This is a certification program for anyone new to nails that wants to dip their toes in the industry and learn how to start offering quality natural nail services!
Earn your Soak Off Gel Manicurist Certification from the comforts of your own home with this in-depth, interactive, online certification program taught, using only the best and highest quality brand on the market – Ugly Duckling Nails!
Upon purchase, you will be granted immediate access to the course. You can start working though the theoretical course study material immediately upon enrolment, while you await the arrival of your student kit items. Once your kit items arrive, you can start working on the training hand with your new products and supplies for the hands-on gel nail training!
Throughout the program there will be detailed video instruction preparing you to complete homework assignments, which will be submitted and graded by me (Keesha), personally. I will offer you detailed, visual and verbal feedback on your homework submissions, and if the submission passes the requirements, I will unlock access to next your course modules.
I want you to be a confident, skillful gel manicurist after completing this course, so I really want to make sure that you have fully grasped the concepts of each assignment before being allowed to move on to the next one. It is very important to me that I am able to see your work every step of the way, working with you to shape and develop the skills necessary to succeed!
The entire course includes a total of 11 detailed modules which will include a mixture of readings and infographics from our carefully constructed manual, as well as high quality videos filmed at multiple different angles! These modules include important topics such as:
I promise you won’t leave my program with unanswered questions. It is my mission to ensure you always feel supported as you grow and flourish in this industry.
Certification is awarded upon completion of the course, allowing you to shop professional use only products from beauty distributors. If you enrol in this course and decide you want to further your education by learning how to do sculpted gel extensions, you can transfer into the Online Gel Nail Technician Certification Program for the price difference of $2000.
Your Ugly Duckling Nails Student Kit is included in the tuition cost. This will be mailed directly to you from the Ugly Duckling warehouse in Victoria, BC. Once you enrol in the program, your first assignment will be to submit your mailing address to us, so that we can get your student kit shipment processed!
The other items you will need to complete the program are linked within the course in our Amazon store. These items total approximately $250, depending on where you are located. Click the button below to see a full list of both the Ugly Duckling Kit items, and the Amazon kit items.
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Welcome to Halo
Downloadable Student Handbook
Secrets of Success
Using Canva for Homework Submissions
Student Kit Checklist
Disinfection and Sanitation
Salon Safety Mini Quiz
All About Gel
Understanding Gel Viscosities
Gel Cure Times
All About Hand Filing
Hand File Grips, Grits & Motions
All About the Electric File
All About E-filing
Nail Anatomy Mini Quiz
Natural Nail Preparation
Working with Gel – Builder Base
Natural Nail Overlay (Full Service)
Natural Nail Overlay on Yourself!
Gel Structure Quiz
Structured Mani vs Natural Nail Overlay
Structured Gel Manicure
Finish Filing for a Perfect Shape
Structured Manicure Assignment
Gel Polish Manicure on your First Model
E-file Manicure on Model
Natural Nail Prep on Model
Gel Polish Manicure on Model
Clean Colour Application
Gel Polish Manicure Assignment
Structured Gel Manicure Fill (pt 1 – filing)
Structured Gel Manicure Fill (pt 2 – gel fill)
Soak Off Gel Removal
Soak Off Gel Removal Assignment
Hard Gel Overlay Removal
Nail Art 101
How to Practice Art on Plastic Nails
Creating Thin Line Work
Working with Chrome
Planning Out a Set of Nails
Online Halo Course Student Discount
Client Communication & Pricing
Before you checkout, you just need to choose your payment option!
We really want our courses to be accessible to everyone, so we now have the option for you to do a 3 month or a 6 month payment plan!
Paying in full means you save an extra $44.40 on your course! Plus, if you’ve signed up to become a Halo VIP, you’ll be able to use any coupon codes you have to discount your course even more!
The payment option splits your tuition in to 3 monthly payments of $325.60. This price includes 5% interest and 5% GST.
The first payment comes out upon sign up, and the remaining payments will continue on the same day of each month until all 3 have been completed.
The payment option splits your tuition in to 6 monthly payments of $162.80. This price includes 5% interest and 5% GST.
The first payment comes out upon sign up, and the remaining payments will continue on the same day of each month until all 6 have been completed.
*coupon codes not valid for payment plan option