Beauty Therapy and Nail Technician Level 3


This is the perfect course for anyone who hopes to break into to the beauty industry, or for anyone already working in a salon. Learn professional nail techniques while exploring the world of beauty therapy!

Beauty Therapy and Nail Technician Level 3

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About This Course

Our Beauty Therapy and Nail Technician Level 3 online course is the perfect starting point for a successful beauty industry career. Starting from the convenience of your own home, this comprehensive programme will each you everything you need to know to perform advanced beauty treatments.

Explore the science behind beauty therapy, enabling you to offer valuable advice to your clients. Gain practical insights into managing a successful salon, including aspects like wet and dry treatments, cleansing, exfoliation, and emergency procedures.

Moreover, our Nail Technician qualification equips you with the expertise to become a skilled nail technician and even launch your own business. Delve into topics such as skin anatomy, health and safety, nail structure, and various nail treatments.

Join one of the fastest-growing industries today and experience the satisfaction of making your clients happy, day in and day out. Unlock your potential and start a fulfilling career in beauty therapy and nail technology.

Course Benefits

Broadening your skillset has never been easier thanks to this compact course. In one neat and enticing package, you can acquire all the skills, knowledge and resources you need to delve into the world of beauty therapy, as well as be able to offer a range of services that are certain to improve your job possibilities.

From learning different techniques for applying make-up, to recognising which tools are right for the job; in just 160 hours of study, you will be able to safely and efficiently work within a range of different beauty and nail salon environments, and achieve the career you want.

With this course, you will be able to:

  • Boost your career opportunities, broaden your skills portfolio and give your business a competitive edge (especially important if you’re a new business just starting out)
  • Learn on your own terms, at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home
  • Benefit from a stress free, convenient way to learn – no exams, no strict deadlines and no classrooms. We will send all of your course materials straight to your door
  • Achieve a healthy work-study balance
  • Enhance your existing theoretical knowledge of beauty therapy and nail care.
  • Access instant support from our personal tutors and Student Support team – help is only one click away

Course Units

Beauty Therapy Level 3:

Unit 1: Health and Safety

Unit 2: Consultation and Reception Duties

Unit 3: Facial and Skin Care Treatments

Unit 4: Eyelash and Eyebrow Treatments

Unit 5: Manicure and Pedicure Treatments

Unit 6: Waxing Method and Hair Removal

Unit 7: Make-up Services

Nail Technician Level 3

Unit 1: Health & Safety Legislation and Physiology

Unit 2: Manicures and Maintenance

Unit 3: Extension Application

Unit 4: Acrylic and Gel

Unit 5: Nail Art and Design

Unit 6: Customer Relationships and Marketing Styles


This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course syllabus. These will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with valuable tips on how to improve your work.

Please Note: No external examinations are required.

Required Knowledge

No previous knowledge or experience in beauty therapy or make-up is needed in order to enrol onto this course; making it ideal for those just starting out in the industry or for those wishing to expand their skillset.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this home based course, learners will receive both Beauty Therapy Level 3 and Nail Technician Level 3 Certificates of Achievement, from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


Although all of our courses may be designed for online or homebased study; at no point in your learning journey do you ever have to feel alone or isolated in your studies. Instead, you can benefit from the knowledge of knowing that from day one you will be surrounded by countless avenues of support.

From our comprehensive study guides, course materials and resources, to our dedicated personal tutors; at a click of a button, you can access our extensive support network and get the answers you need, when YOU need them.

In fact, you will be able to harness years of industry knowledge and experience as all of our personal tutors are specialists in their field. This means that no matter the question, you can confidently reach out to our team and trust that they will be able to advise, guide and inform your learning experience.

Our Student Support Team are similarly always on hand to lend you their support should you ever need assistance with deciphering your course materials or completing your assignments. With just one simple click, you can trust that our team will always be there to help you achieve your true potential.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
  • We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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