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Nail Technician at QLS Level 2 & Start Your Own Business at QLS Level 2

Nail Technician at QLS Level 2 & Start Your Own Business at QLS Level 2
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This home study course would be of great help to anyone considering starting their own nail business. It combines a theoretical introduction to various nail treatments and elements of professional practice with a direct focus on the technicalities of starting your own business, including how to secure that all important bank loan. It is also a great preparation for further study and any future practical training.

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Nail Technician at QLS Level 2 & Start Your Own Business at QLS Level 2

Course code: BNL04

Delivery method: Paper Based or Online

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: ABC Awards and Certa Award Certificate of achievement at QLS Level 2

This home study course would be of great help to anyone considering starting their own nail business. It combines a theoretical introduction to various nail treatments and elements of professional practice with a direct focus on the technicalities of starting your own business, including how to secure that all important bank loan. It is also a great preparation for further study and any future practical training.

 

On this distance learning course you’ll learn all about the following:

  • Manicuring nails
  • Decorating nails with coloured varnish, glitter, gems or special designs
  • Applying false nails or nail extensions
  • Cleaning nails
  • Discussing with your clients what would be most suitable for them

You will also learn about some of the practical problems of starting your own business, details of which can be seen below.

Content

1. Your professional image

  • Health and safety
  • Professional salon conduct towards clients and colleagues
  • Professional ethics
  • Professional ethics towards clients and colleagues
  • Your professional appearance

 

2. Bacteria and other infectious agents

  • Bacteria types
  • Nail fungal infections
  • Sterilisation
  • Sanitation
  • Disinfection

 

3. Safety in the Salon

  • Chemicals used by Nail Technicians
  • Overexposure to chemicals
  • Eye protection
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

 

4. Understanding Chemicals

  • Matter and energy
  • Properties of matter
  • Energy
  • Element, atom, compound and molecule
  • Vapours
  • Chemical reactions
  • Catalysts
  • Adhesion
  • Primers
  • Monomers and polymers
  • Light and energy

 

5. 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

 

6. Nail Anatomy

  • Nails and disorders
  • Symptoms

 

7. Skin and its disorders

  • Function of the skin
  • Skins structure
  • Epidermis
  • Dermis
  • Nourishment
  • Nerves
  • Skin glands
  • Skin disorders

 

8. Client Consultation

  • Clients needs
  • Clients lifestyle
  • Client record card

 

9. Manicuring

  • Supplies
  • Sanitation of implements
  • Materials and containers
  • Nail cosmetic supplies
  • Table top set up
  • Nail shape
  • Plain manicure
  • Finishing the nails
  • Male manicure
  • Paraffin wax treatment
  • Hand massage

 

10. Basic Pedicure

  • Supplies
  • Pre-service
  • Performing a pedicure
  • Foot massage

 

11. Advanced Nail Techniques

  • Nail Tips
  • Application

 

12. Acrylic Overlay Tips

  • Acrylic powers
  • Supplies
  • Pre-service
  • Application
  • Refills
  • Maintenance
  • Removal

 

13. U.V. Gel System

  • Preparation
  • French manicure
  • Gel maintenance
  • Gel removal

 

14. Nail Wraps

  • Supplies
  • Pre-service
  • Application
  • Maintaining,
  • Removing
  • Repairing fabric wraps
  • Nail art

 

15. Areas of Nail Technician Work

  • Mobile
  • Home-based
  • Salon-based

 

16. Safety at Work

  • Control of substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • Electric files

 

17. Aromatherapy recipes for Manicures and Pedicures

  • Cuticle softening treatment
  • Nail strengthening treatment
  • Tired, swollen feet
  • Cracked and dry feet

 

Starting your Own Business Section

  • Unit 1 – Starting a Small Business
  • Unit 2 – Ways of Starting a Small Business
  • Unit 3 – Fraud and Theft
  • Unit 4 – Marketing
  • Unit 5 – Advertising your Business
  • Unit 6 – The Business Plan

 

Qualification Information

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Study

Paper Based Version

The course comes to you as a paper-based pack delivered by courier.

You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments.

Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor.

Online Version

Our online A-Level courses are fully digitised versions of the paper-courses, so you can study on any PC or smart device when connected to the internet.

As with the paper course, your online learning programme is completely flexible, so you can study at a pace that suits you.

All of our online course content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective.

Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.