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FT Registration Fee - £30.00
Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study.
Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.
Purchase of Equipment and Kit is required for this course (Compulsory Cost - Uniform - £35, Beauty Kit - £186). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
The Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology (QCF) is a job ready qualification based on National Occupational Standards (NOS).
The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in Nail Services to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.
5 GCSE’s at grades A*-D including English and Maths, or a Level 2 sector skills course qualification.
Ability to attend course timetable
Knowledge of industry and vocational requirements.
Commitment to generate and provide clients for assessments.
Commitment to work at a dedicated pace.
Mandatory to purchase required nail kit and uniform
What will I study?
This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as an advanced practitioner in the nail industry. Throughout this qualification you will provide manicure and pedicure treatments, monitor and maintain health and safety practices, client care and communication, maintain health and well being and apply and maintain nail enhancements.
To further enhance your practical skills you will have the opportunity to study the following practical units;
Display stock to promote sales, promote products and services, enhance nails using electric files and design and appy nail art
You will also be required to complete:
L3 Application of Number
L3 Working with Others
How will I be assessed?
Assessment will include practical observation, oral questions, written questions and externally set exams. You will need to create a portfolio of evidence.
Career Opportunities and Progression
This is an approved qualification for working as a senior nail technician. It also provides a
sound platform for further learning or training. Progression opportunities exist in the form of specialist VTCT vocationally related qualifications at Levels 3 and 4.