Nail Services - VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in

Course Overview

Once you have completed Level 2 Nail Services or Level 2 Beauty Therapy you can progress to Level 3 Nail Services. This course offers you the employability skills required to work as a professional Nail Technician to Level 3 Standard. You will gain advanced specialist training in nail techniques. This ranges from artificial structures (gel, acrylic and fiberglass; maintenance and repair, manual and electric file), to nail art services (design and creation) embedding, 3D to competition work etc., whilst following health and safety and salon procedures to ensure client satisfaction. You will develop good manual dexterity, good communication and interpersonal skills.

Course Requirements

You must have completed VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services or Level 2 Beauty Therapy.

Course Skills & Benefits

This qualification will help confirm your competence as a nail technician. You will be expected to work in a real working environment on real clients, particularly because this qualification leads to employment in such a client-centred and service orientated sector. This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including enhancing and maintaining nails using UV gel and liquid and powder.

Mandatory Units

Monitoring procedures to safely control work operations
Enhancing and maintaining nails using UV gel, liquid and powder
Developing a range of creative nail images
Planning and creating nail art designs
Enhance and maintain nails using wraps
Contributing to the planning and implementation of promotional activities
Contributing to the financial effectiveness of the business
Preparing and finishing nail overlays using electric files

Optional Units

There are no optional units on this qualification.

Course Progression

Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing, Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special effects, Hair and Media make-up or Employment.

Course Assessment

As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format.
Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:
Observed work.
Witness statements.
Audio-visual media.
Evidence of prior learning or attainment.
Oral questions.
Assignments.
Case studies.

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time