Our Dry Manicure & Application of Gel Polish course will teach you the essential skills that any nail technician should hold in order to provide a gel polish application and dry manicure treatment to their clients. Due to the longevity and high-gloss finish, this treatment is particularly popular all-year round and learning this skill would enhance your services when offering nail treatments from home and/or mobile.
- Health, safety & hygiene
- Consultation techniques
- Dry manicure procedure to prepare the natural nail
- Shaping the nail and cuticle work
- Painting techniques (block colour)
- Demonstration of french polish
- Application of gel polish
- Removal procedure
- Aftercare advice
This course is structured over one day and runs from 10am – 4pm. We ask students to arrive at 9.45am to ensure a prompt start. You will learn the theory of the treatment firstly, and spend the majority of the day practising your practical skills, with a short break for lunch. As you will give and receive treatments as part of this course, it is important you arrive free from nail polish, gel polish or nail extensions in order to complete this course.
We do not include any kits within our training courses, however we provide all products and tools required to complete the practical training on the day, at the training centre for you to use. We took this approach following student feedback so that students are not tied into specific kits or brands of products as part of their course fee, before they are trained and able to make an informed choice. Our training courses teach the generic treatment techniques and processes, they are not brand specific.
We recommend attending training where you will gain advice about different brands and suppliers to enable you to purchase products from your chosen supplier directly following your training. We do offer selected starter kits available to purchase through our website & supplied directly from the supplier to you by courier.
Our friendly, expert Advisors are on hand to answer any questions & assist you in booking your place over the telephone. Call on Freephone 0800 999 2277
Alternatively, most of our courses can be booked online 24/7, using our secure payment system.
- Simply choose your venue and date
- Click the add to basket button
- Then complete the secure, online checkout
When booking online, choose from secure payment options including PayPal, WorldPay or Klarna. Premium Credit (Payment Plan) is also available on all bookings allowing you to spread the cost over 6 or 12 months at a reasonable rate of interest. To enquire, simply click ‘Apply for Payment Plan’ on the right-hand side or give us a call to learn more.
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By making payment in full, you can secure your course place and enjoy the greatest flexibility to book all of your training days at your preferred training centre, in the best way to suit you – whether that’s as a consecutive block (subject to availability) or taken at your own pace. Book securely online 24/7, or call our friendly Advisors by book by phone.
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Simply pick your courses & add to shopping basket, at checkout select Klarna Pay in 3 and then enter your details to check if you’re eligible. You’ll know instantly if you’re approved. Available to those aged 18+, resident in the UK & with a UK bank account. T&Cs apply. Find out more about Klarna with Klarna FAQs
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Disclosure: The Beauty Academy is not a lender and acts only as an introducer. The credit product is provided by Klarna Bank AB (publ). Credit is only available to permanent UK residents aged 18 and over, depending on their status. Terms and conditions apply. Please note that Pay in 30 days and Pay in 3 instalments are not regulated by the FCA.
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Our Payment Plan option is provided through Premium Credit Limited, an independent finance company. Available on all courses; whether classroom or online courses, packages or VTCT qualifications where course totals over £299. Spread the cost to make starting your beauty training towards your new career easier & more affordable!
You have two options – to make direct debit repayments either over 6 months (6 instalments) or 12 months (12 instalments) with reasonable interest (representative APR of 7.6% for 6 months or 13.6% for 12 months*). Your first payment* is taken around 7 days after your payment plan is approved, with the next instalment by direct debit not until the next month making it easy to spread the cost. You can choose your preferred payment date for the instalments by direct debit, making it easy to plan repayments e.g. taken on 1st or 28th of each month.
Get a quote for finance easily by contacting us on 0800 999 2277.
You must be aged 18+, resident in the UK and hold a UK bank/building society account in your name, that supports direct debit payments. Credit is subject to status, terms and conditions apply.
Our finance option allows you attend your chosen courses with us while making affordable, monthly repayments. Once your finance is approved, our team will be in touch to arrange your training on the next available dates that are convenient for you. Training days can only take place once the first direct debit payment for your finance has been taken (usually around 21 days after approval).
You can pay additional payments or repay in full early if you wish once the payment plan is set up. The scheme is subject to the usual credit checks etc. You can also easily add further courses to your repayment plan once set up, subject to status, without needing to make an entirely new application.
*One-off fixed £5 facility fee added to the first payment only. Representative APR examples above based upon a £2500 loan.
