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Nail Technology VRQ Level 3 Level 3 at The Manchester College

Course description

The VTCT Level 3 Extended Dip in Nail Technologies (QCF) is a vocational qualification that will prepare you for further study at level 4 within Nail sector. The units within this qualification include all the elements required to provide you with a sound basis for further study. The mandatory units cover:• Nail enhancements using light cure gel• Nail enhancements using liquid and powder• Electrical filing for nails• Cosmetic science for nail enhancements• Design and apply nails art• A-P for nail services• Airbrush nail art• Gel polish for nails• Promote and sell products and services• Client Care• Health /Safety in the salon



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• Undergo continual assessment by written tests, assignments and practical observations • You will build a portfolio of evidence including pre-observations and finals• Attend a work placement to gain industry knowledge• Attend weekly tutorial support to develop your employability skills through My WorkSearch• Enrichment activities

Future opportunities

All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.

Further information

Whilst the primary purpose of this qualification is to support you to progress to the next level of vocational learning, career opportunities also exist as a Nail Technician in a variety of contexts, including:• Commercial Nail salons• Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 10 April 2018
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    • North Manchester Sixth Form is a friendly, vibrant sixth form centre offering courses for school leavers. There are a wide range of courses to choose from, including acting, medical sciences, childcare, business, film production and forensics. The comfortable, environmentally friendly site is made up of a bright modern building and the restored Harpurhey Baths. There is plenty of space to socialise and a large garden. Many of the facilities at North Manchester Sixth Form are open to the community.

      Harpurhey Baths is a Grade II listed building and part of North Manchester Sixth Form. The college has transformed the building into an award-winning exhibition space for students and the community.

      Facilities at North Manchester Sixth Form include:

      • library resources centre (LRC)
      • large open plan area for eating and socialising
      • canteen
      • garden
      • mock aircraft cabin, check in desk, working luggage scales and tannoy system
      • fitness centre, open to the public
      • exhibition and performance space, open to the public
      • panini bar, open to the public

      Local area

      North Manchester Sixth Form is in Harpurhey, a suburb three miles north of central Manchester. There are a large market, supermarket, shops, fast food chains and a post office nearby. North Manchester Sixth Form is close to Queens Park and Boggart Hole Clough, large community parks hosting events throughout the year. Queens Park has a children’s playground. North City Family and Fitness Centre is five minutes’ walk away and has a health suite and swimming pool.