"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-loan. Please 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.
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