"Thank you for giving me the best start to my career" R Stubbs
Duration – 20 weeks (One day a week)
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.
Entry requirements - None
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
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.