• August
  • Full-Time
  • January
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Professional accredited qualification

SCQF 5 NAIL TECHNICIAN

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Intro to the course:

This is an introductory course for those wanting to enter the nail or beauty therapy industry. You will learn how to work in a salon, and about gel nails, pedicure and eye treatments. We encourage you to apply early for this course.

Qualification
SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Full-Time

Start date
29/08/2022
09/01/2023

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for anyone wanting to start a career as a nail technician. It will suit school leavers or those looking to change career or progress into the industry.

What will I study?

You'll learn the skills for working in nail services industry. The course includes salon reception duties, manicure and pedicure, nail art, applying and maintaining nail enhancements, gel polishing eye enhancements and contemporary eye treatments.

How will I be assessed?

Practical assessment, closed- and open-book.

Why should I choose this course?

The beauty industry needs skilled staff. This introductory course will teach you the skills and techniques needed for entry-level work as a nail technician or on to a higher-level course in beauty therapy. You'll be taught in our nail salons by people with high-end experience. We have close connections with local businesses such as Capital Hair and Beauty, Ellisons Hair and Beauty and House of Famuir. Many of our students do placements with these organisations while studying at the college. You will also get experience in our commercial training salon.

Where can this course lead?

This course leads to self-employment or salon work as a nail technician or therapist.

What are the entry requirements?

One or more of the following: 

  • 2 National 4 subjects 
  • Keen interest in the nail trade Acceptance may depend on interview.

What are the interview arrangements?

Group information session. Short individual interview.

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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Study mode Full-Time Start date 09/01/2023 Duration 12 weeks or more
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