VTCT Level 2 Provide and maintain nail enhancement


This unit is about applying, maintaining and removing nail enhancements, using either UV gel, liquid and powder or wrap nail systems. You will also learn about health and safety, client care and hygiene practice for nail technicians.

What are the entry requirements?

Level 2 Manicure or a Level 2 in Beauty Therapy

What subjects will I study?

Before practical work begins you will study the underpinning knowledge required and your tutors will demonstrate the skills necessary.

Artificial nail techniques, application, repair, maintenance and removal of artificial nail structures. Covering fibre glass, gel and acrylic application using up to date techniques and products.

How will I learn?

You will learn by working in a realistic working environment at your own pace.

How will I be assessed?

All the practical work is assessed in salon on clients and practical and oral questions prove knowledge. There are assignments and written tests in each area. A portfolio of evidence is built up throughout the course.

What opportunities will this lead to?

You will receive a professional qualification which will enable you to carry out a nail treatment in a salon, health spa etc. Further study may be Nail Art or Level 3 Nail Services.

How long is the course?

3 hours a week for 15 weeks

Are there any additional costs?

There is a dress code of black tunic with red trim, black cardigan and black trousers for £70 (The uniform is to be purchased through college). Black flat closed toe shoes must be purchased independently. You will also need to purchase a kit to enable you to practice at home at a cost of approximately £125. All other products will be supplied by the college.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
E: info@furness.ac.uk

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