Funded

VTCT Nail Services

This course is designed to take your Nail Career to the next level! Michelle Brookes will be mentoring you throughout. The course will be teaching you advanced Brillbird skills.

Course content:

Gel
Acrylic
Sculpting
Salon Shapes
Extreme Shapes
Acrylic Design
Gel Design
Advanced 3D & 4D Art
Gel Nail Art
Aquarelle
One Stroke Nail Art
Health & Safety
Competition Nails mentoring and support (if this is route you want to try)
Photographic Nails

This course is only suitable for Fully Qualified Nail Technician’s. You must already have your basic knowledge including Manicure & Acrylic.

If you don’t hold this we have Nail Technology which will be perfect for you!

We will need a copy of these certificates sending across for our records.

If for any reason you don’t hold a Manicure qualification please let me know and we can arrange for you to attend our ABT accredited Manicure course. Manicure is a pre course requisite for any acrylic/gel polish course. In the event of a client ever putting in a claim to your Insurance, if you don’t have Manicure the insurance company will not cover you.

The funding is an Advanced Learner Loan through Skills North East. You don’t pay it back unless you ever earn over 25K. More information can be found on

https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

A £600 BrillBird kit to be purchased as we will be working with these products throughout the course. Plus some little extra gifts from me! The kit includes gel, acrylic, nail art and brushes. If you want to spread the payments over next 6 months I am starting a payment plan of £100 per month. Alternatively I’m taking £100 when reserving place and £500 in August when we start enrolling.

Funded

VTCT Nail Technology

This course you will gain VTCT Level 3 certificate which is fully insurable & recognised in the industry. This course is perfect for beginners, independently trained nail technicians who want to gain a level 3 qualification or nail technicians who want to build their skill level.

The course is for 27 weeks held on a Monday evening 5.30 – 9.30pm

We will cover:

Manicure
Pedicure
Health & Safety
Acrylic extensions
Beginners Nail Art
E-File
Client Care
Health & Wellbeing
Display Stock
Retail Stock

The funding is an Advanced Learner Loan through Skills North East. You don’t pay it back unless you ever earn over 25K More information can be found on

https://www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

The course is 27 weeks 4 hours a week.

A small kit needs to be purchased which includes essentials £90 & a black uniform Beauty Therapy tunic

Manicure

This course is a must for anyone wanting to enter into the nail industry. Learn all about the natural nail anatomy, contra indications to nail services, client care, health and safety and how to carry out a manicure service.

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration- 1 Day (plus assessment and test)

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & desk set up
• Aftercare
• Nail Anatomy
• How to carry out a manicure
• Cuticle work
• Filing of natural nails and shapes
• Hand and arm massage
• Exfoliating hand treatments
• Hot oil treatments
• Paraffin wax
• Hot mittens and hand masks
• Product information

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Pedicure

This course is a must for anyone wanting to enter into the nail industry. Learn all about the natural leg, foot, nail anatomy, contra indications to nail services, client care, health and safety and how to carry out a pedicure treatment.

Duration- 1 Day (plus assessment and test)The course is fully accredited by ABT.

Full certification and Manuals are given.

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Anatomy & physiology
• How to carry out a pedicure
• Cuticle work
• Cutting of toe nails
• Hard skin and callous removal
• Foot & Leg massage
• Exfoliating foot treatments
• Paraffin wax
• Hot booties and foot masks
• Product information

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Brillbird Gel Polish

Learn how to apply builder, coloured & French gel polish in this informative course. We we cover application, removal, troubleshooting, builder gel, aftercare & product knowledge.

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – ½ Day

Pre Course requisite: Manicure

Course Content:

• Health & Hygiene
• Brillbird Hypnotic Gel Polish Theory
• Benefits and effects of using a builder gel under gel polish
• Aftercare
• How to carry out a gel polish treatment
• Practical Assessment

Kit Cost £95

Optional extra – Elegant Gel Lamp in white or black £110

Please bring with you:

• Manicure implements
• Gel Lamp (if not buying one from us)

You will need to bring a model to practice on. She should have all nails removed prior to the training

Manicure & Acrylic Fast Track Course

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Every Tuesday 5.30-9.30pm

Includes full Brillbird Acrylic Kit.

Week 1 – theory and A&P of hands, arm and nail
Week 2 – Manicure
Week 3 – Manicure Assessment & Acrylic Theory
Week 4 – Acrylic – Natural and White Tip
Week 5 – Acrylic – Infil
Week 6 – Acrylic Design
Week 7 – Pink & White
Week 8 – Assessment & Exam

Acrylic Nails Beginners

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration- 5 x ½ Day (plus assessment and test)

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Anatomy & physiology
• Product information

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Hard Gel Extensions Beginners

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration- 5 x ½ Day (plus assessment and test)

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Anatomy & physiology
• Product information

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Brillbird Acrylic Conversion

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – ½ Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Anatomy & physiology
• Product information

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Brillbird Gel Conversion

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – ½ Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Practical Demonstrations and practice
• Product information

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Brillbird Future Gel – Acryl poly gel

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Students must already be qualified in manicure and nail enhancements to attend.

