Nail Technology Course ITEC Level 3 Diploma

Aims and objectives
The main aim of the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology is to enable learners to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge in order to provide nail technology treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the beauty therapy and nail industry. The qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and over and is designed to provide occupational competence at level 3. It also provides a sound platform into further learning at level 3 or level 4.

Content
This qualification is for learners who want to work within the beauty and nail industry. The qualification consists of 3 mandatory units with a total of 215 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to achieve the full qualification.

The main skills the learner will perform are:

  • Care of the nails on the hand including hand massage and application of polish
  • Care of the nails on the feet including foot massage and application of polish
  • Applying and maintaining nail enhancements – liquid and powder, gel and wraps

The learner will also develop knowledge of related health and safety, client care, communication and professional conduct and business awareness which are essential to working and being successful in the beauty and nail industry.

Course price

All interested persons for this Facial Skincare course is requested to contact the ICCA Academy either by telephone or via email to receive details on the costs and priceing.

Marking Criteria

Once all aspects of the mandatory units have been completed, Learners will be expected to complete an
Internal Practical Assessment.

This will be undertaken by the internal assessor using the internal assessment forms. These will then be handed to the ITEC external examiner on the day of the final external
practical examination

What will I be examined on

This qualification is for learners who want to work within the beauty and nail industry.

The qualification consists of 3 mandatory units with a total of 215 hours of Guided Learning (GL) to
achieve the full qualification.

The main skills the learner will perform are:

  • Care of the nails on the hand including hand massage and application of polish
  • Care of the nails on the feet including foot massage and application of polish
  • Applying and maintaining nail enhancements – liquid and powder, gel and wraps
  • The learner will also develop knowledge of related health and safety, client care, communication and
    professional conduct and business awareness which are essential to working and being successful in
    the beauty and nail industry
Opportunities for employment

There are opportunities for a facial skincare therapist to find employment in a variety of areas:

• Beauty salons
• Hotels
• Health clubs
• Spas
• Cruise liners
• Own business

Course instructors expertise

The course tutors who will be teaching this course are seasoned beauty therapists who have both over a decade of working experience each in the beauty industry.

  • Cynthia has been a qualified beauty therapist for over 35 years and currently has enterprises both in the United Kingdom and the Caribbean.  She was one of the first, if not the first tutor of Laser and light treatments in the United Kingdom.  Her expertise in the Beauty industry is second to none and she is a great trainer in her field.
  • Joyce is also a seasoned and qualified cosmotologist who has worked aboard cruise ships and currently has her own salon in St Lucia.