VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology

Do you dream of becoming a nail technician? Learn the skills and carve your own nail technician career within 5 months.

Student Reviews
4.97 (62 vote)
402 students enrolled
Tutors: Anetta Molnar
Course Highlights

Only one full day and one half day a week for 17 weeks

Career in the beauty industry

No experience needed

Valuable certificate accredited by VTCT

Choose this course if:

You want to create gorgeous nails of various lengths, shapes and colours.
You are creative and patient
You love chatting to people
You would love to transform your clients looks with your skills
You are open to learn new ideas and techniques
You have a great eye for detail
You thrive from being busy
You want your clients to walk away feeling beautiful and confident

The course is designed for those who have no experience but are passionate to start a new career and learn techniques to enhance their employment in the nail industry.

Do you want…

*A career that fits into your life commitments
*To book your own clients and charge your own prices
*To work as a nail technician in a spa or salon or work freelance or from home
*To use your artistic skills to design and create cutting edge barbering looks
*Enhance your beauty techniques and make money from your passion
*To start a new career today!

If you…

*Have no previous training
*Have limited time to study
*Don’t want to spend years as a barbering apprentice
*Can’t pay upfront to fund your new career
*Are determined to create a better future your family
*Long for financial security in a career you love
Then you are in the right place at JUST the right time

By the end of this course will you will know

Create stunning nail art designs using a range of polishes, detailing and brush sizes
Build strong gel nails with tips and how to remove them safely without causing damage to the nails
Give clients attractive hands and feet with manicure and pedicure treatments using filing techniques, cuticle treatments, removing excess hard skin, massage and a suitable nail finish
Build a professional and genuine relationship with your client using confidence tips to fulfil client consultations and to use gently psychology to encourage your clients to try new services and products to keep up in the competitive world of the beauty industry
Maintain a safe and hygienic working practice
Arrange and position eye-popping displays in your own salon to sell more promotional stock
Safely using an electric file to prepare and finish any overlay materials

You also get:

Unlimited guidance and strategic planning sessions with our careers advisor and access after you graduate. He will work with you to discover what career path you enjoy in the nail industry and help to set you up for employment, no matter what avenue you choose, e.g freelance, rent a chair in a salon or opening up your own salon. You also have free access to our vacancy database to help you find employment when you graduate.

Access to the FREE website builder

You don’t have to rely on willpower and panic to create your professional website, or even pay a penny to a web hosting company.

Take full advantage of our FREE website builder that includes everything from your portfolio, an about me page to a contact form where clients can request your services by sending you an email that will be redirected to your personal email address.

It’s simple, create your quick website using the pre-edited sections, all you have to do is plug in your personality, upload your photos and you are ready to book clients!

What will I achieve?

When you graduate, you’ll receive an internationally recognised VTCT Level 3 Diploma certificate, recognised by the UK’s leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) You can work in the beauty industry straight away as a junior nail technician or choose to develop your skills with further training.

You can complete this course in just 4 months!

Learn from Industry Professionals:

At CPBA we have 10 Years of experience in Government funding and employment strategies for people wanted to gain a career in the beauty industry. We have helped 5,000 job seekers go from struggling to land a job interview to living their dream job in as little as 6 months.

How long is the course?

You can graduate in 17 weeks by attending 1 full day and 1 half day at our salon. This is your fast track way to launch a new career. You NEED to have a passion in barbering and commit to practising the techniques in your spare time to fully benefit from the quick pace.

How will I learn?

You will be tutored by a hair industry professional who will guide you through practical lessons with practise on yourself, other clients, manicure hands and real clients. They will push you to reach your goals and you will be assessed on your theory skills with written assignments to make sure you fully understand the importance of nail anatomy.

In the classroom you have the tutors full attention by working in a small group with 12 other students.

Requirements

*Aged 19 or over
*To wear a black uniform including black flat shoes, we provide you with 1 free CPBA t-shirt
*Purchase your own nail kit (available to purchase from the Academy)

How to pay for the course:

The total cost of the course is £3,345 but you may be eligible for free funding if.

