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BIntroduction To Barbering

Manicure & Gel Polish Course

Our Manicure & Application of Gel Polish course will teach you the essential skills that any nail technician should hold in order to provide a gel polish application and manicure treatment to their clients. Due to the longevity and high-gloss finish, this treatment is particularly popular all-year round and learning this skill would enhance your services when offering nail treatments. The course also includes luxury aspects including use of warm oil, paraffin wax, hand / foot mask and heated mitts / booties to add to your services and offer a tailored, relaxing service to meet the needs of a wide range of clients.



  • Face to face one day intense training

  • Accreditation - CPD excellence 

  • No previous experience required.

  • All courses are held at The Salon

  • If you are wanting to start a career as a nail technician the best way to start is with understanding the natural nails and starting with manicure and (if required pedicure)


  • Manicure procedure

  • Anatomy of the hands, skin and nails

  • Nail disorders, diseases and contra-indications

  • Correct filing and shaping techniques

  • Corrective cuticle work

  • Hand and wrist massage

  • Nail buffing

  • Varnish and colour application

  • Hygiene, sterilisation and aftercare

  • Product knowledge, costings and marketing advice

  • Benefits of gel polishes

  • Preparation of the nail

  • Contraindications and hygiene

  • Implements for use

  • Product knowledge

  • Application methods and tip

  • Removal and aftercare

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