Award Crest
York College

This course will interest those who wish to learn how look after their hands and nails. Students will learn how to correctly shape nails, tidy cuticles and apply nail products. It will also include a complimentary, luxury hand mask to help soften the skin and strengthen the nails. (Please don’t worry if you are a nail-biter – this introductory course can also help you!)

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Dates and Times

We are hoping to run this course again soon, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info

Course Content

  • The structure of the nail
  • How to correctly file and shape the nails
  • How to keep cuticles tidy
  • How to correctly apply nail products (including nail enamel)


Students who develop a particular interest in nails and hand care may consider applying for Level 2 Nails (part-time) or NVQ Beauty Therapy (full-time or part-time).

Course Fees


Courses costing more than £200 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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