1Course Overview

Professional Acrylic Nails Diploma

Course code: EN002

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Do you want to become an expert in acrylic nails? Maybe even open your own nail salon?

  • This course allows you to gain a Professional Acrylic Nails diploma from home, learning everything you need to know about applying, buffing and polishing acrylic nails
  • Renowned nail expert Gina Wallace demonstrates the techniques on the course DVD, allowing you to practise whilst you learn on your Nail Trainer Practice Hand
  • Learn how to choose the correct nails and prepare and apply them to suit each customer
  • Discover how to buff, shine and polish the nails to make them look perfect
  • Everything you need is included in the price!

Your course includes:

  • FREE Nail Trainer Practice Hand
  • FREE instructional DVD
  • FREE 'Dream' acrylics and extensive nail kit.
  • A 240 page manual and unlimited tutor support!
20% off selected courses - Until 22nd January
2Course Content

Course Content

Your course is divided into three main parts:

  • Part 1 - Foundation
  • Part 2 - Essential techniques
  • Part 3 - Working the whole hand
3Other Information

Study and Assessment Method

1) Watch the DVD that is included with your course material.

2) Follow the instructions provided on the DVD.

3) Unclip your finished nails from the Nail Trainer.

4) Save the completed nails on the progress card.

5) Post the finished progress cards to your tutor for assessment.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Course Outcomes

Successful students will be awarded a Certification by The Essential Nails Institute, which is nationally recognised within the nail industry. This means that you will be able to gain your professional indemnity insurance with this certificate. This insurance will cover you to work from home, mobile or in a salon.

This course is fully recognised by:

  • HABIA (The government recognised standard-setting organisation for hair, beauty and body art and nails).
  • British Learning Association
  • Guild of professional Beauty Therapists
  • Professional Beauty Direct




Course Questions & Answers

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. You will send your completed progress card to your tutor for assessment.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • FREE Nail Trainer Practice Hand
  • FREE 2 hour teaching DVD
  • Study guide and comprehensive study notes
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Accreditation
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE Essential Nail Kit which includes:
  • Acrylic Supplement
  • Progress cards
  • 8 question papers
  • 200 x Cotton wipes
  • Nail clippers
  • Manicure brush
  • 15ml Cetuem Polish
  • 15ml Top coat
  • 100ml Sanitiser
  • 20ml Tip adhesive
  • 10 x Glue nozzles
  • File and buffer pack
  • 10 x Workhorse towels
  • Cuticle pusher
  • Kolinsky Acrylic brush
  • Dappen dish
  • 75gm salon powder
  • 200ml Acrylic liquid
  • 15ml cuticle oil
  • 100 practice nails
  • 100 extension tips
Are there any additional costs?

No, this is a complete course pack featuring everything you need to complete the course.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.


Time consuming but otherwise a good course that works around you

It has taken me a bit longer with this course and have yet to send off my course work as with the pack I haven't been given an address to send it to so will have to email them to find out we're I have to send it.  It's taken me longer to do this as I have to do it on my day off and while the children are at school to fully concentrate as this is time consuming but otherwise a good course that works around you. 

- Cheryl Cross
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