IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 05/012021 - Due to the current lockdown, all practical course dates are currently on hold until we can return to work again. All dates will then be rescheduled. You can still book any course and complete online learning in the meantime, with a view of booking the practical learning when we are able to do so. We also offer learning support via zoom and email, and some of our courses are formulated solely as online / zoom learning. Stay safe everyone. Karen & Jason x
Course available at the venue below:
Dates start January 2021 - Wed 13th, Wed 20th
February 2021 - Wed 3rd
+ 5 days dates tbc
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):
You are required to undertake the following qualification (this can be studied alongside this course, but must be completed prior to practical assessments) - Infection Prevention (Covid-19) for Beauty Therapy and Nail Services VTCT Level 2
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 recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, See our reading list by signing up to our FREE student and therapists resources section - https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/student-resources-free
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.)
Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)
Here are some insurance companies, some with introductory discounts - https://holistic-therapies-training.teachable.com/p/accreditation
If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, PayPal or PayPal credit, here are the details
Please note, if you choose either of these methods, your booking will be processed manually, and can take up to 24 hours to receive access to your training pack.
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