E-file Course - Cambridgeshire
Head Educator: Lucy James, Cambridgeshire
Willow's famous E-file Course written by Lucy James and hosted by Lucy James at "Willow Academy".
Fully accredited with ABT via our fully insured educator.
4 South Brink,
Morning session: 10am - 1pm
Total course fee: £160.00 nothing left to pay. (excludes Kits required)
Once Booking is complete: Once you have completed your booking you shall receive a confirmation email which will include a downloadable file. You must download this "Pre-Course Pack" which will include all you need to know, as well as some pre-information to start you off on your E-file journey.
Courses are non-refundable & location is non-transferable - please see our terms and conditions.
Are you a serious nail tech? Then it's an absolute must to learn how to use an E-file. Hand filing puts an incredible amount of strain on your body, you might not feel it now, but it's something that will progress over time and can result in debilitating Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI).
Benefits of using an E-file:
- It cuts down your treatment time, meaning more profit
- You can create a more thorough prep & refinement
- Less strain on the body
- Far more cost efficient compared to a hand file meaning less expense
- You will need fewer products such as files, enabling you to save money and offer more services.
What you will learn on the day:
- The different types of E-file Bits
- The various materials E-file bits are made from, their benefits and properties
- The different styles of E-file bits, their uses, shapes, grits/grades explained
- E-file bit recommended Speeds
- E-file Health & Safety
- How to clean your E-file bits
- How to prep/season your E-file bits
- E-file machines explained - teaching you everything from how they work, what to look out for, their buttons/dials & how to use your specific machine.
- E-file Torque explained & why it is important
- E-file hand pieces, the differences in models, how to maintain them
- How to remove Gel polish from the natural nail using multiple bits
- How to do an infill with the aid of E-file bits
- How to remove lifting
- How to reduce the length of a nail using your E-file
- How to prep the natural nail using sanding bands safely
- How to prep/refine old product prior to fresh application (infill)
- Introduction to cuticle prep (Russian manicure) using all of our 5 bit Cuticle kit (for a more thorough understanding of cuticle prep using every cuticle piece in the Willow range please look at our "Electric Manicure Course - Level 2")
- How to refine product after product application
- How to de-bulk product
- How to do a full removal of product using and E-file
What you will need for the course:
- E-file Machine (non brand specific)
- You will need the 5 bit Willow E-file Kit in either Original Silver, Gold or Purple dependent on your personal preference (only if right handed)
- If you are Left handed instead of the above you will need the Left handed kit
- Sanding Bands & Mandrel (bands can be in either colour but it is best to have the variation of grits
- Cuticle Kit
- NO model required - you will work on yourself please see below
- You MUST have nail enhancements on - either overlay or extensions in BIAB, Builder Gel, Polygel or Acrylic.
- They must be finished in a Gel Polish Colour.
- They must also be in need of an Infill (the older the better, having growth is important and having lifting is a huge benefit).The more wear and tear you have, the more we can show you and you can practise on
- You need to bring a few products of your choice to infill a couple of nails (also a lamp if needed)
- Note pad & pen
- You must have a qualification in either Gel polish, Hard gel or Acrylic enhancements (not all are required)
You can buy all the kit you need for the course in our NEW Willow E-file Course Kit Bundle.
The E-file course is aimed at those who have an understanding, qualification & experience in Nail treatments such as Gel Polish, Hard Gel Treatments or Acrylic Treatments. To ensure the highest standards of training, students will be required to show an understanding of the Machine, Bits & how to use them correctly and safely to pass.
Please read our terms and conditions before booking.
COVID 19 safety measures:
We have taken every precaution to ensure your safety whilst training with us. All students attending courses need to wear masks. If you forget PPE it will be provided (at an additional cost.) Everyone will be spaced out accordingly which will comply with the recent social distancing changes. If you have tested positive, felt unwell or have been exposed to someone unwell please contact us immediately. More advice will be given on the day.
E-file Course - Cambridgeshire