This course provides a foundation of knowledge about gel polish for manicure and pedicure with classic and French style application. It focuses on how to safely and successfully carry out dry manicure/pedicure and the application/removal of gel polish. You'll be able to enhance service and speed with a streamlined and consistent application method for polish perfection. The course will also focus on how to integrate service offerings with business building strategies. The instructor will use a step-by-step approach, illustrating application and removal technique to allow one to develop and/or refine their skills.  


Course Curriculum

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  Acknowledgements
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  Learning Objectives - Gel Nails
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  Self-Care & Proper Body Mechanics
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  Glossary Terms
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  Foundations
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  Benefits and Indications - Gel Nails
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  Contraindications and Precautions - Gel Nails
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  Health & Safety
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  Anatomy & Physiology
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  Tools & Equipment and Ingredient Knowledge
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  The Business Breakdown
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  Client Management
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  The Technique Breakdown
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  Protocol: Manicure Gel Polish Application & Removal
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  Protocol: Pedicure Gel Polish Application & Removal
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  Manicure Gel Polish Application & Removal Training Video
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  Pedicure Gel Polish Application & Removal Training Video
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  Gel Polish Manicure and Pedicure Application & Removal Guide
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  Contributions & Works Cited
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What you will learn:


  • How to establish self-care practices including proper body mechanics
  • To demonstrate an understanding of techniques, benefits, and contraindications
  • Proper health and safety procedures focused on infection prevention & control
  • An understanding of Anatomy & Physiology
  • How to integrate service offerings with business-building strategies
  • Client management, including consultation and after care
  • Proficiency in classic and French application of gel manicure
  • Proficiency in classic application of gel pedicure




$80

Gel Polish Manicure & Pedicure Training & Certificate (2 CEU Hours)

Meet Your Teacher: Lori Vargas, MBA, CPA, Health Coach

"My courses are the culmination of the experience that I have obtained over two decades as the owner & operator of multiple spas. My approach integrates theory, technique breakdown, proper body mechanics, business skills, client and retail management, and full protocols to integrate into practice." 

Lori is founder of 360 Wellness Education, offering well-rounded wellness advanced education with over 20 years in the spa sector as founder of multiple spas, massage school, and spa consultant. 14 years with Fortune 500 corporations with a focus on corporate strategy and business development, CPA, and MBA from The University of Chicago. Lori has assisted spas/resorts to find solutions for spa business development and financial growth. Entrepreneur, Author, Adjunct Professor for Spa Management, Consultant, Ironman Triathlete, and Proud Mom. PEACE!

Interest in gel polish continues to trend!


Interest from consumers for gel polish services has steadily increased over the past few years, including the most recent 12 months . As awareness of these durable nail products and services grows, and businesses add gel polish to their menus, customers will increasingly seek them out.

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Gel Polish Feedback


"This was a great course, I am a visual learner and the mini videos were perfect !" -Esthetician, Educator / Trainer


"Everything was perfect, I was impressed at the full length videos with all the techniques" - Esthetician, Massage Therapist, Owner / Manager


“It was a great course lots of info and detail” – Day Spa Owner / Manager


"Great course. It found that it was well rounded and provided me with exactly what I needed." - Massage Therapist


As with all continuing education, it is understood that the wellness provider is responsible for verifying that information provided in courses is within the wellness provider’s state and/or local scope of practice as defined by law. In addition, course participants should be advised that additional training and education is required to be truly proficient in any topic. Once course is complete and wellness provider scores 70% or higher on exam, wellness provider will receive a Certificate of Completion.
360 Wellness Education (Sponsor License Number: 190-000725) is an Approved Sponsor of continuing education by the IDFPR.


This refund policy is specific to this course and instructor. Refund consideration is available if less than 15% of the course has been completed and within 30 days of purchase. Once 15% or more of the course has been completed or past 30 of purchase, no refund will be available.


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