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Level 3 Certificate in Nail Art


Course Description

Treatments for the purpose of caring for and enhancing nails.

The main aim of the ITEC Level 3 Certificate is to enable candidates to provide treatments for the purpose of caring for and enhancing nails and to provide skills at Level 3 in the National Qualification Framework for those interested in the Beauty Therapy industry.


Course Objectives

The ITEC Level 3 Certificate in Nail Art comprises of ITEC unit:

  • Unit 51 Nail Art Level 3


Course Outline

Unit 51 Nail Art Level 3
This unit aims at enabling the students to understand how to check for contraindications and recognise any nail diseases and disorders, understand the causes of damage from previous nail enhancements, recognise any contra-actions and how to deal with them and the chemical reactions taking place during the formation of different nail art systems. The unit also helps to equip the students with the knowledge of hygiene procedures, aftercare and how to work within time limits acceptable to industry.


Training Hours

Classroom Duration – 39 Hours


Duration of Course

Full-Time – 6.5 Days x 5 Days Per Week x 6 Hours Per Day


Mode of Delivery

Face to Face


Student Ratio

The student-teacher ratio per class is 12:1


Course Commencement Date

Courses will commence on every 1st and 15th of every month.


Certificate Conferring Body

Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Nail Art by International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC).


Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

Students can look forward to servicing in these industries:

  • Hotels/Resorts
  • Service Industry
  • Cruise Liners
  • Nail Salons



  1. Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  2. Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). MDI DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.