Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology

Cost: £3345 (Funding available)

Funding Available For This Course

Qualification Overview

The Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology is the ideal advanced vocational course for any budding or ambitious nail technician, seeking to gain a highly regarded qualification. This qualification is fully accepted for licensing purposes so you can open your own nail salon or take your career to the next leave as a nail salon manager. The course is also suitable for those without a previous Level 2 Nails qualification, as our tailored teaching methods can be adapted to support learners at any level – saving you both time and money.


On the Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology you will acquire all the skill and knowledge needed to offer outstanding treatments, manage or run your own business or to train others to excel in the industry. You will master technical skills including manicure and pedicures, nail art, nail enhancement using UV Gels, Acrylics and electric drills, alongside nail theory, sales and promotions, client care and business effectiveness.

Details

  • Plymouth, London, Southend and Telford Centre
  • Accredited Qualification

COURSE DETAILS

Funded for individuals over the age of 19

Course Length: 1 days per week for 14-16 weeks, 09.30-16.30. Courses run in line with the school academic year and we therefore have breaks for half-terms, Easter, Christmas and the Summer holidays.

Type: Blended learning – classroom based 1 day a week and independent study (recommended 10 hours a week)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Ages 19+

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

Applicants will also be required to complete a functional skills assessment upon enrolment.

Qualification Structure and Units

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Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

Through this unit you will develop your skills in a supervisory role focusing on health and safety within your salon.

 

You will recognise salon hazards, carry out risk assessments and then implement the necessary actions. You will monitor and support your colleagues to ensure your salon complies with health and safety requirements. You will implement and supervise salon procedures for all aspects of salon safety and security including the need for insurance.

Anatomy physiology for Beauty

Understanding how the body works is fundamental to successful in the beauty industry. This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to keep your beauty clients safe and effective, muscles covering the heart and circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems.

Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

This is a preparation for work unit which is based on capability and knowledge. This unit is about client care and communication in beauty-related industries. You will develop your ability to adapt the provision of client care and your communication skills, to the needs of different clients, as well as learn how to manage client expectations.

Maintaining personal health and wellbeing

The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of how to maintaining your own health and wellbeing.

 

This will include setting a personal action plan, having clear goals, regular monitoring, reviewing activities, evaluating your progress and updating your action plan. This is a continuous cycle for monitoring your eating, lifestyle, exercise and weight management. This unit applies to hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists, spa therapists and nail technicians.

Provide manicure & pedicure treatments

This unit is about providing manicure services to clients. You will learn about consulting with the client, recognising any contra-indications, preparing for the service and producing a treatment plan. You will also learn about filing and buffing the nails, using skin and cuticle treatments, massaging the hand and lower arm and using a suitable nail finish.

Apply and maintain nail enhancements

This unit is about providing services to enhance and maintain nails on the hands and feet. It covers consulting with clients to establish their requirement and recognising any contra-indications that may affect the service. It also covers repairing and removing nail enhancements.

Design and apply nail art

This unit is about designing and creating individual nail art to suit the client and occasion. It covers consulting with the client, recognising any contraindications, preparing for the service and creating a nail art design using a range of nail art products and techniques.

Airbrush designs for nails

This unit is about designing and creating nail art designs using airbrushing techniques to suit the client and occasion. You will need to be able to carry out a variety of airbrush nail designs and techniques. The ability to use a range of airbrushing products is also required. The accurate use and maintenance of equipment is an essential aspect of this standard.

Promote products and services to clients in a salon

This unit will give the learners the knowledge, understanding and skills required to promote and sell products and services to clients. Learners will understand how to sell beauty products and services and how to identify and implement effective sales strategies.

They will be able to promote and sell products with confidence and certainty. Retail skills are essential in the hair and beauty sector, especially when a large percentage of a salon’s revenue is made up of the sale of products and additional services. In this unit, learners will develop the skills needed to promote and sell hair and beauty-related products. 

Display stock to promote sales in a salon

In this unit you will learn how to create an eye catching display using promotional materials, equipment and stock from your salon. Through careful planning, preparation and maintenance of your display, you will learn how to promote your salon and increase sales of services and retail products. You must follow safe working practices during the assembly and dismantling stages of the display.

Portfolio Assessments

Portfolio evidence to demonstrate your understanding. A portfolio of evidence must also be submitted as part of the assessment criteria

Practical Assessments

You will be producing a portfolio as you go along showcasing photographs, practical assessment, written assignments, oral questions and answers

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PROGRESSION OPTIONS​

Combined Beauty Therapy

The Level 3 Diploma in Combined Beauty Therapy Skills (RQF) is a combination of both Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications in the beauty therapy industry. The qualification is aimed at those learners who wish to gain knowledge and skills relating to beauty therapy at Level 3 without existing prior knowledge.

 

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