Our Quick Start Acrylic & Gel Nail Technician package is comprised of tfour of the most popular nail treatments within the industry, designed specifically for those embarking on a career as a nail technician, and requiring the fundamental skills to launch their business within this exciting industry. You will be taught how to competently perform Manicure and Pedicure, Acrylic Nail Extensions, Dry Manicure and Gel Polish over three days of hands-on, practical training.
This training package includes:
Manicure and Pedicure training (1 day) includes:
- Health, safety & hygiene
- Consultation techniques
- Manicure procedure*
- Pedicure procedure*
- French Manicure procedure
- Filing and cuticle work
- Massage of the hand and foot
Dry Manicure & Gel Polish training (1 day) includes:
- 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
Acrylic Nail Extensions (1 day) training includes:
- Health, safety and hygiene
- Consultation techniques
- Nail preparation
- Tip application and blending techniques*
- How to apply acrylic*
- Maintenance procedure
- Removal of acrylics procedure
*You will be working on our nail trainer mannequin hands during the Acrylic Nail Extension course. For the Manicure & Pedicure and Dry Manicure & Gel Polish courses you will need to give and receive treatments and therefore will need to remove all nail extensions / gel polish before attending the training days.
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
*Payment in full at time of booking online or by telephone allows you to select 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. Deko Finance (Payment Plan) is available on all bookings over £299. To enquire, simply click ‘Apply for Payment Plan’ on the right-hand side or give us a call to learn more.
This diploma package consists of three practical training days: Manicure & Pedicure (1 day) , Dry Manicure & Gel Polish (1 day) and Acrylic Nail Extensions (1 day). These courses are not run consecutively and you can choose the dates to suit you at your desired training centre (subject to availability).
Each training day runs from 10am – 4pm and 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.
1. Payment in full using Credit / Debit card
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.
Our Deko Finance option is available on all courses, diploma course packages and VTCT qualifications over £299. You have three options – to make repayments either over 12, 24, or 36 months at only 9.9%, all with just a 20% deposit.
A very important point regarding finance options: Many of our students are fairly young and may not have taken out finance before; perhaps they are living with mum/dad or boyfriend/partner and have not had their own name on an electoral roll for at least 3 years. Now, although it may seem a bit harsh it is very true that all finance companies will view your application very critically if any of the above is true. A way around this is to increase your deposit to say 40% but this needs to be done at the outset and not after you have been rejected.
If you feel that any of the above does apply to you then please just have a word with one of our Course Advisors before making an application.
The Deko finance option allows you book and attend your chosen courses with us while making affordable, monthly repayments to spread the cost. You don’t need to wait to book training sessions, you can complete all training as you wish, selecting from our available scheduled dates without delay. This is a great payment choice for those who desire the flexibility to manage studying around work commitments / childcare or even wish to complete their award as soon as possible; but who need the option to spread the cost into more affordable payments, over a longer term.
You can increase your deposit to reduce your payments and you can pay off early if you wish. No hidden fees or charges. The scheme is subject to the usual credit checks etc.
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. 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 will be required to give and receive treatments on the Manicure & Pedicure and Dry Manicure & Gel Polish training days so will need to remove nail extensions, polish and/or gel polish before attending this training day. You will work on a professional nail trainer hand for the Acrylic Nail Extension course so no models are required.
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. 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 and/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.
The Beauty Academy offers a discounted insurance scheme with Balens exclusively to our students; 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 our 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.
If you would like to further the range of treatments that you offer to your clients following the completion of this training package, you may be interested in achieving a VTCT qualification within nail treatments. You can find full details of our VTCT Qualifications here