Level 3 Nail Services Part Time

Entry Requirements

You do not need any previous qualifications, however you do need to have a keen interest in this area, and will be required to attend an interview here at the college.

What's Involved

This course has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills for those with a Level 2 qualification in nail technology and nail art. The course will take you into a thriving industry dedicated to helping people look and feel their best.

During the course you will learn how to apply gel, acrylic and nail wrap enhancements. You will also develop skills in nail art and airbrushing. If you enjoy pampering people and have an interest in enhancing appearance, this course will be perfect for you.

This course has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in nail technology and nail art.

> Apply and maintain nail enhancements (tips, gels, acrylics, wraps, fibreglass)

> Maintaining personal health and wellbeing

> UV30491-Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

> UV30468-Client care and communication in beauty related industries

> Provide manicure treatments (manicure and pedicure can be missed out if already completed)

> Provide pedicure treatments

> Airbrush nail art

> Promote products and services to clients in a salon

> Anatomy and Physiology - underpinning knowledge

The course is made up of 6 mandatory units with 2 optional units with a total of 51 credits.

All units have theory and practical evidence, and all practical based units also have an externally set theory paper in which a 100% pass rate is required within 3 attempts.

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform which is essential for the success of your course and will be required immediately.

This course will run 2 evenings a week

Course Assessment Method

You will be assessed on a continual basis for written and practical work. At the end of the course you will need to submit a portfolio of evidence which you will be shown how to complete.

What's Next

Employment opportunities could include working as a nail technician, working in Beauty Salons, Health Spas or setting up your own business. Maybe you dream of travelling? Then fulfil your dream while working on cruise liners or airlines. Completing a beauty therapy course can lead to a range of career opportunities.

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Course Information
Qualification Type: NVQ Diploma in Nail Services
Level: Level 3
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
Academic Year: 22/23
Start Date: September 2022

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