NailKnowledge Essential Nail Professional Diploma

Who this course is for

This course is suitable both for trainees and experienced nail professionals. It’s for anyone working in the nail and beauty industry who wants to gain a deeper knowledge of their subject. It leads to a qualification that can set you apart from other candidates.


Course Details

The NailKnowledge Essential Nail Professional Diploma gives you the tools to work safely and ethically in the nail industry, together with a solid understanding of nail anatomy and product chemistry.

The Nail Knowledge course has been authored by three highly respected industry experts, and is a new standard in flexible, interactive and visual nail training.

Over 16 bite-sized lessons, you’ll take your professional knowledge to the next level, and learn to separate scientific fact from product hype. The course has been designed so that even the most technical ideas are easily understood, with the help of high-quality animations and graphics. You can watch and enjoy lessons at your own pace, anyplace, anywhere and on any device.


What’s Covered

The Nail Unit

Learn about the structures of the nail, how the nail plate grows and its structure, and common nail conditions.

  • Anatomy of the nail unit
  • Nail plate growth
  • Nail plate structure
  • Nail bed and lunula
  • Seals of the nail
  • Nail conditions


Product Chemistry

Learn basic product chemistry and understand the polymerisation process that sits at the heart of the nail industry.

  • What is a chemical?
  • Lotions, potions and polishes
  • Acrylics and their place in the industry
  • Liquid and powder
  • UV gels and other systems


Health and Safety

Essential health and safety to keep you and your clients safe; with strategies to minimise your risks from dust, vapours and products.

  • Your working environment
  • Hygiene
  • Safe use of products
  • Allergies and irritations
  • Working safely with clients

Train with Us

Looking to work as a nail tech? Or to offer new nail services to your clients? It all starts with the right training.

Nail services are more popular than ever and if you’re serious about working in the beauty industry, you’ll need accredited training. That’s where we come in! The Kelly Ashby Nail Academy offers accredited training, teaching students to high professional standards in a supportive and friendly atmosphere.

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