Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Details: September
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 nail salon, 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 from leading nail technicians 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, creative nails and 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
A Level 2 qualification in Nail Services or industry experience is required. You may be required to attend a trade test.
What will this course lead on to?
Career opportunities as a nail technician on cruise ships with Steiner, Nail bars, Spas, Beauty Salons, progression onto a teaching or training qualification (depending on experience) or self-employment.
- A wide range of enrichment opportunities are available to you including:
- Workshops from major product manufactures
- Trips and visits to competition events, hair & beauty fairs
- Exclusive industry nail workshops.
How will I be assessed?
Your practical skills will be assessed by tutor observations of your work. You will also be assessed on your theory knowledge throughout the year, by written assignments or online testing.
Are there any costs associated with the course?
Kit – NSI Level 3 £178.00 (subject to change for September), 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
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
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- Duration 10 weeks
- Skill level All levels
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