South Devon College

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Nail Technologies


Courses

This short course will teach you the principles of professional application, clear and single colour acrylic, the correction and safe removal of acrylic tips and effective maintenance of the acrylic nail, common error corrections, the chemistry of products and processes and Health & Safety associated with acrylic application.

At the end of the course you will gain a College Certificate which is Guild Accredited. This Certificate will enable you to obtain insurance to practice in the Beauty Industry.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT9AFN1EPaignton Campus 09/JAN/18 -
30/JAN/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
4£150.00

FC

£150.00

FC

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CT9AFN1ENAPAHHBSA 09/JAN/18 -
30/JAN/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
4£150.00

FC

£150.00

FC

Apply

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


This course will teach you how to apply acrylic nails safely and securely on the nail. You will be taught how to file and shape efficiently a finished acrylic nail, how to sculpt with acrylic and incorporate glitter.

This is a fast paced course to introduce you to the more advanced and adaptable methods of applying acrylic and sculpting a nail. Experience of acrylic application is desirable.

At the end of the course you will gain a College Certificate which is Guild Accredited. This Certificate will enable you to obtain insurance to practice in the Beauty Industry.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT9ANI1EPaignton Campus 13/MAR/18 -
17/APR/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
4£150.00

FC

£150.00

FC

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CT9ANI1ENAPAHHBSA 13/MAR/18 -
17/APR/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
4£150.00

FC

£150.00

FC

Apply

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


This short course will teach you how to select, size, apply and blend tips safely and securely using clear or single colour builder gel. You will also learn how to maintain gel nail and to correct and safely remove builder gel tips. You will be taught how to correct common errors, the chemistry or products and its processes and when to use UV and LED lamps.

At the end of the course you will gain a College Certificate which is Guild Accredited. This Certificate will enable you to obtain insurance to practice in the Beauty Industry.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT9BGF1EPaignton Campus 06/FEB/18 -
06/MAR/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
4£150.00

FC

£150.00

FC

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CT9BGF1ENAPAHHBSA 06/FEB/18 -
06/MAR/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
4£150.00

FC

£150.00

FC

Apply

To find out when the next Builder Gel Nail Application Foundation course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


Principles of professional application; selecting, sizing and applying forms. How to apply builder gel safely and securely to the nail. How to efficiently file and shape a finished gel nail. How to sculpt with builder to create different nail shapes. Natural nail overlay and using Pink and White (French tip). Colour builder gel and incorporating glitter. This is a fast paced course to introduce you to the more advanced and adaptable methods of applying builder gel and sculpting a nail. Experience of builder gel application required.

At the end of the course you will gain a College Certificate which is Guild Accredited. This Certificate will enable you to obtain insurance to practice in the Beauty Industry.


Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT9BGI1ENAPAHHBSA 08/MAY/18 -
05/JUN/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
4£150.00

FC

£150.00

FC

Apply
CT9BGI1FPaignton Campus 08/MAY/18 -
05/JUN/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
4£150.00

FC

£150.00

FC

Apply

To find out when the next Builder Gel Nail Application Intermediate course is scheduled, please contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380123


This course will teach you the principles of gel polish application, dry cuticle removal, correct and safe removal of gel polish and maintenance of the gel polish, chemistry of products and processes, UV and LED lamps and Health & Safety associated with gel application.

This is a fast paced course and practice at home is essential.

At the end of the course you will gain a College Certificate which is Guild Accredited. This Certificate will enable you to obtain insurance to practice in the Beauty Industry.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT9GEL1SPaignton Campus 17/OCT/17 -
17/OCT/17
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
1£78.00

FC

£78.00

FC

Apply
CT9GE21SBNPAHHBSA 24/APR/17 -
24/APR/17
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
1£78.00

FC

£78.00

FC

Apply
CT9GE21SPaignton Campus 24/APR/18 -
24/APR/18
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
1£78.00

FC

£78.00

FC

Apply

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


This course will teach you the principles of professional application of gel polish design using pigment, glitter and hand painted design with acrylic gel paint. This course is for you if you wish to introduce design nail art to gel nails.

Previous experience of gel application is required.

At the end of the course you will gain a College Certificate which is Guild Accredited. This Certificate will enable you to obtain insurance to practice in the Beauty Industry.

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

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


During this course you will be taught the full Manicure and Pedicure procedures including cuticle work, massage techniques and polish application. You will also learn the Anatomy and Physiology of the nail plate and develop your understanding of the structure of the skin as well as identify the muscle and bones of the hand, arm, foot and leg.

At the end of the course you will gain a College Certificate which is Guild Accredited. This Certificate will enable you to obtain insurance to practice in the Beauty Industry.

Code Location Dates Day Time Weeks 19 - 23 Fee19+ Fee
CT9MPV1EPaignton Campus 07/NOV/17 -
12/DEC/17
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
6£156.00

FC

£156.00

FC

Apply
CT9MAP1EPAHHBSA 07/NOV/17 -
12/DEC/17
Tue 17 30 -
20 30
6£156.00

FC

£156.00

FC

Apply

To find out when the next Manicure and Pedicure 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