Nail Art Level 3 Diploma

Our course code: NB008

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Perfect for beginners with a creative flare or beauty therapists looking to enhance their services, this award-winning Nail Art Diploma will teach you all the tricks to stunning nail designs. From dotting flowers, marbling and animal print, to gem application, glitter and flicks, you’ll be able to create nail art that embraces all the latest trends with confidence! This online course covers the correct use of tools, from using foiling tape to brush applications, as well as the all-important aftercare knowledge to ensure your artistry is long-lasting. Enrol today to add this must-have skill to your beauty catalogue. 

What to expect on this Nail Art Level 3 Diploma?

When you enrol, we’ll first introduce the foundations associated with working in the beauty industry. For instance, you’ll learn the importance of interacting with clients, promoting your services, and being effective at work. Secondly, you’ll gain some insight into the body, its systems, as well as nail and skin healthcare. As such, you’ll look at areas such as the structure of nails, muscles of the hand, and the link between blood and the lymph. In addition, you’ll cover the function of skin and nails, looking at various diseases and disorders. This is important to know before engaging in any kind of nail treatment.

Finally, we’ll show you how to create dazzling nail designs using a variety of key nail art tools. For instance, you’ll learn how to use nail art pens, gems, glitter and dotting tools to paint, decorate and enhance nails to perfection.  As a result, you’ll be able to offer the nail art services to all your clients when you complete the course.

Who is this online Nail Art Level 3 Course ideal for?

Our Nail Art Level 3 Diploma was created for nail technicians looking to add another string to their bow. Likewise, it was created for people with creative flair, an eye for design, or a passion for beauty and nails. It’s also a great starting point for students looking to study art design at a higher level. The course covers everything you’ll need to be able to work as a nail artist when you complete the course. So, whether you want to work in a salon, a spa, or even add a new service to your existing business, you can.

Key Takeaways

  • Award-winning course designed for aspiring nail artists
  • Learn about the basic tools to create next-level nail designs
  • With this course, you’ll be able to apply for professional insurance
  • Gain the ability to advise clients about all things nail art
  • Start your own nail art business and be your own boss
  • Assessments completed and submitted online
  • Study at your own pace anytime, anywhere, anyhow

Discover the wonderful world of nail art and learn to decorate nails using the coolest tools for the best finish.

  • Study with winners

    We’re an award-winning learning provider and have been recognised for our cutting-edge learning techniques.

  • Get insured

    By completing this course you will be able to gain insurance to work on clients.

  • At your own pace

    Study this course as quickly or slowly as you wish; we’ll work at a speed that suits you.

  • Awarding body: IPHM (International Practitioners Of Holistic Medicine)
  • Our course code: NB008
  • Official Qualification Title: Nail Art Diploma

Study Hours

The recommended number of study hours for this course is 50.

Study Method

Your course will be studied through distance learning, meaning you can learn the course at a time and place that suits you. Your course materials will be available to you online via tutorial videos and eBooks. Tutor support is available by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

  • 26 video tutorials guiding you through every aspect of every treatment
  • 4 easy to follow downloadable eBooks in 21 units, designed to enhance your progressive learning techniques
  • Easy online learning via your mobile, tablet and PC
  • Full support and guidance from working professionals


As you progress, you’ll be assessed at the end of each unit via multiple-choice questions that test your understanding. Once you’ve achieved the desired pass percentage, you’ll move on to the next module. Units and tests can be retaken at any time to strengthen your knowledge.

Course Outcomes

Once you have passed the course, your Diploma Certificate will be available for download via the portal and stored for you. You have lifetime access to the portal so you can return at any time using your tutorials and eBooks as a reference.

Additional Information

Official Qualification Title - Nail Art Diploma

Difficulty - Level 3

Entry requirements - There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.

Course Content

1: Foundation
  • Personal Standards and Practice
  • Hygiene
  • Effective Communication with Clients
  • Business Promotion
  • Preparation of the Work Area
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Being effective at Work
  • Promoting Products & Services
  • Retail Specific Legislation
  • Reception Duties
  • Taking Payments & Methods
2: Anatomy and Physiology - Nails
  • Structure of the Nail
  • Bones & the Muscular System
  • Skin Types & Skin Structure
  • The Lymphatic System
3: Nail and Skin Healthcare
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Disorders
4: Nail Art
  • Nail Art Application & Designs
  • Your Freestyle Designs

Frequently Asked Questions

We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee includes tutor support for 12 months.

There will be an additional charge to purchase and add the practical nail art kit to your course package. Speak to a course adviser for more details.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for the specified duration of your course.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

Please check our main FAQs section or Contact Us, we have experienced course advisers who will be delighted to help!