*You are over the 19 and successful with the application of an Advanced Learner Loan, you will pay this back when you earn more than £25,000 a year.
You are required to pay a £50 administration fee that will be deducted from your kit fee once you start the course.

For more information regarding our terms and conditions and if you are eligible for free funding please visit Free Funding

What career opportunities do I have?

You can work…

  • In a commercial salon
  • As part of retail concession in a nail bar
  • Be Independent, go self-employed, be mobile, work as a home-based nail technician

What will I achieve?

When you graduate, you’ll receive an internationally recognised VTCT Level 2 Diploma certificate, recognised by the UK’s leading barbering association (BBA). You can choose to graduate as a State Registered Barber (SRB) with The Hairdressing Council.You can work in the hair industry straight away as a junior men’s hairdresser. or choose to develop your skills with further training.

About the Tutors

Anetta Molnar
Further Info

5 Instructor Rating
12080 Reviews
57897 Students
2 Courses

I teach L3 Nail technology here at CPBA.
I enjoy sharing my knowledge with the students.
My expertise is sculpted gel nails.
In my spare time I like watching movies with my friends.

Reviews

  • AS
    Anna Sikorska

    A lot of practice lessons, very helpful tutors. It was motivating for me to learn from my mistakes.

  • KS
    Katarzyna Szymczak

    I loved the training. Straight after completing the course I’ve been offered a job at CPBA and I love every minute of it ever since.

  • IS
    Iliyana Stoyanova

    Everything was perfect . I’m very impressed by Candor Professional Beauty Academy. I learned new treatments and I filled up the gaps in my knowledge which improved my career.

  • BM
    Borana Moutso

    The best thing it was the lessons with the tutor and my classmates. We re-ally enjoyed learning together.

  • AN
    Alexandra Nagy

    Everything was nice, friendly. Lessons were interesting and the activities made learning very easy.

  • KDS
    Kelly Da Silva

    I have learnt a lot during my time in the course even new things that never thought I’d learn. My tutor found ways to keep the course interesting such as playing games that helped us remember what we have learnt.

  • S
    Sandra

    I liked the course and gave me more experience and knowledge in the field.

  • LH
    Laura Hughes

    At beauty college, I completed a level two and level three in nail technology. When I finished training CPBA, I continued to practice and study, focusing on acrylics because that is what I wanted to work with. I created social media accounts to connect with people in my area and then my career just went from there! I now have a business with regular clients and I rent space at Glamour Ready, a salon in Walton on the Hill, Surrey. The skills and qualifications that I have gained from going to beauty school have enabled me to be able to work within salons and push myself within self employ-ment where there are no limits to my success. I always wanted to be self employed so it could fit around my daughter and so I could provide a better future for her. One day, I would like to open my own salon and bring out my own brand of nail products.

  • AM
    Anetta Molnar

    I had a little bit of previous experience and I was already interested in nails, so I decided to get a professional qualification to help me with my next step. I completed a level three diploma in nail tech-nology at CPBA. The beauty course went for 17 weeks, part-time at one and a half days each week. I really enjoyed my beauty train-ing. Everyone was helpful and my tutor knew a lot. It was just a re-ally good atmosphere to learn in. Once I finished the beauty thera-py course, I began to work in a salon as a nail technician. After about six months I was given the opportunity to teach at CPBA and I’ve now been tutoring at the beauty academy for about two years and I absolutely love it, it’s amazing.

  • IJ
    Irmina Jurkute

    I have learned new things and I met amazing people on the course. Ivett is an amazing tutor and really appreciate her support. After I completed the course I have managed to find a job.

  • MED
    Maria Emilia Dobreanu

    I’m very happy about the course and the opportunities it gave me. I have started teaching for CPBA as a trainee tutor after I completed my qualification.

