Award in Gel Polish – Level 2

Course code


Course title

L2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques

Why study this course?



This is a suitable qualification for a trainee therapist of qualified therapist who wants to enhance skills and gain a qualification in gel nail application.

Course content

Unit studied:
UBT19 – Apply LED Gel Polish
This is a single unit award and will teach you how to apply, maintain and remove gel polish professionally to industry expectation.
You will also learn health & safety and hygiene practices within the treatment procedures.
  •  Practical observation / assessment 
  • Workbooks and Assignments (which may involve research) at home 
  • Portfolio of evidence  
There is no written exam for this unit.

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 L1 certificate in nail treatments or beauty therapy or a successful interview and trade test. 


Paper, pen and a lever arch folder. 

Beauty uniform / shoes 

Funds to pay for exam fee 

Day, time and duration

Monday evenings


5 weeks

Start date

Full 22/23 course timetables to be confirmed



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