NVQ Nail and Beauty

VTCT Level 2 Award in Manicure Services (QCF)

Qualification number: 600/3925/5

Course fees £180

Registration & Administration fees £65.00

Duration of course 1 day a week for 3 weeks

This unit is about providing manicure services to clients. It covers consulting with the client, recognising any contra-indications, preparing for the service and producing a service plan. It also covers filing and buffing the nails, using skin and cuticle treatments, massaging the hand and lower arm and providing a suitable nail finish.

To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.


VTCT Level 2 Award in Pedicure Services (QCF)

Qualification number: 600/3926/7

Course fees £180

Registration & Administration fees £65.00

Duration of course 1 day a week for 3 weeks

This unit is about providing pedicure services to clients. It covers consulting with the client, recognising any contraindications, preparing for the service and producing a service plan. It also covers filing the nails, applying skin and cuticle treatments, cleansing and drying the feet, removing excessive hard skin, massaging the foot and lower leg and providing a suitable nail finish.

To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.


VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Technology (QCF)

Qualification number: 600/2723/x

Course fees £350

Registration & Administration fees £65.00

Duration of course 1 day a week for 5 weeks

The VTCT Level 2 Award in Nail Technology (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in providing and maintaining nail enhancements using liquid and powder nail system.


VTCT Level 2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques (QCF)

Qualification number: 601/4628/x

Course fees £60

Registration & Administration fees £45.00

Duration of course 5 hours

The VTCT Level 2 Award in LED Gel Polish Techniques (QCF) is a single unit award qualification about applying, maintaining and removing LED gel polish products to the nails. This qualification aims to enable you to enhance the ranges of services and techniques offered to nail services clients.

This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare for the service and maintain effective health, safety and hygiene working practices throughout the treatment.


VTCT Level 2 Award in Preventing Contact Dermatitis (QCF)

Qualification number: 500/9752/0

Course fees £50

Registration & Administration fees £45.00

Duration of course 3 hours

The VTCT Level 2 Award in Preventing Contact Dermatitis (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the characteristics and causes of the ever-increasing skin condition of contact dermatitis, and how it can be prevented. This qualification can be applied to any sector where contact dermatitis needs consideration.

The purpose of this qualification is to raise your awareness of the skin condition for yourself and colleagues whether you are in education or employment; it also comes under the banner of ‘Every Child Matters’.

There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification.


VTCT Level 2 Award in Wax Depilation (QCF)

Qualification number: 500/8878/6

Course fees £270

Registration & Administration fees £75

Duration of course 3 hours each week for 8 weeks

The VTCT Level 2 Award in Wax Depilation (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; how to remove hair using waxing techniques.

Underpinning this qualification, you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practice in a salon environment, client care and communication in beauty related industries. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.


VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage and Skincare (QCF)

Qualification number: 500/8884/1

Course fees £300

Registration & Administration fees £65

Duration of course 3 hours each week for 10 weeks

The VTCT Level 2 Award in Facial Massage and Skin Care (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in; how to provide facial skin care.

Underpinning this qualification, you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practices in a salon environment and how to promote client care and communications in beauty related industries. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in beauty therapy to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to perform your own salon services.


VTCT Level 2 Award in Eyebrow and Eyelash Treatments (QCF)

Qualification number: 600/3465/8

Course fees £240

Registration & Administration fees £65

Duration of course 3 hours each week for 8 weeks

This unit is about providing eyelash and eyebrow treatments. It covers the use of a variety of consultation techniques to establish the treatment and outcomes required by the client. You will need to be able to provide eyebrow shaping and artificial lash treatments using a variety of work techniques. You will also need to be able to tint eyebrows and lashes for clients with different colouring characteristics (i.e. fair, red, dark and white).

To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.


VTCT Level 2 Award in Makeup (QCF)

Qualification number: 600/4014/2

Course fees £240

Registration & Administration fees £65

Duration of course 3 hours each week for 8 weeks

This unit is about providing make-up services for a variety of occasions, including day, evening and special occasions. You will need to show you can work with a variety of skin types and conditions. The unit covers the application of a wide range of make-up products to different skin tones and age groups.

To carry out this unit you will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work. You will also need to maintain your personal appearance and good communication with the client.