Course curriculum

  • 01

    Course content and what to expect

    • Welcome!

    • Course Content

  • 02

    Chapter 1

    • Introduction to Acrylic Nails

  • 03

    Chapter 2

    • Anatomy and Physiology

    • The Nail Function

    • The Structure of the Nail

    • The Process of Nail Growth

    • Assessment of Knowledge and Understanding: Anatomy and Physiology

  • 04

    Chapter 3

    • Health and Safety: Prepping the work area and equipment

    • Using Nail Products Safely

    • Absorption, Ingestion and Inhalation

    • Sterilisation, Disinfection and Sanitisation

    • Assesment of Knowledge and Understanding: Health and Safety

  • 05

    Chapter 4

    • Prepping You and Your Client

    • Treatable and Un-Treatable Conditions

    • The Professional Nail Technician and Communication

    • Client Consultation

    • Advanced Booking

    • Prepping the Nail Plate

    • Client Preparation

  • 06

    Chapter 5

    • Essential Chemistry of Artificial Nails

    • Vapours, Fumes and Odours

    • Acrylics, Polymerisation and Monomers

    • The Acrylic System

    • Temperature and Polymerisation

    • Nail Tip Adhesives

    • Primers

    • Artificial Nail Removal

    • Assesment of Knowledge and Understanding: Essential Chemistry of Artificial Nails

  • 07

    Chapter 6

    • Applying Tips

    • Choosing the Correct Tip

    • CuttingTechniques

    • Applying Tips

    • Building Tips

    • Problem Nail Shapes

    • Alternative Tips

    • Assesment of Knowledge and Understanding: Applying Tips to the Nails

  • 08

    Chapter 7

    • Applying Overlays

    • The Structure of the Overlay

    • The Application Proceedure

    • Troubleshooting

    • Temporary Extensions for Salon Use

    • Removal of Temporary Extensions

    • Assesment of Knowledge and Understanding: Applying Overlays

  • 09

    Chapter 8

    • Maintaining Artificial Nails

    • Procedure for Infills

    • Procedure for Rebalance

    • Self Assessment Skills

    • Nails Diseases and Disorders

    • Removal of Artificial Nails

    • Assesment of Knowledge and Understanding: Maintaining Artificial Nails

  • 10

    Live Training

    • Live Training

  • 11

    Case Study

    • Case Studies

  • 12

    Bonus Content

    • Recommended Further Study

    • Covid 19 Consultation Form Example

    • How was it?