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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
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    SCQF Level:   05


This is an excellent course for learners to learn how the application of acrylic nails. Students will expand their knowledge on diseases and disorders, client preparation, safe hygiene practices while applying acrylic nail extensions.  

Kit can be purchased from Platinum Salon up to two weeks prior to the course starting. Students should supply their own tunic.

Start Date: 17/03/20
Days of Week: Tuesday 
Time:  6.00-9.00pm
Duration:   12 weeks
Cost: £220 + £190 for kit - A £20 non-refundable kit deposit is required at the time of enrolment

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here


  • What the course includes

    This course will teach you about  diseases and disorders, nail structures, client preparation, safe hygiene procedures, practical skills in nail extension, infill of extension and removal of extension.

Why choose this course?

This course is ideal for those wishing to gain basic knowledge and insight into the nail industry and a progression route for those who are considering committing to full time study.

Entry Requirements

  • Manicure, Nail Finishes  or equivalent.
  • If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence that you have achieved ESOL Intermediate Level 2 (or equivalent).
  • Please note nail extensions should not be worn for the duration of this course
  • Where it leads

    • Further beauty courses
    • Enhanced employment opportunities within the beauty industry

Interview Arrangements

There is no interview required for this course.


ITA update:

As stipulated by Skills Development Scotland (SDS), applications for Individual Training Account (ITA) funding for 2019/20 study are now on hold as of 26 April 2019. If additional funds are made available, this may be reopened. For up to date information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit

To discuss payment options for your course please call 01506 427558 or email

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