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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   Short Course
  • 05
    SCQF Level:   05


This is an excellent course for students to learn the application of gel nails. You will expand your knowledge on diseases and disorders, client preparation, safe hygiene practices and application of gel nails.

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

Start Date:  12 th March 2019
Days of Week:   Tuesday 
Time:  6.00-9.00pm
Duration:   11 weeks
Cost: £240 + £20 non-refundable deposit for kit

You can download an enrolment form here


Entry Requirements

  • NC Level 6 Nail Finishes Qualification (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).
  • Where it leads

    Work within a salon or self employed


ITA update:

Individual Training Account funding has now been closed to new Applicants as of 7th December 2018. Applicants should be able to apply again from April 2019, subject to Skills Development Scotland making new funds available. For more information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit


What options do I have for paying my course fees?

West Lothian College accept payment in full for all part time courses by Cash, Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.


In response to the unforeseen withdrawal of ITA funding, West Lothian College have put in place an option for students to pay their course fees by instalments. This can be discussed with our Student Advice team at the time of your enrolment, and they will explain all the options and terms and conditions to you.


If you have any further questions or queries please contact Student Advice by email on


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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.