Perfect Prep and BIAB Application Online Course

Perfect Prep and Builder Gel | 1:1


Make your gel manicures last and create perfect builder gel overlays/infills with our Perfect Prep & Builder Gel Application Course (Our best seller!). 

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What's Included?


Make your gel manicures last and create perfect builder gel overlays/infills with our Perfect Prep & Builder Gel Application Course (Our best seller!) in Shrewsbury.


Perfect if you are not yet using builder gel and want to offer your clients a strong, durable gel manicure. Or if you have been using it previously but want to improve your technique to make them even more beautiful. 


This course is a morning or afternoon (Up to 3 hours) and you will learn:

  • How to prep nails perfectly for a long lasting gel manicure
  • How to apply and refine Builder Gel overlays 
  • How to infill Builder Gel for regular maintenance 
  • Building an Apex with Builder Gel on longer nails


What to expect on the day:

After watching practical demonstrations, you will work on your model to complete a full set of builder gel overlays and perform an infill on two of the fingernails.


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. We provide a selection of snacks and hot/cold drinks but you may also wish to bring some 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 our Perfect Prep and Builder Gel Course.


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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 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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