Course available at the venue below:
(Manicure) March 2020 - Wed 18th
(Pedicure) April 2020 - Wed 22nd
(Nail Art) April 2020 - Wed 1st
(Gel Nail) April 2020 - Tues 14th, Tues 28th
(Assessments/exams) May 2020 - Tues 12th, Tues 19th
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.
Option: VTCT L2 certificate in Nail treatments (QCF)
Pre-requisites (entry level):
There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification.
8 practical / assessment sessions + home study + portfolio coursework + case studies + induction. Training material is accessed via our online portal.
Unit UV20453 - Client care and communication in beauty related industries
Unit UV20470 - Provide manicure treatments
Unit UV20471 - Provide pedicure treatments
Unit UV20483 - Follow health & safety practice in the salon
Unit UV20399 - Provide & maintain nail enhancements (Gel)
Unit UV20472 - Provide nail art
The home study can be started at anytime, but please ask for course dates practical training element.
8 practical / assessment sessions
GLH (Guided Learning Hours): 208. (GLH incl’s. practical, coursework, case studies, assessments, written exams)
Self-paced home study can be started at anytime.
Group training = No, students will work on each other.
One to one training = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.
Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.
You are required to complete enough treatments to cover the range requirements.
The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust
Self-Employed / employed therapist working from home, salon, Spa or Mobile.
You will need to purchase your own products and equipment in order to carry out your case studies and practice your skills. We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is available in the training pack
A VRQ – VTCT Level 2 certificate in Nail treatments (QCF)
This qualification is mapped to the relevant NOS (National Occupational Standards), where applicable. This qualification is accredited on the qualifications and credit framework (QCF). This qualification is a VRQ (Vocationally Related Qualification.)
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Karen has more than 16 years experience in the industry, she is the founder of Holistic Therapies Training, launched in 2007. Karen is a course writer and author of 'The Essential Oils Guide'. Writing is her passion and she has a wealth of knowledge in beauty, massage and complementary therapies.
StartPractical Training Days - Attendance required
PreviewModule 1 - Introduction
StartModule 2 - Preparing your portfolio
StartModule 3 - VTCT Assessment log book
StartModule 4 - To do list
StartModule 5 - Knowledge questions (Coursework)
StartModule 6 - Training Resources
StartModule 7 - Revision for written exams
StartModule 8 - Assessments