Nail Courses


Becoming a qualified nail technician and learning the art of applying nails is a great way of making money and our nail courses, which are fully accredited courses, cover all nail systems including Manicure, Gel, Fibreglass, Silk, Acrylics and more.

Next Step Beauty is the UK’s leading provider of short, accredited nail training courses offering both practical training in locations across the UK as well as distance learning.

We are very proud to have won several awards and continue to teach thousands of successful nail technicians every year. Using our unique and proven teaching procedures, in just a few weeks you could be qualified nail technician earning up to £35 for a set of nail extensions! has recieved over 1444 five star reviews from students.

This kit has everything you can possibly need to complete your course. The company providing the kits are very friendly and professional. I have an allergy to some of the products within the kit, the company were very accommodating to my needs. Very impressed all round.

I completed the manicure course online and followed with a review date to fully complete the qualification, the tutor made me feel at ease as I felt very nervous when I arrived. really enjoyed the course and am looking forward to completing the other courses I have booked on.

This kit is worth every penny and enabled me to practice for everything on the Nail technicians course, review day and Portfolio. the price is good value for money and it is not more than it would be if you bought everything separately as I did check. This kits gives you a hassle free way of acquiring all your equipment needed so it frees you up to

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Below is a list of all the Nail Courses we offer or use the Locations Filter to find your nearest centre and the specific Nail Courses offered there:

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5 Courses in 1
Nail Technician Courses (Complete)
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Nail Technician Courses (Complete)
644 Reviews
RRP: £750 + VAT
NOW ONLY: £300 + VAT
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5 Courses in 1
This complete nail course includes
Manicure Course
Gel Course
Acrylic Course
Fiberglass Course
Silk Course
Manicure Courses
54 Reviews
£150 Learn More
Pedicure Courses
135 Reviews
£95 Learn More
Gel Nail Courses
20 Reviews
£205 Learn More
Nail Art Courses
22 Reviews
£95 Learn More

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Next Step Nail Training Courses have been designed by industry experts to give students an in-depth knowledge of nail techniques through short and intensive training courses in preparation for use in salons, mobile, nail bars and spa’s.

We provide training and nail courses in location across the UK using only fully qualified nail educators who have vast experience within the nail industry as well as full teaching qualifications. We also provide several distance learning nail courses for students wishing to complete their training from home.

The nail industry has continued to grow over the past few years with more woman having nail treatments on a regular basis. Becoming a qualified nail technician by completing one of our nail courses is a great way to build a residual business. There are 340 million client visits across the nail industry each year with the average household spend on nail services of £161.

If you are looking to start your own nail business then this is the ideal opportunity as the average salon turnover is £88,000 Getting qualified and completing our nail courses really is your next step

Our Nail Courses Include:

  • Online manuals & work books
    Video tutorials by industry professionals
    Practical training with qualified tutors
    Ongoing tutor support
    Accredited certificate on successful completion
    All products supplied during practical/review training days
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Nail Courses – The Benefits

So why complete a Next Step Nail Courses? Well, that is simple! To be the best nail technicians you need to train with the best nail courses provider and Next Step are just that having won multiple awards over the years!

We are proud to have built a reputation second to none, just take a look at all of our nail courses reviews or find what our nail students are saying on our Facebook page. Other reasons are:

  • Fast tracked nail courses – All our nail courses allow to get qualified quickly giving you the ability to start making money!
  • Online manuals – We give you instant access to your course manuals the second you book your nail course through our dedicated student portal. Our course manuals can be viewed from desktop, mobile or tablet computer.
  • Online Video Tutorial Demonstrations – As well as your practical training, we provide you with instant access to full demonstration tutorial videos professional filmed by our Director of Training through your dedicated students portal the second you book any of our nail courses. This allows you, at your leisure, to watch, listen and learn! It really is like having your nail course tutor with you all the time and you can start training today!
  • Non brand specific – A key component of our nail courses is that we teach you the general application of all nail systems allowing you to choose which products you would like to work with on completion of the nail course.
  • Qualified and experienced tutors – Each of our nail courses educators have been hand picked, have extensive industry experience and teaching qualification ensuring you are getting the very best education by people who know what it takes to be a great nail technician.
  • Small groups –We keep our practical training sessions small allowing you more one to one tuition.
  • All training stock is provided – Unlike most of the other nail course providers, each of our courses comes complete with all the training stock required whilst on your practical training.
  • Fully accredited nail courses – Our courses are fully accredited with industry recognised organisations allowing you to gain insurance once qualified.
  • Ongoing support – We provide a unique support network to all our nail students during, throughout and after your course. With Next Step you will never be on your own.
  • Instant Certification – Once you have completed any of our nail courses and gained your nail qualification your tutor will submit her register and instantly you will be able to download your certificate through our dedicated student portal. With our nail courses you can get insurance and start making money straight away.


Our Courses are FULLY ACCREDITED so on successfully completion of the course you will be awarded with a Diploma which enables you to obtain insurance. Our courses have been accredited by leading beauty associations so you can relax in the knowledge that you are getting expert tuition and a recognised qualification.


Our Courses are fully accredited with leading industry organisations. On successful completion of the course a Diploma certificate will be issued and a photocopy of this will be required by the insurance company to process your application of insurance. We have partnered with leading insurance companies to offer you comprehensive insurance. For more information about the insurance we can offer, click here

How it Works

Our courses have been designed to give students the very best education including practical, face to face training as well as invaluable online training tools. ensuring successful completion. Here is how it works:
  1. Book your course via our website or by contacting us
  2. Get instant access to your online training material via our secure student portal and start learning straight away.
  3. Attend practical training at one of our 30+ nationwide training centre’s to re-enforce what you have learnt and spend time with your tutor.
  4. Gain an accredited Diploma certificate and start your Next Step into the industry*

* Please note: our complete nail technicians, manicure, gel extensions and acrylic extensions courses require you to return for assessment 4 - 6 weeks after your practical training. NVQ course structure differs to the above. Please contact us for more information.

How to Book Your Course

Booking your course couldn't be easier. There are three different ways you can book your course book today, see the options below:
  1. Click the "Buy Now" button to book your course via our website
  2. Call us on 0203 829 8856 to speak to a member of our team who will take the booking over the phone for you.
  3. Use our contact form
Once your course has been purchased, you will have access to your student portal which houses all your course manuals and tutorial videos so you can start learning today. Either full payment or a deposit (if you are using our EziPay Plan) will be required at the time of booking and we accept the following forms of payment methods: cards-text