The Level 3 Diploma in Nail Services

The Level 3 Diploma in Nail Services (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.

What Will I Learn?

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 monitor and maintain health & safety practices and apply and maintain nail enhancements using Liquid and Powder and UV Gel.


To further enhance your skills you will also study the following units; Develop a range of creative nail images, Plan and create nail art designs, Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities and Enhance and maintain nails using wraps.
You will also be required to complete: Level 3 Communication, Level 3 Application of Number and Level 3 Working with Others

Entry Requirements

You will require a Level 2 Manicure qualification or equivalent as well as a reference from an employer and/or previous tutor. You may also be asked to complete a practical skills task.


We are looking for learners with a passion for the Beauty industry. You will be invited to participate in pre-course guidance activities which will include a course presentation. Relevant uniform and equipment is needed for this course; a full list will be provided. You may be invited to demonstrate your practical skills and flair to ensure progression from L2 to L3 is the correct path for you and your career aspirations.

Assessment

Assessment will include practical observation, oral questions, written questions and externally set exams. You will need to create a portfolio of evidence.

Career 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.

Further Notes

Purchase of Equipment and Kit is required for this course (Compulsory Cost - Uniform - Approximately £35, Nail Kit - Approximately £230). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.

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Course Details
Level:Level 3
Mode:Full Time
Start Date:05/09/2022
Location:Nantgarw
Course Code:7BF309NA
Fees
FT Registration Fee: £15

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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