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Gel polish is an essential skill for any therapist; all of us want attractive hands but we don’t always have the time to maintain them. It is one of the most in-demand nail treatments throughout the country, specifically because of the high-gloss shine finish, zero-drying time along with no edge-wear, chips, scratching or dulling; ideal for those who lead a busy lifestyle. Following the course, you will be able to work from home and mobile as a nail technician offering a gel polish manicure (once you have obtained insurance). This course would complement our Manicure and Pedicure training course, as these treatments are frequently requested together.
Our diploma courses are suitable for complete beginners and do not require any prior learning to be able to train with us; many of our students are not yet beauty trained and are looking to start up a business in the industry. However, we recommend students consider completing the Manicure & Pedicure training course prior to this course. We welcome students of all abilities, whether you are looking to learn a new skill from scratch or currently working as a therapist and looking to refresh your knowledge of particular treatments. You must arrive for the course free of nail polish, gel polish and/or nail extensions as an important part of the course is to give and receive treatments upon the natural nails.
All products and tools are provided for the training day at the centre when you attend. No kit is required to complete the training day, nor included in the course fee. On the training day, you only need to bring a hand towel for your personal use, completed enrolment form and cold food for your lunch (e.g. sandwich/salad). Tea & coffee are provided on the day.
We are so proud at The Beauty Academy to work with such a professional, passionate and friendly team of tutors, all of which hold a Level 2 and Level 3 qualification in their specialised sector. Our tutors are also all qualified with either Level 4 PTTLS or equivalent teaching awards in education, with years of experience in beauty-related professional industries. Furthermore, our tutors who are involved in the assessment process all hold an Assessors Award.
We pride ourselves on the welcoming nature of our tutors and their ability to engage, educate and enrich students from all ages and backgrounds. All of our tutors are dedicated to maintaining their knowledge and keeping up to date with the latest treatments and techniques in the ever-changing industry.
When you have successfully completed your training course(s), you will receive a diploma certificate issued by The Beauty Academy and accredited by ABT. This not only demonstrates your commitment to the training, but also allows you to obtain Public Liability insurance so you can start offering treatments to paying clients from home or mobile.
Once you have completed your practical training day with us, there is no additional work to be completed. Your diploma certificate will be sent to you within 1-2 working days and you can then begin working from home and/or mobile, once insurance has been obtained.
All courses completed with The Beauty Academy are accredited by ABT allowing you receive a 10% discount off your policy with ABT Insurance when you quote ACADEMY99
The Beauty Academy also offer a discounted insurance scheme with Balens; a Specialist Insurance Brokers aimed at Health and Well-Being Professionals, offering both Therapist and Student Therapist insurance for those who train with us. To learn more about the Balens insurance scheme, please click here.
All of our diploma courses enable you to work from both home and mobile offering the specialised treatment(s) that you have completed. You can start earning by offering treatments to paying clients as soon as you have obtained your insurance; however it is recommended that you undertake some further training within nail services such as our Manicure & Pedicure course to ensure you are confident in the widest range of popular nail services possible, to best meet the needs of your clients.
We offer high-quality ABT accredited training with experienced tutors, professional equipment and a great atmosphere to train in. Our training centres are well-equipped, within easy reach of public transport and regularly inspected by the awarding body (VTCT) which we provide qualifications through; to ensure we are giving you the best service for your money. We pride ourselves on working with only qualified and industry experienced tutors who are friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile to deliver the very best student experience possible.
All courses are run as smaller groups than most other providers, allowing plenty of opportunity to ask questions or seek further support if required. Our training centres are permanent and exclusive to us and they are always set-up ready to begin your training. All centres have the very latest equipment and products required to adhere to industry standards. We also provide free and unlimited on-going access to our Support Team who are available to answer queries or provide guidance within any aspect of your course with us, contactable on either email or telephone.
Once you have completed your diploma course, you have the opportunity to further your skills by completing additional training. Our Manicure & Pedicure inc Luxury Treatments course and Nail Extension Courses are the next step in enhancing the nail services that you are able to offer your clients. These will complement the services that you can offer as a nail technician working from home and/or mobile.
You may also consider completing a qualification in nail technology to further your career opportunities within this industry. To learn more about the qualifications that we offer, please click here.
Course Info & Price
- Course Duration
- 1 day 10am to 4pm
- No hidden charges: includes all exam fees & VAT.
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