Introduction to Gel Nail Extensions - Beginners (Covering Hard/Soft and Builder in a Bottle Gels)

Aces & Dolls

Regular price £150.00

This training course is ideal for the absolute beginner to get you started in

GEL NAILS on your nail technician career.

Learn how to extend and overlay with both hard gel and soak off gels.  Learn the differences between both systems and the benefits for both.  Also covers Builder in a Bottle natural nail overlays and Gel Polish. 

Starting from the basics this course covers everything from Health & Safety to Nail Anatomy. 

The course comes with comprehensive training notes and a kit containing everything you need apart from a gel lamp.

You will need to supply your own LED gel lamp for your chosen system. Please see the product list below, and if you have any questions, please message me to discuss. 

You will learn the practical skills needed to produce beautiful long lasting nails and the knowledge needed to maintain gel nails.


  • Health and Safety theory,
  • Nail Anatomy,
  • Nail Disease and Disorder,
  • Product Chemistry, and the differences between the different types of gel products
  • Preparation,
  • Tip Application,
  • Shaping,
  • Gel Application
  • Finishing
  • Gel Polishing
  • Maintenance services and Aftercare. 

Day 1  

Day Course - 9.30am - 2.30pm

Theory work, Tip Application 

Day 2 

Evening Course - 3 - 7.30pm

Product Chemistry, Practical work

Day 3  

Day Course - 9.30am - 2.30pm

Practical work and assessment

 If you choose to book on the day course, the classes run 9.30am - 2.30pm.  This will run alongside the Introduction to Acrylic course and the Complete Introduction to Nail Extensions Course (Gel & Acrylic) for days 1 and 3. 

The Day 2 is an evening class (3-7.30pm). If this is a problem and you need to keep to the day times, please inform me when booking and I can make adjustments accordingly.

All times may run over a little if we need to finish off covering extra work.  

Kit Included

  • Sanitiser
  • Cuticle Pusher
  • Selection of files and Buffers
  • Brush on Nail Glue
  • Tips
  • Tip Cutter
  • Primer
  • Builder Gel 
  • Gel Brush
  • Acetone
  • Nail Brush
  • Cuticle Oil

    Product kit required:

    • Builder in a Bottle, clear or cover pink (optional)
    • Gel Base Coat and Gel Polish (optional)
    • gel lamp compatible with your chosen system (LED)

    No models required. Please come with your non dominant hand free of product and extensions.   

    Flexifinger training fingers are also available to buy for home practice

    This training course is Associated Beauty Therapists Accredited

    Once the course is completed you will be able to obtain insurance and start working on clients.

    Course Venue
    The course venue:-
    Eye Candy Nails & Training
    103 Main Street,
    South Yorkshire
    S66 2SE

    The following payment options are available on-line.

    • Pay for the course in full. 
    • Pay the deposit. 
    • The remaining balance is due, on or before the first day of training, before the training session starts. Balance payment can be made on the day, by cash or card.

    Sorry but we no longer accept payment by cheque

    Paying the deposit or full amount holds your place on this course date.

    Deposits and payments are non-transferable to other courses or course dates. No refund will be given if you can't make the course.





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