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Nail Enhancement and Advanced Nail Art Techniques to include the use of Electric Files — Level 3 Award

Hair, Beauty and Spa Therapy

Course ID: 169194

Course Year: 23/24

What to expect from the course

• VTCT Level 3 Award.
• Work independently and as part of a team.
• 18 week course.
• Access the College's fantastic facilities and learn in an inclusive, supportive environment.
• Prepares you for the world of work and as either an employed or self-employed nail technician.

What to expect from the course
The VTCT Level 3 Award in Nail Enhancements and Advanced Hand and Nail Art Techniques is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in providing nail enhancement techniques (Liquid & Powder) and nail and hand art.

You will further develop your understanding and skills by covering specialist techniques which include, sculpting, E-file, embedding, and 3-D designs.
The structure of this qualification will enable you to further develop the knowledge gained at level 2, understanding the skills required for the role of a senior nail technician.
Throughout this qualification you will build on your prior knowledge and understanding of anatomy and physiology, nail disorders, health and safety, client care, liquid & powder application, nail products and equipment. You will also build on and further develop interpersonal skills, that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
The purpose of this qualification is to further develop your skills in nail services and will provide you with the foundation for further learning or specialist employment.

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have a level 2 in Nail Technology


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for23/24 is 650.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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