Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments

6 week course (1 day per week)

VTCT Level 2

Kits available to purchase


This VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; how to nail care and treatments. Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practices in a salon environment and how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

Entry requirements:

  • No previous experience required
  • Good standard of English sufficient to complete the course competences and online examinations.
  • Students must be over 16 years old to enrol on this course
  • *Covid qualification required

How long is the course:

  • 6 days
  • 10am – 3pm (1 day per week)
  • Maximum class size: 6 students

You will also be required to do home-based learning to practice your skills, complete your homework and online assessments as part of this course.

How will I be assessed:

  • Online theory tests (multiple choice)
  • Observations and oral questioning
  • Practical assessments and assignments
  • Portfolio evidence to demonstrate your understanding

We are committed to making our assessments a supportive and encouraging experience. Our highly experienced tutors will always ensure you are relaxed and confident before undergoing any assessment modules.

Do I need to bring a model

You will only need to bring a model for the practical assessments.
At all other times students will be expected to practice on each other.

What do I need to buy for this course

  • You will be required to wear all salon tunic or black clothing
  • Stationery and a notebook
  • Manicure Kit & Nail art kit available to purchase


The qualification includes:

  •  Health & Safety
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Client Care
  • Manicure (including Luxury)
  • Pedicure (including Luxury)
  • Nail Art

What can I do with this qualification

You can seek employment as a Junior Nail Technician within commercial sectors such beauty salons, spas, health clubs or in the retail sector or as a self-employed beauty therapist, or you can progress onto other Level 2 Beauty related courses.

We also offer a range of progressive courses that will complement this qualification and extend the services you can offer to clients once you start working in the industry.

Payment options

  • Pay in full
  • Flexible payment plans through Klarna
  • Can be either paid in full or Booking fee £150 (non refundable) and balance in 2 payments
  • Course price does not include compulsory VTCT Covid-19 exam (£40)


Accreditation: VTCT Level 2

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