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Nail & Beauty Care (Nail Technician)

Monday, 6 March 2017

Nail & Beauty Care (Nail Technician)

Course Code: CI061NT
Course Level: 5
QQI Award Title: Beauty Therapy
QQI Award Letters: 5M3471
Certification: ITEC (International Therapies Examination Council)

Course Duration: 1 Year

Nail and Beauty Care (Nail Technician)

Course Description
This course is designed for students who are interested in the area of nail extensions. It will provide students with the skills, knowledge and qualifications required to work as a nail technician. Further, it will also equip students to efficiently carry out tanning and nail art treatments.
Students will study and practice manicure treatments, pedicure treatments, nail extension systems (gel, acrylic, fiberglass, overlays), nail art, anatomy and physiology and product knowledge/cosmetic science. Work experience is an integral part of the nail technician course.
Course Content

  • Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing
  • Beauty Industry Ethics and Practice
  • Nail Technology
  • Body Message and Figure Analysis
  • Skin Care, Eye Treatments and Make-up
  • Work Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Anatomy Physiology
Career Opportunities
Graduates of the course may obtain employment in nail bars, tanning studios, health spas, beauty salons, sales representatives or be self-employed. As this course is internationally recognised, students are insurable and can travel with their qualifications.
Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Additional Requirements
Students must purchase a Professional Kit and Uniform for the course.
All Examination Fees are payable prior to commencement of the course.