VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology

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VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology

Who is this course for?

This is a substantial accredited vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed Nail Technician


What are the entry requirements for the course?

Candidates should have good levels of written and verbal English skills to ensure the successful achievement of the theoretical assessment of this programme.

No previous experience in Nail services is required however any prior skills will be an advantage.

Candidates must be age 18 or over.


How long is this course?

This is a 28 week course commencing on Tuesday 22nd September 2020- Tuesday 11th May weekly 18.00 – 21.00



What will I study on this course?

The Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology comprises of the following units:

  • Follow health and safety practcice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • Provide manicure treatments
  • Provide pedicure treatments
  • Provide and maintain nail enhancements
  • LED Gel polish techniques


What Qualification will I gain?

VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology

VTCT Level 2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques


How is the course assessed?

5 x written assignments

6 x online exams


What does this course lead on to?

Employment withtin the industry

Self employed Nail Technician


How much will it cost?


Uniform: Charcoal tunic and trousers approx £60

Black flat closed toed pumps or all black trainers


Kit: Acrylic Nail Kit approx £ 55.00 ( + £5.50 home delivery )

Book: Heinemann Level 2 Nails ISBN: 978-0435047559 ( AVAILABLE ONLINE )

Order forms for the kit and uniform will be sent with the acceptance letter


How can I find out more?

To register your interest in this programme please telephone 01534 608640 or email hairandbeauty@highlands.ac.uk

Once you have registered your interest and returned a completed application form you will be invited for an interview.


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