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Nail Art 105 Diploma Level 3 at City of Bristol College

Course description

The Level 3 course introduces advanced nail techniques with using different materials including liquid and powder and UV gel. You will also start to use advanced nail art techniques to including 3D sculptures. You will develop your confidence working within a real salon environment where you will be working on paying members of the public. You will also learn to plan and implement promotional activity such as charity events and fashion shows.

Course content

- Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
- Enhance and maintain nails using UV gel
- Enhance and maintain nails using liquid and powder
- Enhance and maintain nails using wraps
- Plan and create nail art designs
- Develop a range of creative nail images
- Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities

Entry requirements

- 5 GCSEs grade C to include English and science and working towards Level 2 Functional Skills maths
- Total commitment
- Record of achievement showing excellent attendance and punctuality
- Good communication skills
- It is not essential to have a relevant Level 2 qualification but a good knowledge of manicure treatments is desirable.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Bristol College directly.

Last updated date: 04 February 2016
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    • South Bristol Skills Academy (SBSA) opened in 2010 as our flagship centre, serving the south of Bristol. Impressively big on the outside, inside you'll find a welcoming atmosphere and a flexible, open-plan learning environment.


      The award-winning eco-friendly building is home to a range of fantastic facilities including:

      • Study Centre  
      • Motor vehicle and construction workshops
      • Professional hair and beauty salon
      • Training kitchen and restaurant
      • Horticultural areas

      Students can borrow laptops from the Study Centre, enjoy the café facilities and make good use of the large open spaces available, with Wi-fi available throughout the building.