Advanced and Refresher Acrylic Classes

It is paramount to keep up to date with the latest trends, techniques and legislation within this fast paced industry and one of the main steps to acheiving this is continued professional development, which continued training and refresher workshops are.  Ensure you are offering your clients the best, safe and up to date services. All of our classes are accredited allowing you to gain insurance.

Stage 1: Salon Shapes and L&P Proficiency

Salon Shapes is the essential first stage and foundation to progress to advanced shapes and techniques courses.  This course is designed for all nail technicians wanting to improve their salon techniques and is suitable for beginner and advanced techs. 

Course Programme:

  • Square
  • Classic Almond
  • Ballerina/Tapered Square
  • Simple to advanced form fitting and tailoring techniques for different and problem nails
  • Award winning filing technique
  • Science and chemistry
  • Product control
  • Detailed components for the perfect structure including C-Curve and apex
  • Troubleshooting

Duration: 1 day 10am – 4pm

Model: Students will work on themselves.

Includes: Training manual. Business and ongoing technical support.  Students must provide their own kit; kit list will be sent out prior to commencement.

Pre-requisites: L&P qualification. 

Cost: £140+VAT. 

 

Stage 2: Advanced Salon Shape Classes

To perfect advanced shapes, you must first attend ‘Salon Shapes and L&P Proficiency’class.  This the ideal class for those Nail Techs that want to push their skills and techniques further. You can use the skills learnt to improve your salon work or use for photoshoots and competitions.

Classes to choose from are: 

Advanced salon shapes I:Gothic Almond and Russian Almond

Advanced salon shapes II:Monroe and Pipe

Course programme:

 

  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Mastering consistency and the perfect structure
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Decoration techniques

Duration: 1 day 10am – 4pm

Model: Students will work on themselves.

Includes: Training manual. Business and ongoing technical support.  Students must provide their own kit; kit list will be sent out prior to commencement.

Pre-requisites:Salon Shapes and L&P Proficiencyclass. 

Cost: £140+VAT. 

COMPETITION PINK AND WHITE SKILLS

 

Stage 2: Competition Pink and White (UK style)

Course programme:

 

  • Understanding competition rules and scoresheets
  • Learn tips and tricks from previous award winner and judge
  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Consistency
  • Apex, C Curve
  • Award winning filing technique
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Perfect polishing techniques

Duration: 1 day 10am – 4pm

Model: Model required from 11am or students can work on themselves.

Includes: Business and ongoing technical support.  Students must provide their own kit; kit list will be sent out prior to commencement.

Pre-requisites: Stage 1:Salon Shapes and L&P Proficiencyclass. 

Cost: £140+VAT. 

Stage 3: UK Nail Masters 5 Advanced Shapes Competition Nails

Learn the rules and techniques required for winning competition standard UK competition Nail Masters 5 Advanced shapes: Stiletto; Lipstick; Edge; Pipe; Square.   Also ideal for those techs wanting to push their skills further.

Course Programme:

  • Understanding competition rules and scoresheets
  • Learn tips and tricks from previous award winner and judge
  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Consistency
  • Apex, C Curve
  • Award winning filing technique
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Perfect polishing techniques

Duration: 2 days 10am – 5pm 

Model: Model required or students can work on themselves.

Includes: Business and ongoing technical support.  Students must provide their own kit; kit list will be sent out prior to commencement.

Pre-requisites: Stage 1:Salon Shapes and L&P Proficiencyclass and Stage 2: Pink and White Competition Nails.

Cost: £320 + VAT. 

Stage 3 Classes: Advanced Extreme Shapes

Stage 3 Classes: Advanced Extreme Shapes

Classes to choose from are: 

Advanced shapes I:Edge and Stiletto Edge

Advanced shapes II:Razor and Triangle

Advanced shapes III:Butterfly and Dragon

Advanced shapes IV:Lipstick

Advanced shapes V:Stiletto and Modern Almond

Course Programme:

  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Consistency
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Creating slender elegant extreme shapes perfect for photoshoots
  • Top tips for creating winning photographic sets
  • Decoration techniques

Duration: 1 day 10am – 5pm

Model: Students to work on themselves.

Includes: Business and ongoing technical support.  Students must provide their own kit; kit list will be sent out prior to commencement.

Pre-requisites: Stage 1:Salon Shapes and L&P Proficiencyclass and Stage 2.

Cost: £160+VAT. 

Stage 4 Classes: Advanced Extreme Shapes

Stage 4 Classes: Advanced Extreme Shapes

Classes to choose from are: 

Advanced shapes VI:Dagger

Advanced shapes VII:Lilith

Advanced shapes VIII:Edge It

Course Programme:

  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Consistency
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Creating slender elegant extreme shapes perfect for photoshoots
  • Top tips for creating winning photographic sets
  • Decoration techniques

Duration: 1 day 10am – 5pm 

Model: Students will work on themselves. 

Includes: Business and ongoing technical support.  Students must provide their own kit; kit list will be sent out prior to commencement.

Pre-requisites: Stage 2 and 3. 

Cost:£160 + VAT

Stage 5: Innovative Advanced Shapes

 

Available to techs of the highest level in the master tech programme who have successfully completed all 5 stages.

 

Course programme:

 

  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Carving cut out design into the enhancements and shapes
  • Doubling up forms
  • Creating your own unique and innovative shapes
  • 5 style Nail Pro

 

Complete all 5 stages successful and successful case studies to received Katie Barnes Master Tech Programme Certificate.

Duration: 2 days 10am – 5pm 

Model: Students will work on themselves. 

Includes: Business and ongoing technical support.  Students must provide their own kit; kit list will be sent out prior to commencement.

Pre-requisites: Successful competition of all 4 stages.