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This award is is to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in applying, maintaining and removing LED Gel polish. It includes client consultation, recognising contra-indications, preparing for the services, providing a treatment plan, after care, home care and removal.

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You will learn how to perform a professional gel polish technique using the LED curing system, that includes preparation of the nails and cuticle, a pre-gel application, the gel polish, then completing with a suitable gel finish (including practice with a variety of colours) and their removal. You will also need to carry out effective health, safety and hygienic working practices, and learn about the anatomy and physiology of the skin and nails.



  • FEES
  • Level 2 Provide Manicure Treatments Certificate or equivalent
  • Fluent in English Language
  • 1 Days Training
  • Home Study
  • Theory and Practical Assessment Days


Mode of Study – Students will be required to complete an e-learning module, workbook, and an assignment for these units – they are studied prior to booking onto practical days. The practical training session will be booked once all e-learning elements are completed, on the dates provided. There are 4 case studies is a practical assessment to complete, as well as a final practical exam to achieve this award.

LA Academy deliver a range of Level 2 qualifications. They have been designed and developed as courses that have flexibility to fit in with your life and family commitments.  Upon completion, you will achieve a Level 2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques qualification enabling you to add to your service menu when you work as a qualified manicurist.


  • Health, safety and security practices
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Relevant client care and communication techniques
  • Recognising common skin and nail conditions
  • Recognising common skin and nail contraindications
  • Basic product knowledge
  • Basic gel polish manicure treatment planning with variations for different client needs
  • Perform application and removal services for gel polish
  • Add the Pedicure unit
  • Study full Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Add Artificial Nail Extensions to work as Nail Technician
  • £275
  • Basic LED Gel Polish kit (POA)
  • Professional beauty uniform £25
  • VTCT Lifetime Registration fee (if applicable) £16.00;
  • VTCT qualification fee £35.00