Nail Technology

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. This qualification is based on the nail services National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional bodies.



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Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
enrol 60580-01 17/09/22 24/06/23 Saturday 09:30 14:30 £430

What will I study?

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

Learners will also develop their understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: pedicure treatments and nail art. This qualification structure provides learners with the flexibility to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required depending upon their designated career pathway as nail technician.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through observation of treatments, portfolio of evidence, examination, assignments and professional discussions.

What qualification will I achieve?

VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology

What can I do after completing this course?

You can progress onto one of our many courses that are part of our Adult Education Academy.

Are there any extra costs?

There are many avenues of funding for our qualifications and they are bespoke to you and your financial and employment situation. More information can be found here. Please contact our admissions team who will be happy to talk you through your personal circumstances and eligibility. The government continues to invest into adult education and some of our courses can be completed free of charge (no fees) this means you will only need to fund you kit and uniform, sometimes that is funded as well. Don't let fees put you off as you may find we can help you on achieve your goals.

As stated above, you may need to pay course fees. The purchase of a kit is required which is estimated at around £200.

Additional Info

Our ethos is to serve our community providing courses and qualifications that will enable you to start a new career journey, refresh the knowledge you have or add to your existing service menu. We understand how hard it can be to return to college as an adult, especially if you have had a long break in education. Are aim is to make the transition as easy as possible for you with the help of our experienced expert teachers and assessors. Many of our adult academy courses are exclusively for students over the age of 19. Some courses with smaller intakes may be infilled with our main programmes, this will be identified on the course information.