Acrylic Nail Extensions Diploma

Our course code: NB003

Course fee: £325 or from £25 per month

Enrol on this course

Sometimes, our hands do all the talking and beautiful nails can say a lot in first impressions. Acrylics are the strongest, most versatile type of extension you can offer clients, enhancing both their artistic expression and confidence! Get creative with fabulous tip applications on this award-winning Acrylic Nail Extensions Diploma, ideal for beginners or experienced technicians – whether in a salon or flying solo. Master the design, blending and maintenance of acrylics while exploring the latest trends in aesthetics that your clients, friends and family will love! 

What to expect on this Acrylic Nail Extensions Diploma course?

When you enrol, we’ll first introduce the foundations associated with working in this industry. For instance, you’ll learn the importance of best practice, hygiene, effective communication with clients, health and safety, legislation and the promotion of your products and services. Each subsequent module covers important aspects, such as the structure of the nail, skin types and nail disorders.

To become an Acrylic Nail Extensions expert, you’ll recognise key products, routines, and preparation techniques. Moreover, for some treatments, there are multiple stages you’ll need to understand. For example, applying, maintaining and removal processes. As such, you’ll study these in detail to make sure you can offer the very best services to your clients when you complete the course.

Who is this online Acrylic Nail Extensions Diploma ideal for?

Our Acrylic Nail Technician Extensions Diploma was created for anyone aspiring to start a career as a Nail Technician.

Key Takeaways

  • Award-winning course designed for aspiring acrylic nail technician
  • With this course, you’ll be able to apply for professional insurance
  • Gain the knowledge to advise clients about all things nail related
  • Learn the practical aspects of managing a successful salon
  • Start your own business and become your own boss
  • Assessments completed and submitted online
  • Study at your own pace anytime, anywhere, anyhow

Master the design, blending and maintenance of acrylics. A popular treatment for all clients, friends and family.

  • Study with winners

    We’re an award-winning learning provider and have been recognised for our cutting-edge learning techniques.

  • Get insured

    By completing this course you will be able to gain insurance to work on clients.

  • Unlimited Tutor Support

    Get as much help and support as you want from your personal course tutor via email and phone.

  • Awarding body: IPHM (International Practitioners Of Holistic Medicine)
  • Our course code: NB003
  • Official Qualification Title: Acrylic Extensions

Study Hours

We recommend learning hours of around 100

Study Method

Your course will be studied through distance learning, meaning you can learn the course at a time and place that suits you. Your course materials will be available to you online via tutorial videos and eBooks. Tutor support is available by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

  • 30 video tutorials guiding you through every aspect of every treatment.
  • 5 easy to follow downloadable eBooks in 25 units, designed to enhance your progressive learning techniques
  • Easy online learning via your mobile, tablet and PC
  • Full support and guidance from working professionals


As you progress, you’ll be assessed at the end of each unit via multiple-choice questions that test your understanding. Once you’ve achieved the desired pass percentage, you’ll move on to the next module. Units and tests can be retaken at any time to strengthen your knowledge.

Course Outcomes

Once you have passed the course, your Diploma Certificate will be available for download via the portal and stored for you. You have lifetime access to the portal so you can return at any time using your tutorials and eBooks as a reference.

Additional Information

Official Qualification Title - Acrylic Extensions

Difficulty - Level 3

Entry requirements - There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.

Course Content

1: Foundation
  • Personal Standards and Practice
  • Hygiene
  • Effective Communication with Clients
  • Business Promotion
  • Preparation of the Work Area
  • Health and Safety Legislations
  • Insurance
  • Being effective at Work
  • Promoting Products and Services
  • Retail Specific Legislation
  • Reception Duties
  • Taking Payments and Methods
2: Anatomy and Physiology - Nails
  • Structure of the Nail
  • Bones and the Muscular System
  • Skin Types and Skin Structure
  • The Lymphatic System
3: Nail and Skin Healthcare
  • Skin Diseases / Disorders
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Disorders
4: Tip Application
  • Preparation and Products
  • Tip Application
5: Acrylic
  • Preparation and Products
  • Acrylic Application.
  • Maintenance, Infill, Re-Balance and Removals
  • Aftercare

Frequently Asked Questions

We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee includes tutor support for 12 months. There will be an additional charge to purchase and add the practical acrylic nail kit to your course package. Speak to a course adviser for more details.

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

Please check our FAQs section or Contact Us, we are happy to answer any questions you have.