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Overview

The result is a huge increase in demand for personal grooming products, an upsurge in gymnasium attendance as people try to emulate the pristine appearance of their favourite music, film or soap stars, and a massive growth in start-up businesses within the beauty and glamour sector.

Which is why this is the best possible time to consider a new career within that sector, and the best way to hit the ground running is to get yourself trained in the skills required.

If you enjoy working with people, are creative or artistic, and love keeping up with the latest fashion trends, a new career in the beauty industry could be for you. Work in the sector is both interesting and varied, and job satisfaction is very high indeed.

COURSE STRUCTURE

You will receive a thorough grounding in all aspects of the Nail Technician's role, from learning the basics of anatomy and physiology of the skin and nails, manicure, pedicure and preparation of the nail bed to installing and removing enhancements. There is also a complete section on marketing and starting your own salon/nail business.

The extensive section on installing enhancements is one of our students' favourites, and the course also teaches you the necessary Health and Safety aspects of working either in a salon or for somebody else. This important section also covers the considerations you need to take into account when operating on your own or in a client's home. There is little (if anything!) the course leaves out; there is no stone left unturned. By the time you complete it you'll be raring to go!

COURSE MATERIALS

One of the key benefits of studying with My Distance Learning College is that we deliver the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch. This enables our students to get a real feel for the overall structure and content of the course, and chart their progress much more effectively.

The modular method of delivery favoured by other providers breaks up and interrupts the learning process. But with My Distance Learning College, because you have all the materials available from the outset, you can move faster through sections you are more confident with, and take more time over the deeper ideas that need more thought and understanding.

PLUS: Students of My Distance Learning College automatically get FREE access to the acclaimed “iLearnitEasy” coursework management system, which makes submitting assignments, getting feedback and critique, and interacting with other students on the course for mutual support, an absolute breeze! Push-button simplicity . . .

Course Level

This course has been endorsed by Focus Awards through their Focus on Quality Provision (FQP) Scheme. The content and depth of study required have been benchmarked at Level 2.

Focus Awards is a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) and is regulated by Ofqual. Established in 2011, Focus Awards is founded on three core values – Honesty, Integrity and Fairness – that underpin everything they do.

The FQP scheme is designed to give endorsement to non-regulated qualifications in a wide range of subjects. On successful graduation you will receive a Focus Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Diploma from My Distance Learning College.

Although the course is comprehensive and informative, we do expect you to carry out your own investigations. After all, if you are not prepared to do your own research, you should be asking yourself if this is the right subject choice for you!

NO FINAL EXAM!

If the prospect of exams frightens the life out of you, there is even more good news. There is NO FINAL EXAM!

The low price of the course includes dedicated tutor support, regular critique and feedback, and all assignments are marked by one of our professional tutors. You can even pay by instalments if funds are tight.

What are you waiting for? Book your course today and start improving your career prospects tomorrow!

EXCLUSIVE HIGH-VALUE PACKAGE FOR STUDENTS - FREE!

When you become a Student of My Distance Learning College you are eligible to receive the following:

1. A fully functioning business website, with free personal domain name and hosting for one year worth at least £175

2. Professional listing on an online directory exclusively for graduates of My Distance Learning College Courses, which lets the world know that you're qualified - worth £39.99

3. Career consultancy and free CV appraisal by one of the industry leaders in the UK - worth £64.99

4. Employment tools, including expert advice on interview preparation - worth at least £67

Total Value is a minimum of £346.98 – it's almost as if you're getting your course for nothing!

What are you waiting for – order TODAY and get your career into overdrive.

Great news! We are now able to offer a next day delivery service that provides you with a specific time slot by email or SMS for when your course materials will arrive. No more sitting in all day!

