Nail Care Short Course

Matric College, in partnership with Skills Academy offers you the Short Course Certificate: Nail Care. This course will teach you the basic knowledge needed to start your career in nail care. Can’t wait to get started? Then register with us today to start this exciting short course.

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Short Course In Nail Care

Programme Type

Provider Programme

Award Type

Skills Academy Short Course In Nail Care

Award Issued By

Skills Academy

Accredited By

Not Applicable

Course Duration

9 Months

Entrance Criteria

  • Learners must be able to read and write in English

  1. Introduction to Business English
  2. Anatomy and Physiology
  3. Professional Salon Skills
  4. Nail Technology
  1. Introduction to Business English
  • Introduction to communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Business writing
  • Speaking, listening and reading skills
  • Meetings
  • Presentations
  • Work readiness
  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  • About Anatomy and Physiology
  • Cells and tissues
  • Skin, hair and nails
  • The skeletal system
  • Muscles and the muscular system
  • The lymphatic system
  • The nervous system
  1. Professional Salon Skills
  • Personal presentation
  • Effective communication
  • Verbal communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Observation skills
  • Communicating and working together
  • Written communication
  • Salon services
  • Dealing with customer complaints
  • The Receptionist – communicating telephonically
  • Assessment techniques and questioning the client
  • Questioning techniques
  • Face mapping
  • Contra-indications
  • Contra-actions
  • Hygiene and avoiding cross-contamination
  • Personal hygiene
  • Salon hygiene
  • Client hygiene
  1. Nail Technology
  • The history of nail care
  • The anatomy of the hand and foot
  • The skin
  • The structure of the nail
  • Tools, equipment, materials and products
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • UV Gel nails, acrylic nails, fiberglass nails and decoration
  • Nail decoration

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Last Updated: January 20, 2020