Gel Nail Course

Running over:

Evenings 5.30-9.30pm: 2018

Courses starting on the following dates

  • July Thusrday's 12th, 18th, 26th and 2nd Aug
  • August- Thursdays 9th, 16th 23rd and 29th 

Course Cost:

Excellant all inclusive price €550.00 includes: AIT certification, training, gel nail kit & course notes.

Add on course completion:
VTCT Award please allow for 1 extra class needed. Additional Cost is €200.00. NB If you are applying for TESG/LES funding you must opt for the VTCT certification

Gel nail art course on completion of course (€180)

Gel Nail Kit & UV Curing Lamp Included

Employment Opportunities:

Nail Technician, Gel nails, Beauty salon


Class 1:

Welcome & Introduction

  • Overview of classes, home studies & exam
  • Basic nail diagram, Anatomy & Physiology
  • Nail Disease & Disorders, Facts & Trivia
  • Salon sanitation & consultation
  • Kit check 
  • Difference between Gel & Acrylic nails
  • Importance of nail structure
  • Pick up & placement of a tip (Demo & Work)

Class 2:

  • Using pink & white blending techniques to create a soft focus French Manicure.
  • Demonstration of extensions & UV polish
  • Student practice extensions & UV polish
  • Filing, grits & shaping.
  • Professionalism, building a client base, client retention & marketing
  • Removal of nails & aftercare leaflet & retail

Class 3:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Demonstrate refill
  • Students refill
  • Demo & work on re-white.
  • Recap all course work & theory

Class 4:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Smart Polish demonstration - Two week gel polish
  • Theory paper - 30 mins
  • Case study submission date
  • Full set white Tips - 2hr 30 mins

Qualification Structure:

Training is delivered over 4 classes during which you will be continuously monitored. Final examination takes place in the last class.

Please note: Students taking the VTCT exam will need an additional day. 


  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Beauty Specialist Diploma
  • Nail Art
  • Make up


Churchtown Institute of Beauty & Holistic Training (CIBHT)
CMG House Earlscourt Industrial Estate, Beaumont Avenue, Churchtown, Dublin 14, D14 XR80
Business Registration Number: 588651 01-4586603