Learning Outcomes

UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ISSUES IN A SALON

UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPLES OF SALON ETIQUETTE

UNDERSTAND THE FORMATION OF AND RISKS TO NAIL GROWTH

RECOGNISE THE CORRECT PROCEDURES IN DEALING WITH CLIENTS

UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPAL ASPECTS OF MANICURE AND PEDICURE TECHNIQUES

Your professional image

• Health and safety

• Professional salon conduct towards client and colleagues

• Professional ethics

• Professional ethics towards clients and colleagues

• Your professional appearance

Bacteria and other infectious agents

• Bacteria – types

• Nail fungal infections

• Sterilisation

• Sanitation

• Disinfection

Safety in the Salon

• Chemicals used by Nail Technicians

• Overexposure to chemicals

• Eye protection

• Cumulative Trauma Disorders

• Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

Understanding Chemical

• Matter and energy

• Properties of matter

• Energy

• Element, atom, compound and molecule

• Vapours

• Chemical reactions

• Catalysts

• Adhesion

• Primers

• Monomers and polymers

• Light and energy

Anatomy and Physiology

• Cells, tissues and membranes

• Cell structure and function

• Cell membranes

• Nucleus and nucleolus

• Cytoplasm

• Cell functions

• Cell division

• DNA

• Body tissue

• Epithelial

• Muscle

• Nervous

• Membranes

• Skeletal system

• Muscular system

• Nail Anatomy

Nail Anatomy

• Nails and disorders

• Symptoms

Skin and Its Disorders

• Function of the skin

• Skins structure

• Epidermis

• Dermis

• Nourishment

• Nerves

• Skin glands

• Skin disorders

Client Consultation

• Clients' needs

• Clients' lifestyle

• Client record card

Manicuring

• Supplies

• Sanitation of implements

• Materials and containers

• Nail cosmetic supplies

• Table top set up

• Nail shape

• Plain manicure

• Finishing the nails

• Paraffin wax treatment

• Hand massage

Basic Pedicure

• Supplies

• Pre-service

• Performing a pedicure

• Foot massage

Advanced Nail Techniques

• Nail Tips

• Application

Acrylic Overlay Tips

• Acrylic powers

• Supplies

• Pre-service

• Application

• Refills

• Maintenance

• Removal

U.V Gel System

• Preparation

• French manicure

• Gel maintenance

• Gel removal

Nail Wraps

• Supplies

• Pre-service

• Application

• Maintaining

• Removing

• Repairing fabric wraps

• Nail art

Areas of Nail Technician Work

• Mobile

• Home-based

• Salon-based

Safety at Work

• Control of substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

• Electric files

Aromatherapy recipes for Manicures and Pedicures

• Cuticle softening treatment

• Nail strengthening treatment

• Tires, swollen feet

• Cracked and dry feet

• Plain Manicure

• French Manicure

• Full Varnish Manicure

• Manicure with Nail Art

• Pedicure with Clear Varnish

• Pedicure with Varnish colour of your choice.

• Set of Acrylics with white tips

Every student who orders this course will receive an excellent new DVD created by the author of the course.

DVD: Acrylic Nails and Tip Application

•Tips and Techniques from a professional Nail Technician.

•Follow the step-by-step instructions contained on this DVD by one of the country's greatest ever nail technicians.

•A leading Nail Technician, will show you step by step how to perform Acrylic Nail Application.

The DVD covers

Getting to know your kit and supplies

Client consultation

Nail preparation

Tip application

Finishing

End result- you will have a beautiful set of acrylic nails.

When you have successfully completed this course you will receive a Level 2 Certificate of Achievement in Nail Technician from Focus Award.

This course has been accredited through the Focus Awards “Focus on Quality Provision” (FQP) Scheme. The course content and depth of study required have been benchmarked against Level 2 on the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF).

Focus Awards is requalted as an Awarding Organisation by Ofqual, the qualification regulators for England. FQP programmes are designed to give formal recognition to courses in a wide range of subjects that fall outside the QCF. They are not qualifications; on successful graduation from the course you will receive a Focus Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Diploma from My Distance Learning College.

FQP courses are ideal for professionals required to demonstrate commitment to CPD (Continuous Professional Development), and for those wanting to gain specialist knowledge of a particular subject.

Can anyone do the course?

Anybody with a reasonable standard of general education will be able to cope with the academic demands of the course. If you can read and write well enough to complete a job application, and have a good grasp of basic maths (add, subtract and divide) you should have no problems. The course materials are written in simple everyday language and the answers to your assignments will be completed in the same style. In addition to the comprehensive course materials provided, you will receive a Study Guide to assist you, and, of course, you will have the support of your tutor.

What will the course cover?

The course covers the areas of study listed above through detailed exploration of the subject matter. You will also receive tasks and prompts for further personal exploration and research to carry out so that you can gauge how much you have learned. There are plenty of examples to help you but personal research is a prerequisite at this level, so be prepared to use your initiative to fully answer the assignments.

Is the course accredited?

