Funded NVQ’s

We are Pleased to be offering funded NVQ’s in Nails as Skills North East, Kidderminster.

Our new 20 week courses in Nails are funded by the 19+ government funding scheme and anyone aged 19+ can apply.

We are offering a complete Level 3 NVQ Nail Technician course which takes place over 20 weeks (2 EVENINGS a week OR 1 DAY per week)








This is a great opportunity to make a career change, work around a full time job, or children! The course is taught by nail veteran Jane Cook, and with a extensive career in Nail education spanning over 17 years has experience and teaching skills that will help you become an amazing Nail Tech in a rapidly growing industry.


Nails and Co has been educating, supplying products and supporting fellow Nail Tech’s since 2008 and its founder Rebecca Orme an International Master Artist Educator in her own right values education foremost in this business. The more knowledge you have the more you are armed for greatness in this fast paced industry – as the trends move on, Rebecca and her team of educators are at the forefront of the latest innovations in Nails, having innovated some of the trends herself!! (and got the award to prove it…)

“Learn from the best…to become the BEST”


If you are 19 or over and have 2 evenings (wednesday and thursday) or one day a week to commit to a new career in Nail Technology then this could be the start of a new outlook on your work life!

Don’t be fooled by 1 day courses or training courses that aren’t accredited!…. Nails and Co’s fast track beginners courses are industry recognised and our skills classes are accredited by the Association of Beauty Therapists, but now you can gain an NVQ L3 qualification with government funding, in just 20 weeks!!

The Nails and Co Academy.

We have a lovely Academy in situated Kidderminster, easy to get to with everything you need provided for you, there is nothing you need worry about! Simply attend you class each week and complete the work set. The courses are with VTCT taught by experienced educators who have worked in the industry, have years of teaching experience all hand picked by Nails and Co’s  Managing Director and International Master Artist Educator herself, Rebecca Orme. Rebecca has over 17 years in the nail industry, and has worked with colleges for more than 10 years, supplying professional nail and makeup products, enrichment education as well as upskilling the college lecturers, ensuring their teaching skills are up to date.


So now you have had the overview, lets get to the specifics!

So take a look at their dedicated pages to see exactly what they are all about. Click on an Image Below to find out more.



Have any questions?

Give Lotte, our Education Co-Ordinator a call on 01562 861492 or email us on, but we have tried to answer as many questions as we can right here:


  • q-iconHow much does it cost?

    You ONLY pay back your loan (plus interest) when you finish your course and earn more than £21,000 a year. Your repayments will stop if your income drops below £21,000 a year.

    Your annual repayment amount will be 9% of any income you earn over £21,000.

    For Example;

    Your monthly repayments would be:

    ◦ £7.50 a month – if you earned £22,000 a year

    ◦ £30 a month – if you earned £25,000 a year

  • q-iconWho will be teaching the course?

    Your educator is EzFlow Master Artist Educator, Michael Blackham! Michael has been educating

    for over 6 years, as a Master Artist Educator Michael has a wealth of knowledge, teaching for the

    global brand EzFlow Nail Systems, IBD and Orly.

  • q-iconWhat exactly will I learn?

    We start with Manicure and Pedicure, then you will learn how to apply acrylic nail enhancements and a Nail Art module is also included, so you will have knowledge and practical skills to be able to conduct all of these services by the time you finish the course.

  • q-iconHow do i know if i meet the criteria to apply for the course?

    Anyone can apply as long as you meet this criteria:

    ◦be living in the UK on the first day of your course

    ◦have been living in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man for 3 years before starting your course

    ◦be a UK national or have ‘settled status’ (this means there’s no restrictions on how long you can stay)

    You may also qualify if you’re:

    ◦a UK national, or someone with settled status, but you live somewhere else in the EEA

    ◦an EU national or a family member of one

    ◦a refugee

    ◦a migrant worker

    ◦the child of a Swiss national

    ◦the child of a Turkish worker

  • q-iconCould i get turned down for the funding?

    Its highly unlikely you’ll be refused the funding!

    Funding is only refused in extreme cases, so if you are worried about being on benefits or income support etc…DON’T BE!! Even if you are on a great wage, in full time work you can still apply and be granted funding for this course!

  • q-iconDo i need to buy anything for the course?

    Everything you need is provided during classes. All you need to bring is a pen and paper (and don’t even worry if you forget these!) The nail products will be provided for you during class time.

    There are optional nail kits you can purchase from us, and great incentives to go with them too! 


    We are here to advise and guide you so you don’t spend unnecessary money or buy something that isn’t suitable. We have been in this industry for years (and years!) so even if you don’t buy the products/ kits we offer we can help you with your choices…it is your perogative to buy and use what you want, it is our job to educate you on products as well as ‘how to do nails’ so don’t buy anything until you have discussed it with your educator. We are here to help. 

  • q-iconWhat is in the Nails and Co. Kit?

    We have a great value kit, with product we know and trust from brands such as EzFlow, Creative Ten and more…

    As a gift to you, when you purchase the Nails and Co. kit for your course (at any time during your course) you will receive an EzFlow Nail Systems Beginners certificate as well as your NVQ L3 qualification!!!! The EzFlow certification is worth £639 and is globally recognised and nationally recognised for insurance purposes too, so is a real asset to your CV and portfolio.

    As EzFlow Nail Systems distributors and educators this is our little gift to you for purchasing our nail kit. We know you will love the products!



For more information on the 19+ government funding take a look at this link:

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