This course is a specialist vocationally related qualification which will enable learners to gain the skills, knowledge and understanding required in order to perform manicure and pedicure treatments. A range of nail technology techniques including acrylic and gel applications including the use of nail enhancements products also forms part of this qualification. Learners will be able to gain the skills, knowledge and understanding in order to perform professional nail treatments for clients via employment in the nail service industry.



Entry requirements

You will need:

  • A good standard of the English language to allow for study and competence of the on line examinations
  • Applicants should be aged 19 or over at the start of this course.
  •  A satisfactory reference.


Course content

This course will cover:

  • Follow Health and Safety practice
  • Provide manicure treatments
  • The application of gel nails system
  • Maintenance and aftercare advice
  • Removal of false nails
  • Client Care and Communication
  • Provide pedicure treatments


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-week 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:

  • to employment as a Nail Technician
  • a Level 2 Diploma in Nail Technology programme of study.

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.