VTCT NVQ Level 3 Diploma Nail Services

What are the entry requirements?

A minimum of a Level 2 in Nail Services or equivalent qualifications is required before progressing to Level 3 Nail Services. You will be required to attend an interview

What subjects will I study?

You will study a range of subjects including:

• Procedures to safely control work operations
• Enhance and maintain nails using UV gel
• Enhance and maintain nails using Liquid and powder
• Enhance and maintain the nails using wraps
• Plan and create nail art designs including 3D acrylic and gel designs
• Airbrush designs for nails
• Prepare and finish nail overlays using electric files
• Develop a range of creative nail images

How will I learn?

You will learn by working in a realistic salon environment at your own pace. Before practical work begins you will study the underpinning knowledge required through assignment work and your tutors will demonstrate the skills necessary.

How will I be assessed?

All the practical work is assessed in salon on clients. You will also prove your knowledge of practical work through oral questions. There are assignments and on line tests in each area. A portfolio of evidence is built up throughout the course.

This is a professional qualification and high standards of personal appearance and conduct will be required. Assessments are carried out in the salon and must be to a professional standard.

What opportunities will this lead to?

NVQ Level 3 Nail Services prepares you for employment in the nail industry. You may also wish to widen your qualifications by studying evening courses such as Reflexology, Massage etc.

How long is the course?

The course is one day a week (nine hours) over the academic year. This will include practical work in the college salon as well as theory work. The college salon is run as a commercial salon and is open to the general public

Are there any additional costs?

There is a dress code of black tunic with red piping trim, black cardigan and black trousers for £70. (The uniform is to be purchased through college). Black flat closed toe shoes must be purchased independently.

All equipment is provided on the course but nail product kits are available to purchase from the college for use at home.

You will be required to purchase a nail tool kit and bring this to each session. The college provides all other equipment needed for the course.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
E: info@furness.ac.uk

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