Artificial Nail Structures
Course Code: NAS3
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Certificate, City & Guilds
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: 13 weeks
When you'll study: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5.30pm - 9.00pm
Do you want a job as a nail technician, providing acrylic nail, gel nail and fibreglass nail treatments? If so, this City & Guilds qualification in Artificial Nail Structures at City College Plymouth will get you qualified in just four months! You will learn the advanced techniques in acrylic, gel and fibreglass application. In order to practice and perform these treatments you will need to purchase a uniform and kit and when you finish the course you will be fully equipped to either start your own nail business or start work in a local beauty salon or nail bar. You could also progress to a level 3 Apprenticeship in Nail Technologies.
Within this course you will cover the practical and theory, related to nail enhancement. You will learn the techniques of acrylic, gel and fibreglass systems to enable you to create full sets and the rebalancing of nail enhancements.
A recognised level 2 qualification in manicure and pedicure or up-to-date industry experience is desirable, but not essential, in order to begin this course.
Continual theoretical and practical assessments will take place with final practical assessments for each system. Examinations will be online or by written assignment.
On completion of this course you will be well equipped to work as a nail technician in a salon or on board a cruise liner. You may also consider a level 3 Apprenticeship in Nail Services.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.