Online Gel Polish Course

Are you looking to take the next step in your beauty career?
Our fully accredited online course makes it simple and easy for you to get started!

Fully Accredited Online Gel Polish Course

Gel polish is a popular nail treatment that is known for its long-lasting shine and chip-resistance. If you are interested in learning how to apply gel polish, The Beauty Training School offers a comprehensive course that will teach you everything you need to know.

The online gel polish course covers all aspects of gel polish application, from the basics of nail prep to the latest trends. You will learn:

  • Nail Preparation
  • Gel Polish Application
  • French Manicure
  • Gel Polish Removal


A gel polish kit is also available to purchase alongside the course. The kit contains:

  • Nail File x 1
  • Remover Tool x 1
  • Acetone x 1
  • Gel Polish Base Coat x 1
  • Gel Polish x 1
  • Gel Polish Top Coat x 1
  • Cuticle Oil x 1
  • Removal Foil x 50
  • Prep and Wipe x 1
  • UV Gel Lamp x 1
  • Disposable Face Masks x 3
  • Disposable Gloves x 3 Pairs
  • Disposable Apron x 3


The gel polish course covers the theoretical aspects of gel polish, such as the chemistry of gel polish and the different types of gel polish available. This will give you a solid understanding of the process of applying gel polish and the materials involved.

The online training course has been created by experienced nail technicians who will share their knowledge and expertise with you through our online portal. You will have access to a wealth of resources, including video tutorials, written materials, and practice exercises.

Upon completion of the course content, you will be required to upload a case study submission to before receiving a digital certificate upon completion.

This course is the perfect way to learn the skills you need to start a successful career in the nail industry. With its convenient online format, you can study at your own pace and on your own time to earn your accredited certificate.

The Beauty Training School accredits its online beauty courses with IPHM. We offer online training worldwide for the beauty industry. Earn recognized qualifications from home with our high-quality and flexible courses.


This course is fully accredited:


What's Covered In The Online Gel Polish Course

Our professionally created course is packed with everything you need to know to become fully qualified in gel polish. Each module of the course is available through our Student Portal, which is saved each time you log in. Allowing you to learn in your own time and at your own pace.

Course Section 1

History of Gel Polish

First Aid

Health & Safety



Treatment Restrictions

PPE Regulations

Workplace Safety

Treatment Safety & Hygiene

Anatomy and Physiology L2

Diseases & Disorders

Contra-indications/ Contra-actions

Course Section 2

Gel Polish Treatment Knowledge

Nail Shapes

Allergic Reactions

Hard Gel, Soft Gel, Builder Gel and Gel Polish

UV Gel, Oligomer and Polymerisation


Tools and Equipment

Client Consultation

Gel Polish Application Procedure

Gel Polish Removal Procedure

Course Section 3

Aftercare Advice

Key Facts


Potential Income

Video Demonstration


Potential income

The potential earnings after taking a gel polish course at The Beauty Training School vary depending on a number of factors, including experience, location, and clientele. However, nail technicians with the proper training and skills can earn a very good living.

Here are some tips for maximizing your earnings as a nail technician:

Get certified: Getting certified by a reputable organization can help you build credibility with clients and employers.

Network with other nail technicians: Networking with other nail technicians can help you get referrals and learn about new trends.

Stay up-to-date on the latest trends: The nail industry is constantly changing, so it is important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends. You can do this by reading industry magazines, attending trade shows, and following nail artists on social media.

Offer a variety of services: In addition to gel polish, you can also offer other nail services, such as manicures, acrylic nails, and pedicures. This will give you more opportunities to earn money.

Provide excellent customer service: Providing excellent customer service is essential for building a successful business. Make sure you are friendly, professional, and attentive to your clients’ needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Once you have purchased a course(s) you will receive an email containing login details to access your student hub. Within the student hub you will gain access to your theory content of your course(s), once you have completed this you will be required to upload a case study submission within your student hub or you can book in for a virtual practical assessment with a tutor, before gaining certification upon completion.

If you do not pass the virtual assessment the tutor will ask you to upload a case study submission to your student hub or rebook a virtual assessment.

Yes, unfortunately re-booking your virtual assessment will incur a £20 fee per rebooking as this covers the of our tutors time.

All courses include theory content, video demonstration, a case study submission or virtual practical assessment, and a hard copy certificate upon completion.

You will need previous experience/pre-requisites to complete any Level 3 courses.

Yes, all our courses are fully insurable, however we recommend checking with your insurance company prior to purchasing the course.

We recommend ABT Insurance, Insync Insurance and Simply Business Insurance.

All courses are accredited by CPD and ABT.

A case study submission can be submitted instantly. A virtual practical assessment can be booked as soon as you have completed the theory part of the course. All virtual assessments are held every Monday with slots available between 8am – 8pm.

No, the courses do not include a kit. However, an equipment and suppliers list are included within the course.

No, unfortunately a case study needs to be completed on a live model, as a client consultation and aftercare advice needs to be carried out.

Unfortunately, we do not offer online advanced aesthetic training however we recommend BG Aesthetics Training Academy. More information can be found under Advanced Training Courses.

At The Beauty Training School, we understand refunds may be requested. Refunds can only be issued if the course content has not been opened within the student hub and you have requested within 30 days from the purchase date. As you can understand our course content is based purely online so should the course have been opened meaning you have access to the course material a refund cannot be issued. If you would like to swap the course you have purchased to a different one, this is possible again if you haven’t already accessed the current course material and you have the necessary pre-requisites required for another course of your choice.

We advise you are 18+ to complete our courses for insurance purposes. You must speak with your insurance company prior to purchasing a course to ensure they will insure you.

We require all students to complete a case study submission or virtual assessment to ensure that the treatment is being carried out safely and correctly. It allows you to ask the tutor questions and gain feedback, along with gaining confidence and reassurance. A case study or virtual assessment is usually required for insurance purposes too. 

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