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Nail Technology Award – Level 2 (Evening)

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Nail Technology
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QE2BENS
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  • Is this course for you?

    Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology is a new and exciting course that the college is proud to offer. This course specialises in gel products, allowing you to take your first steps into being a qualified Nail Technician. It will provide you with the basis of building your knowledge of the nail technology industry, giving you the skills to master other forms such as acrylic, silk and fibreglass and poylgel. This is a vocational qualification designed for learners seeking a career specialising in nail technology.

    As a trainee nail technician, you will learn in a training salon furnished with industry standard equipment and working reception. You will be introduced to the profession through practical demonstrations of key treatments, such as manicure, pedicure, gel polish application and nail enhancements in gel. You will learn a variety of skills, including practical application, health and safety and anatomy and physiology of the hands and nail.

    When you begin your journey as a trainee nail technician, you will be expected to wear a uniform and purchase a kit which will become your tools to your success. You can receive information and prices of these from the Learner Services Team on request. The college endeavours to provide its students with the best experience during their qualification, thus additional trips will be a part of the college calendar. These will also require additional costs, however the college is here to assist with bursaries which can be discussed further at interview. The college expects all learner to arrive to every class with all required equipment, uniform and a determination to work.

  • Required qualifications

    You will need to have three GCSEs at Grade 4 (C Grade), including Maths or English. If you do not have Grade 4 in Maths or English, you will be required to complete this qualification at college alongside your vocational course. You will be an enthusiastic and dedicated learner who is passionate about the industry, and willing to learn and try new skills.

  • What skills will I develop?

    By completing this qualification you will become a skilled nail technician, offering treatments including nail enhancements through gel and fiberglass, gel polish and nail art, manicure and pedicure. Your essential knowledge will include client care, health and safety and anatomy and physiology. You will learn through a variety of assessments, including practical and written where you will receive feedback from both your peers and your tutors.

  • Careers

    Once you have completed a Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology, your next steps could be:

    • Self-employed Nail Technician
    • Beauty salon nail technician
    • Nail bar technician
    • Retail and training
    • Cruise liners
    • Photographic or media work

    The beauty sector is steadily growing within the West Midland’s currently employing around 4,000, this is expected to grow around 2.6% within the next 3 years.

  • Work experience

    Work experience is a compulsory aspect of the course. This is designed to harmonise the theory you will learn in class and the real world applications of the course. Through work experience, you will learn valuable skills, such as interpersonal skills, independence, confidence and commercial awareness.

  • English and maths

    English and Maths qualifications are an integral part of the working world and will help you prosper. If you do have English or Maths qualification at Grade 4 (Grade C) then the college is here to help. You will be asked to attend classes where you will be assisted through the qualification, completing the GSCE exam at the end of the academic year.

    Within our nails qualification development of maths and English will be embedded into each of the sessions and will help to develop your confidence in dealing with a number of core skills, such as; costs of treatments, effective communication with clients, timings for treatments and the taking bookings.

  • Is this course for you?

    Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology is a new and exciting course that the college is proud to offer. This course specialises in gel products, allowing you to take your first steps into being a qualified Nail Technician. It will provide you with the basis of building your knowledge of the nail technology industry, giving you the skills to master other forms such as acrylic, silk and fibreglass and poylgel. This is a vocational qualification designed for learners seeking a career specialising in nail technology.

    As a trainee nail technician, you will learn in a training salon furnished with industry standard equipment and working reception. You will be introduced to the profession through practical demonstrations of key treatments, such as manicure, pedicure, gel polish application and nail enhancements in gel. You will learn a variety of skills, including practical application, health and safety and anatomy and physiology of the hands and nail.

    When you begin your journey as a trainee nail technician, you will be expected to wear a uniform and purchase a kit which will become your tools to your success. You can receive information and prices of these from the Learner Services Team on request. The college endeavours to provide its students with the best experience during their qualification, thus additional trips will be a part of the college calendar. These will also require additional costs, however the college is here to assist with bursaries which can be discussed further at interview. The college expects all learner to arrive to every class with all required equipment, uniform and a determination to work.

  • Required qualifications

    You will need to have three GCSEs at Grade 4 (C Grade), including Maths or English. If you do not have Grade 4 in Maths or English, you will be required to complete this qualification at college alongside your vocational course. You will be an enthusiastic and dedicated learner who is passionate about the industry, and willing to learn and try new skills.

  • What skills will I develop?

    By completing this qualification you will become a skilled nail technician, offering treatments including nail enhancements through gel and fiberglass, gel polish and nail art, manicure and pedicure. Your essential knowledge will include client care, health and safety and anatomy and physiology. You will learn through a variety of assessments, including practical and written where you will receive feedback from both your peers and your tutors.

  • Careers

    Once you have completed a Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology, your next steps could be:

    • Self-employed Nail Technician
    • Beauty salon nail technician
    • Nail bar technician
    • Retail and training
    • Cruise liners
    • Photographic or media work

    The beauty sector is steadily growing within the West Midland’s currently employing around 4,000, this is expected to grow around 2.6% within the next 3 years.

  • Work experience

    Work experience is a compulsory aspect of the course. This is designed to harmonise the theory you will learn in class and the real world applications of the course. Through work experience, you will learn valuable skills, such as interpersonal skills, independence, confidence and commercial awareness.

  • English and maths

    English and Maths qualifications are an integral part of the working world and will help you prosper. If you do have English or Maths qualification at Grade 4 (Grade C) then the college is here to help. You will be asked to attend classes where you will be assisted through the qualification, completing the GSCE exam at the end of the academic year.

    Within our nails qualification development of maths and English will be embedded into each of the sessions and will help to develop your confidence in dealing with a number of core skills, such as; costs of treatments, effective communication with clients, timings for treatments and the taking bookings.

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    Cost: £202

    Start Date: 13th January 2022

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    Cost: £202

    Start Date: 29th March 2022

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