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Nail Technologies


Courses

An advanced Nail Technology course where you will improve your skills in all 3 overlay applications. You will learn how to sculpt on a form and apply a pink and white application.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT3AN21EPaignton Campus 31/JAN/17 -
27/JUN/17
Tue 18 00 -
21 00
18£991.00

FC

£991.00

FC19+

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CT3AN31EPAHHBSA 01/FEB/17 -
28/JUN/17
Wed 18 00 -
21 00
18£991.00

FC

£991.00

FC19+

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To find out when the next Artificial Nail Structure course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


This course is a great way to develop your nail skills as a Nail Therapist. You will be taught how to apply nail wraps using different brands. This course is suitable for everyone who holds a Manicure and Pedicure qualification and who wish to add further treatments. This treatment is an essential addition for any manicurist performing on clients.

You will need to complete a full gel polish assessment in order to gain your accredited qualification.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee

To find out when the next Gel Polish course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


Our professional Manicure and Pedicure course will cover correct nail care of the hands and feet, including filing, shaping, cuticle work and relevant massage.

You will be taught how to complete a full manicure and pedicure in a commercially viable time. You will also be shown how to carry out a standard polish and French polish application.

You will need to complete a manicure and pedicure assessment in order to gain your accredited qualification.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT9MPV1EPaignton Campus 05/JAN/17 -
23/FEB/17
Thu 17 30 -
20 30
7£200.00

FC

£200.00

FC

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To find out when the next Manicure and Pedicure course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


This course is a great way to develop your nail skills as a Nail Therapist. You will be taught how to apply nail wraps using different brands. This course is suitable for everyone who holds a Manicure and Pedicure qualification and who wish to add further treatments. This treatment is an essential addition for any manicurist performing on clients.

You will need to complete a Nail Wrap assessment in order to gain your accredited qualification.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT9MNW1EPaignton Campus 22/MAR/17 -
22/MAR/17
Thu 18 00 -
21 00
1£35.00

FC

£35.00

FC

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To find out when the next Minx course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


This course is the art and science of professional nails. Nail trends are influenced by fashion, music, films and in this constantly evolving industry you will have the chance to transform hands into works of art.

Building on your manicure and pedicure qualification you will apply and maintain acrylic and gel nail enhancements , design and apply advanced nail art with airbrushing designs.

This course is assessed through a range of methods including practical observations, oral questioning, exams and portfolio evidence.

You will be encouraged to develop your artistic ability and let your imagination run wild whilst creating both salon-friendly and competition nails. Upon completion, you will be well prepared to enter employment and embark on a career with a range of opportunities.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT3ANV1EPaignton Campus 07/SEP/16 -
28/JUN/17
Wed 18 00 -
21 00
36£991.00

FC

£991.00

FC19+

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To find out when the next Nail Technology course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


The level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology covers the 2 main nail enhancement systems, acrylic and hard gel. The skills covered will cover how to size and apply nail tips, blend them to the natural nail and apply either an acrylic clear overlay or a hard gel clear overlay. The course will also cover how to infill and rebalance the nails for your client in order to maintain the nail enhancements.

The delivery will be given to cover all of the understanding and business units to support the qualification, continuous assessments will be given within this 18 weeks course, in order to achieve either a pass, merit or distinction grade. Each of the unit will also have an online exam to test knowledge and understanding.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT2NAS1EPaignton Campus 08/SEP/16 -
26/JAN/17
Thu 18 00 -
21 00
18£517.00

£517.00

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CT2NA21EPaignton Campus 01/FEB/17 -
05/JUL/17
Wed 18 00 -
21 00
18£517.00

£517.00

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To find out when the next Nail Technology course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


This course teaches intermediate nail techniques needed to enter the Nail industry. You will learn professional manicure and pedicure treatments, provide and maintain acrylic nail enhancements and nail art applications.

You will need to have a practical creative ability with good communication skills and be required to work on both hands and feet.

This course is assessed through a range of methods including practical observations, oral questioning, exams and portfolio evidence.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
DP2NAS1FPaignton Campus 05/SEP/16 -
30/JUN/17
TBC TBC TBC£1,607.00

T2

£1,607.00

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To find out when the next Nail Treatments course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


Funding

We have a wide variety of financial support available for adults to fund your studies, as well as a dedicated finance team to help make studying with us affordable.

If you are aged 19 or over, and studying a Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 course, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan. The Advanced Learner Loan is a government-funded loan to help learners. It's easy to apply for, doesn't take your household income into account and doesn't involve a credit check.

We can also support you with a Learner Support Fund, which can assist with costs including childcare, college meals, exam fees and course materials. The amount of funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and you could be entitled to free tuition if you're studying a Level 2 course. In the event that you do have to pay a course fee, this can be managed in an affordable way through our direct debit scheme, with monthly payments starting at just £25.

Find out more about the funding you could receive, here.


Are you an adult looking for an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a great way of gaining important skills and qualifications with work-based training. You'll also receive a wage whilst you study, which makes apprenticeship training a fantastic option for adults preparing for employment.

You can start an apprenticeship even if you are already employed, or the College can help you secure an employer in a relevant field. They develop real work experience, and you gain both technical and academic skills with 4 days per week spent in the workplace and the remaining day in College.


Progress onto university with South Devon College

We also have an extensive degree programme, delivered in partnership with Plymouth University, so when you complete your studies you could progress to a related university degree that will develop the knowledge you need to excel.

If you don't feel quite ready for university study, our Access to Higher Education Diplomas can help you prepare, so there's nothing to stop you from achieving your goals. We have courses in a number of subject areas, as well as support with interview techniques and UCAS applications to other institutions.


Not found the right Nail Technologies course? Contact us for more information! 08000 380123 / @SDCollege / enquiries@southdevon.ac.uk