Level 3 in Nail Enhancements Using Liquid and Powder

Start (w/c): 25/01/2022 Tuesday (17:30 to 20:30) Nantgarw

Course Information

The “job ready “Nail Services qualification is based on National Occupational Standards (NOS).

This qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work competently as a Level 3 practitioner in the Acrylic nail industry. Throughout this qualification you will monitor procedures to safely control work operations, and enhance and maintain nails using liquid and powder.

What Will I Learn?

You will study: Health & Safety within a Salon; Consulting with the Client to Establish their Requirements; Recognising any Contra-indications that may Affect the Service; Preparing the Natural Nail; Tip Application; Enhance the Appearance of the Natural Nail and Maintain & Repair Nails using a Liquid and Powder Nail System;

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.


You will be assessed via a range of methods which include continual assessment, through observation of your practical work, the completion of a portfolio, theoretical evidence and assignment work. There are External examinations. You will be assessed on your occupational competence.


Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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

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Career Progression

  • On successful completion of this course you could seek employment or become self-employed as a nail technician or continue your studies.


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