Our beginners courses are designed for anyone wanting to start a career as a nail technician.You do not need any previous experience to be able to attend this course. This course is accredited by ABT.

PLEASE note: this course involves an online theory element that needs to be completed before attending your 1st day of practical. You will need access to a mobile, laptop, tablet or similar to complete this course. You have access for 4 weeks before your practical day to complete this work. 

Please read all the info below and our T's & C's

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You will gain access to your online theory element of this course 1 month before your 1st practical day, this needs to be completed before day 1 - To gain access all course payments need to be paid in full.

This course is spread out over around 4 months to ensure you are confident in all aspects of this course. During this time you will attend your practical days and have access to your educator throughout as well as our Facebook student support group.

You will also have access to our NEW online video resources section via your personal STUDENT PORTAL, this is where you can watch pre-recorded demos on the techniques you've learnt in class as a refresher and you can upload your case studies for your portfolio.

Norfolk Academy


Theory starts 15th December 2023

DAY 1:  - Practical day - 15th January 2024

DAY 2:  - Practical day - 16th January 2024

DAY 3:  - Practical day - 19th February 2024

DAY 4:  - Assessment day - 25th March 2024

Northampton Academy - Corey Stockwell

Theory starts ……

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DAY 3:  - Practical day -  

DAY 4:  - Assessment day -  

 Wisbech Academy - Nicola Parkes

Theory starts - 16th September 2023

DAY 1:  - Practical day - 16th October 2023

DAY 2:  - Practical day - 18th October 2023

DAY 3:  - Practical day - 15th November 2023

DAY 4:  - Assessment day - 13th December 2023


*PLEASE NOTE* You must complete and attend all 4 dates and complete all online theory, homework, assignments & successfully pass all written & practical exams.

Guide to the hours normally required for this course. 

Min Theory Hours - 15-20hrs

Practical (in house) hours - 22hrs

Practical Total (portfolio) Hours - 50-60hrs


3 Practical days  10AM-4PM

1 Assessment day 10AM-2PM

1 month to complete theory online


4 days 10AM-4PM​ (Please note: This course is usually run with the first 3 days done over 4 months or less with the assessment date to be done once your case studies and portfolio is complete. You will be required to build a portfolio of work and case studies you have done over the duration of your course which will need to be completed before your assessment day.

ACRYLIC BEGINNERS COURSE COST: £599.00 plus Kit cost.(Kit is not included)

*Booking fee: (Norfolk) £300.00, Balance £299.00 or pay in full

*Booking fee: (all other locations) £80.00, Balance £519.00 

Course cost includes training and certificate upon successful completion of the course.​

This course is ACCREDITED by ABT


Acrylic Beginner kit PLUS tools

* Please not that we are a independent academy so you can bring any brand of professional products you wish.

Here is the link to our sister website where you can purchase your kit from us if you wish to do so. Click HERE for kits.


To secure your place on this course you will need to pay a non- refundable booking fee. The balance of the course is required 28 days prior to your course start date. Before booking any of our courses please read our full terms and conditions.


If the course you want to do doesn't have any dates listed, please contact us and we will arrange a date for you.


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