Nail Technician

This course will provide you will the essential skills and knowledge required to become a Nail Technician.

Course content

  • about nail structure and the bones of the hand and arm 
  • skills of shaping nails and improving the appearance of cuticles, nail painting and basic hand massage 
  • how to apply, infill and remove acrylic nails 
  • how to analyse the nails to determine appropriate products to enhance clients' nails 
  • about health and safety legislation and its implications on working practice.
  • Acrylic Nails & Nail Finishes

As the course is certified by the SQA, candidates must pass a written and practical assessment to gain the qualification.

On successful completion of this course you'll gain two SQA units at Higher level in Beauty: Acrylic Nails and Nail Finishes.

Candidates completing this course may be able to apply for insurance. 


This course is eligible for Individual Learning Account (ILA) funding.

Using ILA Funding online  

Step 1: Enter discount code ILA200 to your online booking.
Step 2: Add your ILA Personal Reference Number to the comments box which will allow us to process this for you.

Entry requirements (minimum)

You are required to provide models during this course for assessment purposes.

Start date

18 January 2018
(Thursday 18:30 - 21:30)


£440 (includes £200 Acrylics kit)

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T: 0141 272 3276


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