This is an excellent qualification for students who want the flexibility of a part-time course and is suitable for those hoping to work in the beauty therapy industry or nail bars. This is a popular course to start a career as a nail technician, currently in demand in the beauty industry.
Nail Manicures and Technologies
This course normally runs on a Monday 09:00 – 16:00 for 20 weeks starting in September (actual date to be confirmed).
Students attend timetabled salon and classroom sessions for all units.
The following units are covered:
Unit 202 – Follow Health and Safety Practice in the Salon
You will learn about health and safety legislation and how it relates to your treatments and everyday work. You will need to understand your own responsibilities, be aware of hazards and how to reduce risks.
Unit 207 – Provide Manicure Treatments
During this unit learner will learn how to improve the appearance of the skin and nails. Techniques include shaping the nails, treating the cuticles, massaging the hands and applying nail enamel. The learner will also carry out specialised treatments such as paraffin wax, warm oil, and heated mitts with a mask. Practical final assessments are carried out on clients and an online test is completed when all the theory has been covered.
Unit 214 Provide and Maintain Nail Enhancements
This unit includes working with a gel nail system. You will learn how to consult and communicate with your client, analyse their nails and skin, make clear recommendations with a detailed treatment plan and prepare and apply the nail enhancement. You will also learn how to maintain and repair the nail enhancement and how to remove them safely. Practical final assessments are carried out on clients and an online test is completed when all the theory has been covered.
- Continuous assessment
- Internal assessment
- Practical examination
- Portfolio of evidence
- Entry is subject to interview
- Good interpersonal skills, personal presentation and good communication skills are required
- Beauty Kit – £43.50
- Textbook (ISBN 9780851932040) – £25 approx.
- NSI Gel Kit inc. UV/LED Lamp – £193
- La Beeby Uniform – £52.24
- Course fees – £550 (subject to change for the new academic year)
This is a popular course to start a career as a Nail Technician.
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.