Level 3 Diploma In Nail Technology

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"Loving my Level 3 Diploma Nail Technician course, fab trainer and lovely girls, beautiful salon too!  Really don't want it to end!" Sarah Mcinerney

Duration – 20 weeks (One day a week). For course start dates please view our timetable here

Course price - Full funding available for this qualification via an Advanced Learner Loan, for more information please call us and/or visit www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loanPlease contact us first before applying for a loan. 

Entry requirements - None - suitable for beginners

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a nail technician. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a nail technician. Career opportunities as a nail technician exist in a variety of contexts, including:

Working in a commercial nail salon
Working in a retail concession 'nail bar'
Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings


Delivery of this qualification is classroom based with opportunities for you to demonstrate your competency on a provided client base in a realistic working environment.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including, mandatory units covering the following:

  • Providing manicures and pedicures
  • Applying and maintaining Acrylic nail enhancements
  • Maintaining personal health and well-being
  • Health and safety and client care

You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include:

  • Designing and applying nail art
  • Air brush designs
  • Promoting products and displaying stock to promote sales

The structure of this qualification provides you with the flexibility to develop your knowledge, understanding, and skills required to become a nail technician.

Throughout this qualification, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and nail products and equipment. You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to provide a variety of nail enhancement treatments using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

For more information take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page or get in touch above.

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