City & Guilds Nail Technology (Level 2) (Acrylics)

Course Information

  • Course Code: CM078
  • Duration: 14 weeks x 3 hours
  • Price: £500.00

Start Dates

  • Tuesday, 01 August 2023

Overview

This short course is suitable for total beginners or to others wanting to build speed and confidence. A perfect start in becoming a nail technician. The course will support you in nail preparation, tip application and Acrylic overlay.

What will I study?

Level 2 Award in Nail Technology - Acrylic Nails (CITY & GUILDS)

The course requires that you complete the following Mandatory units:

  • Unit 202 Follow health and safety in the salon - be able to maintain health, safety and security practices.
  • Unit 214 Provide and maintain nail enhancement

Outcome 1: Be able to prepare for nail enhancement services.

Practical skills

The learner can:

  1. prepare themselves, client and work area for nail enhancement services
  2. use suitable consultation techniques to identify service objectives
  3. carry out a nail and skin analysis
  4. provide clear recommendations to the client
  5. select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs and nail conditions

Underpinning knowledge

The learner can:

  • describe salon requirements for preparing themselves, the client and the work area
  • describe the environmental conditions suitable for nail enhancement services
  • describe different consultation techniques used to identify service objectives
  • explain the importance of carrying out a detailed nail and skin analysis
  • describe how to select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs and nail conditions
  • identify nail conditions
  • describe the contra-indications which prevent or restrict nail enhancement services

Outcome 2: Be able to provide nail enhancement services

Practical skills

The learner can:

  1. communicate and behave in a professional manner
  2. follow health and safety working practices and industry Code of Practice for nail services
  3. position themselves and client correctly throughout the service
  4. use products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit clients service needs and nail conditions
  5. complete the service to the satisfaction of the client
  6. record the results of the service
  7. provide suitable aftercare advice

Underpinning knowledge

The learner can:

  1. state how to communicate and behave in a professional manner
  2. describe health and safety working practices and industry Code of Practice for Nail Services
  3. explain the importance of positioning themselves and the client correctly throughout the service
  4. explain the importance of using products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit client’s service needs and nail and skin conditions
  5. describe how services can be adapted to suit client service needs and nail conditions
  6. describe how to maintain and remove nail enhancements
  7. state the contra-actions that may occur during and following service and how to respond
  8. state the importance of completing the service to the satisfaction of the client
  9. state the aftercare advice that should be provided
  10. describe the chemical process involved in the nail enhancement system
  11. describe the structure and functions of the nail and skin
  12. describe the different natural nail shapes

Entry Requirements

There are no entry criteria other than a keen interest in this subject.

How will I be assessed?

You will be required to bring clients/models for the course from formative and summative assessments in week 9-11 (3-5 people), please wear all black clothing or you can purchase a tunic and pants from us.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk