This course is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in the creative and ever expanding nail services industry. It is delivered by lecturers who are knowledgeable, experienced and passionate about the nail services industry and provides the opportunity to learn the skills and techniques required for employment as a nail technician or as preparation for further study.

Please note: the mode of study may include twilight/evening sessions. Draft timetables will be issued prior to the courses commencing where possible.

  • One year full-time
  • Manicure services
  • Pedicure services
  • Nail art
  • Gel nail enhancements
  • Acrylic nails enhancements
  • Reception skills
  • Health and safety
  • Promoting products and services
  • Working effectively
  • Essential Skills
  • It is recommended that you are a minimum of 16 years of age at the start of your course, however, Winter Leavers will be considered on production of a successful Transition Form
  • Please note that parental/guardian consent will be required to enable full participation in some elements of this course
  • You must have manual dexterity, a pleasant manner and a keen interest in the nail services industry

PLUS one of the following:

  • Three National 4s. It is recommended that these include English
  • Those without formal qualifications will be considered dependent on relevant experience
  • NVQ: Diploma in Nail Services VTCT Level 3
  • Nail technician

  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
  • A personal statement with your application form is desirable