Hair and Beauty

Nail Services Level 3 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start 10 September 2019 and will run on a Tuesday day 11.30am-8.30pm, The course will run for 36 weeks.

Entry requirements
  • NVQ Level 2 Nail Services
  • Students will normally take part in an interview prior to being enrolled on the programme
You will achieve

Nail Services Level 3

Last updated: 18th April 2019

Course overview

This course is for you if you wish to further enhance your Level 2 skills and become a Specialist Nails Technician within the Creative Nail Services Industry .

Course content

A brief course outline is as follow;

  • Working as part of a team
  • Retailing
  • Promote a variety of activities
  • Gel
  • Liquid and powder (using an acrylic nail system)
  • Wraps
  • Advanced nail art
  • Airbrushing
  • Electric files

How will I be assessed?

There will be continuous assessment of practical work, both on and off the job, oral questions relating to practical work and written questions. You will also be required to maintain and submit a portfolio of evidence of work produced. Assessments are based on the ability to do the job. There are 24 assessments at this level so commitment, dedication and spare time to practice skills at home are vital.

What equipment will I need?

You will be required to purchase:

  • Uniform
  • Acrylic kit
  • Gel kit

All kits are compulsory to attend and achieve the qualification. Further information will be provided at the interview.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

  • Progress to other programmes in College
  • Work as a Nail Technician

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £2,000


19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.


Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Nail Services Level 3 Part-time