Qualification: Diploma or VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Technology
Prerequisites: suitable for beginners
Locations: Kent,Essex,London,East Sussex
Price (excl. VAT): £150.00 (VRQ upgrade available)
Deposit Option: £50
Duration: 1 Day Course (Practical completed at School - Theory online)
Class Size: 4 to 8 (site dependent)
Kit: (excl. VAT)£166
Description: Our 1 day Gel Nails course teaches you how to create professional gel nail extensions using tips.
The Gel Nails Diploma/VRQ course will enable you to start treating as soon as you are qualified. Once you book your place you will receive a booking confirmation containing your online account details, so you can start the course straight away. This will enable you to start learning the theory at your own pace, and prepare you for the practical day at the School. We have a high success rate for students, so rest assured that we will provide you with all the support you need to pass your diploma/VRQ.
Our 1 day Gel Nails course teaches you how to create professional gel nail extensions – a technique which is fast becoming more popular than acrylic within the beauty industry as it is better for the clients nails. Our course is accredited by the beauty guild making it an insurable certificate which allows you to use this treatment on the general public and charge for this service. This course is open to complete beginners or existing therapists.
Training for all courses takes place at our Beauty Schools based in either:
New Haven, Brighton
We provide students with access to our online training area before they attend the school. We find by doing this they are able to complete the theory in their own time and are able to absorb more information. This also means we have more time for practical, which then allows the tutor to demonstrate best practices as well as answer any Q & A’s.
The really depends on what your looking to do, if your looking to treat friends, go mobile or run your business from home then we’d recommend a diploma by the Beauty Guild. However, if you were looking to work in a Salon or Spa most would require you to have an NVQ/VRQ qualification.
If you decide on the NVQ/VRQ qualification you'll also be required to attend an additional day for assessment, further to this you'll automatically receive a diploma qualification. More information will be given to you during your practical day at the School.
The upgrade will cost £130 (£220 for Full Body Massage, Microdermabrasion, Reflexology and Facial Electrotherapy), and is available during checkout.
Yes, you’ll have the option to do this. You’ll have to pay the additional fee (see above) for the upgrade, and we’ll then provide you with all the additional material to pass your NVQ qualification. We’ll then schedule in your assessment day at the school.
It will depend on the circumstances surrounding the cancellation and the notice given(see T&C for more details). In the instance that a refund is requested due to illness, medical notification will be required. Unfortunately we are unable to give a refund if the online theory has been accessed/completed.
Yes. As well as doing the online theory at your own pace, students will find that by practising at home AFTER you have taken the course, performing approximately 6 -8 treatments, they will achieve more confidence in doing treatments.
We believe in keeping the class sizes small, so students have more one 2 one time with our tutors. Our normal class size is 4 to 8.
Please see below for any course specific requirements regarding models as some courses DO REQUIRE models.
In most cases, no models are required; students will work on each other for the practical element. However, if you feel more comfortable bringing your own model for the beauty course just let us know in advance via email. Failure to inform us that you are bringing a model could result in your course being cancelled without refund. If the course has an uneven number of students, you may be asked to bring your own model however you will be contacted by admin to discuss this.
Yes, during checkout you will be given the option to purchase. For more information please click here.
No, everything will be provided for you on the course. However some students find it beneficial to bring a pen and paper to make notes.
Our courses are approved and accredited by The Guild of Beauty Therapists (Diploma) and VTCT (VRQ). This does not apply to Workshops.
Online theory must be completed and students must meet the standards required by UK Beauty Schools before diploma certificates can be issued. If standards are not met you will be offerred 1 free retake, if more training required this would be chargeable. NVQ certificates are issued by the awarding body. Diploma certificates will be posted from Head Office within 7 days after the course.
Please read our Price Guarantee Terms & Conditions, they can be found here.
When attending a nail course, please ensure that you do not have any enhancements, overlays or polish on your nails as you will be working on each other. This includes acrylic, gel, silk/fiberglass, gel polish and nail polish. Failure to comply may result in you being turned away from your course with no refund given.
Gel Extension Diploma kit from NSI includes:
- 1 x White Block Buffer
- 1 x Emery Boards 10Pk
- 1 x Dura 100/100 Grit File
- 1 x Dura 180/180 Grit File
- 1 x Cuticle Sticks 20Pk
- 1 x Lineout 1/2oz
- 1 x Polybond Adhesive 1/4floz
-1 x Nurture Oil 1/4floz
- 1 x Clear Forms 100ct
- 1 x Dura Tips Clear 150ct (1-10)
- 1 x Economy Cuticle Nipper
- 1 x Flat Manicure Tool
- 1 x Economy Tip Cutters
- 1 x Misa Top Topper Topcoat 15ml
- 1 x Misa Backbone Basecoat 15ml
- 1 x Large Blue Vinyl Carrying Bag
- 1 x Balance Builder French Pink 7gms
- 1 x Balance Builder Clear 7gms
- 1 x Balance Sheer Pink 7gms
- 1 x Balance Radiant White Sculptor 7gms
- 1 x Finish Clear Gel 7gms
- 1 x Balance Bond Non-Acid Primer 7ml
- 1 x Cleanse 15ml
- 1 x Nail Pure Plus 2floz
- 1 x No 5 Touch Tip (Oval) Brush
- 1 x Clear Tips 50ct (1-10)
- 1 x 30 Nail Forms
- 1 x Bonder Gel 15ml
- 1 x Gloss Coat 15ml
- 1 x SRG Builder Clear 14gms
- 1 x SRG Builder Cover Pink 14gms
- 1 x SGG Builder Blush 6gms
- 1 x SRG Brush on White 6gms
- 1 x SRG My Lips Are Sealed 6gms
- 1 x Nail Pure Plus 2floz
- 1 x Cleanse 2floz
- 1 x No 5 Kolinsky Brush
- 1 x Clear Forms x30
-1 x Nurture Oil 15ml