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Nail Technician Diploma

Level 5 QLS Endorsed | 24/7 Student Support | 50% OFF Certificate & Transcript

1696 Students enrolled on this course 4.7 (7 Reviews)

clock Last updated April 17, 2024

Imagine the frustration of having a passion for nail care and design, yet lacking the expertise to turn that passion into a thriving career. You yearn to sculpt beautiful nails, create stunning designs, and provide clients with impeccable service, but without the right knowledge and skills, your dreams remain out of reach. 

In an industry where precision and creativity reign supreme, the absence of proper training can be a major obstacle, leaving aspiring nail technicians feeling stuck and uncertain about their future. However, amidst this sea of uncertainty, there shines a hope – Our Nail Technician course!

Be on a comprehensive journey with our Nail Technician course, where you’ll delve into every aspect of nail care, from anatomy and physiology to the art of manicure and pedicure. Gain a deep understanding of nail structure, product chemistry, and safety practices, equipping yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the competitive world of nail technology. Discover the secrets of creating captivating nail art, learn to diagnose and treat nail diseases, and explore the nuances of building a successful nail technician business. 

With our comprehensive curriculum and expert guidance, you’ll emerge as a nail technician ready to conquer the beauty industry with confidence and flair. Don’t let your dreams fade away – enroll today and take the first step towards a vibrant and fulfilling career as a nail technician.

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Learning Outcomes

Why choose this course

Who is this course for

Entry requirements

This course is available to learners of all academic backgrounds, but you must be 16 or above to undertake the qualification.

Apart from that, all you need is an internet connection, a good understanding of English and a passion for learning.

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Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Once the course has been completed and the assessment has been passed, all students are entitled to receive an endorsed certificate. This will provide proof that you have completed your training objectives, and each endorsed certificate can be ordered and delivered to your address for only £99. Please note that overseas students may be charged an additional £10 for postage.

CPD Accredited Certificate

After the successful completion of the final assessment, you will receive a CPD-accredited certificate of achievement. The PDF certificate is for £9.99, and it will be sent to you immediately after through e-mail. You can get the hard copy for £15.99, which will reach your doorsteps by post.


Method of Assessment

On successful completion of the Nail Technician Diploma, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice assessment. You will need to score 60% or above to pass the course. After successfully passing the exam, you will be able to apply for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificate of achievement. The assessment will be evaluated automatically and the results will be given to you immediately.

Career path

Course Curriculum

Nail Technician Diploma - Updated Version
Module 1: Nail Technician 00:43:00
Module 2: General Anatomy 00:32:00
Module 3: Skin Structure, Growth, and Nutrition 00:27:00
Module 4: Anatomy of Nail 00:44:00
Module 5: Equipment for the Technician 00:35:00
Module 6: Tools and Techniques 00:30:00
Module 7: Basics of Chemistry and Chemicals 00:27:00
Module 8: Nail Product Chemistry 00:35:00
Module 9: Manicure 00:43:00
Module 10: Pedicure 00:46:00
Module 11: Nail Diseases and Skin Problems 00:32:00
Module 12: Artificial Nails 00:40:00
Module 13: Nail Art 00:42:00
Module 14: Safety Practices 00:28:00
Module 15: Career Prospect and Business Preparations 00:31:00
Module 16: UK Legislations and Pandemic Implications 00:27:00
Nail Technician Diploma - Old Version
Nail Technology
Introduction to Nail Technology 00:30:00
The Nail Salon Basics 00:30:00
The Anatomy of the Skin 00:15:00
The Anatomy of the Nail 00:15:00
Nail Diseases & Disorders 00:15:00
Manicure Process
The Manicuring Process 00:30:00
Manicure Tools and Equipment 00:30:00
How to Do Nail Art 00:30:00
Create a Marble Nail Effect Using Water 00:30:00
Galaxy Nail Art 00:30:00
Ombre Nails 00:30:00
Pedicure Process
The Process of Performing a Pedicure 00:30:00
Scrub Pedicure 00:15:00
Hydration Pedicure 00:15:00
Aromatherapy Pedicure 00:30:00
Gel Manicures and Pedicures 01:00:00
Acrylic Nail Application
Acrylic Powders 00:15:00
Applying Acrylic Nails 00:30:00
Professional Nail Tips 00:15:00
Nail Care Products 00:30:00
Trouble shooting acrylic nails 00:15:00
Your Skills 00:30:00
Health, Hygiene and Safety
Client Consultation and Aftercare 00:05:00
Infection Control and Hygiene 00:15:00
Health, Hygiene & Safety 01:00:00
Salon Safety 00:15:00
Nail Technician Business
How to Create a Successful Nail Technician Business 00:30:00
Business Plan 00:30:00
Clients 01:00:00
Marketing 01:00:00
How to Start a Nail Salon Business 00:30:00
Nail Salon Professionalism 00:30:00
Ways to Increase Your Profit 00:30:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Nail Technician Diploma 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Nail Technician Diploma 00:20:00
Assignment – Nail Technician Diploma 6 days, 19 hours
Recommended Materials
Workbook – Nail Technician Diploma Unlimited
Order Your Certificate
Order your Certificate QLS 00:00:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Scott Nolan


    Easy to do the course. Recommended for those who are interested in nail art.

  2. Excellent


    Did this in a few evenings and enjoyed learning at my own pace. Help there if needed but everything is pretty self explanatory. Loved the linked videos and im now enjoying doing nails. My daughters are loving the money they are now saving in salon fees.

  3. I passed!


    Brilliant course; lots of information

  4. Alexandra Hughes


    The purchase experience was awesome! I haven’t started the course yet. It was suggested by my best friend. She did several courses on this platform, so I didn’t hesitate to purchase from it.

  5. Charlie Hopkins


    It’s a good way to study. Each unit of the course includes some quizzes. That helped me a lot to assess my progress after completing the units.

  6. Harrison Iqbal


    Courses are affordable and worthy. Recommended!

  7. Sienna Nicholson


    Became a fan of Janets! This is the very first course I’m doing on this platform. Loved their presentation. The instructor seems a professional and very experienced one. Thanks a lot for this amazing course. XXX


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  • Units 54
  • Quizzes 2
  • Duration 2 weeks, 4 days
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Frequently asked questions

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How long does it take to become a certified nail technician?

The time to become a certified nail technician can vary based on the program and your dedication. Generally, it takes about 3-6 months to complete a basic nail technician course. However, mastering advanced techniques and acquiring expertise might take longer, sometimes up to a year or more.

What will I learn in a nail technician course?

Nail technician courses cover a wide range of topics, including nail anatomy, hygiene and sanitation practices, and various nail enhancement techniques like acrylics, gels, and nail art. You'll also learn about client consultation, safety protocols, and business management skills.

Do I need any prior experience in the beauty industry to become a Nail Technician?

No prior experience in the beauty industry is required to become a Nail Technician. Most courses are designed to accommodate beginners, providing comprehensive training from the basics to advanced techniques. However, a passion for creativity and attention to detail can be beneficial.

What are the career opportunities for certified Nail Technicians?

Certified Nail Technicians can pursue various career paths, including working in salons and spas or even starting their own nail businesses. Some may specialise in nail art, while others focus on specific services like gel nails or acrylics. The beauty industry offers a range of opportunities for Nail Technicians to showcase their skills and creativity.

Will the course cover safety and hygiene practices?

Yes, a significant portion of the curriculum focuses on safety, sanitation, and hygiene to ensure client health and meet industry standards.

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