Is this the course for you?
Do you have a passion for acrylics? Are you a dab hand at nail art? Do you dream of being a fully-qualified nail technician? If that sounds like you, then you've come to the right place, as the Level 2 Award in Nail Technology is the perfect course to kickstart your exciting new career.
The world of nail technology and enhancements is a hugely popular part of the beauty industry, and a great career move if you are creative, artistic, and have an eye for detail.
If you are keen to work either for yourself or be employed in a salon as a nail technician, or want to progress onto further training in the beauty industry, then this course will cover all the basic knowledge and skills you need to know about nail technology, manicures, pedicures, nail art, caring for the natural nail, and nail enhancement (acrylics).
This course will also give you an insight into what life in the beauty industry is really like, while teaching you transferrable skills such as health and safety, and customer service.
This is a part-time course so it can be fitted in around your existing work, study, or family commitments.
What modules will you do?
You will study a mixture of exiting and interesting topics, including:
- Working in the beauty industry
- Client care and communication
- Promoting products and services to clients in a salon
- Providing manicure treatments
- Providing and maintaining nail enhancements (acrylic nails)
- Hand anatomy and physiology
What do you need to apply?
- 2 GCSE qualifications at grades A*-D or 9-3, including English Language
- Level 1 vocational qualification and a Level 1 English qualification
Additional Information: Level 1 qualification in Hair and Beauty
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed by a combination of practical assessments (performing treatments and techniques on clients) and course work.
Where can this course take you?
This course can lead to employment as a nail technician.
After successfully passing the Level 2 Award in Nail Technology, you may wish to consider one of the following Level 3 courses:
- Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy (City and Guilds)
- Level 3 Diploma in Nail Technology (City and Guilds)