The Level 2 Award in Nail Technology Treatments is a follow on qualification from the Award in Manicure qualification that will prepare you for a career as a nail technician. This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including, units vovering the following: nail technology treatments, health and safety and client care and communication.
4 GCSE's at Grade 3 including English and/or maths. If you do not have these qualifications please discuss this with the Beauty Expert on your interview.
Updated CV and references from previous employers.
Successful interview with a Beauty Expert.
Course Skills & Benefits
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and nail products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare and enhance the nails and cuticles on the hands using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.
Tip & overlay using Liquid and Powder Acrylic
Maintenance of nail enhancements
Soak off and restoration of the natural nail
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What else could I do?
This qualification will prepare you for employment as a nail technician. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a nail technician. Career opportunities an a nail technician exist in a variety of contexts, including:
Working in a commercial nail and beauty salon.
Working in a retail concession nail bar.
Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings.
Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:
- Observed work
- Witness statements
- Audio-visual media
- Evidence of prior learning of attainment
- Written questions
- Oral questions
- Case studies
Please contact the Student Services team to dicuss any burasries available to you.
If you are outside this age group please contact the college for further information.
There is a Kit and Uniform that must be purchased within the first 6 weeks of your course. Please discuss this with a Hair and Beauty Expert on your interview.