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Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology

Course Code: 25592-01

Please note that this course is only offered on a part time basis. The Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in providing manicure and pedicure treatments and how to apply and maintain nail enhancements.

Cost 16-18 no fee. 19+ £3,345 (Fees may be subject to change) Advanced Learner Loan may be applied for.
When 10/09/2018 Duration1 Year
Level3 Attendancepart

The practical elements are consolidated by the underpinning theory elements. Our highly motivated staff who teach on this programme are anticipating working with enthusiastic, dedicated pro-active students who wish to become successful beauty therapists in a worldwide market.

Units you will cover include:

  • Provide manicure treatments
  • Provide pedicure treatments
  • Apply and maintain nail enhancements
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Health and safety
  • Maintaining professional health and wellbeing
  • Display stock to promote sales in a salon
  • Design and apply nail art
  • Enhancing nails using electrical files

Students will develop practical skills to perform a range of nail applications meeting the specification of VTCT awarding body requirements.

These skills will allow students to work both independently and as a team, to gain a professional awareness in preparation for industry.

Communication and interpersonal skills desirable for employment will also be enhanced.

Students will be assessed through practical observation, oral questioning, written assignments and end of unit testing.

Classrooms and our state of the art salons

Students ideally should have 3 GCSE’s at grades 4-9 including Maths and English, or a Level 1 qualification in Beauty Therapy with the appropriate level of English and Maths. However, previous experience and references will be taken into consideration.

The qualification is recognised both nationally and internationally at commercial level and is recognised for progression to other Beauty and Complementary Therapy programmes at Levels 3 and 4.

If you are aged 19 or over and considering enrolling on a further education course at Level 3 or above, you may be entitled to an Advanced Learner Loan to help with course fees.

Click on the link below to take you to the Gov.uk advice page for the Advanced Learner Loan. Please note, you will not be able to apply for funding until you have been offered a place and been given a letter from the college.


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Keighley College

Bradford Road, Keighley
West Yorkshire BD21 4HQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01535 685000
Student Absence Line: 01535 685109 / attendance@keighleycollege.ac.uk
Email: enquiries@keighleycollege.ac.uk