Gel Polish & Designs

Gel Polish & Designs Practitioner Diploma Half-Day Course

Cost: -   £150.00, including £20.00 booking fee

Course Accreditation Bodies:   ABT (Associated Beauty Therapists) & Towergate Health & Beauty and insurable by ABT Insurance & Towergate Insurance (18 cpd points)

Certifications/Qualifications Attained:  This course is in association with Zen and JB Training (ZJB Training) and you receive an accredited/recognised diploma - Insurable allowing you to gain insurance and use the therapy with the general public and charge

Pre-Requisite:    Qualification in Manicure is pre-requisite for this course

Kit:   Please note a Kit is NOT included in course price - Gel Polish Nail Art 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.



It is applying Gel Polish to create differenct effects and patterns and then cure under a UV lamp or LED light (dependent on System). 

Course Content & Learning Outcomes

  • Aims and Benefits of Gel Polish
  • Equipment needed
  • Consultations
  • Contraindications
  • Consultation Form
    • Contra-actions
    • Aftercare advice
  • Hygiene and Health & Safety
    • Applicable COSHH regulations
  • Professional Ethics, Insurance etc
  • Relevant Anatomy & Physiology
  • Treatment Protocol
    • Nail shapes
    • Natural nail preparation
    • Application of gel polish
    • Removal of gel polish
  • Nail Designs
    • French application 
    • Ombré
    • Colour layering 
    • Glitter burnishing
    • Pigment use
    • Adapting nail paint to correct wide nails
    • Raindrop
    • Unicorn Nail
    • Chrome/holographic nails


  • Home Study (5 hours guided learning)
  • Half day course
  • 3 Case Studies – Normal Gel / 3 Designs

Awarding Body: ABT & Towergate & insurable by ABT Insurance & Towergate Insurance (18 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:

  • Berkshire
  • Cardiff
  • County Durham
  • Devon
  • Dorset
  • Essex
  • Liverpool
  • London
  • Middlesbrough
  • Somerset
  • West Sussex
  • Yorkshire (Filey)

  This course is run in Association with

*Please note we are only the booking agent for this course

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