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What qualifications do you need to become a nail technician?

To become a successful nail technician it's essential to have good people skills, patience, dedication and attention to detail. If you’ve got those things covered, your next step should be getting a qualification which will allow you to meet industry standards and position yourself as a much more viable candidate for employment.


It is not necessary to hold a qualification to become a nail technician. However, employers will find it highly desirable. A qualification in nail tech will make you stand out from other applicants, especially if you are qualified in acrylic nails and it will increase your chances of getting a job at a spa or salon that is highly regarded.


If you are interested in learning the skills needed to become a nail technician and how to enter the nail industry, we recommend that firstly you achieve a manicure qualification to lay your foundations in learning techniques to build on the knowledge you will gain from this.


Our accredited nail courses will give you a strong basis for both the business side of becoming a nail technician and also the key skills.

With every accredited nail technician course you complete at NTC you will receive a fully accredited professional Diploma certificate.


The more skills and specialisms you have as a nail technician the better as you will in turn, be able to offer more services. This is very desirable especially to salons and spas as it will mean they have more to offer on their treatment menu.

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