Duration – ½ Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Practical Demonstrations and practice
• Poly gel benefits
• Product information

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Acrylic Sculpting & Salon Shapes

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – 1 Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Practical Demonstrations and practice
• Product information
• Form fit
• Create a square, almond, modern almond & salon pipe

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Acrylic Sculpting & Extreme Shapes

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – 1 Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Practical Demonstrations and practice
• Product information
• Form fit
• Create a stiletto, Russian almond, extreme square, extreme pipe

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Fantasy Art Shapes

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – 1 Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Practical Demonstrations and practice
• Product information
• Form fit
• Create 2 Fantasy Extreme shapes

Kit list:

Essentials:

Cover pink builder gel , “0” brush , Hard gel brush, Long Nail Forms

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

Files, Top coat , Coloured gels or polishes , Art products , Crystals , Buffers, Acrylic (if you prefer to use this)

Please also bring the following:

Flexible ruler (these can been found in statutory shops or on amazon) , Sharp pencil, Pencil sharpener, Rubber, Blue tac , Clear tape, Paper

*Please attend training with natural nails free from product as you will be creating 2 nails on yourself.

Competition Nails

Full certification is given.

Duration – 1 Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Competition rules & regulations
• Practical Demonstrations and practice
• Product information
• What judges are looking for
• Categories
• Score sheets
• Career plans
• Inspiration

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product. Please attend training with natural nails free from product

Photographic Nails

Full certification is given. Includes full edited image.

Duration –

Pre mentoring (via phone, in person)

1 Day nails & photoshoot (please allow all day into evening as creating the perfect nails and image can take some time!

After shoot advice on crop, photoshop etc

Course Content:
• Pre training briefing
• Mood boards
• Preparation
• How to get ideas
• Difference between classic and nail art shoots
• Competition rules & regulations
• 1-1 support
• What judges are looking for
• Create the nails
• Score sheets
• Career plans
• Inspiration
• Photoshoot
• Editing
• After shoot briefing

*Please bring a model with natural nails free from product to create nails on the day

E-File

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – ½ Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Equipment
• E-File bits available
• Cutting out smiles
• Taking down bulk
• Taking down length
• Removal of gel polish
• Preparing for Infil
• Nail prep
• Preparing for soak off
• Cutting out techniques
• RPM of e-file
• E-file set up

*You may work on yourself or bring a model. Please attend training with a full set of acrylic or gel extensions and a layer of gel polish over the top.

E-File Manicure

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – ½ Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Equipment
• E-File bits available
• How to carry out e-file manicure

*You may work on yourself or bring a model. Please attend training with natural nails free from product.

Nail Technology Anatomy & Physiology

Do you want a recap on A&P of the natural nail? Forgot what was taught or your initial training?

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – 2 hours

Course Content:

• Anatomy of nail
• Skin structure
• Bones of arm
• Muscles of arm
• Bones of leg
• Muscles of leg

Gel Polish Design Workshop

Learn how to apply chrome flakes, pigments, loose glitter, unicorn, magic powders, liquid metal, foiling, cat eye and much more.

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – 2 hours

Course Content:

• A range of practical demonstrations and practice
• How to create a range of simple gel polish designs

*No model required as you will be working on display tips.

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

Display Tips
Range of gel polish colours – approx 10
Top coat
Buffer
File
Tip cutters

Please also bring the following:

Sharp pencil
Pencil sharpener
Rubber
Blue tac

Beginners Nail Art

The course is fully accredited by ABT. Full certification and Manuals are given.

Duration – ½ Day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Contra-indications
• Contra-actions
• Preparation & workstation set up
• Aftercare
• Anatomy & physiology
• Product information

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

Display Tips
Range of gel polish colours – approx 10
Top coat
Buffer
File
Tip cutters

Please also bring the following:

Sharp pencil
Pencil sharpener
Rubber
Blue tac

*No model required as you will be working on display tips.

Stamping Nail Art Designs


Duration – ½ day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Product knowledge
• How to prepare & clean your stamp
• Practical demonstrations
• Practical nail creations
• Marketing stamping designs
• Photography of tips

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

Any stamping plates or polishes you have
Display Tips
Range of gel polish colours – approx 10
Top coat
Buffer
File
Tip cutters

Please also bring the following:

Sharp pencil
Pencil sharpener
Rubber
Blue tac

*No model required as you will be working on display tips.

