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Gel & Acrylic Nails only - Part time

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Approx 3 months




Awarding Body
Portobello Institute

Start Date

Start Date
March 2020

Gel & Acrylic Nails only - Part time

The Nail Technician course is a progression course from basic Manicure and Pedicure. During this course you will master Gel and Acrylic nails, as well as understand and advise your clients on the different types of nails that will suit their needs and lifestyle.

This Nails Course is an advanced course which will prepare you for a professional career as a Nail Technician. That means that you will also learn how to run a business, how to go about pricing structures and what to do to promote your career and business.

Itec certificate in Gel & Acrylic Nails

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. Students must have completed ITEC Certificate in Manicure & Pedicure to gain entry onto this course.

Note: The entry requirement is not required if you study for both the ITEC Manicure and Pedicure course and the Nail Technician (Gel & Acrylic Nails) at the same time.

This is a part time course delivered 1 evening a week or 1 day a week.

Using Nail products safely



Tools of the Trade

Client consultation

Preparing the nail


Applying plastic tips

Problem nail shapes and how to correct them

Product application

Natural nail overlay

Sculptured nails

Maintaining and removing artificial nails

Infills and rebalance

Pricing structures

Career routes

How to start and promote your services

Course price €699

 ITEC Exam fees €135

Gel & Acrylic Nail Kit: €200

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Course Code Location & Info Price
BGEL-I-DS-MR-20 Portobello Institute, Dublin 1

18/03/20 - 06/05/20
Wed, 1.30pm - 4.30pm
€699 Book Now
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