Acrylic Nail Diploma

Course codes: CLM007 / CLM009

Imagine pleasing your clients with a new set of gorgeous and glamourous acrylics...

  • Certified online Acrylic Nail Diploma
  • Accredited by ABT and IPHM Hollistic accreditation board
  • Enables you to obtain professional insurance
  • Practical and theory knowledge to apply acrylic nails
  • Learn to apply, maintain and remove nails as well as aftercare
  • Mixture of video tutorials and downloadable eBooks
  • Choose to add on the kit needed to complete the course
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This course is only available to study online.
Course overview

Through our online acrylic nail course, you’ll learn all the essential skills needed to become fully qualified, so you can offer this fantastic service to customers.

Successful students receive an accredited diploma from both the ABT and IPHM which means they can apply for professional insurance so they can legally carry out services.

Acrylic nails, although artificial, are one of the best methods of creating stunning nails. Fully customisable you can create any shape, length, colour, style and finish you need to.

Through a mixture of both practical and theory knowledge you will learn how to design, apply, maintain and remove the acrylics. Everything you need is provided online through a mixture of video tutorials and eBooks so you can study at your own pace, in your own environment. This also allows you to balance your work life whilst still studying for your course.

Course Duration


Course Outcome

You will receive your ABT and IPHM accredited Acrylic Nail Diploma. Eligible to apply for professional insurance.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Multiple choice quiz after each unit. Portfolio workbook.

Course content
  • Personal Standards and Practice
  • Hygiene
  • Effective Communication with Clients
  • Business Promotion
  • Preparation of the Work Area
  • Health & Safety Legislations
  • Insurance
  • Being effective at Work
  • Promoting Products & Services
  • Retail Specific Legislation
  • Reception Duties
  • Taking Payments & Methods
  • Structure of the Nail
  • Bones & the Muscular System
  • Skin Types & Skin Structure
  • The Lymphatic System
  • Skin Diseases / Disorders
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Disorders
  • Preparation & Products
  • Tip Application
  • Acrylic Application.
  • Maintenance, Infill, Re-Balance & Removals Aftercare
Extra info


With each unit, you will have an online video to watch through. After you have watched through the video, there will be a multiple-choice quiz for you to complete. Once you have completed the questions with the pass mark, the next unit will become available for you to study. This course is assessed and certified by Beauty Tribe. You can take the multiple-choice questions as many times as you need and support from your tutor is given.

You will also be required to upload evidence of your work in the form of an online workbook. This will involve uploading images of your work before and after which will be reviewed by your tutor. Your tutor will then give you detailed feedback and include areas you can improve on in order to pass the course.

Study method

Your course will be studied through distance learning, meaning you can learn the course at a time and place that suits you. Your course materials will be available to you online via tutorial videos and eBooks. The course itself is self contained on the online portal. Tutor support is available through the phone from experienced tutors.

Course outcome

Once you have passed the course, your Diploma Certificate will be available for download via the portal and stored for you. You have lifetime access to the portal so you can return at any time using your tutorials and eBooks as a reference. This course is accredited by IPHM (International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine).

You will also be eligible to apply for professional insurance through Radius Insurance, INSYNC plus selected others, meaning you will be able to legally offer these services to clients.

Included in the professional kit (optional)

Choose to add on the kit needed to complete the course. If you add on the kit to the course, you will receive:

  • 1 x Edge sanitising spray
  • 1 x SP sanitising gel (lemon grass)
  • 1 x Halo liquid (30ml)
  • 1 x Halo pro liquid (30ml)
  • 1 x Halo mega bond (7ml)
  • 1 x Halo powder clear (7g)
  • 1 x Halo powder cover pink (7g)
  • 1 x Halo powder cover peach (7g)
  • 1 x Halo powder pink (7g)
  • 1 x Halo powder blush pink (7g)
  • 1 x Halo powder white (7g)
  • 1 x PN red sable No 7 Acrylic brush
  • 1 x Kaeso juicy drops
  • 1 x Meltblown lint free wipes
  • 2 x Plastic dappen dish
  • 1 x Star nails glass dappen dish with lid
  • 1 x PN natural mixed 100s
  • 1 x Nail glue
  • 1 x Edge 100 / 180 zebra curved file
  • 1 x Star nails dual mani tool
  • 1 x PN acetone
  • 1 x PN white blocks
  • 1 x Edge 3 way satin buffer
  • 1 x Streaker tip cutter
  • Nail trainer hand


You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

• Dedicated student support
• Assignment marking and feedback
• FREE CV critique service
• FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
• FREE XO Student Discounts card

No. This course is assessed on your coursework alone.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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