Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September 2023
Details: Various weekdays/times (TBC for 2023)
What is this course about?
This qualification is designed to develop higher level skills for a career as an advanced nail technician. Through demonstrations and working on clients in the colleges industry salons, you will learn highly developed nail enhancement techniques which includes 3D nail art services, gel nail systems, liquid and powder nail enhancements and creative nail structures. Your practical skills are combined with the study of business and promotional services.
Why choose this course?
- Increased employment opportunities
- 100% pass rates in all our nail services courses
- The opportunity to compete in local and national competitions
- Extra industry workshops to improve your employability skills
- Gold medal winners in the UK skills championships in nail techniques
What will I learn on this course?
On this course you will learn advanced skills in nail services treatments, including; gel and acrylic nail systems, poly dip, 2D and 3D nail art designing, Ombre and marbling techniques, creative nails and drilling techniques. As part of this course, you will be also required to work on English and Maths and complete an industry placement, as this will increase your job opportunities or progression on to higher education.
Level 2 qualification in Nail Services completed in the last 3 years, unless you have been working within the industry. Working at Level 2 in English on our college assessment or a minimum GCSE grade C/4 or Level 2 English qualification. You will also have an admissions interview and a trade test as part of the admissions process.
What will this course lead on to?
You will be carrying out assessments throughout the year in preparation for your end of year practical assessment. You will also be assessed on your theory knowledge throughout the year, which will help prepare you for your final written test at the end of each module.
How will I be assessed?
You will be carrying out assessments throughout the year in preparation for your end of year practical assessment . You will also be assessed on your theory knowledge throughout the year, which will help prepare you for your final written test at the end of your course
Course fee: £3,345 (TBC for 2023)
Many of our courses can be studied for free, even if you are employed or self-employed, depending on your individual circumstances and the course you have chosen to study. Click here for more information. If you are 19 or over and studying a level 3 qualification you may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan. These loans will cover the full course fee for the duration of your course.
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This course can be paid in instalments.
Are there any costs associated with the course?
You will be required to purchase a professional NSI advanced nail kit – £175.00 (subject to change for 2023), you must also wear full length black trousers and a full black shoe. You will have to provide files etc. for your course work and photographic evidence is required for practical assessments. A payment scheme is available to help with the purchase of the kit
**You may be eligible to access financial support to help with the cost of your kit and tunic.
At the Centre of Excellence for Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy we have recently refurbished contemporary facilities, including a nail room, three hairdressing salons, two beauty salons and two media make up studios. This provides students with the opportunity to run their own salons and showcase their skills to the public.
What the Riverside College Nails students say?
“It’s a lovely course….we are enjoying all the new practical skills we are learning.”
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes