A Nail Technician is a specialist who tends to the grooming and improvement in the appearance of the client’s nails, hands and feet. Nail Technicians have creative flair for nail enhancements but equally provide manicures, pedicures, nail shaping and general grooming, as well as offering artificial nail services including the application of nail polish and gel polish. Pedicures and the application of artificial toenails can also be performed.
This competition focuses on the roles and talents of a Nail Technician, bringing in creative tasks, which reflect current trends within the nail industry.
The competition focuses on the role and tasks of a Nail Technician carrying out a range of services, which reflect both current and traditional standards as well as industry requirements. This may include nail care, nail technology and nail art.
As a competitor, you will also be tested on health and safety, exceptional client care and communication skills. Ideally you are looking to demonstrate your specialist skills and technical knowledge to the highest level with a view to progressing your career further in the nail industry.
Health and Safety
Customer service skills
Attention to detail
Our competitions are open to all so please register before 14 May
The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)
Competitors take part in competitions at their local college, training provider centre or work place, or, take part in an online competition
Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced
Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals
The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals
Those who are age eligible and have achieved the benchmark score will be invited to opt into Squad UK during the WorldSkills Lyon 2024 cycle