The VTCT Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Nail Services (QCF) 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 (The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior nail technician.




Entry requirements

You will need:


Course content

This course will cover:

The course involves the development of knowledge and practical skills in:

Students will need to provide a model for practical assessments. Students will also be required to build a portfolio of evidence.


Duration and Delivery

This is a 10 weeks course delivered part-time to fit your life.


Assessment methods

Theory exams are via on line assessments (ICT based). Practical based assessments.

Further study and career options

This course can lead:

Additional information

Require stationary such as x2 folders, clip board. You will need a Nail Technologies kit and you will need to purchase a uniform.

* You don’t have to pay for the course if you are between 19-23 years old and this is your first L2 qualification or if you are above 23 years old and unemployed receiving either JSA or Universal Credit. If you are not receiving any of these you need to pay £100 registration fee.
All learners are required to pay £10 admin fee which will be deducted from the registration fee once they start a course with us.