Gel Nail Extensions course

Gel Nail Extensions (ABT Accredited) | Group


Our Gel Nail Extensions Course in Shropshire will give you the skills you need to add length to your clients’ natural nails with Gel Nail Extensions. Want to add length to natural nails? Then this course is for you! Please note, you must have completed a Basic Manicure and Gel Polish Application course in order to take this course.

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What's Included?


Our Gel Nail Extensions Course in Shropshire is the perfect course so you can complete a full set of enhancements or fix any shorter/broken nails when applying a gel overlay. Once you have completed the course, you will be able to offer Gel Nail Extensions using plastic tips with hard gel and builder gel in a bottle. Fully accredited by ABT so you can gain insurance to work on real clients straight away. This course is a full day (Up to 6 hours) and you will learn everything you need, including:
  • Salon Skills
  • Health & Safety
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Sterilisation & Hygiene
  • Business Basics
  • Pricing
  • Client Consultation
  • Contra-indications & Contra-Actions
  • Equipment
  • Terminology
  • Prepping the Nails for Gel Extensions
  • Applying and Shaping Plastic Tips
  • Building and Refining Nail Extensions using Gel Pot and Builder in a Bottle
  • Applying Gel Polish
  • Gel Extension Removal
  • Aftercare & Advice

What to expect on the day:
Starting with the theory, you will then be assessed on your knowledge throughout the course. After watching practical demonstrations, you will work on your model to complete a full set of gel nail extensions using plastic tips, forms, gel pot and builder gel. You will then need to complete a final theory assessment and two case studies at home to complete your training.

What you will need:
All equipment is provided on the day, so all you need to bring is yourself and a model with bare fingernails. You may also wish to bring a packed lunch and plenty of water, along with a notebook and pen to make notes.

Pre-requisites: You must hold a basic manicure and gel polish qualification or equivalent in order to take this course.

Secure your place on this course and book our Gel Nail Extensions Course in Shropshire today!

Additional information


Wednesday 26th June 2024 10am-4pm, Wednesday 14th August 2024 10am-4pm


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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. All our beginner in person courses are accredited by ABT, meaning you can gain insurance to work on real clients following your course.

Everything you need to bring will be listed in your course confirmation email as this will differ depending on the course. Most courses require you to bring a model with you (Except nail art courses). All equipment you will need on the day will be provided, so you don’t need to worry about buying your kit before your course. 


We do provide a selection of hot drinks, cold drinks and snacks. Some of our courses are full days so we recommend you bring lunch with you or you can visit the local shop.

If you choose the group training option, you will be in a class of up to 5 people. If you would prefer to learn on a 1:1 basis, options for this are available too.

Our training studio is based at 51 Racecourse Crescent, Monkmoor, Shrewsbury, SY25BW.

The day will consist of a mixture of theory, live demonstrations and practical tasks. Each treatment will be broken down into simple steps to watch and repeat. You will also have chance to meet fellow Blossom Academy students and ask your educator anything you need to know.

You need to be 18 years old to train with Blossom Academy due to insurance. 

You will have continued support both during and after your course from the team at Blossom Academy and you will also be added to a private Facebook community so you can connect with other Blossom Academy members.

You can choose whichever brand you prefer to work with but we personally recommend The Gel Bottle. You can set up a professional account with them and send your booking confirmation as proof you are training.

No. The courses are designed to be a complete package for you. The only thing you will need to purchase additionally is your kit/equipment.

Pay via credit or debit card, PayPal or spread the cost with Klarna (Pay in 3 or pay in 30 days).

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Once you have qualified, you can either work in a salon or work for yourself as a freelance beautician. Our accredited courses allow you to obtain insurance to work on real clients.

Courses are non-refundable. If you need to reschedule your course, you can do so at no extra cost. Please just let us know and we will work with you to find a new date. 

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