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Gel Polish Beginners Course

Your Journey Begins Here!

Thank you for choosing Creative Hands The Academy to launch your nail tech career.

We are so excited to work with you and give you the tools your need to make your dreams a reality. 


Meet Your Tutor, Catriona Holt

Catriona Holt is the founder of & Creative Hands The Academy. She has worked for over 20 years in the Nail and beauty industry. Catriona has experienced so many wonderful opportunities from working on cover shoots to working with celebrities throughout her career. In 2016 she launched Creative Hands Salon & Online shop which have both grown from strength to strength.


Catriona now wants to help women regain confidence and develop skills that empower them to follow their dreams and do something they love. She has designed this course to be so much more than just your average nail course. If you are looking to connect with people, grow your confidence and truly step into your power then you have landed in the right place!

The question is... Are you ready?


What Will I Learn?

This comprehensive  day course will cover everything you need to know to become a confident nail technician with the necessary skills to begin your career in the nail industry. This course is designed for complete beginners meaning NO experience is needed.

Our courses are designed to not only give you a qualification that allows you to become an insurable nail technician but we want you to complete our course feeling confident and support you on your journey after into a new career. 

What's Included:

- Gel Polish Starter Kit

- Creative Hands Removal Kit & Goodies

-In Class Training 


- Gel Polish Training Manual 

Upon successfully completing the course you will gain a Creative Hands Diploma which is industry recognised.

This will allow you gain insurance.


The beginners course will cover:

Hygiene & salon safety 

Nail Anatomy

Diseases & disorders


Client Care & consultation

Perfect Prep

Gel Polish application

French Manicure

Client aftercare advice

Perfect removal using CH Removal Clip

+so much more 


Payment Options available

March 2024 Dates Coming Soon!

Business & Social Media

Catriona will be sharing all her business tips that she has gathered over the last 10 years.

We believe this is an integral part to helping you succeed and we aim to support you in building your confidence to create the life of your dreams.

Self Development

Catriona will work 1:1 with you to delve into what exactly you want to achieve and help you map out the steps to make that happen. For some that may be opening their own business, it might be joining a company working with nails or in retail shops and for some, it might simply be the beginning of building your confidence and meeting new people while learning a new skill.

Register Your Interest

If you want to take the next step and register your interest for one of our upcoming course dates. Please fill in the form below and we will be in touch.

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