The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a nail technician; the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.
Must be aged 19 or over at the start date for the course
NO previous experience is required
This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician. The units you will cover are:
Health and Safety
Client Care and Communication
Health and Wellbeing
Promoting Products and Services
Provide Manicure Treatments
Provide Pedicure Treatments
Provide and Maintain Nail Enhancements (including gel polish and acrylic application)
The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career as a nail technician and to obtain insurance.
The course requires workbooks and revision to be completed at home for approx. 10 hours per week. Students will need to provide a model for practical assessments. You will build a portfolio of evidence.
Duration and Delivery
The course will run for 22 weeks. You are required to attend the centre once a week. Our courses run at the following times:
Day Class – 11.30am-2.30pm
Evening Class – 6pm-9pm
Your knowledge and skills will be assessed by the following:
Paper Exams (online revision)
Further study and career options
This qualification will prepare you for employment or self-employment as a nail technician. You can choose to work from home or work in a retail salon. This qualification is highly recognised through out the industry and you will be able to obtain insurance and be eligible to join awarding organisations.
You may wish to further your skills after this qualification. We offer a VTCT Level 3 Nail Services Course as a follow on. This course focusses on more advanced nail techniques, including sculpting, acrylic marble, acrylic blend, etc. It also includes a photoshoot!
To be eligible for the course you need to be 19+ with a valid UK passport or birth certificate – please click the link below:
For more information or to book a place please call 07817937090 or complete the contact form below.