Maintaining Nails Home Course

maintainanceThis is the perfect follow up course for budding technicians who have learned one of the basic enhancements such as gel, acrylic, fibreglass extensions.

Any client who’s nails you have worked on will need a little work every 2 weeks or so to keep them looking as good as new. This is the perfect way to gain loyal and regular clients as well as earn extra money. Maintaining nails is a skill which is essential to all serious technicians and should be one of the first (but obviously not the first) skill you should learn.

The Essentialnails Home Course

This is a home learning course so there is no need to go to any classes, find baby sitters or arrange travel etc. The qualifications you receive are fully accredited and recognised internationally. A nail trainer is provided in the package from which you can practice and perfect your skills on. Once you’re done, you will be nothing short of a fully fledged technician.


You will be shown how to:

  • Soak off old extensions.
  • Rebalancing
  • Repair chipped and cracked nails
  • Repair and preventing lifting

You will learn to maintain acrylic, fiberglass, gel tipped and sculpted nails.

Equipment & materials provided

maintain-contentThe pack includes a two hour teaching DVD that will guide you step by step, on how to maintain nails. Also included will be all the equipment and materials you will need such as 20 maintenance nails, tip and polish removers, sculpting gel, yellow, black and white grit files, buffing blocks, workhorse towels, soak off bowl, as well as aluminium foil. Click here for a fill list of the contents.

One to one support each step of the way

You are not just left out on your own to figure it all out by yourself! Though designed to be a self-improvement tool, the course still offers unlimited telephone support from qualified and technical staff who will always be available to answer any questions that you may have or to clarify any instructions which you may not have understood.

How much does it cost?

At the time of writing this course is priced at £139 with free next day delivery but check the links for the latest price. You will be able to earn the cost back in 3 to 4 sessions once you a practising you skills on paying clients.


Within the pack you receive will be progress cards of which you will be able to save your completed nails. Upon completion with 60 practice sets and 8 question papers to fill, you can then submit you progress cards for assessment and if you work is up to the required standard you will be issued with an internationally recognised Essentialnails Certificate at a pass, credit or distinction award. You also will get automatic membership into Aspire, from which you will enjoy a 20% discount on all Dream Nail purchases.


If you aspire to be a professional nail technician or already are skilled in applying certain enhancements and need to learn how to maintain them this course is definitely for you. It will also perfect for those without any spare time for conventional classroom training, you can simply learn and acquire the skills from the comfort of your own home. The tutor, Gina, will show you the foundation of nail maintenance and the essential techniques and how to work an entire hand.