Nail Technician courses Cardiff

Click “Available Dates” tab above. Our Nail Technician course is designed as an alternative route to our Nail Technician NVQ Level 2 course. It combines the essential skills of a Nail Technician (Spa Manicure and Nail Extensions in Gel or Acrylic), so that you are fully equipped to start your own business, work as a mobile therapist or from your own home. This course is ideal for beginners who want to start their own business. · Learn the same skills that you would on the Nail Services NVQ Level 2 course · Earn up to £50 per hour as a nail technician · Learn with an industry leading product - EZ Flow Nail Systems · Learn up to 3 different treatments in 1 course Once you successfully complete the nail technician course you will receive The Carlton Institute diploma. This will enable you to obtain public liability insurance.

Nail Technician Course Content

Manicure and Pedicure Nail Course Content

Day 1
•Contra Indications
•Nail Disorders
•Adverse treatable nail conditions
•Contra Actions
•Client Positioning
•Manicure procedure
•Hand and arm massage
•Pedicure procedure
•Lower leg massage sequence

Nail Extension Course Content
Day 2
Health, safety and hygiene
Client consultation and contra indications
Pros and cons of the different nail systems
Natural nail preparation
Clear tip and white tip application
Blending and finishing
Day 3
Recap theory from day 1
Practice preparing the natural nail
Gel / Acrylic chemistry
Gel / Acrylic application on tips
Natural nail gel overlay application
Finishing & perfecting techniques
Overview of Gel / Acrylic nail removal
Practice and perfect your overlays
Maintaining Gel / Acrylic nail enhancements
Overview of infills, re-balance and repairs


Once you have passed your Nail Technician course, you will obtain the Carlton Institute Diploma. This will allow you to obtain your Beauty Therapist Insurance. You may also have the option of taking your study further toward an NVQ qualification too.

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