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Gel Polish/Nail Art

CPD Courses, Nail Treatment Courses
from Allen & Walden, Kent College of Beauty Therapy

VTCT Level 2 Gel Polish

This course is excellent for anyone wanting an introduction into the nail industry it covers how to complete a gel polish and add nail art

Be sure to tell all of your friends and family that you are booking the course so they start to get excited that you are going to be their new nail tech!!

You will use a range of products during this workshop to include shellac, nail stamping, foiling marbling and more. You are also welcome to bring your own favourite brand to use

Course Content

  • Health and safety
  • Professional Ethics
  • Product Preparation
  • Retail and Advertising
  • Client After Care
  • Client consultation
  • Contra indications
  • Contra Actions
  • Nail Preparation
  • Dry Manicure
  • Correct prep
  • when the client returns after 3 or 4 weeks to have their nails done again Soak offs – the removal of the gel nails Mixing colours – to make you extra money

Course Duration

One 3 hour session.

Registration & Fees*

The cost of the course is £95 on completion of the course you will be issued with an insurable certificate. If you have trained in nails with us it is £75.

Additional Costs

You also have the option for an extra £75 exam to convert this qualification to the VTCT VRQ in Gel Polish.

Listed below are the products you need for the gel polish course. We suggest you research on the internet for up to date prices and to make sure you get the best deal.
• You will need a lamp (36watt)
• Base coat
• Top coat
• colour
please bring the above items to the session
the items below are to give you an idea of what you are looking for.
The nail lamp can be purchased from either amazon or ebay etc. You are looking for a quick CCFL LED Nail lamp 36 Watt. The current prices showing for these are £18-£20.
You are looking for gel polish not uv gel nail extensions
You can use any make to start you off including Shellac (be careful of the fake versions like bluesky shellac, the true make is CND so make sure it says this), Gellish, Jessica, etc

Further Information

Students will be working on each other so please make sure that you come in with bare nails, no polish etc.

Course Start Dates

February 10, 2020: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
April 11, 2020: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Although this course starts on the date(s) listed above, or if no dates are listed, other dates are available on request.



* All prices are correct at time of publishing, but are subject to change.

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