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.
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, client care & communication and apply and maintain nail enhancements.
To further enhance your skills you will also study the following units; Airbrush Nail Design, Promote products and services, Enhance nails using electric files and design and apply nail art, Contribute to the effective running of business and Working with colleagues within beauty related industry.
You will also be required to complete: Level 3 Communication, Level 3 Application of Number and Level 3 Working with Others
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 will include practical observation, oral questions, written questions and externally set exams. You will need to create a portfolio of evidence.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.
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.
- 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.