Fibreglass and Silk Nail Extensions Course

Our course code: NB018

Course fee £325 or from £25 per month

Enrol on this course

As a Nail Technician, you should offer a wide range of treatments to suit different needs. Silk or fibreglass extensions are perfect for clients with weak, split or damaged nails. These extensions are durable, flexible and easy to remove. They’re often used to strengthen and repair the nails whilst offer a stunning, natural finish.  

On this Fibreglass & Silk Nail Extensions course, you’ll learn how to repair broken nails, apply and blend tips, and the necessary safe removal methods, plus lots more. This course is a perfect partner alongside our Manicure and Pedicure course if you’re a beginner! Enrol today to master this highly profitable beauty skill. 

What to expect on this Level 3 Fibreglass & Silk Nail Extensions course?

When you enrol, we’ll first introduce the foundations associated with working in the beauty industry. For instance, you’ll learn the importance of interacting with clients, promoting your services, and being effective at work. Secondly, you’ll gain some insight into the body, its systems, and skin healthcare.

Moving forward, we’ll introduce you to the world of fibreglass & silk nails. You’ll learn about various products and their preparation for use in the treatment process. You’ll also learn about tip application, looking at pre-tailoring, use of tip cutters, and popular nail shapes. Next, you’ll learn the difference between silk and fibreglass and the pros and cons of both. Finally, we’ll explore the application process, as well as maintenance, infills, removals and, of course, aftercare techniques. As a result, you’ll be able to offer the very best silk nail services to your clients when you complete the course.

Who is this online Silk Nails course ideal for?

Our Fibreglass & Silk Nail Extensions course was created for aspiring nail technicians or students looking to study beauty therapy at a higher level. The course covers everything you’ll need to be able to work as a silk nails specialist when you complete the course. So, whether you want to work in a salon, a spa, or even offer your own nail-based services, you can.

Key Takeaways

  • Expertly designed fibreglass & silk nails course for aspiring nail technicians
  • Learn techniques and treat clients to the amazing looking nails
  • With this course, you’ll be able to apply for professional insurance
  • Gain insight to advise clients about fibreglass and silk nail extensions
  • Add facial and skincare treatments to your service offering
  • All your assessments are completed and submitted online
  • Study at your own pace anytime, anywhere, anyhow

Nail technicians unite! Grow your service offering with fibreglass & silk nail extensions today.

  • 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.

  • Affordable price plans

    We’ll find a way to make this course fit in to your budget.

  • Awarding body: IPHM (International Practitioners Of Holistic Medicine)
  • Our course code: NB018
  • Official Qualification Title: Silk Nails Course

Study Hours


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 anytime 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 - Silk Nails Course

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 & Safety Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Being effective at Work
  • Promoting Products & Services
  • Retail Specific Legislation
  • Reception Duties
  • Taking Payments & Methods
2: Anatomy and Physiology - Nails
  • Structure of the Nail
  • Bones & the Muscular System
  • Skin Types & Skin Structure
  • The Lymphatic System
3: Nail and Skin Healthcare
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Disorders
4: Tip Application
  • Preparation & Products
  • Tip Application
5: Fibreglass and Silk
  • Preparation & Products
  • Fibreglass and Silk Application
  • Maintenance, Infill & 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 fibreglass & silk nail kit to your course package. Speak to a course adviser for more details.

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, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

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

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.

Please check our main FAQs section or Contact Us, we have experienced course advisers who will be delighted to help!