If you have a passion for nails, enjoy working with people and would love to use your imagination and creative flair on a daily basis, then this is the career for you. The demand for professionally-finished nails is ever increasing and so there has never been a better time for you to train as a nail technician.
To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career as a nail technician, you will need to start your studies at Level 2. On successful completion you can go into employment or continue your studies at Level 3.
Our courses will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace. Throughout your studies you will learn by completing practical activities and assessments based on professional real-life scenarios in our Koko commercial training salons. You’ll get the chance to take part in competitions, fashion shows and get some masterclass insights from visiting professionals.
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You wish to pursue a career in the nail industry.
Nail Treatments Certificate Level 2 or Beauty Therapy Certificate Level 2.
Build on the techniques already developed at Level 2 and increase your knowledge and experience. During the course you will learn how to plan and create nail designs using UV gel and nail wraps, advancements in liquid and powder application, customer service skills and how to enhance your client contact skills. You will learn by completing practical activities and assessments based on real-life scenarios in our Koko commercial training salons.
To train in purpose-built, professional salons which are open to the public. There will also be a practical and theoretical exam.
Getting the opportunity to take part in competitions and shows and get some masterclass insights from visiting professionals.
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Further study on our Hair & Beauty Management Diploma Level 4 or employment as a self-employed nail technician or as a nail technician in a salon.
Careers in this industry
- Self-employed nail technician
- Nail technician in a salon
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.