Mastering Putty/PolyGel Application

  • Upcoming Dates
  • Time 10am-5pm
  • Duration 7 Hours
  • Prerequisites To begin this course, you must be enrolled in or have already completed The Theory of Nails AND either the Prep, Forms, Tips and Filing Masterclass OR a Nationally recognised Acrylic Nail Certification (Such as our Mastering Acrylic Application course).
  • Location 163A Marua Road, Ellerslie, Auckland
  • Cost $179.00 or FREE with Kit Purchase from

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Note: If you don't already hold a Beauty Therapy or Nail Tech qualification, you'll need to enrol in The Theory of Nails and either Mastering Acrylic Application OR the Prep, Forms, Tips and Filing Masterclass before you can attend this course. Prep, Forms, Tips and Filing is a one-day course done one-on-one at a cost of $399.

During this class we will cover -

  • When to offer Putty
  • Natural-look Extensions
  • French Extensions
  • Backfills (2-3 Weekly Maintenance)
  • Safe Removal
  • Baby Boomers
  • Nail Art
  • FAQs

You can view the full Course Plan here.

Your fees cover all products used in class. There are no extra fees.

You will be paired up with another student to find and share models with, completing one hand each during practical parts of the course. At the discretion of yourself and your buddy, you may choose to work on each other instead.

Will I be qualified as a Nail Tech when I finish this course?

If you are not already a Nail Tech, you need to complete both this course, The Theory of Nails and either Mastering Acrylic Application or the Prep, Forms, Tips and Filing Masterclass. You will have the opportunity to sit a Theory Assessment (from home, online). Once you reach a passing grade of 80% on this Assessment you will be awarded a certificate and be able to provide Putty services for clients.

Foundation Certificate in Nail Technology

If you wish, you can go on to complete -

- and be awarded the Monaco Nail Academy Foundation Certificate in Nail Technology.

You can complete all live classes in as few as four consecutive weeks as shown below -

The Foundation Certificate in Nail Technology is our most popular and most thorough certification, covering manicures, pedicures, gel polish, hard gel, acrylic, art, and theory. Our most successful Graduates tend to come from the Foundation Certificate with many running their own businesses and others working for well known salons such as Leah Light Nails and Beauty.

Book and pay for all 7 classes at once and pay a concession price of $2,499.

Can I do this course online?

An online version of this class is available. Please email for details.

We believe passionately in the quality of our courses, but don't just ask us - ask our Graduates!

How do I sign up?
Easy! Click on the Enrol button above or email to register your interest with one of our educators or ask any extra questions you have. You can also view our FAQs here.

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Acceptance of Enrolment is only confirmed once a Tuition deposit of $500 is made, either by Eftpos or Credit Card in person, or by bank transfer to Monaco Nail Artists Ltd, ASB 12 3233 0616846 00. Full payment is required 7 days prior to course commencement.

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