Nail Technician Acrylic Nails including Sculpting

On this course you will learn how to apply tips (nail extensions), perform application of Acrylic in Clear and Pink and White, how to Sculpt, remove Acrylic Nails, and how to infill. 


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Nail Technician Acrylic Nails Practitioner including Sculpting Diploma One and Half-Day Course

Cost: -   £245.00 (combined Acrylic & UV Gel Nail two and half days course also available costing £345.00) (Deposit of £55.00 required to confirm booking)

Course Accreditation Bodies:   This course is insurable and accredited by the Professional bodies: ABT (Associated Beauty Therapists) &The Beauty Guild (26 cpd points)

Certifications/Qualifications Attained:  Zen Tranquility Holistic Beauty Training accredited/recognised diploma - Insurable allowing you to gain insurance and use therapy with the general public and charge.

Pre-Requisite:    Qualification in Manicure or Pedicure is prerequisite for this course

Course Dates:    Please email for course dates or contact us here


Venues - this course is available at the following venues:-

Essex/Suffolk, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Liverpool, Nottinghamshire, Scotland, Staffordshire, Wales, Worcestershire, Yorkshire



Acrylic nails are a common enhancement. One benefit of acrylic nails is that they’re quite strong, they won’t chip and you can choose them in a variety of colours and styles. Acrylic nails are one of the best enhancements for your nails if you’re quite hard on them. Acrylic nails enhancements are made by gluing a tip onto your natural nails or by sculpting. The acrylic powder is mixed with a liquid to create an overlay that’s placed on top of natural nails.  You can paint, wear French tips and airbrush designs on artificial nails.  They can be worn long or short and can also be filed into square, round or pearl shapes.


Acrylic Sculpting is where the extended free edge is created out of pure Acrylic, so there's no gluing or blending of tips. The length and shape of the nail is sculpted with your brush.  Sculpted nails are in demand by the more discerning customer and command top prices in the salon.


  • Acrylics are considered the hardest and most durable of all artificial nail methods
  • Acrylic nails are the most common and least expensive due to their popularity.  Most salons offer this service and many specialize in Acrylic nail applications
  • As with all artificial nails, nail polish has long lasting staying power

Course Content & Learning Outcomes

  • Code or Practice and insurance for therapists
  • Health & Safety for COSHH regulations
  • The consultation procedure
  • Contra-indications and client expectations
  • How to prepare for the treatment
  • Identification of nail disorders and contra-actions
  • Nail preparation 
  • Tip Application
  • Acrylic application
  • Sculpting
  • Maintenance - infills/backfills 
  • Aftercare
  • Anatomy & Physiology for nail technology



Duration: One and Half Day Practical in the Classroom

Home study: 2 day guided learning hours required to be completed before the training day (emailed to you). This allows for an intensive one day practical study of the routine

Everything you need to learn this treatment is included in this course. Treatment products will be required after the course for this treatment (details in your manual)

Case Studies: Six - (although please note if the tutor feels that you have not reached a competent standard after completing your practical training then case studies will be set and a reassessment will be arranged. There is an additional charge for this being £40.00).

Entry Requirement: Qualification in Manicure or Pedicure is prerequisite for this course

Awarding Body: ABT & The Beauty Guild

Cost: £245.00 (or £345.00 for combined Acrylic & UV Gel Nail Technician combined two and half days course) and includes training manual, training materials, assessment and certification

  • £55.00 deposit required; balance to be paid direct to tutor 14 days prior to course date

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Zen Tranquility Holistic Beauty Training Studio specialising in accredited Practitioner Diploma Courses in Massage Therapy, Holistic Therapy and Beauty Therapy Courses

Available across the UK

Distance Learning Courses also available