Course Overview

Sometimes, our hands do all the talking, and beautiful nails are a sure-fire way to make a great first impression. Acrylics are the strongest, most versatile type of extension you can offer clients, and also one of the most popular choices in any nail salon. Ideal for beginners or experienced technicians, on this comprehensive course, you’ll master the design, blending and maintenance of acrylics while exploring the latest trends in aesthetics that your clients, friends, and family will love!

Taught through a series of in-depth units complete with video tutorials, this course is structured to ensure you begin by mastering the foundational skills all beauty therapists need. This makes it ideal for beginners, as well as more seasoned nail techs! After you’ve gained your certificate, you’ll be able to apply for professional insurance, and you’ll also have the support and guidance of industry professionals as you study.

What will I learn?

  • How run your own business, interact with clients, and promote your services
  • Health and safety legislation, and the types of insurance you’ll need
  • Skin types, diseases, and disorders
  • The anatomy and physiology of the nail, skin, and muscular system
  • How to master the art of tip application, as well as the products you’ll need
  • Acrylic application, as well as maintenance, infill, and removals
  • The correct aftercare advice to give to your clients.

Course at a glance

This course is adaptive and can fit around your own personal needs.

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This course is specially designed to be studied through distance learning at a pace that suits you.

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This course is adaptive and can fit around your own personal needs.

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The learning hours for this course are up to 100 hours, which is around minutes per day for months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

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Who are International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)?

IPHM is a recognised accreditation board for holistic therapies, complementary therapies, alternative healers, counsellors, and beauty therapists. They have been developed to provide the general public and healthcare professionals with a body of competent and regulated professionals who have been trained to a high standard. An accreditation with IPHM has several benefits:

  • It will allow you to build a positive reputation within your desired industry
  • You’ll get discounts on products and insurance
  • You’ll be able to use the letters ‘IPHM’ after your name
  • You can join a network and community of other successful therapists committed to offering a quality service to their clients.

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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.

Our course code
NB003
Official Qualification Title
Acrylic Nail Extensions Diploma

Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level three: the equivalent difficulty of an A-level or BTEC, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
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

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