This course has been accredited through the Focus Awards “Focus on Quality Provision” (FQP) Scheme. The course content and depth of study required have been benchmarked against Level 2 on the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF).

Although the course is comprehensive and informative, we do expect you to carry out your own investigations. After all, if you are not prepared to do your own research, you should be asking yourself if this is the right subject choice for you!

What does the course prepare me for?

The course materials and accompanying tasks will help you to develop the necessary knowledge and confidence to successfully complete the tutor marked assignments. The tasks are designed to encourage you to apply your knowledge, and help you to develop relevant research and academic writing skills.

This course has been accredited through the Focus Awards “Focus on Quality Provision” (FQP) Scheme. The course content and depth of study required have been benchmarked against Level 2 on the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF). Your work is not graded; assignments are simply identified as Pass, Fail or Referred. For assignments not passed at first attempt, your tutor will advise on the improvements to be made to obtain a Pass on a reworking. Certificates will be issued by Focus Awards on successful completion of all the assignments.

How do I send in my work?

You email your assignments one at a time for marking. This enables your tutor to properly assess the standard and style of your work for each section, and give you feedback which will be used on your next assignment; a process of continuous improvement. On obtaining feedback and comment you will either move on to the next assignment or review and rework the one you submitted.

If I fail an assignment can I retake it?

Yes, your tutor will ask you to resubmit your assignment and give you some pointers as to where you could improve.

What do I receive once I order the course?

We will send you ALL the course materials. This consists of a folder and Study Guide, plus a package of bonus materials and items to enhance your learning experience.

Is there a time limit or any deadlines?

The course should be completed within 12 months, but can be extended for a small fee if your tutor supports your request. As a rough guide, depending on your circumstances and commitment, the course can be completed in about 100 study hours. There are no other deadlines to meet.

Is there a word count for my assignments?

There is a suggested word count given for the tutor marked assignments, but it is more important that you demonstrate to your tutor that you have fully understood the questions; a comprehensive Study Guide is included with the course. Many students start slowly at first, but your tutor will give guidance to help and encourage you to improve.

What if I don’t like the course? Can I send it back?

Yes, if you are not happy with the course and feel it is not for you, you can return it within 7 days in accordance with the terms and conditions on our web site: www.mydistance-learning-college.com.

Do I need a computer to take the course?

Yes, you will need access to email and the internet to submit assignments and do research. Most students also find word-processing their assignments is much more convenient than writing by hand.

Is the course paper-based or online?

The course is paper-based and comes in a sturdy folder. Alternatively, start your course immediately and save £££’s by studying exclusively online, with full access to your course materials and tutor support, studying has never been easier!

What is a Nail Technician?

Nail Technicians generally work in beauty salons or nail bars. They carry out different nail treatments on a daily basis from the basic manicure to nail extensions. Nail technicians have a general interest in beauty and enjoy satisfying customers through this. Good customer service skills are needed as well as being approachable and having effective communication between the Nail technician and the client.

Why did you become a Nail Technician?

Ever since being a young girl I have loved the idea of beauty and fashion. When I was a teenager I loved the idea of going to have my nails done and very much enjoyed painting and decorating my own nails. I knew this was something I wanted to take up at college. I went onto college to take a two year nail technician course which I thoroughly enjoyed.

What activities do Nail Technicians do on a day to day basis?

On a daily basis nail technicians will see their clients. They carry out many different nail treatments, such as manicures and pedicures, applying nail extensions, applying polish and decorating nails, removing nail extensions. Nail technicians would also have to give their clients on advice on the correct nail care depending on what treatment the client had done.

What qualifications do I need to become a Nail Technician?

To become a Nail Technician it is usually a requirement to have NVQ Levels 1 & 2 in Nail Treatments. Salons, beauty rooms and nail bars would not usually employ anyone who has not completed a n NVQ in Nail Treatments for insurance purposes. These can be completed at local college’s full time/ part time and sometimes in evening classes.

What can I expect to earn as a Nail Technician?

Nail technicians can earn from £12,000 - £16,000 a year

Experience Nail technicians can earn up to £25,000 a year

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Overview

The result is a huge increase in demand for personal grooming products, an upsurge in gymnasium attendance as people try to emulate the pristine appearance of their favourite music, film or soap stars, and a massive growth in start-up businesses within the beauty and glamour sector.

Which is why this is the best possible time to consider a new career within that sector, and the best way to hit the ground running is to get yourself trained in the skills required.

