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Overview
 

Prior study is not a prerequisite - you just need a passion for the subject matter!

Over recent years there has been a huge increase in demand for personal grooming products, and an upsurge in gymnasium attendance as people try to emulate the pristine appearance of their favourite music, film or soap stars, as well as 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.

MATERIALS
 

One of the key benefits of studying with My Distance Learning College is that, unlike other distance learning providers, we deliver the entire package of learning materials in a single dispatch.

This enables our students to get a real feel for the overall structure and content of the study pack, and chart their progress much more effectively. The modular method of delivery favoured by other providers fragments the learning process and actively prevents students from moving faster through sections they are more confident with, or taking more time over the deeper concepts that require more thought and comprehension.

REQUIREMENTS
 

A reasonable level of literacy is required, but there are no entry restrictions.

You just need a keen interest in the subject, and will ideally have studied the subject or ancillary disciplines at a lower level if you want to progress quickly.

Non-Regulated Qualification Endorsed by Focus Awards under the FQP Scheme
 

This is a non-regulated qualification endorsed by Focus Awards under their Focus on Quality Provision (FQP) Scheme.

Focus Awards is a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) and is regulated by Ofqual. Established 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 completion you will receive a Focus Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Diploma from My Distance Learning College.

Although the materials are 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!

Although, there are no entry requirements, you do need a reasonable level of literacy to be able to both understand the concepts introduced, and get the most out of the materials.

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. Personal listing in an online directory exclusively for graduates of My Distance Learning College, which lets the world know of your success and achievement - 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 –

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 study pack 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 your studies you will receive a certificate of achievement in Nail Technician from Focus Awards.

This is a non-regulated qualification which is endorsed by Focus Awards under the FQP scheme. They are not nationally recognised qualifications; on successful completion of your studies you will receive a Focus Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Diploma from MyDistance Learning College.

Focus Awards is regulated as an Awarding Organisation by Ofqual, the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Non-regulated qualifications endorsed under the FQP scheme 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.

Who is this for?
 

You will receive a thorough grounding in all aspects of massage, from learning the basics of anatomy and skin care through to detailed information on massage techniques, client consultation, and alternative massage techniques. The extensive section on the effects and benefits of massage is one of our students' favourites, and the materials also teach you the necessary business aspects of working both in a salon or for somebody else, and the considerations you need to take into account. In fact, there is little (if anything!) the learning materials leave out; there is no stone left unturned. By the time you complete your studies you'll be raring to go!.

What will I cover?
 

Your studies will cover 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, so be prepared to use your initiative to fully answer the assignments.

Is it accredited?
 

This is a non-regulated qualification endorsed by Focus Awards under the FQP scheme.

Although the learning materials are 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!

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. A certificate of achievement will be issued by Focus Awards on successful completion of all the assignments.

Is this a nationally recognised qualification?
 

No, this is a non-regulated qualification which has been endorsed by Focus Awards under their FQP scheme

What will my studies prepare me for?
 

The learning 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.

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 enrol?
 

We will send you ALL the learning 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?
 

Your studies 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, you can complete your studies in about 100 study hours. There are no other deadlines to meet.

Is there a word count for my assignments?
 

Although a word count is not given for the tutor marked assignments, it is important that you demonstrate to your tutor that you have fully understood the questions; a comprehensive Study Guide is included with your materials. Many students start slowly at first, but your tutor will give guidance to help and encourage you to improve.

Can I cancel if I do not think this is right for me?
 

Yes, you can return your materials 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 complete my studies?
 

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.

Are the learning materials paper-based or online?
 

If you select the hardcopy option above, your materials are paper-based and come in a sturdy folder. Alternatively, start your studies immediately and save £££’s by studying exclusively online, with full access to your learning 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

Level 3 Nail Technician

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Overview
 

Prior study is not a prerequisite - you just need a passion for the subject matter!

Over recent years there has been a huge increase in demand for personal grooming products, and an upsurge in gymnasium attendance as people try to emulate the pristine appearance of their favourite music, film or soap stars, as well as 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.

MATERIALS
 

One of the key benefits of studying with My Distance Learning College is that, unlike other distance learning providers, we deliver the entire package of learning materials in a single dispatch.

This enables our students to get a real feel for the overall structure and content of the study pack, and chart their progress much more effectively. The modular method of delivery favoured by other providers fragments the learning process and actively prevents students from moving faster through sections they are more confident with, or taking more time over the deeper concepts that require more thought and comprehension.

REQUIREMENTS
 

A reasonable level of literacy is required, but there are no entry restrictions.

You just need a keen interest in the subject, and will ideally have studied the subject or ancillary disciplines at a lower level if you want to progress quickly.

Non-Regulated Qualification Endorsed by Focus Awards under the FQP Scheme
 

This is a non-regulated qualification endorsed by Focus Awards under their Focus on Quality Provision (FQP) Scheme.

Focus Awards is a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) and is regulated by Ofqual. Established 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 completion you will receive a Focus Awards Certificate of Achievement and a Diploma from My Distance Learning College.

Although the materials are 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!

Although, there are no entry requirements, you do need a reasonable level of literacy to be able to both understand the concepts introduced, and get the most out of the materials.

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. Personal listing in an online directory exclusively for graduates of My Distance Learning College, which lets the world know of your success and achievement - 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 –

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 study pack 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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