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Nail Services (Level 3) NVQ Diploma at Mid Cheshire College

Course description

This programme is aimed towards students, who have ideally completed a VRQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy or certificate in manicure. Interpersonal skills, a good knowledge of anatomy and physiology and be able to prove a high level of practical competence in specified procedures. Students must be totally committed and be prepared to learn at a fast pace. Due to the level of this course, selection will be by interview and references from previous tutor.

Course content

This programme will cover: • Health and safety • Promote additional products and services to clients • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business • Enhance the appearance of natural nails using artificial nail systems (Acrylic, Gel & Wraps) • Maintain, repair and enhance artificial nail structures • Plan, design and provide nail art services to clients • Provide self-tanning treatments

Entry requirements

Entry is dependent on VRQ Level 2 in Beauty Therapy or Manicure/Pedicure Certificate.


This programme will be assessed by formal written examinations, practical observation and written assignments. Students will be expected to introduce new clients to the salon in order to help with practical assessments.Several hours of homework (practical & written) are required per week.

Future opportunities

Students may enter employment in salons, cruise liners or self-employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mid Cheshire College directly.

Last updated date: 08 April 2016

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