Nail Care: Short Course Certificate

The Skills Academy Short Course In Nail Care is a great starting point for anyone that is looking to head to the beauty career. This course teaches you some core fundamentals.

Course Summary

Award type:
Short Course Certificate
Accredited by:
Not Applicable
9 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


      • Introduction to communication
      • Non-verbal communication
      • Business writing
      • Speaking, listening and reading skills
      • Meetings
      • Presentations
      • Work readiness

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