🆕 Level 3 Extended Diploma in Nail Technology

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: Exam/Portflio
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply. For this course you must have also successfully completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy or equivalent.

This qualification will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of a wide range of nail enhancement techniques, whilst looking in greater depth at the science behind these techniques.*

Your Course

It should be noted that there is a large amount of science involved in this course, in addition to which you will study:

  • Health and Safety in the Salon
  • Client Care and Consultation
  • Nail Enhancements Using Light Cured Gel
  • Nail Enhancements Using Liquid and Powder
  • Electric Filing for Nails
  • Promote and Sell Products and Services
  • Cosmetic Science for Nail Enhancements
  • Design and Apply Nail Art
  • Anatomy and Physiology for Nail Services
  • Airbrush Nail Art
  • Gel Polish for Nails
  • Spray Tanning
  • Social Media Marketing for a Hair or Beauty Business
  • Planning and Implementing Promotional Activities
  • How to Set Up and Run a New Hair or Beauty Business
  • Contribute to the Effective Running of a Business

You will be taught in our state-of-the-art salon, which is open to the general public and mirrors the industry; you will therefore be assessed not only in aspects of Nail Technology but also on professionalism, punctuality and reliability.

You will also complete two weeks’ work experience in a salon. This may involve travelling some distance and working late evenings where necessary.

Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

Your future

As a nail technician, learners could progress directly into employment in a variety of contexts, including commercial salons, destination/day spas, nail bars or concessions, independent/self-employed/mobile/
home-based settings, retail and training, cruise liners, photographic or media work.

Entry Requirements

Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply. For this course you must have also successfully completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy or equivalent.

* Course subject to change as awaiting confirmation.

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: Exam/Portflio
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply. For this course you must have also successfully completed the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy or equivalent.

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