The Nail Technician course is a progression course from basic Manicure and Pedicure. During this course you will master Gel and Acrylic nails, as well as understand and advise your clients on the different types of nails that will suit their needs and lifestyle.

This Nails Course is an advanced course which will prepare you for a professional career as a Nail Technician. That means that you will also learn how to run a business, how to go about pricing structures and what to do to promote your career and business.

Qualifications Gained

  • Portobello certificate in Gel & Acrylic Nails

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. Students must have completed ITEC Certificate in Manicure & Pedicure to gain entry onto this course.

Note: The entry requirement is not required if you study for both the ITEC Manicure and Pedicure course and the Nail Technician (Gel & Acrylic Nails) at the same time.  Please see combo option here.


Course Structure

This is a part time course delivered 1 evening a week or 1 day a week.

Course Content Modules

  1. Using Nail products safely
  2. Hygiene
  3. Sterilisation
  4. Tools of the Trade
  5. Client consultation
  6. Preparing the nail
  7. Adhesives
  8. Applying plastic tips
  9. Problem nail shapes and how to correct them
  10. Product application
  11. Natural nail overlay
  12. Sculptured nails
  13. Maintaining and removing artificial nails
  14. Infills and rebalance
  15. Pricing structures
  16. Career routes
  17. How to start and promote your services




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