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Manicured Nails
Gel Nails 

Gel Polish Diploma Half-Day Course

Cost: - £95 including £40.00 booking fee (combined Manicure and Gel Polish Application one day course also available costing £225.00 or combined Manicure/Pedicure and Gel Polish Application one and half days course also available costing £375.00) (Please note: Booking Fee of £75.00 required to confirm booking for combined Manicure and Gel Polish Course & Booking Fee of £75.00 required to confirm booking for combined Manicure/Pedicure and Gel Polish Course)

Gel Polish is a revolutionary light-cured formula that lasts at least 14 days. It is applied in minutes either under a UV lamp or LED light (dependent on System). It has the ease of polish but the strength of Gel and can be soaked off in about 10 minutes and comes a variety of colours.

Course Content & Learning Outcomes
• Introduction
• Course Objective
• Learning Outcomes
• What is Gel Polish

• Aims of Gel Polish
• Shapes of Nails
• Benefits of Gel Polish
• Equipment needed to perform a Gel Polish Treatment
• Contraindications
• Identification of nail disorders and contra-actions to treatment
• Aftercare Advice
• Client Consultation Process
• Client Consultation Form
• Confidential Client Record Form
• GDPR Client Form
• GP Referral Letter
• Under 16 Consent Form
• Client Disclaimer
• Health, Safety & Hygiene
• Preparing your Work Area
• Carrying out a Risk Assessment
• Sanitation, Sterilisation, Disinfection
• Health & Safety & Regulations
• Industry Regulations such as COSHH, Fire Regulations etc
• Professional Ethics and Standards of Practice
• GDRP and Client Confidentiality
• Code of Practice and Insurance for Therapists
• Business Practice
• The Business Plan
• The Legalities of running a Business
• Marketing and Public Relations
• Importance of Customer Service
• Record Keeping
• Anatomy and Physiology for all Body Systems
• Anatomy and Physiology relevant to Gel Polish Treatment
• How to prepare for the treatment
• Nail preparation
• Gel Polish Application
• Gel Removal

• Home Study (12 guided learning hours)
• Half Day Practical
• 3 case studies (1 Dark Colour Gel, 1 Red Colour, 1 Light Colour Gel) before you receive your certificate (although please note if the tutor feels that you have not reached a competent standard after completing your practical training and case studies then you will be set a reassessment. There is an additional charge for this being £40.00).

Course Accreditation/Insurance:
Professional Beauty Direct. On completion of the course and case studies you will receive the Michelle Collins Spa and Beauty Training Diploma which enables you to gain insurance (equivalent to 18 cpd points)

Qualification in Manicure or Pedicure Kit: Please note a Kit is NOT included in course price but can be purchased for £- and will be required after the course for this treatment to complete your case studies.

MODEL MAY BE REQUIRED: If more than one student is booked onto the course then students will be practising on each other - NOTE: if no other students book onto the course then the course will run as 1-2-1 training on a model which you will need to bring with you to practice on.

TRAINING DATES: Training dates are booked by individual arrangement - please complete the booking form HERE to book and arrange what month you are looking to do the course (a list of training dates will then be sent to you and you pick the most convenient date for you) 

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