The Nail Services Technician Apprenticeship

This level 2 nail services technician apprenticeship is perfect for anyone with little or no experience in beauty.

It will provide the foundation you need become a nail technician and to kick-start a successful career as a nail technician!

Your Nail Services Technician Apprenticeship

The Nail Services Technician Apprenticeship is available for any learner above the age of 16 and there are no entry requirements for the apprenticeship.

The nail services technician apprenticeship will last between 15 - 18 months, on average. During your apprenticeship you will be earning a wage while learning your skills, an apprentice will be employed in a salon for a minimum of 30 hours per week and will be entitled to all the benefits of your qualified colleagues.


The Qualification

During the apprenticeship you will be assessed on your knowledge and understanding of the five mandatory units and one optional unit. These assessments will be completed by your Kleek Educator to the requirements of our awarding body.

Apprentices will be working towards the Nail Services Technician Apprenticeship and after completing the program you will be fully qualified stylist with options to further your education with other apprenticeships.

The Units

There are six mandatory units and to be awarded the Nail Services Technician Apprenticeship you must achieve in these units.

How The Apprenticeship Works

Kleek Apprenticeships provide outstanding nails apprenticeships using the most popular route for salon owners across the country,

We offer outstanding in-work learning at your home salon supported by expert beauty educators and the best in the industry learning materials.

With our grade one apprenticeships you will get these fantastic benefits:

  • Full practical and theory training from an award winning training provider.
  • Regular salon visits from your educator to support you through the apprenticeship.
  • Bespoke learning pathway arranged to suit you and your salons needs, whilst ensuring all aspects of the apprenticeship are completed.
  • Access to our innovative Kleek Klassroom containing digital learning materials such as videos from industry experts, workbooks and quizzes.
  • Virtual classrooms on Zoom, Teams and Facebook to top up your industry leading training.
  • An invite to our Apprenticeship Facebook Forum where apprentices, employers and educators meet to chat, ask for and offer advice, show off their skills and take part in friendly competition.
  • Assessments and observations from outstanding educators with years of industry experience.
  • The contact details of your dedicated educator so you can get in touch about anything you need, even if it's not related to your apprenticeship.
  • Regular reviews throughout the apprenticeship allowing you to offer feedback on your training.
  • End Point Assessment preparation and support.
  • Full support for your English and maths functional skills using specially developed tools and materials.

Completing The Apprenticeship

At the end of your nail services technician apprenticeship, after you have successfully completed the unit assessments, you will receive a Certificate of Unit Achievement. This allows you to progress onto the Gateway stage of the apprenticeship.

The Gateway is a period where we will review your knowledge, skills and behaviours to see if you have met the minimum requirements and are ready to take the End Point Assessment.

What is the End Point Assessment?

The End Point Assessment or EPA is an assessment of all the knowledge, skills and behaviours you have learned throughout your apprenticeship, it confirms you are ready to take the next steps in your hairdressing career.

These assessments have been designed and developed, by employers in the hairdressing industry, to reflect the daily work of a hairdresser. This makes them very sought after by employers across the industry.

After you have passed all the elements of the EPA, including any required standards in English and maths, you will receive your apprenticeship certificate.

What Are The Next Steps?

After you have completed your Nail Services Technician Apprenticeship you will be a fully qualified nail technician and will be able to work independently within your salon. 

There are further apprenticeships available to you which will allow you to increase your knowledge add to your skill set and become ever more valuable to your salon.

If you are looking to start your nails apprenticeship journey take a look at the opportunities salons we work with around the country have available right now.

Current Nail Services Technician Apprenticeship Vacancies

If you are interested in strengthening your team or enhancing their skills, please visit our employers page to learn more about the resources and support we offer.

If you are seeking to further develop your own skills and expertise, we invite you to find your apprenticeship with our current opportunities.

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