Online Manicure 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 Manicure Course

Our online manicure course is suitable for a beginner looking to become a nail technician and is a prerequisite for advanced nail treatments.

This fully accredited online manicure course will teach you everything you need to know to perform a professional manicure. You will learn how to provide:

  • Nail Preparation
  • Nail Shaping
  • Cuticle Removal
  • Hand Exfoliation and Massage Techniques
  • Nail Polish Application and Removal
  • French Manicure


A manicure kit is also available to purchase alongside the course. The kit includes:

  • Cuticle Nippers x 1
  • Cuticle Pusher x 1
  • Buffer x 1
  • Nail File x 1
  • Nail Polish Remover x 1
  • Acetone x 1
  • Base Coat x 1
  • Nail Colour x 1
  • Top Coat x 1
  • Cuticle Oil x 1
  • Manicure Bowl x 1
  • Hand Soak x 1
  • Hygiene Spray x 1
  • Hand Cream x 1
  • Hand Mask x 1
  • Hand Scrub x 1
  • Cuticle Softener x 1
  • Disposable Gloves x 3 Pairs
  • Disposable Face Masks x 3
  • Disposable Apron x 3


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.


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What's Covered In The Online Manicure Course

Our professionally created course is packed with everything you need to know to become fully qualified in providing manicures. 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 Manicure

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

Manicure Treatment Knowledge

French Manicure

Tools and Equipment

Client Consultation

Manicure Procedure

Hand Massage Procedure

Course Section 3

Aftercare Advice

Key Facts


Potential Income

Video Demonstration


Potential income

The nail industry is a booming business, and the demand for manicures is only growing. This means that there is a great potential for income for nail technicians.

The average salary for a nail technician in the United Kingdom is £30,000 per year. However, the actual amount you can earn will depend on a number of factors, including your experience, location, and the type of salon you work in.

If you are a self-employed nail technician, you can earn even more. The average hourly rate for a self-employed nail technician is £25 per hour. However, you can charge more if you have a high level of skill and experience.

There are also a number of ways to boost your income as a nail technician. For example, you can offer specialized services, such as gel polish or nail art. You can also work in a high-traffic area or open your own nail salon.

If you are interested in a career in nail technology, the potential for income is certainly there. With hard work and dedication, you can earn a good living doing something you love.

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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