What is the course about?
Why should I choose the course?
By choosing this course you will gain the skills required to successfully perform gel nail polish. Whether you have previously completed a beauty/nail qualification or are new to the industry and would like the skills to perform the treatment yourself safely, you will benefit from this course. You may wish to upskill for your professional development, allowing you the opportunity to add value to your business. Alternatively, you could offer this treatment on a self-employed basis, earning up to £25 per hour depending on your area.
What will I learn?
During this course you will learn the following:
- Maintaining safe and effective working methods when applying gel polish
- Consultation and preparation techniques
- Contra indications which may prevent or restrict the treatment
- Correctly identify the products, tools and equipment required to perform the treatment
- Perform the treatment in line with the national occupational standards
- Identify contra actions which may occur and have the confidence to respond
- Recognise the features and benefits of the treatment
- Communicate aftercare advice effectively to your client.
What will the course lead on to?
Upon completion, you may progress on to the VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology or the VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Specialist Techniques. We also offer a number of introductory courses across the hairdressing, media, and beauty sector, which you may wish to undertake to further develop your skills.
Are there any links with industry and university?
Your tutors are experienced industry professionals who will provide opportunities for you to meet other individuals in the beauty industry and prove your potential. It is always good practice to gain industry experience, although a work placement is not a necessary requirement of this course.
You will have the opportunity to take part in exciting trips to events such as Professional Beauty North. Guest Speakers will also be attending the college on occasion to discuss further progression opportunities and share the latest industry tips and trends.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
By choosing to study at Warrington & Vale Royal College, you are benefitting from a first-rate learning experience. You will be learning in a real working salon and building up your skills using industry-standard equipment. You will learn from skilled tutors with extensive industry experience.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no entry requirements for this course besides a genuine interest in gel nails.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no additional costs associated with this course.
Monday 23 May 2022
08:30 - 17:00
Warrington & Winsford campuses
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