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Electric Filing

Beauty & Nail Training in Glasgow

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone with a recognised nail qualification and appropriate salon experience, who wishes to learn the safe and efficient use of the drill when applying nail extensions, improve their filing techniques, and minimise the strain on arms hands and shoulders. The use of the drill can also reduce filing time when reducing length, makes it easier to produce the perfect C curve, and remove existing nail extensions.

What could this course lead to?

The above course could lead to full time, part time, and self-employment within the Beauty or Nail industry, including working as a mobile nail technician, or work in a nail bar.

What qualification do I get?

NSI Certificate

What does it cost?

£60 + VAT (£72 inc vat)

How do I pay?  ITA / Cash / Card

How long will the course last?  Half day intensive

Will I be able to get insured once I have completed the course?

Yes: The following companies will insure you:

  • ABT (Associated Beauty Therapies)
  • The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists

Where English is not your first language, you are required to provide evidence that you have achieved ESOL Level 2 for all Non SQA Certificated Courses and ESOL level 4 for all SQA Certificated Courses

Course content

  • Safe and efficient use of electric filing machine
  • Professionalism of service
  • Reduction of strain on hands arms and shoulders
  • Improvement of filing techniques
  • Practical application if skill
  • Assessment
  • Health and Safety
  • Underpinning knowledge

What is provided? Training Manual

What will I be expected to provide?   

A drill is essential for use on the day, you may bring along your own drill, or pre-order one to be here for purchase on the day. You are also required to bring a model who requires an infill and backfill. Please also bring the products that you used for the initial extensions.

How do I book?

Call 0141 891 5678 or visit us at:

The Scottish Beauty School

24 Ainslie Road


G52 4RU

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