East London Beauty Academy


NVQ Level 3 Nail Technician Diploma Course

Information and details for this Nail Course 

itec beauty courses at east london beauty academy Duration 3 Months beauty mani-pedi course


£1,550 inc registration Fee    

This course can be paid by installments (Discount given on group bookings)

Course Induction 26th March 2018
Days Tuesdays

Times 5.00 pm - 8.30 pm

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con info General Advice, Learner Guidance Notes and structure of the Qualification

In today's modern salon beauty Treatments have become more sophisticated.  New technology advances in the beauty industry means that salons are now able to offer their clients a wider range of Beauty Treatments that will give them better results with their treatments. Nail Technician Treatment Information

The aim of this level 3 Nail Technician Diploma Course is to provide learners with the necessary theory and practical skills so that they can provide Nail Technician Treatments Course. Click here for details from ITEC Website

con info Course Subjects taught on this Course

Enhance and Maintain Nails Using UV Gel

Enhance and Maintain Nails Using Liquid and Powder
Monitor Procedures to Safely Control Work Operations
Develop a Range of Creative Nail Images
Plan and Create Nail Art Designs
Prepare and Finish Nail Overlays Using Electric Files
Enhance and Maintain Nails Using Wraps
Contribute to the Planning and Implementation of Promotional Activities


con info Guided learning hours for Mandatory units: 

Guided learning hours are ‘a notional measure of the substance of a qualification. They include an estimate of the time that might be allocated to direct teaching or instruction together with other structured learning time such as directed assignments, assessments on the job or supported individual study and practice. They exclude Learner initiated private study.

con info How will I be assessed and graded in this Qualification

This qualification will be internally assessed using the assessment of skills as set out below. Once all of the treatment evidence documentation, assignments and underpinning knowledge have been completed, the Learners folder will be presented to the ITEC External Verifier, who will  verify a minimum of treatment evidence documentation and assignments

con info How will this Qualification be Graded

  • Learners must achieve a pass grade in all technical and underpinning knowledge units to achieve the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technician
  • It is the aggregate mark of all the units that forms the overall grade of the qualification – Pass, Merit or Distinction
  • Assignments and treatment evidence documentation are graded pass or refer
  • If a Learner is unsuccessful in any area, they will be re-assessed only in the unit(s) where they were referred
  • Referrals must be completed within one year of the original assessment. The remainder of the Candidate’s results will stay in the ITEC system until all aspects of each unit have been allocated a pass grade

con info What resources will there be from East London Beauty academy

  • East London Beauty Academy will provide works stations and trolleys for each Learner.
  • Learners will be made aware of the amount of consumables they will required to provide.
  • East London beauty Academy will ensure there is one unit between each student. 

con info Practical Assessment Sequence

Once all aspects of the mandatory units have been completed, Candidates will be expected to complete a final internal practical assessment with their Lecturer/Internal Assessor. 

The Practical assessment sequence is Approximately 1 Hour

con info What can I expect at the Assessment

  • Oral questions may be asked at any time during the assessment
  • Consultation forms must be filled in by each Candidate for each unit and made available for the ITEC Assessor to check. These should be reviewed and completed at the end of the Treatment and will be taken away by the Assessor
  • Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellent hygiene and client care throughout as well as competence in their relevant skills
  • The Assessor may reduce the treatment timings, as the examination is a demonstration of the Candidate’s professionalism and their accomplished technique
  • Approximate time allocated for changeover of practical examination groups – 15 minutes Treatment Evidence
  • Treatment evidence documentation must be completed under the supervision of a Lecturer who must monitor the quality of the treatments performed throughout the Candidate’s training to ensure that they meet the ITEC criteria. The criteria are detailed on the Treatment Evidence Guidance Forms
  • The Treatment Evidence Guidance Form for each unit should be completed and placed with the treatment evidence for verification by the ITEC Assessor 
  • If the treatment evidence documents do not meet the ITEC criteria, the ITEC Assessor will complete a Candidate Referral Form to help the Candidate strengthen the documentation to gain a pass grade
  • The treatment evidence must be submitted to the Academy office with all the recommended changes within 3 months of the practical Assessment. Extensions to this time frame must be applied for in writing with the relevant supporting evidence supplied. Please ensure that only photocopies are submitted, as treatment evidence documentation will not be returned 

con info Opportunities for Progression

Once Candidates have achieved this Qualification they may progress on to other ITEC or equivalent qualifications at Level 2 and 3, for example

  • Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Level 3 Diploma in Massage and Electrotherapy Treatments
  • Level 3 Diploma in Spa and Body Treatments
  • Level 3 Diploma in Nail Treatments
  • Level 3 Diploma in Fashion and Specialised Make-up

con info What can I do with this Diploma after I have qualified

This Diploma qualifies Graduates to operate their own salon or home visiting practice. Graduates can also gain employment in Beauty Salons, Hotels, Health Clubs, Spas and Cruise Liners Relationship to National Occupational Standards (NOS)

ITEC has mapped to National Occupational Standards where they exist. ITEC has ensured that best practice in the workplace has been reflected in the syllabus. ITEC has linked the qualification to the relative job roles as well as ensuring that the syllabus reflects the required level of knowledge and ability for the Skincare and Make-up Therapist at Level 2 Professional Body Membership and Insurance

Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance can be obtained via The Complementary Therapists Association (www.CThA.com) and other Industry Associations who recognise the ITEC Diploma

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