Beauty NVQ Level 2 Diploma Nails


Level 2

Who is this course for?

This one-year course is designed for school leavers, employed or unemployed people with ambitions to work in the nail industry, or people with a general interest in beauty.

Formal Entry Requirements

There is an interview prior to acceptance on the course.

What does the course involve?

This programme provides an opportunity to study the practice and theory of nail extensions and nail art application. The course includes manicure, pedicure, nail art and acrylic nail extensions. All the above treatments include underpinning knowledge of anatomy & physiology, health and safety, treatment and product selling.

You will be required to attend a five-day work placement during the course to develop personal skills in a real working environment. School leavers are also required to complete functional skills in communication or maths as part of their coursework.

All staff are highly qualified, friendly, supportive and maintain a high standard of professionalism.

Enrichment activities

Exhibitions, shows, competitions and a selection of organised internal activities and trips.

How will I be assessed?

Individual performance will be assessed through internal and external written assessments, oral questioning and practical skills. Teaching and learning materials are accessible on the Virtual College site, which can be accessed from home.

Where can I go next?

Upon successful achievement of the NVQ Level 2 beauty nail route you will have the opportunity to progress to NVQ Level 3. Further possible careers include nail technician, worldwide travel working on board cruise liners, beauty sales.