  • IS
    Izabela Seledec

    The course made me more confident in my skills as a nail technician. The days fit around my schedule which was really good.

  • JR
    Jurate Rudzeviciene

    Good teacher. The course was easy to understand.

  • JZ
    Joanna Ziemianoka

    Everything was brilliant. Especially that I can open my salon now.

  • AGF
    Alina Gina Farcutiu

    I have learnt everything I needed for having a career in nail technology. I have since acquired a position as a nail technician.

  • DD
    Denitsa Doncheva

    Everything was on the highest level. This course changed my life completely.

  • AT
    Alexandra Turczer
  • NA
    Negoslava Angelova

    My tutor was really experienced and very professional.

  • IM
    Ivett Marczinka
  • AZ
    Alena Zolcerova

    I learnt new nail art techniques which was very important to me.

  • DS
    Diana Sava

    The qualification gave me a chance to become a professional nail technician and for me this is a big opportunity.Di

  • AB
    Anca Bodare
  • AS
    Adrienn Suba
  • TT
    Timea Tamas
  • SD
    Svetlana Dimitrova
  • EV
    Egle Vilutyte

    Anetta our tutor gave us really good theory and also the game with phones and computer made lessons very interesting.

  • IM
    Ioana Marin

    The best of my training was my tutor Ivett who explained every-thing very well and was extremely helpful.

  • BG
    Beatrice Grigore

    I really liked the course and my tutor. I’m very happy.

  • IP
    Ildiko Popovics

    The teacher was the best thing. The practical was very good.

  • ET
    Elena Tolumi
  • KDS
    Kelly Da Silva

    My tutor Emilia taught us in a fun way as we got to play a game in order to remember what we learnt.

  • MP
    Misbah Parveen
  • J
    Julinda
  • JS
    Joanna Szyler
  • RC
    Rushia Campbell

    Throughout the course I learnt new things every day, which made me much more advanced. I have built a massive client base due to learning nail form, which a lot of nail techs don’t do.

  • BM
    Berna Mazici

    Thank you for the amazing opportunity to learn with you. This course has given me confidence to begin my own business.

  • ED
    Eleonora Dimitrova
  • ZD
    Zhenya Dimitrova
  • IN
    Ivett Nyiri

    Everything was nice and organised.

  • ET
    Elena Tolumi

    The whole experience was excellent.

  • AMS
    Ana Maria Suci

    Very happy with everything.

  • VT
    Vanya Toleva

    It was really good. I learnt a lot.

  • IM
    Ioana Marin

    Excellent teacher.

  • PT
    Patricia Thismanga

    Ivett was an excellent tutor.

  • MD
    Mihai Diana-Georgiana

    Ivett is the best. She taught me a lot.

  • VS
    Victoria Surdu
  • EL
    Elena Lungu
  • MS
    Marietta Suto
  • HS
    Hajnalka Szoke

    Lot of new information. lot of practice but I enjoyed it a lot.

  • ATK
    Arun Tony Knemlan

    Very happy with the course, the tutor really helped. I opened my own salon after I finished.

  • TV
    Tsvetelina Vasileva

    The whole experience was amazing. My tutor Ivett taught us every-thing that we need to know to become good nail technicians.

  • CLF
    Cosmina Laura Ferenti
  • JS
    Joanna Szyler

    The assessor was really helpful and gave me support.

  • RB
    Rozalia Blanka

    Every time I learnt new, interesting things.

  • SD
    Stanisa Dimitrova

    Best training I’ve ever received.

  • JAG
    Jolanta Anna Gazda
  • YK
    Yulia Kim

    My tutor Anetta was very professional, competent and very nice person. I’m more than happy to progress onto L3 with Anetta as she is the best for me.

  • AZ
    Alena Zolcerova

    I learnt a lot of things about nails.

  • ED
    Elena Diaconu

    Excellent.

  • IB
    Ioana Belet
  • ST
    Seble Tamiru
  • KSS
    Klaudia Sarkadi Szabo