Our LED/UV Gel Nail course teaches you how to apply and safely remove a professional cured gel such as Shellac, OPI or equivalent brand and as this is not a company branded diploma this will enable you to choose a product of your choice. This course is open to complete beginners or existing therapists and no previous experience is required to attend.
This course is accredited by the insurance company ABT which allows you to carry out and charge for this treatment on the general public once accredited. Once you have booked your place you will receive a booking confirmation containing your account details to enable you to start the course straight away online ready for the online practical training and assessment date(s) which will be arranged with your tutor once you feel confident.
We provide a course manual, videos and extensive tutor support however you will also need to purchase a gel polish kit and we do not supply these but we have included links to three professional kits Deluxe Shellac Kit or Halo Professional Standard Kit or Mylee Budget Kit however it is entirely your preference what kit to purchase.
- Health & Safety
- Client care and consultation
- Contra-indications that prevent or restrict treatment
- Preparation of work area
- Equipment, materials, products, techniques
- Anatomy & Physiology – Nail structure
- Gel polish application and safe removal procedures
- Troubleshooting and Aftercare advice
- Complete theory online prior to attending live online practical training, troubleshooting and assessment day with your tutor
Frequently Asked Questions
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Our online courses are accepted by and accredited by ABT insurance. The certificate you receive is well recognised within the beauty industry and will allow you to gain insurance to work from home or mobile. Once you have completed all the online learning and practiced your technique on family and friends you will be sent a workbook with knowledge questions to complete and return and be given a date, within 4 weeks from completion of the online learning, to attend a live Facebook or Instagram session with our experienced fully qualified tutor to receive further training and complete an assessment on a live model. You will also be sent a consultation form as after the live session you may also need to complete case studies, the number required will be determined by your tutor, and when she is satisfied you are competent you will receive an ABT Accredited Certificate of Competence.
Our online courses are suitable for beginners with no current beauty experience to fully qualified therapists looking to add a new skill to their current menu.
Our courses cover all aspects of the treatment process including health and safety, consultation and client care as well as step by step tutorials to enable you to perform treatments to industry standard. The online courses are designed to work with ease from computers, tablets and smart phones and subject to portal access you can study at your own pace, wherever and whenever you like. Our online materials contain step by step videos and end of section quizzes where relevant to test your knowledge. All videos are recorded by our experienced tutors who, as well as all holding their teaching and assessing qualifications, have current and relevant expertise in their field and they regularly offer these services to the general public making learning engaging and easy to follow. Once you have completed the online learning you will be awarded a TNB Certificate of Online Attendance and your tutor will give you a date for you to attend a live Facebook or Instagram session within 4 weeks. During this time you will also be sent a theory and assignment workbook and should return your assignment questions to your tutor before you attend the online live training and assessment session. After the live session you may also need to complete case studies on family and friends as advised by your tutor, and when they are satisfied you are competent you will receive an ABT Accredited Certificate of Competence.
A: All learners have 8 weeks from the date of booking to enter the online Student Portal and watch the videos, read through the manuals and complete the multiple-choice quizzes. However, you will be offered lifetime support via WhatsApp and email from our experienced tutors, all of whom are experts in the courses they deliver.
Our Student Portal is entirely online and easy to access at anytime, anywhere from any device connected to the internet including smart phones, tablets, laptops and PCs and this enables you to work at your own pace in a time that suits you.
A: Once you have paid the full balance of the course and your booking is processed you will be emailed login details to access our online Student Portal. This will then enable you to work through our online resources including multiple choice quizzes throughout the course to check on your understanding to ensure you are ready for the next part of the course. You must achieve 80% on each online quiz before you can move on to the next stage, however the course will enable you to retake the tests as many times as you need.
You will then need to practice what you have learnt on family and friends, we suggest approximately 3-6 treatments depending on the course, although we recommend you complete as many treatments as you need to build your confidence before attending the live practical assessment session. You will also need to complete an assignment workbook which you will email/WhatsApp to your tutor who will check your knowledge. Once she feels you are ready you will attend a Facebook or Instagram live session with your tutor where you will see further demonstrations of the treatment with the opportunity to ask questions and you will then complete a live assessment treatment on a model. After the live session you will need to complete competent case studies, the number required will be determined by your tutor, and when she is satisfied you are competent you will receive an ABT Accredited Certificate of Competence by email.
You will also need to buy a basic kit and we have included links to other sites. We also highly recommend the purchase of Student Insurance with ABT and have included a link to their site to cover you during your studies.
A: We no longer sell kits, however, you will need to have basic products/tools to allow you to complete case studies on friends and family on each course we have included links to kits we would recommend to enable you to reach the criteria.
A: Our online courses are very easy to book through our website. Once we have processed your booking, you will receive a confirmation email providing your login details for the Student Portal allowing you to begin learning!
A: Face to face training is not required to achieve the certificate or to obtain insurance only attendance of our Facebook or Instagram live session(s). Our online courses will ensure you gain the skills required to deliver a competent treatment to industry standard, so you are fully supported to achieve the certificate through distance learning only. However, if at any time during your studies or within 10 weeks following completion of your online course you need extra support or feel you would benefit from face to face training we can arrange a day in the training centre for an additional £100, subject to availability.
A: You can study when you want when you want. You can work the learning around other commitments such as childcare, family or working hours. You not need to live near the training centre. You can gain insurance to work from home or mobile from ABT or other insurance companies.