Gel Polish and Nail Technology

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Why study this course?

Become a nail technician with a more flexible approach with our adult course options

Kickstart the career you have always dreamed of with our part-time studies to fit around your current work and home life. Take your hobby, your passion and be your own boss in one of the most sought-after industries of becoming a nail technician. Our exciting level 2 courses will give you the opportunity to become a budding nail technician, which includes nail enhancements and gel polish application.

Course content

This unit award and will teach you how to apply, maintain and remove gel polish and apply acrylic nails professionally to industry expectation. You will also learn health & safety and hygiene practices within the treatment procedures.

There is practical observation / assessment on clients to complete the appropriate assessment criteria.

Theory will include anatomy and physiology of hand and arm, and Health and Safety.

Workbooks and Assignments (which may involve research) at home

Portfolio of evidence

There is one external exam paper for this course.

Entry requirements

Candidates must have an interest in care of the hands and nails. If candidates have previously studied introduction courses, these do not give credits towards this course.

Prerequisite includes a successful interview and trade test with the course leader.


Paper, pen and a lever arch folder.

Beauty uniform / shoes

There is a kit required for this course which will be an additional cost to you – further information will be given upon advice and guidance from the course leader

Day, time and duration



10 weeks

Start date

Monday 17th April

Course fees


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