If you are looking to start a career as a nail technician, working either in a salon or nail bar, or working on a freelance basis, our VTCT Level 3 Nail Technology qualification is designed to equip you with the knowledge, practical skills and industry-required qualification to be able do this with complete confidence.
This qualification requires learners to work in a commercial beauty salon, whereby assessments must be carried out on real paying clients in line with the commercial service times. This qualification is for learners seeking to work in and develop their skills in a commercial setting.
£3,345. Email us for help or information about educational loans.
What does the course cover?
This qualification has been specifically designed for the 16-19 age group, and will develop the knowledge and skills to prepare learners for employment as a junior nail technician. Learners will have their nail services skills assessed in a real working environment.
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including:
- the application and maintenance of nail enhancements to create a natural finish,
- nail art services,
- providing manicure and pedicure treatments,
- fulfilling salon reception duties,
- promoting additional products and services to clients and effectiveness at work.
All units in this qualification are mandatory.
You must be aged 16+ and have lived in the EU for 3 years.
Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview. Please talk to a member of our friendly team if you are concerned about entry requirements.
What could this qualification lead to?
Career opportunities exist in a variety of contexts as a junior nail technician, including:
- Commercial nail salon
- Retail concession ‘nail bar’
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
Course cost: £3,345
Eligibility criteria: Learners must be aged 16+ and have lived in the EU for 3 years.
You will have a dedicated tutor to support you throughout your qualification
Learners must be able to work in a commercial salon
You will gain a nationally recognised qualification enabling you to work as a Nail Tech.
Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
Evidence your competency to employers
Further your personal and professional development