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Nail Technician Apprenticeships at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Learners completing an Apprenticeship will have the opportunity to fulfil the role of a nail technician. Their careers may take place in a variety of locations other than specialist nail salons including within hospitals, care homes, beauty salons, nail bars, spas and health clubs, both in this country and abroad.

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services provides progression from the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services or Beauty Therapy and the opportunity to select a discrete development pathway for the nail services industry.

Course content

There is an option to undertake training through:

  • The technical training is provided in the college 1 day per week including time in practical workshops. 
  • A majority of training is provided in the workplace, however the college will require all learner to attend college based sessions to complete theory tasks and tests.

Entry requirements

All apprentices must have an employer who can cover the NVQ criteria.  No formal qualifications are required but experience in Hair and Beauty is desirable.


An apprenticeship is assessed as follows:

  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence 
  • Work based observations 
  • Theory based tasks and tests

Future opportunities

You can progress from:

Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 to an Apprenticeship Level 3.

Further information

Work-Based Learning

Level 2 and 3

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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