VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services
Course Introduction
This course is structured and designed to enable you to learn manicure, pedicure, nail enhancements, nail art and related underpinning knowledge. This course is ideal for the beginner who wishes to gain a career in the nail industry or for technicians that would like to upgrade their nail qualifications to an NVQ Diploma.

On successful completion of the course VTCT will issue your certification
Entrance Requirements
No requirements needed. You will need to sit an independent exam on day 7
Professional salon uniform
Course Content
  • Fulfill salon reception duties
  • Develop and maintain your effectiveness at work
  • Promote additional services or products to clients
  • Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
  • Provide manicure services
  • Provide pedicure services
  • Carry out nail art services
  • Apply and maintain nail enhancements to create a natural finish
Six days - 10.00-4.00 plus assessment sessions
1 day Provide manicure services
1 day Provide pedicure treatments
1 day Carry out nail art
3 days Apply and maintain nail enhancements to create a natural finish
Training - £1060 (payment by installments available, 0% finance). Units can be completed individually, contact the academy for a price Kits Manicure & pedicure £105
Nail art £65
Nail Technology £100
Additional assessment sessions (if required) - £60
VTCT Lifetime registration fee (if required) - £16

This is a flexible course and will be designed to suit the needs of the salon and therapist.

Training and assessing in the workplace can be accommodated but travelling expenses will be added to the course fees.

If you wish to follow this chosen pathway but are already qualified in some areas, please speak to the academy lecturer who can advise you to use our prior accreditation process and offer a different course cost
Scheme of Work
Day 1
  • Health & Safety unit requirements
  • Outline case study criteria for manicure
  • Input of manicure related theory
  • Practical demonstration of a manicure
  • Student practical performance
Day 2
  • Promotional unit requirements
  • Outline case study criteria for pedicure
  • Input of pedicure related theory
  • Practical demonstration of a pedicure
  • Student practical performance
A four week gap between day two and day three will be given to allow for continued practice & performance of case studies, completion of tasks & written questions and production of an aftercare leaflet.
Day 3
  • Maintain effectiveness at work input
  • Manicure & pedicure practical assessment
  • Input wrap systems related theory
  • Practical demonstration of natural nail wraps and repairs
(You will need to provide a client for the practical assessment)
Day 4
  • Outline case study criteria for nail extensions
  • Input wrap systems related theory
  • Demonstration of tip application and fibreglass/silk wrap system
  • Student practical performance
Day 5
  • Outline case study criteria for nail art
  • Demonstration of nail art techniques
  • Student practical performance
Day 6
  • Outline case study criteria for chosen option
  • Input related theory
  • Demonstration of chosen treatment
  • Student practical performance
A six week gap will be given to allow for completion of case studies, written work, continued study and portfolio compilation
Day 7 Assessment day
  • Completion of an independent exam paper
  • Manicure plus full set fibreglass nail enhancements & nail art practical assessment
  • Natural nail overlays & nail art practical assessment
  • Chosen option practical assessment
  • One to one unit completion
(You will need to provide 2 clients for the practical assessments)

Beauty Treatments & Beauty Training | Ab Fab Beauty Portsmouth

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