Nail Services Level 3
Level 3
Qualifications Level 3 Diploma in Nail Services
Duration 12 months
Entry Requirements Initial assessment and diagnostic testing on English and maths will take place prior to commencement of apprenticeship.
Progression Higher qualification

Overview:

The Level 3 Diploma in Nail Services enables your employees to gain the essential skills and development designed by employers for nail technicians. Your employee will have the opportunity to perform advanced and intricate nail designs including various nail art skills and using the electric drill.

The qualification allows the apprentice to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with functional and personal skills, required for their immediate job and future career. There has been significant growth in the number of independent nail salons and spa facilities, or salons extending their services with nail bars to include acrylic and gel nails to provide clients a complete package or another revenue stream.

 

Mandatory units include:

  • Monitor procedures to safely control work operations
  • Enhance and maintain nails using UV gel
  • Enhance and maintain nails using liquid and powder. Optional units include:
  • Contribute to the financial effectiveness of the business
  • Plan and create nail art designs
  • Develop a range of creative nail images
  • Prepare and finish overlays using electric files
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of promotional activities

 

Employer Benefits:

  • Increase profitability and productivity. Skilled and motivated apprentices can improve your company’s efficiency and profitability as they increase their expertise in their role. Your employee will need a broad range of skills to work efficiently and to help increase business productivity and profitability.
  • Gain competitive advantage. You gain advantage over your competitors through planned development of your workforce.
  • Generate new ideas. Apprentices can bring new ideas and innovation to your business as well as an energy and enthusiasm to the workplace.
  • Offer flexibility. Apprentice training is flexible, primarily delivered in the workplace, and offers minimal disruption to your business. The course has a degree of flexibility to enable the apprentice and business to choose the options to meet the demands of the organisation in technical and practical skills.
  • Motivate your workforce. Offering training to employees can ensure staff feel valued and motivated as the organisation has invested in their careers and supported their progression. This can help to improve your workforce retention and staff loyalty.
  • Skilled staff. This apprenticeship will enable your employees to learn, develop and practise the skills and systems within your organisation required for career progression whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification.
  • Corporate social responsibility. Businesses have a social, environmental and ethical responsibility to the communities they serve. Hiring an apprentice is a cost effective and socially responsible business move which provides you with the opportunity to discover and nurture new talent.

Attendance:

Bury College apprenticeships are work based training programmes which are carried out in the workplace. 20% of your apprentice’s time will be dedicated to off the job training which equates to one and a half hours a day or one full day a week. Off the job activities can include:

  • Apprenticeship training
  • Coursework
  • Observing colleagues
  • Receiving mentoring
  • Teaching or learning the theory related to their roles

 

Functional Skills:

Functional Skills are a vital part of an apprenticeship. Functional Skills provides the essential knowledge, skills and understanding needed to operate confidently, effectively and independently. These are available at Level 1 and Level 2 and the level your employee will work towards will depend on the previous qualifications they have achieved, the results of an assessment prior to their apprenticeship and the requirements of the apprenticeship they are completing.

If your employee has not already achieved Level 2 English and maths they must study for and take the tests for Level 2 English and maths and achieve Level 1 English and maths for the Level 2 Apprenticeship.

 

Assessment:

As well as college attendance, a Bury College assessor will visit your employee on a regular basis and support them with developing their electronic portfolio which is used as evidence for their end point assessment. During these meetings observations, question and answer sessions and reviews will take place.

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