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Diploma in Nail Services NVQ Level 3

This inspiring higher-level course is ideal if you wish to progress in the industry. After completing a Level 2 Nail Services qualification it will enable you to specialise in nail services and develop your skills to a high standard. The course covers nail enhancement and the maintenance of sculptured nails. It also gives you the opportunity to apply your creative and artistic skills using advanced nail art techniques such as 3D design and embedding. You will be using acrylic gel and fibreglass/silk.

Your course is delivered within practical and theory elements ensuring you develop strong underpinning knowledge, skill and ability which will prepare you for the industry. We expect commitment and motivation from you and in return we will provide you with a stimulating environment, learning from the highly qualified tutors who work hard to assist and support you. A key aspect of your training is to gain strong commercial experience, we provide you with an exclusive opportunity to work in our state of the art salon and build your client base whilst receiving support and guidance from your tutor.

There is also an opportunity to link in previous qualifications recognised with prior learning achievements.

Course content section

Continuing into this exciting and creative world, this course is designed to give you the skill and knowledge of a professional nail technician. The course is broken down into mandatory units which will make up the core aspects of your qualification. The following units will be covered:

Entry Requirements

A minimum of Level 2 Nail Services is required.


Practical observations and online testing

Future Opportunities.

Upon successful completion you will be encouraged to progress onto NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy. You may progress into employment as a Nail technician in a salon.

Further Information

Recognising your success within Picassos we hold a Student of the Year Awards ceremony where we celebrate each and every one of our learners’ achievements and outstanding performances. This is a wonderful celebration to be shared with your family and friends.

Picassos offers many learner enrichments opportunities within the Hair, Beauty, Nails and Barbering industry. Some of these opportunities include the Picassos annual fashion show which enables unit observations, developing your creative flair and building your portfolio of skills for future employment. Picassos also participate in Match Fit competitions leading on to World Skills Competition.  Ensuring Picassos is at the cutting edge meeting industry demands we have built strong employment links with various leading companies such as Steiner, Dermalogica, Wella, Shared Beauty Secrets and Airbase to name but a few. Regular demonstrations, recruiting days and additional training are provided in-house for you by these amazing companies.

Recognising the importance of supporting charities Picassos is delighted to run a wide variety of fundraising events throughout the year. In the past these charities have included Children in Need, Bliss for Babies, Wakefield Hospice to name but a few.

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