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-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
    • Enhance nails using electric files
    • 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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