Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 2 Award in Nail Technology - Sandwell College

Part Time

Level 2 Award in Nail Technology

Nail Technology

15 weeks

Central Campus


Course summary

This Level 2 Award in Nail Technology is an assessment-based qualification to develop your practical skills to provide an effective nail service for clients. It is suitable for adults and full-time beauty students aged 16-18 who wish to upskill their own professional development.

Course requirements

You will need to have GCSE Grade 3 or above in English and Maths, or ESOL at Level 1 or equivalent.

This Level 2 Award in Nail Technology involves:

  • Health and safety
  • Provide manicure treatments
  • Nail Art
  • Provide and maintain nail wrap enhancements
  • Consultation techniques and client care

There are a range of in-house and external competitions you could enter.

Practical elements of the course will be assessed in our state-of-the-art salons, and you'll be required to produce a portfolio of your work throughout the course. There are five exams which are externally marked, and all practical work will be logged in your VTCT assessment book.

On successful completion of the Level 2 Award in Nail Technology qualification, you can progress to a hairdressing or beauty pathway, studying Level 2 Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy. You can also study any of our other short courses to develop your skills.

Future career opportunities include employment in nail salons and self-employment running your own mobile business.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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