Beauty NVQ Level 2 Diploma Nails


Level 2

Who is this course for?

This one-year course is designed for people who wish to start a career in the Beauty industry and specifically work on nail art.

Formal Entry Requirements

You will need 4 or more GCSEs at Grade D or above, preferably including Maths and English, or a Level 1 Beauty qualification. You will need to attend an interview and assessment prior to being accepted on the course.

What does the course involve?

You will study the practice and theory of nail extensions and nail art application. The course includes manicure, pedicure, nail art and nail extensions (acrylic only). Photographic make-up and skin tanning can also be studied.

All learners participate in an internal competition linked to nail art. Selected learners are then encouraged to enter regional and national competitions including World Skills, through our Gifted and Talented programme.

Enrichment activities

Trips are organised throughout the year; these include Beauty UK, charity and community events and local theme parks such as Alton Towers.

How will I be assessed?

Individual performance will be assessed practically in our state-of-the-art nail bar and by means of internal and external written assessments, oral questioning and practical skills.

Where can I go next?

Upon successful achievement of the NVQ Level 2 Nails you will have the opportunity to progress to NVQ Level 3 Nails or into employment as a nail technician. Further possible careers include worldwide travel working on board cruise liners and beauty sales.