The Level 2 Nail Technology Certificate provides opportunities for those already working with clients to expand their nail treatment offer, as you study the art of gel, acrylics, fibreglass, tips and overlays as well as nail art, allowing you to individually tailor each client's experience.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
As part of the Level 2 Nail Technology course you will study a range of modules, allowing you to perfect your skills in:
All modules will help you to develop the essential skills needed for success in industry. To achieve the qualification you will need to complete and pass two online exams and submit and pass two set assignments
HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?
As a nail technology learner at Preston’s College, you will perfect your skills in our on-site bespoke salon, Elements. The salon is home to a fully furnished beauty salon containing 11 treatment beds, nail room, a hair salon and demonstration workshops, where you will perfect your skills on both fellow learners and training hands.
This is a highly practical course, meaning you will spend most of your time undertaking practical work but there is theory behind the practical, which will be studied and assessed. Whiteboards and video demonstrations will be used, to showcase the latest techniques and styles and each learner is required to have at least one practice model, at various stages of the course.
This is an evening study course, exploring all types of nail technology, including gel, acrylic and fibreglass, alongside nail art.
As our on-site facilities reflect industry working practices, you will be required to wear all black whilst in the nail salon, or, if you are already working in industry and have a uniform, you can wear your salon uniform.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
You will be assessed through assignments, exams and practical observations. You will need to provide at least three models to receive a full set of nails as part of your practical observations.To achieve the qualification you will need to complete and pass two online exams and submit and pass two set assignments
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
In order to develop your technical skills, you will be required to purchase professional NSI products, relevant to the course. Preston’s College recognises that kit and uniform costs can be a worry, but you may be entitled to financial support from the college bursary. More information will be provided to you on your first day.
You need a full Level 2 Certificate in Manicure and Pedicure. A good level of English (e.g. a Grade 4 (previously grade C)) is also desirable.