NAIL TECHNOLOGY - LEVEL 2

Level: Level 2
Last Updated: 16-02-21

If you want to have a career in the beauty industry, specialising in nail technology and spray tanning, then this is the course for you.

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology is a substantial vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed nail technician. 

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including: providing and maintaining nail enhancements, manicure treatments, health and safety and client care. 

Additional units include

  • Pedicure treatments
  • Nail art

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?

You will be taught using a combination of theory sessions and practical demonstrations. You will apply your skills within the commercial salon environment where you will work with clients. Some modules will be delivered online remotely.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will build a portfolio of evidence over the year, including, written assignments and online exams. You will also be assessed in the Nail Studio, demonstrating your practical skills on clients.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Career Opportunities include: 

  • Working in a commercial nail salon
  • Retail concession 'nail art'
  • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Progression: 

VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology Studies

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?

There is a compulsory uniform (approx. £40) and kit (approx. £115) required for this course. There is financial support available via the College bursary scheme. Please enquire at enrolment for the costs and how to apply for support.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need to have a minimum of a grade 3 in Maths and English. You will be invited to attend an interview where previous achievements will be discussed. A place will be offered at the discretion of the interviewer.

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