Certificate in Nail Technology

Certificate in Nail Technology

Certificate in Nail Technology

Course Introduction

Our Certificate in Nail Technology prepares our students embark on a journey into the world of nail artistry with our zero-to-hero nail technology course. From basic manicure technique to gel and nail extension technique, we are more than enough to transform you into the next certified manicurist. 

We believe that certificate is not just pieces of paper; It is also the keys to unlocking your potential. They validate your passion and proficiency while boosting your confidence and competitive edge.

At S&Co, we proudly offer both Malaysian Skill Certificate (SKM 3) and internationally recognised City & Guilds certifications, giving our students a world of opportunities to explore.

When you graduate from S&Co, you don’t just become a nail technician; you become an artist of the fingertips. Your career path is as diverse as your designs, from working in upscale nail salons to owning your own nail art empire. Your journey begins here.

This course is suitable for beginners with no prior nail technology experience, office executives, students, people who have an appreciation for Certificate in Nail Technology!

Normal Course Fee: RM5,800
Promo Course Fee: RM5,200

100 hours, approx 1-2 months

Full Time, Mon-Fri

City & Guilds UK, SKM & SCMA


  • History and Development of Nail Art
  • Nail Physiology and Structure
  • Standard Nail Table Setup
  • Knowledge and Application of Grinding Tools
  • Various Nail Types and Grinding Techniques
  • Skin and Nail Health
  • Hygiene and Disinfection Management
  • Knowledge and Safe Operation of Dead Skin Removal Tools
  • How to Achieve Healthy and Durable Nail Surface
  • Lighting and Light Effects for Nail Photography
  • Arrangement and Angles of Nail Tips
  • Understanding the Differences in Nail Brush Types
  • Explanation and Uses of Functional Gels
  • Differences Between Regular Monochrome and Extreme Monochrome Theories
  • Regular Monochrome
  • Extreme Monochrome and Nail Construction
  • Methods for Removing Gel Polish
  • Gradient Techniques
  • Standard French Manicure
  • Cat Eye Gel
  • Various Blending Techniques
  • Sticker/Transfer Paper Application Methods
  • Glitter Powder Application
  • Skin anatomy
  • Flat and 3D Application of Pearls/Diamonds
  • Colour Diamond Techniques
  • Gold Foil/Shell Inlay Techniques
  • Colour Theory
  • Aesthetic Concepts
  • Techniques for Replicating Customer Designs
  • Tools Needed for Photographing on Social Media
  • Understanding 3D Gel
  • 3D Sculpting Techniques
  • Nail Tip Extensions
  • Construction Theory and Gel Application
  • Correct Theory and Techniques for Shaping

Students' Portfolio

Free Gifts

  • Tools: Nail Art Box, Orange Wood Stick, Hard Cotton Pads, Spatula, Nail Polish Remover Kit, False Nail Tips, Carving File, Dual Hole Brush Cleaner Cup, Tweezers, Practice Nail Tips, Softener, Press Bottle, Dotting Pen, Full Set of Brushes, Steel Pusher, Nail Clippers, Dust Brush, UV Lamp, Cuticle Scissors, Buffer Block, Nail Buffing File, Sponge Buffing File, Washable Buffing File, Practice Nail Tips and Nail Adhesive
  • Gel: Balancing Liquid, Base Gel, Top Gloss, Matte Top Coat, Extension Builder Gel, Color Gel, Painting Gel / 3D Gel, Strong Cleanser, PVC Gel and Non-Wipe Adhesive
  • Accessories: Gold Foil, Flat & Pointed Bottom Rhinestones, Magic Mirror Powder, Glitter Powder, Cute Stickers, Shell Pieces and Transfer Paper

Certificates & Advancement

The Certificate in Nail Technology is certified by City & Guilds UK (Certificate) and SKM (Level 3). 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Depending on passing of all the assessments the course prepares you, you can expect to receive these certificates from us upon the completion of your learning with us:

i) City & Guilds UK (Certificate in Nail Technology) Certificate: More than 80 countries recognise the United Kingdom International Vocational Qualification (UK IVQ) issued by City & Guilds

ii) Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM Level 3) Certificate: Most companies in Malaysia and all the Malaysian Government Agencies recognise the SKM certification

iii) SCMA Certificate:
This course prepares you to join the nail salon business either as a nail artist, manicurist or pedicurist. Additionally, these nail services can also be provided via freelance basis

We typically have a new intake once every 2 to 3 months. Please contact us to find out the next intake date and our availability!
No, prior experience is not required to enroll into our nail art course. Our course curriculum is a combination of both theory and hands-on lessons that has been designed for beginners to master and appreciate the nail art skills and knowledge.
There is student hostel within walking distance of the Academy, where our Course Advisor will be happy to assist our outstation & overseas students with their accommodation requirements.
Yes! Please note that visitation is strictly by advanced appointment only. You can reach our make-up academy either by car (Block D at Pacific Place Ara Damansara) or by LRT (5 mins walk from Ara Damansara Station). Please contact us to book a free tour of our Academy today!
Enrollment Fee of RM250 per student and SKM Assessment Fee of RM1600 per student are excluded from our Course Fee.

Additionally, you may wish to set aside budget of RM500 to RM1000 to purchase additional products and consumables not included in our Free Gifts. Product item list shall be given on induction day so our students have sufficient time to purchase these items through online or retail shops, wherever gives them the best value. It is NOT compulsory to purchase these items through the Academy.
We recommend you to contact us to make an appointment with our Course Advisor, who will help you understand everything you need to know about our course, fees and schedules; as well as for a free tour of our academy. Our Course Advisor will also assist you with the signing up of our courses.