Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Combined Nail Technology Skills (RQF)
The Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Combined Nail Technology Skills (RQF) is aimed at those learners wishing to develop their knowledge, understanding and practical skills in providing manicure and pedicure treatments, and applying and maintaining nail enhancements.
To be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Combined Nail Technology Skills (RQF) learners must achieve a total of 61 credits. 44 credits must be achieved through the mandatory units and 17 credits through the optional units. 41 credits must be achieved at Level 3 or above.
Learner Entry Requirements
Learners should be competent in literacy and numeracy to help with elements of communication. This is at the discretion of the centre as they may decide to use diagnostic testing methods to ascertain how they can support learners
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
• Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
• Level 2 Award in Nail Art
• Level 2 Award in Airbrush Nail Design
• Level 3 Award in Nail Enhancements and Advanced Hand and Nail Art Techniques
• Level 3 Award in Nail Art (RQF)
Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 to undertake this qualification.
This qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|Follow health and safety practice in the salon||R/600/8763||2||22||3|
|Provide manicure treatments||T/601/4569||2||48||5|
|Provide pedicure treatments||R/601/4448||2||48||5|
|Client care and communication in beauty-related industries||A/601/4458||2||20||2|
|Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon||R/600/8780||3||29||4|
|Apply and maintain nail enhancements||A/601/4444||3||111||15|
|Maintaining Personal Health and Well being||D/600/8779||3||60||7|
|Client care and communication in beauty-related industries||T/601/4457||3||28||3|
|Provide nail art||L/601/4450||2||24||3|
|Provide and maintain nail enhancement||M/601/3937||2||46||7|
|Display stock to promote sales in a salon||J/600/8761||2||24||3|
|Working with others in the hair and beauty sector||H/600/6323||1||19||2|
|Airbrush designs for nails||L/601/3931||3||22||4|
|Promote products and services to clients in a salon||T/600/8769||2||28||3|
|Enhance nails using electric files||T/601/5334||3||29||3|
|Design and apply nail art||K/601/4794||3||39||5|