Gel Polish Diploma

Our course code: NB006

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Enrol on this course

Whether you’re looking to develop your skill-set as a nail technician or simply delve into your passion for nail art, our Gel Polish Diploma offers professional training from home. You’ll qualify to practice gel treatments to industry standard, with the methods to skilfully and safely apply gel colours and designs with stunning results. Clients will return for your quality and distinctive manicure that boosts their self-esteem whilst protecting their natural nail. Gel application is one of the most popular treatments to add to your list of beauty skills due to their lasting, high-gloss finish. 

What to expect on this Gel Polish Diploma?

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 a gel polish 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 Gel Polish Diploma is ideal for?

Our Gel Polish Diploma was created for anyone aspiring to start a career as a nail technician or beauty therapist.

Key Takeaways

  • Award-winning course designed for nail technicians
  • With this course, you’ll be able to apply for professional insurance
  • Gain the knowledge to advise clients about all things gel 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

Discover how to effectively apply, maintain, and remove gel polish from nails. A popular treatment for women of all ages.

  • 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: NB006
  • Official Qualification Title: Gel Polish Diploma

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

  • 22 video tutorials guiding you through every aspect of every treatment.
  • 4 easy to follow downloadable eBooks in 22 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 - Gel Polish Diploma

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 / Disorders
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Disorders
4: Gel Polish
  • Preparation & Products
  • Gel Polish Application
  • Gel Polish 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 gel polish kit with lamp 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, 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 main FAQs section or Contact Us, we have experienced course advisers who will be delighted to help!