Nail Technology

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Course Overview
Full Title

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in in Nail Technology

Level

Level 3 (Advanced Level)

Duration

6-9 months

Attendance

One day per week in the classroom, plus additional salon time and independent study.

Start Date

Flexible start dates available

Location

Castleford, Bradford


The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in in Nail Technology is an Ofqual-regulated qualification, based on the National Occupational Standards for beauty therapy and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association BABTAC (the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology), all major Beauty Therapy membership bodies and insurance companies. This qualification allows you to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.
What you'll learn

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a Nail Technician. It includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail tech, including developing your understanding and skills in:

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Provide Manicure Treatments

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Provide Pedicure Treatments

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Apply & Maintain Nail Enhancements

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Design & Apply Nail Art

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Enhance Nails using an Electric File

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Display Stock in a Salon

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Health & Wellbeing

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Health & Safety in the Salon

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Client Care & Communication

Underpinning all the above, you will learn anatomy and physiology and about a wide range of nail products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the nails and apply a variety of nail products using different techniques.

Everything you need to know
How this course is assessed, course entry requirements and all the related fees and funding options available.
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Assessment
Method

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis. Assessments will comprise of assessment of practical skills (through observation) and assessment of knowledge (through assignments and multiple-choice exams).
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Entry
Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. This course is open to learners of any age (19+) and background. You don’t need any prior qualifications or experience although you are expected to be familiar with using a computer or device to browse websites, send emails etc. You are also expected to be confident in your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in English.

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Fees &
Funding

Most EMD Beauty learners fund their programme of learning with an Advanced Learner Loan.

Course cost

£3345
Career opportunities
Career opportunities following successful completion of a Nail Technology course exist in a variety of contexts, including:
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Working in, or owning a commercial Beauty Salon

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Working on a retail concession stand in a department store

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Independent / Self Employed / Mobile / Home based settings

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Specialise in Bridal / Special Occasion Make-up

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Working in Theatrical / Performance settings

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Celebrity Nail Technician

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Special Effects Nail Technician

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Working in Television and Film

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Working on Cruise Ships

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Photo / Video shoots as a Nail Technician

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Beauty Blogger / Vlogger

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Becoming a Nails Educator

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Phone

01274 945 595

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Birstall

EMD UK CIC
Office G5 Woodhead House
Woodhead Road
Birstall
WF17 9TD

Castleford

32-34a Bank Street
Castleford
WF10 1JD

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