Nail Services - Level 2 NVQ Diploma

Course Overview

If you are considering a career in the nail industry, it is essential to have the correct training. This ensures that your clients receive good service using appropriate health and safety procedures. This course offers you the skills required to work as a Nail Technician to Level 2 Standard. You will receive training in manicure, pedicure, nail art, nails and artificial structures. In addition, you will learn about working in the industry, business practices, monitoring and maintaining stock levels.

Course Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and maths.

Course Skills & Benefits

This qualification is for anyone seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed nail technician. This qualification is based on the nail services required by industry. It is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)) as being fit for purpose for preparing you for a career as a junior nail technician.

Mandatory Units

Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
Fulfil salon reception duties
Promote additional services or products to clients
Develop and maintain effectiveness at work
Provide pedicure services
Provide manicure services
Carry out nail art services and apply and maintain nail enhancements to create a natural finish

Optional Units

There are no optional units on this qualification.

Course Progression

Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing, Level 2 Diploma for Beauty Therapy or Level 3 Diploma in Nail Services.

Course Assessment

As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format.

Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:
Observed work
Witness statements
Audio-visual media
Evidence of prior learning or attainment
Oral questions
Assignments
Case studies

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time