2 Sep 2024

Study mode

Full Time


Framwellgate Moor Campus


1 Year


Level 3

Course code


Fee Information

Please note, these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college, please see Fees and funding for more information.

Course details may be subject to change.

Course details may be subject to change.

Do you have a passion for nails? Are you looking to further your skills and develop new techniques and methods?

This Level 3 course is designed for those who have already completed Level 2 Nail Technology Diploma and wish to push their creative and commercial skills further. The course will teach you gel, acrylic and fiberglass extensions along with e-filing, airbrush nails and advanced nail art. Additionally you will carry out individual, semi-permanent lash extensions further adding to your skills.

Entry Criteria

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English and maths or Functional Skills Level 1

Entry Criteria

Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology Enhancement.

Additional Costs

You will be required to purchase a uniform and kit for your course. Information on prices for these items will be shared at your meet the tutor chat.

Additionally, as part of your course you will be expected to pay £30 towards trips and visits and a £5 deposit for a locker.

What are the next steps?

Interview required.

Modules Studied

  • 301:Working with colleagues within beauty related industries
  • 302: Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon
  • 303: Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • 304: Promote and sell products and services to clients
  • 314: Apply and maintain nail enhancements
  • 317: Apply individual lashes
  • 320: Enhance nails using electric files
  • 328: Airbrush designs for nails
  • 329: Design and apply nail art
  • 334: Nail enhancements and advanced hand and nail art techniques
  • 212: Create an image
  • 216: Reception duties

Times of Delivery

Lessons will run on specified days Monday- Friday which may include early starts and late finishes.

Course dates and times are subject to change and will be confirmed before start of term.

Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.

Any times indicated are based on current courses and may be subject to change in future years. Full timetables will be confirmed at the start of each course.

Teaching and Assessment

You will complete practical assessments with your tutor once you feel ready to be assessed. The assessments will be carried out at various points in the year. Each unit will involve assignments, external exams and practical observations.

You will be required to provide clients and models throughout the year to work on, so that you can maximise your learning and explore the skills you have been learning. You will also be expected to work on external members of the public.

The programme will combine one theory session and three practical sessions, as well as one independent client session, per week. You will face a theoretical and practical assessment on completion of each unit.

You will be supported by your personal tutor and can request additional support from a Personal Learning Coach (PLC).

Where can it take me?