Acrylic Nail Courses

By | May 7, 2013

acrylic-nailsIf you are interested in becoming a qualified nail technician the acrylic nail extension course is perfect for you. Acrylic nail extensions are one of the most popular nail enhancement treatments along with gel nail extensions.

In order to achieve the quality expected in a salon or by paying clients applying acrylic nails requires a certain amount of skill as well as an eye for detail. When choosing where to learn these skills it is important to choose a recognised and accredited training provider or you may find that you are not sufficiently qualified.

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The Carlton Institute Acrylic Nail Extensions Course

The acrylic nail extension course by the Carlton Institute (the UK’s most popular beauty training provider) will teach you all the required skills in two days. Upon completion of the course you will receive your accredited diploma with which you can obtain professional indemnity insurance. The course is approved by both the Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTVC) and the Hair & Beauty Industry Authority (habia).

Course Contents

Day 1

  • Advantages and disadvantages of different nail treatments
  • Health and safety and hygiene
  • Acrylic chemistry
  • Applying white and clear tips
  • The application of acrylic to tips
  • Client consultation
  • Nail preparation
  • Removing acrylic nail extensions
  • Application of natural nail gel overlays
  • Finishing as well as perfecting techniques
  • After-care

Day 2

  • Hands-on at preparing natural nails
  • Hands-on at perfecting overlays
  • Repairs, rebalance and infill’s
  • The maintenance of acrylic nail enhancements

Course Locations

The Carlton Institute have many training locations throughout the UK so can be sure to find one by you.

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  • Exmouth
  • Brentwood
  • London
  • Chichester
  • Birmingham
  • Bournemouth
  • Leicester
  • Burton
  • Stockport
  • Leeds
  • Durham
  • Glasgow
  • Belfast

How do I enrol?

Simply click on the link above, choose where and when you would like to attend the course. You will only be required to pay a small deposit or £49 to reserve your place. There is usually one course per month in each location. You may also have to option of booking a discounted ‘late availability’ course if it is starting soon and you are able to attend.

What are the entry requirements?

Twin role on this course you must have previous training in manicure and spa manicure (or equivalent).

carlton-Institute-dipolmaWhat qualifications will I receive?

Upon completion of the acrylic nail course you will be issued with a Carlton Institute Diploma. This will enable you to obtain insurance so that you can charge clients for treating their nails.