Professional Diploma for
Teaching essential knowledge
to enable you to work safely and ethically
Teaching essential knowledge to enable you to work safely and ethically
What is the Essential Nail Professional Diploma?
Marian Newman, Nail Knowledge expert educator, leads you through the essential theory necessary for a career as a nail professional. Following a unique method of teaching 3 Masterclasses, your knowledge and understanding will allow you to gain your Nail Knowledge Diploma
Training built around you.
Our flexible, interactive and visual nail training, written and presented by NailKnowledge’s expert trainer, Marian Newman, makes even the most difficult science easy to understand.
Diploma Course Structure
The Nail Unit
Learn about the structures of the nail, how the nail plate grows and its structure, and common nail conditions.
The Nail Unit:
Lesson 1 – Anatomy of the nail unit
Lesson 2 – Nail plate growth
Lesson 3 – Nail plate structure
Lesson 4 – Nail bed and lunula
Lesson 5 – Seals of the nail
Lesson 6 – Nail conditions
Learn basic product chemistry and understand the polymerisation process that sits at the heart of the nail industy.
Lesson 1 – What is a chemical
Lesson 2 – Lotions, potions and polishes
Lesson 3 – Acrylics and their place in the industry
Lesson 4 – Liquid and powder
Lesson 5 – UV gels and other systems
Health and Safety
Essential health and safety to keep you and your clients safe; with strategies to minimise your risks from dust, vapours and products.
Health and Safety:
Lesson 1 – Your working environment
Lesson 2 – Hygiene
Lesson 3 – Safe use of products
Lesson 4 – Allergies and irritations
Lesson 5 – Working safely with clients
Essential Theory for the Nail Professional
Whether you are following your passion for nails, looking to master Product Chemistry or want some additional qualifications to set you apart from other job applicants – NailKnowledge is here to support you with our new Essential Nail Professional Diploma.
Information and advice for all
Authored and verified by our team of experts, including the legendary Marian Newman, our knowledge base provides the latest scientific information and advice – content built upon facts not marketing myths.
What makes the Essential Nail Professional Diploma unique…
Written by experts
NailKnowledge’s Essential Nail Professional Diploma has been authored by our three highly respected experts, Marian Newman, Doug Schoon and Vitaly Solomonoff.
Our Essential Nail Professional Diploma is delivered in 16 bite-sized lessons, that you can watch and enjoy at your own pace, anyplace, anywhere and on any device.
Easy to understand
Our Masterclasses are designed to be accessible for everyone, whether you are interested in a future Nail Career, currently training or a qualified professional.
Doug Schoon – World-leading Nail Expert
“Awesome! Once again, Marian Newman has set a new bar for
nail education. If you want to get the facts, this nail course brings them on a very interesting way and with really spectacular visuals. I am proud to have played a part.”
“Every Nail Educator should take this course. It’s not
just for beginners. The future has arrived! This is the cutting edge of nail technology education.”
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Take the Next Step in your Nail Career
Whether you are following your passion, looking to master Product Chemistry or want some additional qualifications to set you apart from other job applicants – NailKnowledge is here to support you.