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Nail Services Diploma

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   07/09/2021


Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   07/09/2021

A progression route for Level 2 Nail Technicians. This course is a follow-on from Level 2 in Nail Services and provides a higher level of skills necessary for employment in specialist nail bars and beauty salons If you are already qualified to a level 2 standard and you are looking to upgrade your qualification, this course will help you to progress in your career as a Nail Technician. Not only do you develop your existing skills, but you will also train in nail art, acrylic, gel and fibreglass nails. It is ideal if you want to be up to date with the very latest nail art procedures; and is a suitable qualification for those looking to set up their own business or offer additional services within their salon.

You will be expected to attend College for two/three days a week and will be required to work to high professional standards. You will train in one of our industry standard nail bar, work in a realistic environment and use the latest equipment, machinery and products within the industry. When you are confident enough and have practiced the techniques to a level 3 standard, you will be able to provide services to paying customers.

You are also required to complete course work and research in your own time towards completion of this qualification.

  What You Will Learn

Students on this course also get to develop their work based skills; recognising the importance of professional practice. This is a highly creative course, designed to develop your artistic flair. You will be training in a fully operational nail bar and retail environment, providing the very latest nail treatments to paying clients.

Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
Enhance and maintain nails using UV gel
Enhance and maintain nails using liquid and powder
Enhance and maintain nails using wraps
Plan and create nail art designs
Develop a range of creative nail images
Plan and provide airbrush designs for nails
Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

The level 3 progresses on from the natural nail enhancements of the level 2 qualification. You will get to plan and create nail designs using liquid and powder, learn how to nail wrap and use UV gel to create Gel nails.

Our tutors are industry professionals and they will demonstrate the practical techniques as well as best practice so that you can be sure that you are equipped with the skills and know-how to perform these services independently.

  Entry Requirements

You will need a Level 2 nail services qualification and a real interest in the nail industry. You should be enthusiastic to learn a variety of advanced practical skills and the associated knowledge, which will develop your employment opportunities within the nail industry. As with all beauty professions, you will need to create the right impression with your clients and must therefore be professional, courteous and discreet. Excellent communication skills are essential. This is an intensive, knowledge-based course and we do look for enthusiasm and motivation to succeed on the course.

  Work Experience

Alongside the training, you are expected to find an external industrial work placement to enrich your programme of study and gain employability skills.

  Assessment

Theory is delivered for each unit and in house exams are set, however emphasis is placed on practical learning. Paying clients are to be used for practical assessment.

Alongside the theory you will produce a portfolio of your work which will be verified and should include assessment books, projects, and theoretical work

  Progression

Afterwards, you may wish to progress on to the salon management qualification or use your new qualification to gain employment in industry. After this course, you may wish to use your newly acquired skills to offer nail services within a salon or provide treatments as a freelance nail technician.

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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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Lisa Allen

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Lisa credits the reflexology diploma at the college as life changing, allowing her to now pursue her dream career. Having completed the course, she now runs a successful reflexology practice as well as wellbeing and yoga retreats.

"I had developed an interest in holistic therapies and wanted a career change into that industry. The college have a great spa and beauty department and the tutor for reflexology is a wealth of knowledge.

The mixture of theory and practical study kept the course interesting and engaging. This course completely changed my life, giving me a rewarding and fulfilling career as well as financial security."

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