Working in the world of Nail Technology has become more challenging and exciting as the industry expands and new technologies are developed. The demand for Nail Technicians is growing as people are now more aware of their appearance and the importance of having groomed hands.
This course is ideal if your dream is to be part of the service Industry. At Level 2 you will learn the range of skills that will enable you to gain employment in the exciting world of Nail Services.
You will be introduced to all aspects of treating nails and will 'learn by doing'. The programme is flexible and you will have the opportunity to gain further qualifications such as the Level 2 Award in Contact Dermatitis.
The course moves at a pace which allows you to develop as an individual and manage your own learning with assistance from our experienced, dedicated and highly qualified staff who will give you full support as you develop your skills and abilities.
You will develop and maintain a high level of professional behaviour and work ethos which is required when you go into employment in the industry.
A Learning Resource Centre is available.
Successful completion of this course offers progression to a Level 3 NVQ course.
Your course will include:
You will also study Functional Skills in Communication, Application of Number and/or Information Technology.
On this course, you will have the opportunity to gain work experience in ‘Centenary Hair’, our city centre salon, to enhance your skills.
You should be aged 16+ and have two GCSEs at Grade C/D or above (preferably including English and Science) or have completed the Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector course and have the ability and will to succeed, self motivation and enthusiasm. You should be hard-working, be of a cheerful disposition and treat everyone fairly and with respect.
You will be interviewed and you will be given an initial screening test for Literacy in which you must achieve Level 1.
Experience of working in a salon will be an advantage.
You will need to be willing to commit to 100% attendance.
If you do not meet the requirements of the above you will be offered Level 1 Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector.
This course is not suitable for pregnant or lactating mothers.
Through theory and practical sessions working in a state-of-the-art nail bar.
In addition to your exciting learning experience you can participate in extra curricula activities such as attending exhibitions and shows. The course also offers you the opportunity to gain new skills on our innovative annual 'Skills Week'. This is highly sought after for additional training by external companies, celebrity guests and staff offering the latest techniques and technologies.
You will also be able to enter nail related competitions and have access to the College's prestigious Style Academy.
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Awarding Body: EDEXCEL
Level: Level 2
Duration: One year full-time
General Enquiries: 01274 433333
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