Katie Barnes Shape Master Tech Programme

Take individual classes as detailed or complete the whole programme for just £1250 + VAT

Includes:

Stage 1

Stage 2 (choose 1 option)

Stage 3 (choose 3 options)

Stage 4 (choose 2 options)

Stage 5

Stage 1: Salon Shapes and L&P Acrylic Proficiency

Salon Shapes is the essential first stage and foundation to progress to advanced shapes and techniques courses.  This course is designed for nail technicians of all levels wanting to improve their salon techniques or progress to competition work or advanced shapes.

Course Programme:

  • Square
  • Classic Almond
  • Ballerina/Tapered Square
  • Simple to advanced form fitting and tailoring techniques for different and problem nails
  • Award winning filing technique
  • Science and chemistry
  • Product control
  • Detailed components for the perfect structure including C-Curve and apex
  • Troubleshooting

Duration: 1 day 10am – 4pm

Model: Students will work on themselves.

Pre-requisites: L&P Acrylic qualification. 

Cost: £140+VAT. 

Stage 2: Advanced Salon Shape Classes

To perfect advanced shapes, you must first attend ‘Salon Shapes and L&P Acrylic Proficiency’class.  This the ideal class for those Nail Techs that want to push their skills and techniques further. You can use the skills learnt to improve your salon work or use for photoshoots and competitions.

Classes to choose from are: 

Advanced salon shapes I:Gothic Almond and Russian Almond

Advanced salon shapes II:Monroe and Pipe

Course programme:

 

  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Mastering consistency and the perfect structure
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Decoration techniques

Duration: 1 day 10am – 4pm

Model: Students will work on themselves.

Pre-requisites:Salon Shapes and L&P Acrylic Proficiencyclass. 

Cost: £140+VAT. 

Stage 2: Competition Pink and White (UK style)

Course programme:

  • Understanding competition rules and scoresheets
  • Learn tips and tricks from previous award winner and judge
  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Consistency
  • Apex, C Curve
  • Award winning filing technique
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Perfect polishing techniques

Duration: 1 day 10am – 4pm

Model: Model required from 11am or students can work on themselves.

Pre-requisites: Stage 1:Salon Shapes and L&P Acrylic Proficiencyclass. 

Cost: £140+VAT. 

Stage 3 Classes: Advanced Extreme Shapes

Classes to choose from are: 

Advanced shapes I:Edge and Stiletto Edge

Advanced shapes II:Razor and Triangle

Advanced shapes III:Butterfly and Dragon

Advanced shapes IV:Lipstick

Advanced shapes V:Stiletto and Modern Almond

Course Programme:

  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Consistency
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Creating slender elegant extreme shapes perfect for photoshoots
  • Top tips for creating winning photographic sets
  • Decoration techniques

Duration: 1 day 10am – 5pm

Model: Students to work on themselves.

Pre-requisites: Stage 1:Salon Shapes and L&P Acrylic Proficiencyclass and Stage 2.

Cost: £160+VAT. 

Stage 3: UK Nail Masters 5 Advanced Shapes Competition Nails

Learn the rules and techniques required for winning competition standard UK competition Nail Masters 5 Advanced shapes: Stiletto; Lipstick; Edge; Pipe; Square.   Also ideal for those techs wanting to push their skills further.

Course Programme:

  • Understanding competition rules and scoresheets
  • Learn tips and tricks from previous award winner and judge
  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Consistency
  • Apex, C Curve
  • Award winning filing technique
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Perfect polishing techniques

Duration: 2 days 10am – 5pm 

Model: Model required or students can work on themselves.

Pre-requisites: Stage 1:Salon Shapes and L&P Acrylic Proficiencyclass and Stage 2: Pink and White Competition Nails.

Cost: £320 + VAT. 

Stage 4 Classes: Advanced Extreme Shapes

Classes to choose from are: 

Advanced shapes VI:Dagger

Advanced shapes VII:Lilith

Advanced shapes VIII:Edge It

Course Programme:

  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Advanced form tailoring techniques
  • Consistency
  • Perfecting product control and skills
  • Creating slender elegant extreme shapes perfect for photoshoots
  • Top tips for creating winning photographic sets
  • Decoration techniques

Duration: 1 day 10am – 5pm 

Model: Students will work on themselves. 

Pre-requisites: Stage 1, 2 and 3. 

Cost:£160 + VAT

Stage 5: Innovative Advanced Shapes

Available to techs of the highest level in the master tech programme who have successfully completed all 5 stages.

Course programme:

  • Advanced sculpting and shape techniques
  • Carving cut out design into the enhancements and shapes
  • Doubling up forms
  • Creating your own unique and innovative shapes
  • 5 style Nail Pro

Complete all 5 stages successfully with successful case studies to receive Katie Barnes approved Shape Master Tech Programme Certificate.

Duration: 2 days 10am – 5pm 

Model: Students will work on themselves. 

Pre-requisites: Successful competition of all 4 stages. 

Cost: £350 + VAT