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This is a hands-on programme designed to teach the practical skills for the most popular treatments currently trending in beauty. The gel nail technician element of this course covers the three most frequently requested treatments in salons whilst the Lash & Brow Pro Technician will give you the skills to competently perform these treatments to an industry standard of practice. The popular Spray Tanning workshop can also be added on to this quick start programme giving all the skills to fulfil the treatments most in demand today. With 5 days training, graduates can start their careers and launch their own business in this exciting and lucrative industry.

Qualification Gained

Portobello Institute UV Gel Nail Technician Certificate
Portobello Institute Lash & Brow Pro Technician Certificate

Entry Requirements

Application is by direct entry to the college.  You must hold an ITEC or equivalant in Skin and Eye treatment and waxing.    

Course Structure

This is a 5 day course

Course Content

UV Gel Nail Technician – 2 days

Day 1 – Manicure Pedicure
•         Health, safety & hygiene
•         Consultation techniques
•         Contraindications
•         Manicure procedure
•         Pedicure procedure
•         French Manicure procedure
•         Filing and cuticle work
•         Massage of the hand and foot

Day 2 – UV Gel Nail
•         Health, safety & hygiene
•         Consultation techniques
•         Contraindications
•         Nail preparation
•         Tip application and blending techniques
•         Application of gel
•         Maintenance procedure
•         Removal procedure
•         Aftercare advice
Lash & Brow Technician - 3 Days

Eyelash Extension Training – 1 day
•         Health, safety and hygiene
•         Aftercare advice
•         Consultation techniques
•         Contraindications
•         How to apply individual eyelashes extensions
•         Maintenance procedure
•         How to remove individual eyelashes extensions

Lash Lift & Eyelash Tinting – 2 days
•    Client preparation
•    Consultation skills
•    Product information and usage guidance
•    Eye and eyelash anatomy
•    Contra-actions and contraindications
•    Health and safety procedures
•    Procedural steps for Lash Lift and Eyelash Tinting, including best practice techniques, hints and tips
•    Health, safety and hygiene
•    Consultation techniques
•    Contraindications
•    Eyebrow tinting*
•    Eyebrow shaping using wax
•    Trimming of brows to enhance shape and definition
•    Eyebrow shaping using tweezers
•    Application of mineral brow make-up


Name: Quick start Nail, Lash & Brow

Cost: 499 Euro

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Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 09/07/18 - 13/07/18
  • Mon to Fri, 9.45am - 4pm
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 10/09/18 - 14/09/18
  • Mon to Fri, 9.45am - 4pm