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Nail Treatments VTCT Level 2 course

Nail Treatments VTCT Level 2 course


Course available at the venue below:

Bideford, Devon


Course Dates:

(8 days)

(Manicure) September 2019 – Tues 10th

(Pedicure) October 2019 – Tues 8th

(Nail Art) October 2019 – Wed 22nd

(Gel Nail) October 2019 – Wed 9th, Wed 30th

(Assessments) December 2019 – Tues 10th

(Assessments) January 2020 – Tues 7th

(Assessments/exams) January 2020 – Tues 21st



Nail Treatments VTCT Level 2 (VRQ) 

Training course


Nail Treatments


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.

Course format:

8 practical / assessment sessions + home study + portfolio coursework + case studies + induction. Training material is accessed via our online portal.

Course content:

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

Start time:

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.

Model Required?:

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.

Case studies:

You are required to complete enough treatments to cover the range requirements.

Exam board:

The VTCT (Vocational Training & Charitable Trust

Career Opportunities:

Self-Employed / employed therapist working from home, salon, Spa or Mobile.

Additional Costs:

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

Qualification gained:

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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