Nail Shaping Course

You want to Be Your Own Boss, Earn Money and have Total Flexibility. You want to elevate yourself, Build Confidence, Self Belief and Ultimate Freedom in a Creative Industry which ignites your Passion and Achievement.

Our Perfecting Nail Shaping Course is an intensive nail shaping training course, from natural nails to extreme shapes. Sharpest nail shapes get the most attention, become one of the elite nail techs with this course .

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Start Earning - Get insurance to work in a salon or start your own business

Learn From Home - Study using expert video tutorials & eBooks

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No Rush - Complete the course at your own pace with no time restrictions!

Ideal For Everyone - Perfect for beginners or experienced therapists

Course Categories: Courses, Advanced Nail Courses, Nail Courses
Course Tags: nails, advanced, shaping

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WAS: £95
NOW: £50+ VAT
WAS: £ 114
NOW: £ 60

Accredited Course - Get your Diploma Certificate on completion

Start Earning - Get insurance to work in a salon or start your own business

Learn From Home - Study using expert video tutorials & eBooks

Instant & Lifetime Access - Book now to get lifetime access to your course

No Rush - Complete the course at your own pace with no time restrictions!

Ideal For Everyone - Perfect for beginners or experienced therapists

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Course Overview

Expand your skill level using advanced Nail Shaping techniques. You will learn advanced filing and application techniques, specified to each nail shape.

As a new nail technician or an existing practitioner, Nail Shaping is one of the hardest techniques to master and keeping up to date with the latest nail trends can be challenging. How many times have you left a salon and not been happy with the shape of your nails and then gone home filed them yourself and then the nails start to lift? Lets make the change and not let your clients leave unhappy with the shape of their nails.

This course is all about how to create the perfect nail shapes, from basic square, round and squoval nails to more advanced nail shapes such as almond, stiletto and ballerina. We will also teach you how to refine and shape acrylic or gel nails allowing you to form the natural curves of the nails leaving the clients with professional looking nails. Shaping is one of the basic skills that every nail technician needs, so look no further and let this course build your kills, confidence and techniques.

Shapes Covered:
  • Almond
  • Stilletto
  • Square
  • Round
  • Squoval
  • Ballerina/Coffin

Course Content

Module 1: Foundation

Personal Standards and Practice
In this unit you will learn the importance of personal standards and what is expected of you as a professional working within the industry.
Hygiene
In this unit you will learn the basic hygiene rules to be followed, how to prevent cross infection and contamination, contagious skin condition, what sanitisation and sterilisation are and what methods to use
Effective Communication with Clients
In this unit you will learn about customer and client care, how to build relationships with clients, how to effectively communicate with clients and deal with client dissatisfaction. We will also cover client consultation which is an important aspect for all professionals.
Business Promotion
In this unit you will be provided with business ideas, how to price treatments as well as how to work within a salon and as a self employed therapist.
Preparation of the Work Area
In this unit you will learn how to create a comfortable and professional work area covering the four basic principles.
Health & Safety Legislations
In this unit you will learn how to take care of all those who are within your workplace as well as the latest health and safety legislation to ensure you are working with compliance and in safety.
Insurance
In this unit you will learn the importance of insurance and how to gain it, disposal of waste and data protection act.
Being effective at Work
In this unit you will learn job roles, responsibilities and working relationships as well as communication, effective teamwork and development within job roles
Promoting Products & Services
In this unit you will learn the importance of retail sales, positive product promotion and sales techniques
Retail Specific Legislation
In this unit you will learn all the current legislation specific to retail, product promotion and gaining client feedback
Reception Duties
In this unit you will learn the importance of maintaining the reception area, the roles of a receptionist as well as patch testing
Taking Payments & Methods
In this unit you will learn how to deal with different payment methods and taking payments from clients

Module 2: Anatomy and Physiology - Nails

Structure of the Nail
In this unit you will learn the factors which affect the nail growth (internal and external) as well as the structure of the nail itself and the function of each part.
Bones & the Muscular System
In this unit you will learn of the main bones in the hand and lower arm, the muscular system (including the main muscles of the hand and arm) and the blood supply to the hand and arm.
Skin Types & Skin Structure
In this unit you will learn the main skin types, the functions of the skin, the structure of the skin and the functions of each layer.
The Lymphatic System
In this unit you will learn what Lymph is and how it is formed, the connection between blood and Lymph as well as the difference between Lymph Capillaries-Vessels and Nodes.

Module 3: Nail and Skin Healthcare

Skin Diseases / Disorders
In this unit you will learn the five most common skin diseases and disorders as well as what a contra-indication is.
Nail Diseases
In this unit you will learn the six most common nail diseases and be able to confidently identify them.
Nail Disorders
In this unit you will learn the twelve most common nail disorders and be able to confidently identify them.

Module 4: Nail Shaping

Introduction
In this unit you will learn the benefits of nail shaping, what it is and how to achieve it.
Almond Shape
In this unit your will learn how to create a almond shape nail
Square Shape
In this unit you will learn how to create a square shape
Squoval Shape
In this unit you will learn how to create a squoval nail shape
Round Shape
In this unit you will learn how to create a round shape nail
Stiletto Shape
In this unit you will learn how to create a stiletto nail shape
Ballerine or Coffin Shape
In this unit you will learn how to create a Ballerina/Coffin nail shape
Refining and Shaping
In this unit you will learn all about refining and shaping

How our courses work

Study Method

You will be sent login details (via email) for you to access our Award Winning Online Education Platform. This houses your tutorial videos, eBooks and more. Your course can be completed on desktops, tablet or your mobile enabling you to learn anywhere.

Each course is structured into modules and units. Each unit has a video to watch, a clearly marked section of the eBook to read as well as and a set of multiple choice questions. Once you have completed the questions and get the desired pass mark the next unit will open for you offering a structure and guided way of learning. You can take the multiple choice questions as many times as you wish with full support from your tutor where needed. This guided way of learning ensures you gain and then retain the expert knowledge.

After you have completed all of the units in a module, that module will be marked as complete and the next one will open for you.

Assessment

Once you’ve completed the all important theory you will provide your tutor with case studies allowing your tutor to assess and provide appropriate feedback of your work. Similar to the theory, if you are required to upload a new set of images your tutor will work with you to ensure you achieve the standard required to earn your accredited certificate.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of the course, you are awarded with diploma certificates which are available to download and stored for you. You have lifetime access to the portal so you can return at anytime to utilise the tutorials, eBooks and downloads as a reference. This course is accredited by several association which are listed above.

At this point you are qualified and able to apply for professional insurance through our partners, meaning you can legally offer services to clients.

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