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Nail services technician (level 2)

Completing nail services on a one-to-one basis with individual customers/clients within commercial timings

Qualification level
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
12 months
Apprenticeship category
Hair and beauty
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Carry out and maintain nail service industry requirements for professionalism and demonstrate a passion for the industry: show creativity; meet organisational and industry standards of appearance; work under pressure, observe time and self-management; demonstrate an appreciation of equality and diversity; complete services in a commercially viable time and to a high standard; provide advice and recommendations on the nail services aftercare and appointments; describe the range of products and services in the nail services industry; facilitate a positive customer journey and experience whilst maintaining confidentiality and consumer rights; demonstrate excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills; deal with problems within the scope and responsibilities of the occupation swiftly, seeking assistance from a senior member of staff when required
  • Meet industry, legal and organisational requirements: maintain effective, hygienic and safe working methods; meet health and safety considerations; adhere to workplace, suppliers’ or manufacturers’ instructions for the safe use of equipment, materials and products; maintain the customer’s modesty, privacy and comfort; minimise risks of cross-infection, injury or fatigue; promote environmental and sustainable working practices; ensure personal hygiene and protection meets industry, organisational and local authority requirements; correctly use Personal Protective Equipment
  • Assess customer’s/client’s requirements and provide manicure services using nail products and equipment
  • Assess customers’/clients’ requirements and provide pedicure services using nail products and equipment
  • Advise, demonstrate and recommend methods and sell products for enhancing the appearance of the nails and hands with customers/clients; make and advise on bookings
  • Consult, plan, prepare and provide gel polish services on customers/clients. Maintain and remove gel polish services on customers/clients
  • Consult, plan, prepare and provide nail art services customers/clients
  • Consult, plan, prepare and provide nail enhancement services including natural nail overlays, tips and overlays, and maintenance and removal of nail enhancements on customers/clients

Full information on Nail services technician (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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