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NAIL SERVICES TECHNICIAN LEVEL 2

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About the course

A Nail services technician offers a range of services for customers’/clients’ nails. They complete all duties and treatments within the scope of the occupation. A Nail services technician works independently or as part of a team, supported by a salon/nail bar manager. They demonstrate a willingness to learn, have an enquiring and curious mind and are enthusiastic to learn about their chosen career. In addition they exhibit a good work ethic applied to learning, drive and commitment to learn and maintain continual professional development. They complete nail services on a one-to-one basis with individual customers/clients within commercial timings. The occupation is fast-paced and customer-focused, providing a range of bespoke nail services, advice and product recommendations whilst meeting legal, industry and organisational requirements and codes of practice.  The work environment can be varied in size, style and ambience, from a cruise ship, through to small nail bars or stations, retail environments or luxury high end beauty salons or spas.

Course Summary

A Nail services technician:

  • maintains and manages a nail bar or station in accordance with legal requirements and manufacturer’s instructions

  • assesses customer’s/client’s requirements, choosing the most appropriate services and products

  • makes and advises on bookings

  • implements and practices safe ways of working for themselves and others in accordance with legal, industry and organisational requirements

  • advises, demonstrates, recommends and sells a range of products and tools used in nail services

  • uses a range of techniques, products, tools and equipment to provide:

    • manicure services

    • pedicure services

    • advice to customers/clients on nail products and services

    • gel polish services for nails

    • basic nail art services

    • nail enhancement services

  • completes services to a high standard, maintaining customer confidentiality and rights

  • portrays professionalism that meets legal, industry and organisational requirements and codes of practice for nail services

Entry Requirements

You do not require any qualifications prior to starting this course however, apprentices without level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to take the tests for this level prior to taking the end-point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.

 

Duration

Typical duration of this course is 12 months. This does not include the EPA (End Point Assessment).

 

What qualifications will I gain?

You will gain a Level 2 Nail Services Technician accredited qualification.

 

Role Suitability

There is no formal career progression for a Nail Technician, however you may want to work in a salon, open your own salon or work mobile.

You could also work as a Nail services technician to:

  • Maintain and manage a nail bar or station in accordance with legal requirements and manufacturer’s instructions 

  • Assess customer’s/client’s requirements, choosing the most appropriate services and products · Make and advise on bookings

  • Implement and practice safe ways of working for themselves and others in accordance with legal, industry and organisational requirements

  • Advise, demonstrate, recommend and sell a range of products and tools used in nail services

 How to apply

Please click here for our current vacancies list or contact Amy on amy@1st2achieve.co.uk.

 

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