Course Details

  • The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a junior nail technician. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a junior nail technician, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a junior nail technician including, mandatory units covering the following: providing manicure and pedicure treatments, health and safety and client care and communication.

    You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include maintaining nail enhancements, working with others and providing nail art. The structure of this qualification will enable you to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for the role of junior nail technician.

    Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and nail products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare and enhance the nails and cuticles on the hands and feet using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

    You will gain support in choosing the right career choice and building confidence in working within a team and preparing for employment.

    English and maths will form part of this programme for 16-18 learners.

  • Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 1 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

  • You will be on a course where assessment of practical observations supports your programme of learning. You will build a small portfolio of evidence and assessed through practical assessment.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification, students can advance their Hair and Beauty skills by enrolling on one of our level 3 courses.

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  • This course is fully funded, a kit and uniform will need to be purchased at the cost of approx. £100.

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