The person credited with this unit standard is able to prepare their workstation for nail enhancements and prepare the client for the required treatment. Learners will acquire knowledge and skills and apply a range of gel, nail applications using a range of products. It requires knowledge and skill in the safe use of products and equipment and of legislation and policy, particularly in regard to hygiene.
The qualifying learner is able to:
Prepare the client and the workstation for a gel nail enhancement service.
Prepare the nail plate according to manufacturers recommendation.
Apply, shape and blend artificial tips.
Apply the sculpting form.
Applying gel nail enhancement according to clients needs.
Filling and removing gel nail enhancement.
LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in:
Communication Skills at NQF Level 3.
Mathematical Lliteracy at NQF Level 3.
It is also assumed that learners are competent in the following unit standard:
"Perform a manicure and pedicure service" at NQF Level 3.