Structure Gel Course £220.00*

This course is suitable for beginners wanting to master the art of gel application technique. Gel nails have become ever so popular, and we are seeing more salons lean towards Gel compared Acrylic. Gel nails are easier to apply compared to acrylic nails making them a perfect choice for new or excepting nail techs that want to master a new skill and maximize their service portfolio.

Gel nails have a low odour and are chip resistant compared to a normal manicure making them a big hit with clients. Gel will not set until it is set under a UV or LED lamp so this gives more workability than acrylic and because it has self-levelling property’s it moulds itself beautifully to clients nails which make it suitable for beginners with no experience compared to acrylic.

This course will give you the confidence, and awareness to carry out a professional treatment. During the training you will watch a skilled experienced teacher demonstrate the application, and then you will practice and perfect your new skill.

What will the course cover?

•Preparation of working area including PPE and correct ventilation requirements
•Client Consultation
•Health & Safety
•Contra Indications
•Knowledge of Nail Anatomy
•Knowledge of Nail Disorders and Diseases
•Preparing Nails for Extensions
•Tip Application
•Use of Files and Buffers
•Understanding grit sizes
•Applying Gel (including French)
•Finishing and Buffing
•Importance of Manufacturing Instructions
•Understanding different nail shapes and conditions
•Assessing nails for infill’s or rebalance
•Application of products for infill’s or rebalance
•Product Removal
•Home Care Advice

Course Duration: 10am-4.30pm

Entry Requirements: Suitable for beginners but learners must be over 16 years old.

What do I need to know before I start the course? Learners are required to practice on other members in the group and in turn be a model for another student on the same course (unless a private session is booked). Following the intensive training day you will need to practice your application skills by working on friends and family to achieve proficiency.

Once you are happy with application you will submit pictures of your work for assessment within one calendar year form your training date. You will receive full support from your tutor following your training to help you trouble shoot, and offer guidance if you feel required. This ensures you are confident, and offer a good standard to your clients.
Will I need to bring any materials? The course is fully inclusive of what you will require during the training day. You will also receive a learning unit book prior to your course so you can time to read it before your training day. This gives you a prior understanding and the opportunity to write down any questions you would like to ask your educator on the training day.

Is the course Accredited? YES. We are accredited by Associated Beauty Therapists (ABT). On successful completion of the course, and agreed proficiency with your tutor you will be able to gain insurance following the course.

Next course date? Our courses are run frequently with different times and dates including weekends. We understand that with today’s busy lifestyles, and your client bookings that we need to offer flexible dates around you. Please enquire with a few suggestions of dates/ times that suit your requirements.

Is Private Training Available? Yes . We also offer private one to one classes for our learners that prefer private tuition and not to be practised on. A model is still required or we can provide a model for an additional charge of £20. with advanced notice. Please enquire about private training prices.