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Nails at Oldham College Apprenticeships

Course description

Advanced Apprenticeship in Nail Services Nail technician

 

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Nail Services. On the Advanced Apprenticeship in nail services, you will gain the skills and knowledge to provide a wide range of advanced nail services, nail enhancements using liquid and powered, wraps and light cured gel, airbrushing, creative nail, art, and hand and nail treatments. To show case your skills you will complete a photo shoot of your skills.  

Entry requirements- English and Maths grades 3-9 or A-D, or working towards Functional Skills Level 1.

What will I achieve?

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail services

Level 2 Functional Skills

ERR- Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy/Therapist

You will attend college 1 day per week and you will a minimum of 30 hours in the work place. Your College day will consist of maths and English delivery, theory class where you will gain knowledge to carry out treatments and understand the beauty industry. Demonstration and practice class is where you will be hands on gaining and practice you skills as a junior therapist in our purpose built beauty/nails salons and sap facilities.

Compulsory kit and uniform cost-

Level 2- Kit 120.00 Uniform £50

Course content

Advanced Apprenticeship in Nail Services Nail technician

 

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Nail Services. On the Advanced Apprenticeship in nail services, you will gain the skills and knowledge to provide a wide range of advanced nail services, nail enhancements using liquid and powered, wraps and light cured gel, airbrushing, creative nail, art, and hand and nail treatments. To show case your skills you will complete a photo shoot of your skills.  

Entry requirements- English and Maths grades 3-9 or A-D, or working towards Functional Skills Level 1.

What will I achieve?

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail services

Level 2 Functional Skills

ERR- Employer Rights and Responsibilities

Advanced Apprenticeship in Beauty Therapy/Therapist

You will attend college 1 day per week and you will a minimum of 30 hours in the work place. Your College day will consist of maths and English delivery, theory class where you will gain knowledge to carry out treatments and understand the beauty industry. Demonstration and practice class is where you will be hands on gaining and practice you skills as a junior therapist in our purpose built beauty/nails salons and sap facilities.

Compulsory kit and uniform cost-

Level 2- Kit 120.00 Uniform £50

Entry requirements

Entry Level Programme: Skills for Life & Work

There are no qualifications required for these courses.

They are designed for students with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND).

 

Entry Level Programme: Skills & Employability

English & maths GCSE Grades G-U / 1 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3

 

GCSE Re-sit Study Programme

You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an English & maths assessment.

 

Vocational Level 1 Programme

English & maths GCSE Grades E-G/1- 2 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3.

 

Vocational Level 2 Programme

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 including maths and English or a vocational qualification Level 1, plus GCSE grade D/3 in both maths and English. English & maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs.

 

Vocational Level 3 Programme

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including maths and English) or a vocational qualification Level 2, plus GCSE grade C/4 in both maths and English

Assessment

Assessment takes place within college and in the work placement.

Continuous on course assessment involving:

  • Practical observations
  • Externally set written/online modular tests
  • Oral questioning.

Financial information

Contribution Rules          

  • 16-18 Where the employer has under 50 employees and they are not a levy paying employer the learner is fully funded by the government, this rule also applies to 19-24 year old who are Care Leavers or in possession of an Educational Healthcare Plan
  • 16-18 Where the employer has 50 or more employees and they are not a levy payer there will be a 10% charge with the government paying the remaining 90%. The 10% contribution will be invoiced as per the table above.
  • 16-18 Where the employer is a levy payer, 100% of the funding will be claimed from their digital account on a monthly basis where the payments are scheduled according to the length of the learner's programme
  • 19+ All employers that are not a levy payers there will be a 10% charge with the government paying the remaining 90%. The 10% contribution will be invoiced as per the table above.
  • 19+ Where the employer is a levy payer, 100% of the funding will be claimed from their digital account on a monthly basis where the payments are scheduled according to the length of the learner's programme

Incentives

  • 16-18 The employer will receive £1,000 incentive, 50% at 90 days following enrolment and 50% at 365 days following enrolment assuming the student is still employed and active on the Apprenticeship. The employer will need to invoice the college for this at that time and confirm their eligibility to make the claims at that point. This applies to Apprenticeship Frameworks only and not new Standards.
  • 19-24 Where an employer has an Apprentice under the age of 25 where their earnings are below £43,000 per year the employer does not have to pay National Insurance Contributions (NIC's). Correct at the time of publication, check the HMRC section on gov.uk website

Future opportunities

Progression for a Nail technician - Advanced Beauty Therapy or Make up to work in TV/film. Career options- Retail department store, Salon owner, Nail technician, Cruise Ship, Freelance Nail technician Starting salary- dependent on your skills and expertise of your skill set.

Further information

It is important that you come along and speak to one of our staff about your choice/s.

Once we receive your application, you will be invited in to speak to a tutor or a member of the Apprenticeship team to discuss your application.

This will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course/Apprenticeship and to see our facilities.

 

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: 22 November 2018

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