L2 Nail Services for adults





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About the course

A full NVQ qualification in nail technology is now becoming the industry-required standard. This course will enable you to provide a complete nail technology service and work as a professional nail technician. It provides a progressive programme of training and education; world leading products; competent advice from highly experienced staff; and, ultimately, the best insight into all aspects of this rapidly growing and fashionable industry.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs, including a 3 (D) in English.

What will I do on this course?

As a nail technician your job description will be extensive. You will:

  • Apply and decorate nail enhancements
  • Consult on the general health and wellbeing of the client's hands and feet
  • Learn about the necessary procedures to carry out a manicure or pedicure for the client
  • Use basic massage techniques to relax the client's hands and feet
  • Learn gel, acrylic, fibreglass and nail art
Who is it for?

This course is designed for students who are interested in the nail industry and want to obtain a recognised qualification.

How to apply

Please call 0117 312 5000 or click on the ‘Enquire’ button below

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed throughout the course in the ways listed below. All students must be prepared to attend a practical assessment by an external verifier which may not be part of your normal college session.

  • Portfolio
  • Practical
  • Assignments
  • Tests
What could I do next?

Do you want to start your own business as a Nail Technician? What about working in a nail bar, department store or beauty salon? The employment opportunities for qualified nail technicians are on the increase, and the NVQ in Nail Services is the perfect course to turn your dreams into reality.

Additional cost

You need to provide a professional uniform, a kit and learning materials.

Basic kit - £298.00 Approx

Uniform - £31.00


(2018 prices)


 Our admissions team will be able to support you through the direct enrolment process



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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