Nail Care: Comprehensive Certificate Course

Our Nail Care Comprehensive Certificate Courses will give you credibility and skills to work in this blooming beauty industry.

Course Summary

Award type:
Comprehensive Certificate
Accredited by:
Not Applicable
19 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. Systems like:


  • The nervous system
  • Skin, hair and nails

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:


    1. You the therapist
    2. 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:


  1. History of nail care
  2. The anatomy of the hand and foot
  3. The skin
  4. The structure of the nail
  5. Tools, equipment, materials and products
  6. Manicures
  7. 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

Getting started as a nail care professional requires a good amount of networking to market your business and service. This subject teaches you how to do that and as a result you will be able to:


  • Build networking relationships
  • Use various networking techniques and platforms

If you are planning on starting your own business with your nail care then this subject will teach you how. Entrepreneurship teaches you how to do a business plan and what goes into running a business. By the end of this subject you will know how to:


  • Identify the need for a business
  • Planning behind starting and running a business.

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:


  1. UV gel nails
  2. Nail decoration
  3. Acrylic nails
  4. Acrylic nails – reversed method
  5. Fibreglass

Managing your finance is key for any business. So this subject teaches you the key concept of the accounting cycle and finance management. At the end of this module you will be able to:


  • Read and understand a balance sheet
  • Income statements
  • Budgeting