Nail Technology
For health & Well Being


  • Sculpted Gel Nails
  • Sculpted Acrylic Nails
  • Manicure & Pedicure
  • Airbrush Nails
  • Nail Art
  • 3D Nail Art
  • Hand Art
  • Electric File
  • Removal of False Nails
  • Luxury Hand & Foot Treatments
  • Business & Salon Design
  • Anatomy & Physiology of Hands and Feet


  • Free Lance Nail Technician
  • Self Employment
  • Nail Bars
  • Beauty Salon

Courses Description

This is an intensive full time course in both practical and theoretical aspects of Nail Technology. It is a comprehensive course with a wide cross section of skills acquired during training. The course will be to a very high level, delivering specialised awards to equip graduates with a unique set of skills, which will lead to endless employment opportunities.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of interview.


  • ITEC – Level 4 Certificate in Manicure & Pedicure
  • ITEC – Level 4 Certificate in Nail Art
  • ITEC – Level 5 Certificate in Nail Art
  • ITEC – Level 5 Diploma in Nail Technology
  • QQI – Level 5 Beauty Industry & Ethics
  • WCFE Cert: Airbrush Nails
  • WCFE Cert: Use of Electric File

Additional Costs

  • There are no college tuition fees, however the cost of exams amount to approx. €400 and salon materials
    amount to approx. €250.
  • Additional costs for uniforms, books and training kits (Nail Art/Gel/Acrylic Kit, Manicure/Pedicure Kit, Gel Polish Kit) are extra and will amount to approx. €820.
  • College registration is a separate fee and is NOT included in the above fees.

Additional Courses (Optional)

  • Gel Polish Training – Certified
  • Advanced Hand & Nail Treatments
  • One Stroke Nail Art – Certified
  • 3D Nail Art – Certified
  • Extreme Shape Course – Certified

Examining Bodies

  • ITEC
  • QQI


One Year

N.B. Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.