Acrylic Nail Sculpting

Acrylic Nail Sculpting Diploma Half-Day Course

Cost: -   £150.00 (including Booking Fee of £40.00)

Course Accreditation Bodies/Insurance:   ABT (Associated Beauty Therapists) & The Beauty Guild and insurable by ABT Insurance, Beauty Guild Insurance & Insync Insurance (26 cpd points)

Pre-Requisite:    Qualification in Acrylic Application is prerequisite for this course

Kit:   Please note a Kit is NOT included in course price - Acrylic Sculpting Treatment products (a list is given in the theory manual) will be required after the course for this treatment to complete your case studies.

TRAINING DATES/VENUES: Details at bottom of this Course Page

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 practise on.



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.

Course Content & Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction
  • Course Objective
  • Learning Outcomes
  • History of Nail Enhancements
  • Aims of Acrylic Nail Enhancements
  • Shapes of Nails
  • Benefits of Acrylic Nails
  • Equipment needed to perform an Acrylic Nails Sculpting 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 Acrylic Nails Treatment
  • How to prepare for the Treatment
  • Nail Preparation
  • How to Sculpt with Acrylic
  • Maintenance - infills/backfills
  • Removal of Acrylic


  • Home Study (12 guided learning hours)
  • Half Day Practical
  • 3 case studies (3 Application on Nail Forms (Sculpting) overlaying on Natural Nails) 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).

Awarding Body: ABT & The Beauty Guild & insurable by ABT Insurance, Beauty Guild Insurance & Insync Insurance (26 cpd Points)

TRAINING DATES:  Training dates are booked by individual arrangement at each training venue - please complete the online Course Date Form advising which venue and 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)

    Click here for online Course Date Form

This course is available at:


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

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