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Apply & Maintain Nail Enhancement City & Guilds Level 2 Unit


Why study this course?

This is a part-time City & Guilds qualification designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to apply and maintain acrylic nail enhancements. The course also includes studying health and safety in the salon.

What will I study?

This course covers all aspects of applying, maintaining and removing acrylic nail extensions professionally. You will study the theoretical aspects of the service, as well as how to provide a thorough consultation to determine your clients objectives. With supportive tuition you will have the opportunity to experience both providing and receiving nail services, ensuring you have the knowledge and skills to provide nail enhancements to your own clients.

The course will include a mix of practical and theory sessions to include:

- An introduction to nail enhancements
- Preparation of client including consultation methods
- Anatomy and physiology of the nail and skin
- Theory of products and equipment
- Health and safety requirements for nail technologies
- The application of acrylic nails systems
- Maintenance and aftercare advice
- Removal techniques

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

Course progression:
To expand or advance your skills you could continue your studies in beauty therapy.

Career progression:
Following the completion of the course you could work in a salon providing nail enhancements or as a mobile nail technician.

How will I be assessed?

Following your practical training you will complete formative and summative assessments where you will have the opportunity to gain a pass, merit or distinction. Please be advised that you may need to provide models for your assessments. There will be theory tuition for health and safety, as well as nail enhancements, which will involve online exams. You will also be required to study at home during the course to enhance your practical skills, as well as

Are there any additional costs?

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform in order to undertake our Hair & Beauty courses. Uniform is from press student login and enter the following codes TRESHC20: Hairdressing/Media make up/Nail course. The kit cost is £100.00 from Nail Systems Internations (UK): which includes vat and delivery to your home address the code is SHA001.
You will need to wear your hair up (if long) and remove any jewellery or visible piercings to conform to City & Guilds assessment requirements. You will also need to buy a ring binder folder for theory notes and your portfolio of evidence.

A £45 fee for the Health & Safety qualification is (required if) you do not already hold a current (within 3 years) relevant Health & Safety qualification.

Pay by instalments
The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Please note that this course is not recommended for people who are pregnant or trying to conceive.

Are there any discounted fees available?

If you are aged 19 or over, in receipt of JSA Benefit, ERAG, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, Income Support, Universal Credit (not Personal Independence Payments) and are unemployed, your course could be free of charge if it could help you to find work. For more advice on course fees and funding, please contact our Customer Services Team on 01536 413123.