Hair and Beauty

Nail Services Level 3 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start in September and will run on a Tuesdays, 11.30am-8.30pm. The course will run for 35 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

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

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.

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.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

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

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £2,000  

Extra information

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.



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

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

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