|Qualification type||City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate|
You will be expected to be in college for a minimum of 3 days per week, from 9:15 to 4:00. Your timetable will be confirmed at induction.
At least two GCSE passes at grade 4 including English and Maths is required to gain entry onto this course. However, this course does offer flexibility on the outcome of a personal interview and selection process with the curriculum staff. You may progress to this course from L1 or L2 Beauty Therapy. High grades in creative subjects are desirable.
The Academy of Hair and Beauty, West Suffolk College sixth form campus, Bury St Edmunds
Is it for me?
What you'll learn
Introduction to working in the nail industry
Anatomy and physiology for hands and feet
Nail enhancements (clear) hard gel and acrylic
Nail art services
Manicure and pedicure services
Light cured gel polish
Equipment required for the course
Upon enrolment to the course, learners will receive order forms for a nail kit and uniform, this kit will include all the relevant tools and equipment required to complete the course.
Uniform costs: approx. £25
Kit costs: approx. £450
Work experience placements
Learners will be required to complete work experience within the industry for one or two days a week, to enrich their programme of study and gain employability skills.
This course has an end point practical assessment, similar to a trade test, this covers practical skills and behaviours of the professional nail artist. There will also be a written exam, this covers theory taught across all units of make-up artistry. You will be graded Pass/Merit/Distinction/Distinction*.
Media Make-up and Hair Artistry Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3
Beauty and Spa Therapy Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3
Nail Professional Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3
- Nail Salon owner
- Nail Technician
- Salon Manager
Days & times
Starting September 2023