Nail Technician Course - Accredited Level 3 Course - includes Certificate

Oplex Careers


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£19 inc VAT (was £249.99)
Offer ends 24 November 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
60 Hours
6 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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The online Nail Technician Course from Oplex Careers has been designed to help learners understand the principles of starting, running and managing a successful nail technician business, learning the key skills and practices as a nail technician, discussing importance health and safety and popular treatments.

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Course Description

This Nail Technician Course will provide learners with an insight into starting and running a successful nail business. Whether you are currently in the industry, or just want to know more for yourself, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Nail Technician Course is split into the following modules:

  • Important tips for succeeding in the Nail Technician business
  • Mobile Nail technicians and nail anatomy
  • Avoiding allergies of the skin
  • Manicure: Trade tools
  • Pedicures and treatment using paraffin wax
  • Acrylic (synthetic fibre) Nails
  • The ultraviolet gel nails
  • Applying Nail Wraps
  • Nail art and silk nail
  • Nail disorders
  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Nail Technician Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Nail Technician Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Nail Technician Course.

Course Duration

The online Nail Technician Course requires 60 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Nail Technician Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Nail Technician Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Nail Technician Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

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Chi Nguyen asked:

Hi, would this course have a certificate at the end?what is the overall title for this course? would I be qualified to do nails on clients?


Yes once successfully completed your course and Final Assessment, our team will process and send your accredited certificate to you via email. This will be the Nail Technician Training - CPD Level 3 course. This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by employers across the UK. This is not equivalent to a formal qualification.

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mina asked:

Does this course advise where we can get the practical equipment from and what is needed for each type of nail art


This course will discuss how to practically work as a nail technician. There will be general advice on working in the field, although specific details about where to purchase will not be covered. Thanks

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Adrienne asked:

Does this course advise where we can get the practical equipment from and what is needed for each type of nail art


Hi, Thanks for getting in touch. This course is CPD Accredited which is training related to professional development and is recognised by schools and employers across the UK. Many of our learners use this course and certificate to support job applications as well as helping them move into further training required by their employer. Once you have registered onto your course, our team receive your order then send over your login details to get started right away. Hope this helps.

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