Apprenticeship in Nail Services

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Bishop Auckland Campus

Course overview

The Nail Services apprenticeship is available at two levels and will lead to job roles such as junior or express nail technician and nail technician. Typical places of work are a beauty salon, nail bar or spa, or with an independent specialist working as a session and photographic nail artist. On the Intermediate Level apprenticeship, you’ll provide a limited range of services to clients as well as assisting and supporting more senior nail technicians in more advanced nail services. You’ll carry out a range of tasks including manicures and pedicures, gel polish, basic nail art, nail repairs and natural nail enhancements.

Course requirements

GCSEs in English and Maths at grade C (4).

What will I do?

Compulsory topics include: • Anatomy and physiology for hands and feet • Introduction to working in the nail industry • Nail enhancements (clear) • Nail art services • Manicure services • Pedicure services • Light cured gel polish

What will it give me?

A nationally recognised qualification and the skills required of a L2 Nail Technician.

Materials needed


What can I do when I finish?

Progress to the L3 (advanced apprenticeship) in Nail Technician.

What next?



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