Gel Polish Nail Art Diploma

Course codes: CLM016 / CLM017

Our online Gel Polish Nail Art course is perfect for students who already have a strong understanding of the application of gel polish.

  • Fully certified online Gel Polish Nail Art Diploma
  • Accredited by ABT and IPHM Hollistic accreditation board
  • Enables you to obtain professional insurance
  • Learn professional nail designs
  • Mix of video tutorials and eBook learning
  • Choose to add on the kit needed to complete the course
  • Study at your own pace, in your own environment
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This course is only available to study online.
Course overview

This course allows you to expand your skill set further and successful students receive an accredited diploma from both the ABT and IPHM which means you can apply for professional insurance so you can offer treatments to clients straight away!

Learn the basics of nail art and discover ten brilliant techniques used to create stunning nail designs.

You will learn how to create the following nail art designs:

  • Marbling
  • Painted flowers
  • Graduation colours/colour fade/ombre
  • Bubbles
  • Matte nail art technique
  • Spiralling designs
  • Magnetic gels

Course Duration


Course Outcome

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

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Multiple-choice quiz after each unit. Workbook portfolio.

Course content
  • Personal Standards and Practice
  • Hygiene
  • Effective Communication with Clients
  • Business Promotion
  • Preparation of the Work Area
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • 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
  • Introduction to Gel Polish Nail Art
  • Procedure and Application
  • Maintenance and 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 feedback with 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 e-books.

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 ABT and 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.

The professional kit

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

  • Manicure Sticks
  • Fan Brush
  • Long Bristle Brush
  • Dotting Tool
  • Sky Blue Nail Art Paint
  • Red Nail Art Paint
  • Yellow Nail Art Paint
  • Combi Drill
  • Nail Jewellery
  • Silver Glitter
  • Glitter Dots
  • Top Coat
  • Adhesive
  • Foil Wrap
  • Striping Tape
  • Gold Foil Leaf
  • 3D Nail Art Stickers
  • Rhinestones
  • Nail Art Pen BLACK
  • Nail Art Pen WHITE
  • Nail Art Pen SILVER
  • Nail Art Pen RED
  • Nail Art Pen YELLOW
  • Metallic Powder
  • Pro Vit Polish remover
  • Nail trainer hand


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

You may start at any time and have as long as you need to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

• 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. We will issue certification based on your online coursework alone.

If you don’t add on the kit, you will need to source and buy these items separately.

You will send your assignments to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Gel Nail Art Diploma.

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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