Module 1 - Introduction

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Training Criteria

The course content is written, where possible, in line with VRQ / international standards regardless of the level of qualification. You may receive a number of modules to make up the criteria required to gain the correct amount of knowledge in this subject.

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It is the student’s sole responsibility to ensure they receive the correct training, sufficient for their needs and for insurance purposes. It is strongly recommended that the student progresses with further reading in addition to the training material provided and receive further practical training where applicable.  

Welcome to the VTCT Level 2 Certificate in nail treatments course.

As part of this course, you are required to:

  • Attend ALL of the 8 planned practical training days
  • Complete the online theory
  • Complete all the coursework (provided in this online theory)
  • Complete 3 treatments per treatment as case studies (i.e,. 3 manicures, 3 pedicures etc)
  • Attend 3 assessments (part of your 8 planned training days)
  • Revise and sit your written exams (part of your 8 planned training days)

The VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Treatments (QCF) is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a nail technician. This qualification is designed for learners to support you to gain employment / self-employment as a nail technician, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician including, mandatory units covering the following: providing manicure and pedicure treatments, health and safety and client care and communication.

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 and feet using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills that will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

On completion of the course you will be awarded VTCT qualification.


Throughout some of the modules, you will come across this image, where it will ask you to complete a task.

This is part of your coursework and is a requirement to complete the course.

Recommended reading list

The Foundations, Beauty Therapy level 2

Lorraine Nordmann

ISBN: 978-1473734562

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