Nail Technician Diploma Level 3

Our course code: NB002

Course fee £495 or from £37 per month

Enrol on this course

Find your creative escape with this award-winning 5-in-1 course and master the essentials needed to practice nail care in a salon or freelancecovering everything from nail artistry to grooming and healthcare. Once qualified with our Nail Technician Level 3 Diploma, you’ll be able to design, apply, maintain and remove fibreglassacrylics and silks, plus more! Whether it’s a special occasion or a peaceful hour, clients will return for your latest trends, quality service and artistic flare! Enrol today to become the ultimate Nail Technician. 

What to expect on this Nail Technician Diploma Level 3 course?

When you enrol, we’ll first introduce the foundations associated with working in this industry. For instance, you’ll learn the importance of best practice, hygiene, effective communication with clients, health and safety, legislation and the promotion of your products and services. Each subsequent module covers important aspects, such as the structure of the nail, skin types and nail disorders.

To become an expert Nail Technician, you’ll recognise key products, routines, and preparation techniques. Moreover, for some treatments, there are multiple stages you’ll need to understand. For example, applying, maintaining and removal processes. As such, you’ll study these in detail to make sure you can offer the very best services to your clients when you complete the course.

Who is this online Nail Technician Diploma Level 3 ideal for?

Our Nail Technician Diploma Level 3 was created for anyone aspiring to start a career as a fully qualified Nail Technician.

Key Takeaways

  • Award-winning course designed for aspiring nail technicians
  • With this course, you’ll be able to apply for professional insurance
  • Gain the knowledge to advise clients about all things nail related
  • Learn the practical aspects of managing a successful salon
  • Start your own business and become your own boss
  • Assessments completed and submitted online
  • Study at your own pace anytime, anywhere, anyhow

Become the ultimate Nail technician by learning five key nail treatments in one pretty package.

  • 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: NB002
  • Official Qualification Title: Nail Technician Diploma Level 3

Study Hours

The recommended number of study hours for this course is 250.

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

  • 30 video tutorials guiding you through every aspect of every treatment.
  • 5 easy to follow downloadable eBooks in 25 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 Technician Diploma Level 3

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
  • Structure of the Nail
  • Bones and the Muscular System
  • Skin Types and Skin Structure
  • The Lymphatic System
3: Manicure
  • Preparation and Products
  • Manicure Treatment Techniques
  • Manicure Procedure
  • Contra-Actions and Aftercare
4: Tip Application
  • Preparation and Products
  • Tip Application
5: Fibreglass and Silk
  • Preparation and Products
  • Fiberglass and Silk Application
  • Maintenance, Infill and Removals
  • Aftercare
6: Gel Extensions
  • Preparation and Products
  • Gel Application
  • Maintenance, Infills, Re-Balance and Removals
  • Aftercare
7: Acrylic
  • Preparation and Products
  • Acrylic Application
  • Maintenance, Infill, Re-Balance and Removals
  • Aftercare
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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 complete nail technician kit /w lamp 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, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

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.

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