the remaining balance, this does not need to be paid until 2 weeks before your course starts

01275 831135

5 Oatlands Avenue, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 0SX

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