WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This nail course is suitable for learners who already hold a Level 1 qualification in the subject or school leavers with GCSE Maths and English at grade 4/C.

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Location: Central Campus

Start Date: 02/09/19

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

GCSE English and Maths is an advantage. You’ll take part in a group interview, where you’ll be able to ask questions after the course has been discussed. This is followed by a one to one interview. If you meet the course requirements you’ll be given a place on the same day. Alternatively, you'll be advised of other courses available to you.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

• Health, Safety & Hygiene
• Consultation techniques and client care
• Manicure treatments
• Pedicure treatments
• Promote and encourage beauty retail sales
• Display stock to promote beauty sales
• Process payments for beauty purchases
• Gel polish applications
• Nail art services
• Provide and maintain gel nail enhancement
• Provide and maintain nail wrap enhancement
• Anatomy and Physiology for beauty therapists

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

There are lots of opportunities to participate in enrichment trips including Harry Potter World, Drayton Manor and the NCF Hair and Beauty competitions in Blackpool

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Practical elements of the course will be assessed in our state-of-the-art salons on the fifth floor within the college. You will be assessed on a service portfolio (coalition of learner’s work throughout the course). Practical exams make up 50% of the grade for each unit studied. There are two exams that are completed online with the opportunity to retake a second time if required. All exams are marked externally by the awarding body and make up 30% of the grade. A practical synoptic exam equates to 20% of the final grade which will be Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction *.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

After successfully completing this course, you can go on to study Level 3 Beauty Therapy. Many of our learners have secured full-time jobs within the industry.

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