Open Study College

Nail Technician with Practical Training

Open Study College
Online

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Description

Develop your knowledge of nails and boost your skills with this 3 days practical course!

This course will allow you to:


Attend a 3 day practical studying gel or acrylic nails!
Apply a complete manicure and pedicure treatment 
Study the latest techniques of nail enhancements and design
Develop your professional skills and become customer-focused
Understand the legislation and regulations that are relevant to the nail industry
Prepare to work within a salon or run your own business
Understand the wider nail industry and the job opportunities within it
Choose out of over 20 centres throughout the UK in major cities where you can take your practical days 


This course includes over £250 worth of nail equipment and kits for your practical days!

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All your course will then be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 50,000 students that already have!

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What you'll learn on the course

Manicure
Pedicure
Nail Technician
Email
Design
Art design
Sculpture
Art
Anatomy
Consulting
Industry
Nail Art
Nails

Course programme

Nail Technician Level 3:

Unit 1: Health and Safety

  • Health and safety legislation
  • Hygiene in the workplace
  • Preventing infection
  • Sterilisation
  • Sanitisation
  • Preparing for the client
  • Contraindications
  • Your health and safety responsibilities
  • Risk assessment
  • First aid
  • Fire precautions
  • COSHH within the nail industry
  • Data protection
  • Security procedures
  • Cash handling

Unit 2: Customer Relations

  • Professional standards
  • National Occupational Standards
  • Client consultation
  • New clients
  • Regular clients
  • Agreeing a treatment plan
  • Giving aftercare advice
  • Effective communication techniques
  • How to handle complaints
  • Dealing with staff disputes or disagreements

Unit 3: Nail Enhancements: Application and Maintenance

  • Preparing your work area
  • Seating and lighting
  • Sterilising equipment
  • Methods of sterilisation
  • Towels
  • Brushes
  • Nail enhancement products
  • Other considerations
  • Nail and skin analysis
  • The structure of the skin
  • The structure of the nail
  • Nail growth
  • Nail types
  • Nail diseases and disorders
  • Preparing the nail and applying tips
  • Preparing the natural nail
  • Different tips and their features
  • Guidelines for choosing suitable tips
  • Acrylic and powder enhancements
  • Gel enhancements
  • Fibreglass or silk (wrap system) enhancements
  • Sculpture nail enhancements

Unit 4: Nail Art: Design and application

  • Equipment for nail art
  • Consulting with clients
  • Planning a nail art treatment
  • How to design nail art
  • Different nail art brushes
  • Techniques and designs
  • Charms and rhinestones
  • Even lines and striping techniques
  • Dots and circles
  • Flower designs
  • Using glitter
  • How to apply nail transfers
  • Blending
  • Applying foils
  • Marbling
  • Nail jewellery
  • Airbrushing: equipment and techniques

Unit 5: Working in the Nail Industry

  • Where can a nail technician work?
  • Being your own boss
  • Obtaining finance
  • Self-employed status
  • Marketing yourself
  • Working for a company
  • Working on a mobile basis
  • Working on cruise ships
  • Working in the media industry
  • Working in teaching

3 Day Practical:

  • Principle techniques of manicure and pedicure
  • Health and Safety
  • Consultation and contraindications
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Theory of tip application
  • Product knowledge
  • Product application
  • Infills and removals

At the end of the 3 day practical, a small assessment will be carried out to ensure the standards are met for you to be proficient in your new career.

Please note no white tip application (sculpting) will be covered on this course.


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