1-2 The Cartlodge
Warners Farm Main Road, Chelmsford
Essex CM3 1BL
Contact Louise on: 07813 068560

Create a nail business

Secure your future now

Book your place today and receive your online induction programme for immediate access.

Nail services are no longer just a luxury for a few, it’s an essential part of many peoples grooming and requires on-going maintenance.  This programme provides the essentials to get started and create a home-based or mobile beauty business in 6 just months.


Not just a course but business set-up and practice.  The initial training will teach you the knowledge & skills to professionally carry out manicure, gel polish & salon art, specialist natural nail care and the dipping technique. 

Once the initial training is complete and the qualifications gained, you will have the opportunity to access the next stage of the business building process with a business coach and mentor and the help of the ‘First Steps’ next step program set up a home-based or mobile beauty business and build a business.

City & Guilds level 2 Awards recognised by any insurance company for professional practice.

This course is designed for everyone, even without previous knowledge.  Nail technology is a rewarding career, especially for those who would like flexible working hours on a self-employed basis.

There is no specific pre-requisite, however, it’s essential that you the desire to excel and a professional mature attitude.  You will need to complete research and practice your skills each week as well as complete the online anatomy & physiology activities.  

Much learning is through practical application, discussion, exploration with treatments performed on each other until safe correct techniques have been mastered.  You will then progress to working on clients and will be able to evaluate the effectiveness of your treatments and complete task work quickly during the course

Dates & times to be confirmed.



The cost of the training is £777.00 including the exam and certification fees. 

In addition to the training fee, you will need to provide the following:

Flat sheet, small towels, tools & products costing approximately £200. Details will be provided at registration.

Recommended text books:

The Complete Nail Technician 4th edition by Marian Newman £30.99

If you are new to the industry, you will be required to purchase professional salon jacket & trousers from Labeeby Academy. £45.20, a name badge and will need to wear flat, closed in shoes.

The practical will be assessed when carrying out treatments on clients throughout the course which will be part of the reflective practices required to achieve the qualification. The theory is completed through an online test which is scheduled to meet your needs


Once your booking has been made, we will provide you with an online induction programme which will provide you with further information about what is required for enrolment. 

You will have 14 days in which to access the documents and make an appointment to come to the centre to complete the registration process. If you change your mind or your circumstances change within this 14 day time slot, you are free to cancel your place and will receive a full refund of any payment made.  

Once this is completed, your booking will be secured.

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Have some questions?

Its usual to be concerned about embarking on a change of career or new interest so dont be shy, there is no question too silly to ask.

Need more information?

Why not take our FREE online mini-course to find out if Phoenix is right for you?