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York College

This is a highly creative course, designed to develop your artistic flair. You will be training in a fully operational salon and retail environment, providing the very latest nail treatments to paying clients. You will develop your existing skills, but you will also train in nail art, gel and fibreglass.

Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course will have a Level 2 in Nail Services, or equivalent, and will need to be enthusiastic and motivated to succeed on the course.

You will need to purchase an overall and a kit.

Models will be needed to develop skills.

Home study will consist of revision for tests and practising skills.

Dates and Times

19th September 2017 - 3rd July 2018

Time: 18.00pm - 21.00pm

 Day: Tuesday

Course Content

  • Enhance and maintain nails using UV gel
  • Enhance and maintain nails using liquid and powder
  • Enhance and maintain nails using wraps
  • Plan and create nail art design
  • Develop creative nail images
  • Plan and provide airbrush designs
  • Prepare and finish nails with electric files


It is a suitable qualification if you are looking to start you own freelance business or offer additional services within your salon.

Course Fees

The cost of this course was £3,345 in 2016 but this may change in 2017.

Courses costing more than £100 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

How to Apply

Applications should be made to the College and you may be required to have an interview. Once applications open, you can apply online on the web page of your chosen course, collect an application form from the College, or request a paper or PDF copy from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01904 770400.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770400.

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