Acrylic Gel Nail Course

Level 3 Course
25 Weeks
Fully funded

This Acrylic and Gel Nail Course will prepare you to enter the specific sector of beauty therapy as a nail technician.

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Course Overview

Our Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services will give you the skills and knowledge to work in beauty.

You will understanding how to enhance and maintain nails using:

  • UV gel
  • liquid
  • powder

You will also develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional units, for example:

  • designing and creating nail art
  • airbrush designs
  • enhancing nails with electric files
  • wraps
  • promoting products and contributing to the financial effectiveness of a business

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  • Course Duration
    25 Weeks
    Course Fees
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    Course Level
    Level 3
    Awarding Body
    Location
    Doncaster

    What will you learn?

    Unit 1 - Enhance and maintain nails using UV gel

    By completing the unit, the learner will be able to:

    • maintain effective and safe methods of working when enhancing, maintaining and removing UV gel nail enhancements
    • consult, plan and prepare for the UV gel nail enhancements
    • sculpt and apply UV gel overlays
    • apply tip and UV gel overlays
    • maintain UV gel enhancements
    • remove UV gel enhancements
    • recognise organisational and legal requirements
    • understand how to work safely and effectively when providing enhancements, maintenance and removal of UV gel nail enhancements
    • perform client consultation, planning and preparation Understand contra-indications that can affect or restrict nail enhancement services
    • be aware of anatomy and physiology for nail enhancement services Understand UV gel nail services
    • maintain and repair nail enhancements
    • provide aftercare advice for clients on nail enhancements

    Unit 2 - Enhance and maintain nails using liquid and powder

    By completing the unit, the learner will be able to:

    • maintain safe and effective methods of working when enhancing, maintaining and removing liquid and powder nail enhancements
    • consult, plan and prepare for the liquid and powder nail enhancements
    • sculpt and apply liquid and powder overlays
    • apply tip and liquid and powder overlays
    • maintain liquid and powder enhancements
    • remove liquid and powder enhancements
    • understand organisational and legal requirements
    • work safely and effectively when providing enhancements, maintenance and removal of liquid and powder nail enhancements
    • perform client consultation planning and preparation Understand contra-indications that can affect or restrict nail enhancement services
    • anatomy and physiology for nail enhancement services Understand liquid and powder nail service
    • maintain and repair nail enhancements
    • provide aftercare advice for clients on nail enhancements

    Unit 3 - Monitor procedures to safely control work operations

    By completing the unit, the learner will be able to:

    • check that health and safety instructions are followed
    • recommend changes to health and safety workplace instructions
    • make sure that hazards and risks are controlled safely and effectively
    • know how to monitor procedures to safely control work operations

    Can I apply
    for this course?

    Whether you qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan depends on your: course, age and nationality or residency status.

    • You must be 19 or older on the first day of your course.
    • Be living in the UK on the first day of your course
    • Have been living in the UK, the Channel Islands or Isle of Man for 3 years before starting your course
    • Be a UK national or have ‘settled status’ (this means there are no restrictions on how long you can stay).

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    Progression
    Opportunities

    All of the courses we offer at SNE are aimed to help progress your continuous professional development.

    This qualification will prepare you for employment as a nail technician.

    You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a nail technician.

    Career opportunities as a nail technician exist in a variety of contexts, including working in:

    • commercial nail and beauty
    • a retail concession/nail bar
    • independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

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