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Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technologies

This course enables you to pursue a career as a qualified nail technician.

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of a diverse range of nail enhancement treatments including the application of light cured gel, liquid and powder to create a nail extension, electric filing, gel polish and nail art, whilst looking in greater depth at the science behind these services.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Design and apply nail art
  • Promote and sell products and services
  • Client care and communication
  • Health and safety in the salon
  • Airbrush design for nails

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed by practical observation, written assignments and examination.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have a level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology (or equivalent), or a level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (or equivalent).

English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

However, if you are 19+, course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course, you might decide to find employment or progress onto the HNC in Hair and Beauty Management.

Additional Information

As part of this programme you are required to wear a uniform. There is also a kit required to complete your assessments which can be purchased from a recommended supplier. You may be eligible for financial support to cover these costs.

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Why study Beauty, Nails, Makeup and Spa Therapies with us?

Enrichment Activities

Enhance your skills with enrichment activities such as ear piercing and casualty makeup.

Extensive Courses

We have a diverse range of courses with excellent progression opportunities.

Experienced Tutors

Tutors have industry experience and a passion for the subjects they teach. 

Industry Competitions

Stand out from the crowd with prestigious competitions such as WorldSkills and AHT.

Creative Environment

Develop your creativity and skills in our modern beauty salons and spa. 

Latest Brands

You will work with the latest salon brands such as Dermalogica, MAC and Star Nail.