Gel Polish Nail Art Course

Our course code: NB034

Course fee £325 or from £25 per month

Enrol on this course

Already mastered the manicure, and looking to add a new and exciting string to your beauty bow? Look no further than this gel polish nail art course. You’ll learn how to create miniature works of art such as painted flowers and spirals, as well as sophisticated techniques like graduated colours and ombre. You’ll also study nail and health skincare, as well as gain a comprehensive insight into the anatomy and physiology of nails.

You’ll have full access to detailed course materials, including eBooks, step-by-step guides, tutorial videos, workbooks, and more! Even better, you can learn via your mobile phone, laptop, or tablet, and you can work at your own pace. Once you’ve completed this course, not only will you be a nail art pro, but you’ll also be able to gain professional insurance and open your own business.

Learn 10 stunning gel polish nail art styles, including flowers, spirals, and marbling!

  • At your own pace

    Study this course as quickly or slowly as you wish; we’ll work at a speed that suits you.

  • Get insured

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

  • Latest course materials

    This is a brand new course, written to the latest specification with dynamic and engaging content

  • Awarding body: IPHM (International Practitioners Of Holistic Medicine)

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. As you study, you’ll have the full support and guidance of working professionals.

Course Duration

This course includes 34 units, covering 10 gel polish nail art designs. There’s no set time limit, you can complete it in your own time, at your own pace.


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. Once you’re qualified, you’ll be able to gain professional insurance, and start your own business if you wish.

Additional Information

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

In the opening unit, you’ll cover health and safety legislation, how to safely prepare your work area, and how to work hygienically. You’ll also cover just about everything you need to know to successfully open and run your own beauty business, such as how to communicate effectively with your clients, and how to market yourself.

2: Anatomy and physiology

Here comes the science bit! In unit two, you’ll delve into the structure of the nail, bones and the muscular system, different skin types, skin structure, and more.

3: Nail and skin healthcare

Next, you’ll learn about skin and nail diseases and disorders. These are common contraindications for nail treatments, so it’s important you’re able to recognise them.

4: Gel polish nail art

Finally, with the aid of detailed tutorial videos and a comprehensive eBook, you’ll learn 10 different gel polish nail art styles including design ideas, procedure, application, aftercare, and maintenance.

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.

You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

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.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for the specified duration of your course.

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

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

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