If you enjoy working with people, are creative or artistic, and love keeping up with the latest fashion trends, a new career in the beauty industry could be for you. Work in the sector is both interesting and varied, and job satisfaction is very high indeed.

COURSE STRUCTURE

You will receive a thorough grounding in all aspects of the Nail Technician's role, from learning the basics of anatomy and physiology of the skin and nails, manicure, pedicure and preparation of the nail bed to installing and removing enhancements. There is also a complete section on marketing and starting your own salon/nail business.

The extensive section on installing enhancements is one of our students' favourites, and the course also teaches you the necessary Health and Safety aspects of working either in a salon or for somebody else. This important section also covers the considerations you need to take into account when operating on your own or in a client's home. There is little (if anything!) the course leaves out; there is no stone left unturned. By the time you complete it you'll be raring to go!

COURSE MATERIALS

One of the key benefits of studying with My Distance Learning College is that we deliver the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch. This enables our students to get a real feel for the overall structure and content of the course, and chart their progress much more effectively.

The modular method of delivery favoured by other providers breaks up and interrupts the learning process. But with My Distance Learning College, because you have all the materials available from the outset, you can move faster through sections you are more confident with, and take more time over the deeper ideas that need more thought and understanding.

PLUS: Students of My Distance Learning College automatically get FREE access to the acclaimed “iLearnitEasy” coursework management system, which makes submitting assignments, getting feedback and critique, and interacting with other students on the course for mutual support, an absolute breeze! Push-button simplicity . . .

Course Level

This course has been endorsed by Focus Awards through their Focus on Quality Provision (FQP) Scheme. The content and depth of study required have been benchmarked at Level 2.

Focus Awards is a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) and is regulated by Ofqual. Established in 2011, Focus Awards is founded on three core values – Honesty, Integrity and Fairness – that underpin everything they do.

The FQP scheme is designed to give endorsement to non-regulated qualifications in a wide range of subjects. On successful graduation you will receive a Focus Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Diploma from My Distance Learning College.

Although the course is comprehensive and informative, we do expect you to carry out your own investigations. After all, if you are not prepared to do your own research, you should be asking yourself if this is the right subject choice for you!

NO FINAL EXAM!

If the prospect of exams frightens the life out of you, there is even more good news. There is NO FINAL EXAM!

The low price of the course includes dedicated tutor support, regular critique and feedback, and all assignments are marked by one of our professional tutors. You can even pay by instalments if funds are tight.

What are you waiting for? Book your course today and start improving your career prospects tomorrow!

EXCLUSIVE HIGH-VALUE PACKAGE FOR STUDENTS - FREE!

When you become a Student of My Distance Learning College you are eligible to receive the following:

1. A fully functioning business website, with free personal domain name and hosting for one year worth at least £175

2. Professional listing on an online directory exclusively for graduates of My Distance Learning College Courses, which lets the world know that you're qualified - worth £39.99

3. Career consultancy and free CV appraisal by one of the industry leaders in the UK - worth £64.99

4. Employment tools, including expert advice on interview preparation - worth at least £67

Total Value is a minimum of £346.98 – it's almost as if you're getting your course for nothing!

What are you waiting for – order TODAY and get your career into overdrive.

Great news! We are now able to offer a next day delivery service that provides you with a specific time slot by email or SMS for when your course materials will arrive. No more sitting in all day!

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Thank you for contacting My Distance Learning College Blue. You will receive a basic nail kit with this course, if you wish to have all the materials that you need to do the course then can purchase the course found on this link: http://mydistance-learning-college.com/nail-technician-course-44.html
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Hi ive just purchased your nail technician course through wowcher but cant seem to put the course in my online basket please advise. thanks clare
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Thank you for contacting My Distance Learning College Clare. Once you have selected your course, tick the correct options in the blue box on the right named 'Your Order' and click 'Enrol Now'. Your order will then show up, place your voucher code in the 'Discount Codes' box and proceed to checkout. If you are still having issues please contact us on 0800 622 6157 and we will be happy to assist you.
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I live in Ireland - can i still do this course?
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Thank you for contacting My Distance Learning College Clair. Yes, As My Distance Learning College courses are all home study you will be studying from home. All you will need is access to the internet. There will be a small additional charge for postage outside the UK if you select 'Hard Copy', please contact us for more information on your specific circumstances.
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