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Taster in Nail Extensions

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Nail Technology
  • Is this course for you?

    Are you looking to learn a new skill to help kickstart a new career or just wanting to be able to complete your nail extensions at home for; yourself, friends and family? Are you unsure if the beauty industry is for you but want to take a look without committing long term?

    Our 1 day introduction course will allow you to do one or all of the above and can be the first step on a journey to an exciting new career/pastime.

    You will learn how to prepare the nail ready to add extension tips and then how to add basic colour and polish to create a professional final look – perfect to be ready for a special occasion or a night out with friends and family.’

    *Your taster workshop could be FREE, to check your eligibility and to find out click here.

  • Required qualifications

    There are no requirements for entry onto this taster course – it is aimed at beginners, although can also serve as a refresh for individuals who have not done nail extensions in a while.

  • What skills will I develop?

    Across the taster day you will learn and develop the basic skills and techniques within the application of nail extensions from preparations to the finished product. You will also learn more about the industry and the various opportunities available to prepare and develop your work ready skills (if you are keen to explore a career in the beauty industry).

    In addition, you will pick up a number of key tips that will support you in applying your own nail extensions or doing this for friends/family.

  • Careers

    Nail technology is a vastly growing industry with the emergence of social media. After completing a taster in nail extensions the nature progression would be to complete our Level 2 Award in Nail Technology.

    This would then open up further opportunities within the industry, such as:

    • Self-employed Nail Technician
    • Beauty salon nail technician
    • Nail bar technician
    • Retail and training
    • 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.

  • Is this course for you?

    Are you looking to learn a new skill to help kickstart a new career or just wanting to be able to complete your nail extensions at home for; yourself, friends and family? Are you unsure if the beauty industry is for you but want to take a look without committing long term?

    Our 1 day introduction course will allow you to do one or all of the above and can be the first step on a journey to an exciting new career/pastime.

    You will learn how to prepare the nail ready to add extension tips and then how to add basic colour and polish to create a professional final look – perfect to be ready for a special occasion or a night out with friends and family.’

    *Your taster workshop could be FREE, to check your eligibility and to find out click here.

  • Required qualifications

    There are no requirements for entry onto this taster course – it is aimed at beginners, although can also serve as a refresh for individuals who have not done nail extensions in a while.

  • What skills will I develop?

    Across the taster day you will learn and develop the basic skills and techniques within the application of nail extensions from preparations to the finished product. You will also learn more about the industry and the various opportunities available to prepare and develop your work ready skills (if you are keen to explore a career in the beauty industry).

    In addition, you will pick up a number of key tips that will support you in applying your own nail extensions or doing this for friends/family.

  • Careers

    Nail technology is a vastly growing industry with the emergence of social media. After completing a taster in nail extensions the nature progression would be to complete our Level 2 Award in Nail Technology.

    This would then open up further opportunities within the industry, such as:

    • Self-employed Nail Technician
    • Beauty salon nail technician
    • Nail bar technician
    • Retail and training
    • 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.

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