What you'll learn

This qualification covers a wide range of skills to prepare you for a career as a Nail Technician. The topics covered include: application of nail enhancements using liquid and powder, UV gel nail enhancements, use of e-file, colour gel application and advanced nail art techniques.

You want to become an advanced Nail Technician or up-skill from Level 2 to Level 3. This course will provide you with the set of skills needed to be a Professional Nail Technician. The Level 3 qualification builds on existing knowledge and understanding of nail services gained at Level 2, enabling learners to expand the scope of their technical skills for employment as a Nail Technician.

You will learn at our training centre within a realistic working environment. By the end of your qualification, you’ll be demonstrating your skills on paying clients. All learners will cover the mandatory core units which will allow you to experience the different skills required to work within the Nail industry. The content of this qualification consists of all the required elements to work effectively as a Nail Technician including health and safety, client care and communication, applying and maintaining nail enhancements using either UV gel or liquid and powder and how to promote products, services and teamwork skills. You will need to complete employer engagement and work experience during the qualification. Your understanding of theory will be tested by the completion of an end trade test and written exam.

This qualification can help you to move into employment or self-employment as a Nail Technician or develop you to become a senior member of staff. It also acts as a route into qualifications such as: Level 4 Diploma in Management Practice. You could also train in the Hair and Beauty sector to allow you to offer your clients more treatments and gain higher economic well-being.

Entry requirements; Award in Nail technology L2.



Course Cost = £2583.00

CO-funded £1291.50

Funding is available depending on your circumstances. FREE if you are either:

  • Aged 16-18
  • Aged 19+ Employed and earn less than £17,004.00
  • Aged 19+ Unemployed and in receipt of benefits

This qualification is available as a student loan: ATL Advanced Learner Loans