1Course Overview

Professional Gel Nails Diploma

Course code: EN001

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Do you want to become an expert in Gel Nails?  Work in a nail salon or even set up your own?

  • This course allows you to gain a Professional Gel Nails diploma from home and study everything you need to know about applying, buffing and polishing gel 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.
  • Discover how to buff, shine and polish the gel nails to make them look perfect.
  • Everything you need is included!

Your course includes:

  • FREE Nail Trainer Practice Hand
  • FREE instructional DVD
  • FREE essential nail kit
  • A 416-page manual and unlimited tutor support!
20% off selected courses - Until 22nd January
2Course Content

Course Content

The Professional Gel Nails 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 essential nail kit that includes:
  • 9 Watt LED Lamp
  • 8 question papers
  • 100ml Sanitiser
  • 100 practice nails
  • 100 x Cotton Wipes
  • Nail Clippers
  • 5 x Glue Nozzles
  • 100 extension tips
  • 15gm Builder Gel
  • 15ml Nail Varnish
  • 20ml Tip Adhesive
  • File and buffer pack
  • 10 x Workhorse towels
  • Gel Brush
  • Cuticle Pusher
  • Manicure Brush
  • 11ml Top Coat
  • 15ml Cuticle oil
  • 100ml Super Shine Wipe Off
  • Progress cards
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.


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I think the course is very good & being able to study in your own time is excellent!

- Deborah Walker
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