Nail Care: Certificate Course

Learn the skills needed to decorate nails beautifully, make the client happy and feel the satisfaction that comes from knowing that you were able to make that happen.

Course Summary

Award type:
Proficiency Certificate
Accredited by:
Not Applicable
15 Months
Entrance Requirement:


This module will teach students how to correctly use the English language for business it covers everything from email to presentations to listening skills

This subject teaches you about the human body anatomy. You will learn about the various systems in the human body and each of their functions. This knowledge will help you in your career as a Nail Care Professional to better serve the customer.

This chapter gives you a good introduction into the beauty industry and how to conduct yourself professionally in the salon environment. It will also talk about how to prepare for your consultation with a client, which is one of the most important elements you need to master as a beauty therapist. The subject contains the following chapters: You the therapist You and your client

We start with the history of nail care and more detailed anatomy of the hand and foot. Then we outline what tools and equipment we need before learning how to conduct both a manicure and a pedicure. Remember that the preparation and massage is as important as the application of the nail varnish, so study these parts very closely. This subject contains the following chapters:

  • History of nail care
  • The anatomy of the hand and foot
  • The skin
  • The structure of the nail
  • Tools, equipment, materials and products
  • Manicures Pedicures

A big part of being a nail care professional has to do with interactions with customers. This subject prepares you for those service based interactions to improve your: Customer satisfaction Professionalism

This unit teaches you how to apply UV gel nails, and how to decorate nails. There are three assessment tasks so that you can practice what you have learnt. This subject contains the following chapters: UV gel nails Nail decoration Acrylic nails Acrylic nails – reversed method Fibreglass