Basic Gel Nail Technology Course

Basic Gel Nail Technology Course

This course is for anyone wanting to become a certified gel nail tech! there is no previous knowledge required. You will graduate with a Basic Gel Nail Technology Certificate.

 

You will learn:

  • Nail anatomy
  • Sanitation & infection control
  • Safety & hazardous materials
  • Tools & equipment
  • How to build/retain clientele
  • To correctly and safely prep the natural nails to prevent lifting and chipping
  • Get perfect color application around the cuticles with both gel polish & gel paint
  • How to do a basic E-File Manicure for that picture-perfect gel polish manicure.
  • Enhanced manicure (gel overlay) with mini extensions
  • Proper form placement for:
    • Perfect Square
    • Round
  • Form customization
  • Proper structure these shapes
  • Rebalance (reconstructing a nail without removing & re-sculpting it) on falling/clawed nails
    • Fix missing edges or corners without a form
  • Photograph your work

 

Course book will be given to you ahead of time and must be read in full before the first day of class.

9 days in class (1 day every 2nd week) = 72hrs

400 hours of at home practice

Course book will be given to you ahead of time and must be read in full before the first day of class.

 

Day 1 – Natural Nail Manicure + Gel Polish

– Review/Book Questions

– Practice nail

– Lunch 12-1pm

– Natural Nail Manicure + Gel Polish (one hand only)

(Model #1 required for afternoon)

 

Student will do minimum of 8 QUALITY natural nail manicures before next class & submit photos

 

Day 2 – Natural Nail Manicure + Gel Polish

– Review

– Natural Nail Manicure + Gel Polish (both hands)

(Model #2 required for full day)

 

Student will do minimum of 8 QUALITY natural nail manicures before next class & submit photos

 

Day 3 – Enhanced Manicure + Mini Extensions

– Review

– Enhanced Manicure + Mini Extensions (one hand only)

(Model #3 required for full day)

 

Student will do minimum of 8 QUALITY natural nail manicures before next class & submit photos

 

Day 4 – Enhanced Manicure + Mini Extensions

– Review

– Enhanced Manicure + Mini Extensions (both hands)

(Model #4 required for full day)

 

Student will do minimum of 8 QUALITY natural nail manicures before next class & submit photos

 

Day 5 – Introduction to Sculpted Gel Nails

– Full Sculpted Square Set (one hand only)

(Model #5 required for full day)

 

Student will do minimum of 10 QUALITY sets before next class & submit photos.

 

Day 6 – Full Sculpted Gel Nails

– Full Sculpted Square Set (both hands)

(Model #6 required for full day)

 

Student will do minimum of 10 QUALITY new sets before next class & submit photos

 

Day 7 – Fill/Rebalance

– Square or Round Rebalance (one hand only)

(Model #5 required for afternoon)

 

Student will do minimum of 10 QUALITY fills/rebalances before next class & submit photos

 

Day 8 – Fill/Rebalance

– Square or Round Rebalance (both hands)

(Model #6 required for full day)

 

Student will do minimum of 10 fills/rebalances, 5 new sets, 5 sculpt x sets QUALITY  before next class & submit photos

 

Day 9 – Final Exam

– Written exam in morning (45-60 minutes)

– Exam Set – Fill/Rebalance (max 4 hours)

Model required

 

NOTE* you will be doing a minimum of 82 sets of nails on your own time during this course.

 

NOTE* models can NOT be other nail techs, not even diy techs.

 

NOTE* if required sets of nails are not completed between class you will not be able to attend the next class and a private session will have to be booked to catch up. Private classes are $75 an hour.

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