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Nail Services Intermediate Apprenticeship at Heart of England Training Ltd (HOET)

Course description

This apprenticeship will help and develop your skills as a Nail Technician. You will be working in a nail bar or beauty salon. The qualifications cover all the knowledge and practical work you will need to be able to be a great Nail Technician.


This qualification covers designing and producing nail art designs, as well as how to promote yourself or your salon.

Course content

On this course you will study six mandatory units:

  • Provide manicure treatments
  • Provide pedicure treatments
  • Provide nail art
  • Follow health and safety procedures
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industry
  • Working in beauty related industry

There are no optional units in this qualification.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements on this apprenticeship. Just keen to learn how to be a Nail Technician.


You will be assessed through observations, write ups and tests. Your assessor will be out to visit you in your salon once every two weeks to build your portfolio.

Financial information

You will get a minimum of £2.65 per hour, most businesses do pay more.

Future opportunities

You can carry on developing your skills in beauty with our apprenticeships in beauty therapy.

Further information

We also have an additional nail art course for £35 which is delivered by Minx, call your local centre for dates!

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: 17 May 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 12 Months min.
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