Aquarelle Watercolour Nail Art

Learn the beautiful Aquarelle water colour nail art technique By Award Winning Nail Artist Michelle Brookes

Duration – ½ day

Course Content:

• Colour Blending
• Shading
• Placement & layout
• Colour Theory
• How to market Aquarelle to clients
• How to apply the art

Please bring the following kit items or order to collect on the day:

• Brillbird “Aqua Art” Brush £15.50
• Line” Brush £15.50

Plus these items of any brand:

• Display Tips
• buffer
• Top coat
• Gel Lamp

You will be working on display tips during the training

One Stroke Nail Art Level 1

Learn the techniques of One Stroke nail art By Award Winning Nail Artist Michelle Brookes

Duration – ½ day

Course Content:

• Colour Blending
• Shading
• Placement & layout
• Colour Theory
• How to market One Stroke to clients
• How to apply the one Stroke art
• Brushes & techniques

Please bring the following kit items or order to collect on the day:

• Brillbird one Move Brush £15.50
• Line” Brush £15.50
• Black, white. Yellow & Pink Brillbird One Move Paint £14

Total kit – £45

Plus these items of any brand:

• Display Tips
• buffer
• Top coat
• Gel Lamp

You will be working on display tips during the training

One Stroke Nail Art Level 2

Learn the advanced techniques of One Stroke level 2 nail art By Award Winning Nail Artist Michelle Brookes

Duration – ½ day

Pre course Requisite: One Stroke Level 1

Course Content:

• Advanced Colour Blending
• Advanced Shading
• Placement & layout
• How to apply the one Stroke art using layering techniques

Please bring the following kit items or order to collect on the day:

• Brillbird one Move Brush £15.50
• Line” Brush £15.50
• Black, white. Yellow & Pink Brillbird One Move Paint £14

Total kit – £45

Plus these items of any brand:

• Display Tips
• buffer
• Top coat
• Gel Lamp

You will be working on display tips during the training

Character Gel Nail Art

Have you always wanted to know how to paint a deleted face, character or animal? Well now you can!! Michelle will be teaching her Character course using Brillbird Brush & Go gel. All Gel is provided to use on the training day.

On this course you will learn:

• How to break down any Character to design on a nail
• How to use the brush & go gels for art & design
• Blending & shading
• How to use Brush and Go Gel

Please bring the following kit items or order to collect on the day:

• Brillbird “0” Brush £10.50
• Brillbird Shadow Gel Brush £12.50

Total kit – £23

Plus these items of any brand:

• Display Tips
• buffer
• Top coat
• Gel Lamp

You will be working on display tips during the training

Acrylic 3D & 4D Beginners Nail Art

Duration – ½ day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Product knowledge
• Practical demonstrations
• Practical 3D & 4D nail creations
• Marketing
• Photography of tips

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

Display Tips
Range of gel polish colours – approx 10
Top coat
Buffer
File
Tip cutters

Please also bring the following:

Sharp pencil
Pencil sharpener
Rubber
Blue tac

*No model required as you will be working on display tips.

Kaleidoscope Gel Art

Duration – ½ day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Product knowledge
• What is kaleidoscope?
• Practical demonstrations
• Practical nail creations
• Marketing the kaleidoscope art
• Photography of tips

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

Display Tips
Top coat
Buffer
File
Tip cutters

Please also bring the following:

Ruler
Sharp pencil
Pencil sharpener
Rubber
Blue tac

*No model required as you will be working on display tips.

Bridal Gel Art

Learn how to create eye catching designs for the bride to be, using a range of mixed media techniques and gel.

Duration – ½ day

Course Content:

• Health and safety
• Product knowledge
• Practical demonstrations
• Practical nail creations
• Marketing
• Photography of tips

Kit list:

Essentials:

Forming gel ivory
contour gel white & metal rose
vivid 01 flakes
0 brush brush
shadow pro brush

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

White builder gel
68 hypnotic or a nude gel polish
extra Matt top coat
extra top shiny top coat
Display Tips
Buffer
File
Tip cutters

Please also bring the following:

Flexible ruler (these can been found in statutory shops or on amazon)
Sharp pencil
Pencil sharpener
Rubber
Blue tac

*No model required as you will be working on display tips.

Animal Gel Art

Learn how to create eye catching designs for the salon and competition work, using gel polish.

Duration – ½ day

Course Content:

• Product knowledge
• Shading and shadowing techniques
• How to copy photos to nails
• Practical demonstrations
• Practical nail creations
• Marketing
• Photography of tips

Kit list:

Essentials:

Brillbird 0 brush brush
Brillbird shadow pro brush

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

Display Tips
Range of gel polish colours – approx 20
Top coat with tacky layer
Buffer
File
Tip cutters

Please also bring the following:

Sharp pencil
Pencil sharpener
Rubber
Blue tac

*No model required as you will be working on display tips.

3D & 4D Forming Gel

Learn how to create eye catching designs for the salon and competition work, using forming gel..

Duration – ½ day

Course Content:

• Product knowledge
• Shading and shadowing techniques
• How to copy photos to nails
• Practical demonstrations
• Practical nail creations
• Marketing
• Photography of tips

Kit list:

Essentials:

Brillbird 0 brush brush
Brillbird 3D Forming gel in Ivory, pink, white
Cover pink builder gel

Extras (please bring or pre purchase, can brand)

Display Tips
Range of gel polish colours – approx 10
Top coat
Buffer
File
Tip cutters

Please also bring the following:

Sharp pencil
Pencil sharpener
Rubber
Blue tac

*No model required as you will be working on display tips.