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City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services (Training for Success)

Course Code: C3688
Campus: Titanic Quarter
Week Commencing: 04 Sep 17
End Date: 23 Jun 18

This one year course will be of interest to anyone who wants to pursue a higher level of nail techniques, including advanced acrylic nail techniques, repairs and maintenance. This is an advanced course so you will work more independently and develop your skills to a higher level to match industry standards. Units have been chosen to meet industry needs and include: UV Gel-sculpting – using pink and white gel; acrylic liquid and powder sculpting; advanced 3D nail art designs. You will have the opportunity to take part in enterprise activities. Level 2 qualifications in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT are also part of the programme of study if you have not achieved a Grade C in these subjects.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Career Opportunities / Progression

There are many local, national and international career opportunities open to the qualified nail technician with a Level 3 qualifications including work in salons, department stores, hotels, health farms, cruise liners and spas. With additional qualifications, opportunities exist to work as a manufacturer, technician, trainer or assessor.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at the beginning of this document. You will be required to buy and adhere to Belfast Met uniform requirements for dress and personal presentation, purchase a nail and beauty kit - specific details will be given at pre-entry advice and guidance sessions. The approximate cost of the kit is £250.


Please contact us for information regarding course fees.

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Contact Information

Tel: 028 9026 5070 or email: [email protected]